Angels: Activated P Scott Schoeneweis from 15-day DL. Sent IF Justin Baughman to Triple-A Edmonton.
Dodgers: Acquired P Ismael Valdes from Cubs for P Jamie Arnold, OF Jorge Piedra and cash considerations.
Marlins: Designated P Ron Mahay for assignment.
Mets: Optioned IF David Lamb to Triple-A Norfolk .
Phillies: Traded OF Rob Ducey to Blue Jays for player to be named.
Reds: Traded P Manny Aybar to Marlins for P Jorge Cordova. Recalled P Rob Bell from Triple-A Louisville.
Hawks: Signed C Hanno Mottola to two-year contract.
Arizona State: Named former Colts coach Frank Kush special assistant to athletic director.
Barton: Announced resignation of women's soccer coach Scott Ginn to take similar position at Middle Tennessee State.
DePaul: Announced resignation of women's soccer coach Laure Schingen.
Immaculata: Named Patricia Canterino athletic director and women's basketball coach.
Bears: Waived DB John Williams. Signed DL Jerome King.
Bengals: Claimed CB Sirr Parker off waivers from Panthers.
Chargers: Signed DE Jason Chorak and DE Seneca Knight. Reached injury settlement with DE Wayne Hampton. Released QB Mike Burton and WR-KR Damon Gourdine.
Falcons: Signed TE Nachi Abe to 10-day contract.
49ers: Signed LB Julian Peterson to six-year, $7.6 million contract.
Jaguars: Waived OL Ethan Weidle. Signed OL Eric Moss.
Packers: Placed WR-KR Mandrell Dean on waivers.
Redskins: Announced resignation of player contract negotiator Joe Mendes.
Vikings: Announced retirement of TE Chad Fann.
Canucks: Signed RW Jarkko Ruutu.
Flames: Signed free-agent LW Dave Lowry, who had been with Sharks.
Flyers: Signed C Derek Plante to one-year contract.
Lightning: Signed G Dan Cloutier and LW Dwayne Hay to one-year contracts.
Rangers: Named Al Coates VP and GM of Hartford Sports.
Stars: Re-signed D Brad Lukowich and G Marty Turco to one-year contracts. Signed free-agent D Jeff Tory.
Thrashers: Agreed to terms with G Norm Maracle.
Wild: Signed free-agent RW Sergei Krivokrasov.