DODGERS: Named former Orioles P Roger McDowell pitching coach of Triple-A Las Vegas.
ORIOLES: Agreed to one-year contract with 1B-DH Rafael Palmeiro with option for 2005.
KNICKS: Activated C Michael Doleac and F Michael Sweetney from injured list. Placed C Cezary Trybanski on injured list with left patella tendinitis.
RAPTORS: Activated F Lamond Murray from injured list. Placed G Milt Palacio on injured list with left wrist fracture.
WIZARDS: Placed G Gilbert Arenas on injured list with lower abdominal strain.
OHIO STATE: Announced that sophomore men's basketball C-F Charles Bass transferred to Ball State.
49ERS: Named Ted Tollner offensive coordinator, Rich Olson quarterbacks coach, Gregg Smith offensive line coach and Dan Cozzetto tight ends coach. Signed P Nate Fikse.
CANUCKS: Recalled C Bradon Reid from AHL Manitoba.
CAPITALS: Assigned RW Boyd Gordon to AHL Portland.
MAPLE LEAFS: Claimed F Craig Johnson off waivers from Mighty Ducks.
MIGHTY DUCKS: Recalled C Tony Martensson from AHL Cincinnati.
PENGUINS: Announced that G Marc-Andre Fleury will rejoin team today after playing for Canada in world junior championships.
STARS: Activated D John Erskine from IR.