ANGELS: Signed OF Darin Erstad to four-year contract extension through 2006.
CUBS: Announced that P Carlos Zambrano has dropped appeal of five-game suspension.
MARLINS: Agreed to terms with IF Robert Andino.
ORIOLES: Traded IF Nick Garcia, who had been playing at Single-A Frederick, to Red Sox. Garcia became player to be named in trade earlier this summer that brought P Mike Drumright to Triple-A Rochester.
SHOCK (WNBA): Activated G Edwina Brown. Placed C Jill Chapman on injured list.
RAVENS: Agreed with S Ed Reed, first-round draft pick, on $6.2 million, five-year contract.
FLAMES: Re-signed D Denis Gauthier.
ISLANDERS: Signed D Brandon Smith and F Arron Asham.
MIGHTY DUCKS: Agreed with C Matt Cullen on two-year contract.
PENGUINS: Signed LW Matt Murley.