Astros: Traded C Paul Bako to Marlins for cash and player to be named. Promoted IF Julio Lugo from Triple-A New Orleans.
Devil Rays: Activated 3B Vinny Castilla from DL. Designated 3B Herbert Perry for assignment.
Dodgers: Placed former Orioles P Gregg Olson (forearm) on 15-day DL. Recalled P Jeff Williams from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Mets: Signed IF Rafael Bournigal to minor-league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Norfolk. Released IF Domingo Cedeno.
Red Sox: Recalled IF Wilton Veras from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Aberdeen Arsenal: Signed former Orioles minor-league OF Johnny Isom, IF Matt Taylor, P Eric Olszewski and P Zac Stark.
Mavericks: Placed F Bruno Sundov (back) on injured list.
America East Conference: Named Boston University's Chrissy Lombard (Mount Hebron) women's lacrosse Player of the Week.
Colorado State: Promoted men's assistant basketball coach Dale Layer to coach.
Florida: Announced F Tonya Washington will bypass final year of college eligibility and enter Women's NBA draft.
Iowa State: Announced men's basketball G Thomas Watkins and women's basketball F Alyssa Shriver will transfer.
Northern Iowa: Announced men's basketball F Derek Paben will transfer.
Eagles: Signed TE Luther Broughton and LB James Darling to one-year contracts.
Lions: Re-signed LB Richard Jordan, G Kerlin Blaise, FB Travis Reece, QB Cory Sauter and S Ty Talton.
Flames: Assigned D Steve Montador to AHL Saint John.
Islanders: Assigned C-RW Chris Ferraro to IHL Chicago.
Panthers: Reassigned D Brad Ference to AHL Louisville.
Penguins: Signed F Bill Tibbetts to contract for 2000-01 season.
Predators: Signed D Karlis Skrastins, F Rob Valicevic and F Ville Peltonen to contract extensions. Exercised contract options on F Sebastien Bordeleau, F Vitali Yachmenev and D Alexandre Boikov.
Thrashers: Signed F Brad Tapper.