BRAVES: Transferred 2B Marcus Giles to 60-day DL. Recalled P Tim Drew from Triple-A Richmond. Optioned P Travis Smith to Richmond.
BLUE JAYS: Purchased contract of P David Bush from Triple-A Syracuse. Optioned P Micheal Nakamura to Syracuse.
DODGERS: Placed P Hideo Nomo on 15-day DL with inflammation of his right rotator cuff. Purchased contract of P Giovanni Carrara from Triple-A Las Vegas.
MARINERS: Purchased contract of P Travis Blackley from Triple-A Tacoma. Optioned P Clint Nageotte to Tacoma. Placed C Miguel Olivo on 15-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled 3B Justin Leone from Tacoma.
MARLINS: Optioned OF Chris Aguila to Triple-A Albuquerque. Purchased contract of P Aaron Small from Albuquerque.
ROCKIES: Recalled P Denny Stark from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Optioned C J.D. Closser to Colorado Springs. Activated P Adam Bernero from 60-day DL. Designated P Marc Kroon for assignment.
WHITE SOX: Requested waivers on P Vic Darensbourg for purpose of granting him his unconditional release.
CAVALIERS: Signed F Luke Jackson.
HAWKS: Named Rodney Heard director of scouting. Promoted Mike McNeive to director of pro personnel and Julie Hogg to basketball operations coordinator.
HEAT: Signed F Malik Allen and C Wang Zhi-Zhi. Made qualifying offer to F Rasual Butler.
JAZZ: Named Tyrone Corbin assistant coach.
NETS: Announced that F Rodney Rogers declined to exercise his option on final year of his contract and became an unrestricted free agent.
PACERS: Named Quinn Buckner vice president of communications and Kathy Jordan vice president of player relations.
AUBURN: Granted basketball G Lewis Monroe his release from school.
CAL STATE FULLERTON: Kurt Suzuki won Johnny Bench Award as college's baseball's best catcher.
COPPIN STATE: Announced women's golf will be added as a sport at school, beginning August 2005.
DELAWARE: Named Kim Ciarrocca women's lacrosse coach.
DENVER: Announced that men's basketball G James Lane is transferring to Nebraska.
NAVY: Named Darrah Metz women's assistant basketball coach.
N.C. STATE: Named Trena Trice-Hill women's assistant basketball coach.
SAN FRANCISCO: Named Heidi VanDerveer assistant women's basketball coach.
WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Tarra Boulden was named to IWLCA Division III Academic Honor Roll.
XAVIER: Announced it will cut its track and field program, effective with the 2004-2005 academic year.
CHIEFS: Agreed to terms with LB Keyaron Fox and DE Robert Flickinger.
DOLPHINS: Waived WR Nick Davis.
AVALANCHE: Signed F Chris Gratton and D Bob Boughner to multi-year contracts and D Karlis Skrastins to one-year contract. Announced F Peter Worrell has accepted his qualifying offer.
BLUES: Signed G Brent Johnson to one-year contract with a club option.
CAPITALS: Re-signed D Jason Doig to one-year contract.
COYOTES: Signed G Brent Johnson to one-year contract.
DEVILS: Signed C John Madden and F Jay Pandolfo.
HURRICANES: Agreed to terms with D Glen Wesley.
RED WINGS: Re-signed C Kris Draper to four-year contract.
STARS: Signed RW Aaron Downey to one-year contract.
THRASHERS: Signed D Jaroslav Modry to three-year contract.
BAYHAWKS (MLL): Announced G Justin Sussman has been claimed off the practice squad by Cannons.