MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Suspended Astros 2B Jeff Kent for three games and fined him undisclosed amount for arguing called strike two with plate umpire Chris Guccione in Sunday's game. Suspended Mariners pitching coach Bryan Price for one game and fined him undisclosed amount for arguing balls and strikes with plate umpire Charlie Reliford in Monday's game.

ANGELS: Terminated contract of OF Raul Mondesi.


DODGERS: Acquired P Brad Penny, P Bill Murphy and 1B Hee Seop Choi from the Marlins for C Paul Lo Duca, OF Juan Encarnacion and P Guillermo Mota.

GIANTS: Acquired OF Ricky Ledee and P Alfredo Simon from Phillies for P Felix Rodriguez.

MARINERS: Placed P Julio Mateo on 15-day DL, retroactive to Thursday, with tendinitis in his right elbow. Optioned IF Ramon Santiago to Triple-A Tacoma. Recalled P Gil Meche and P Scott Atchison from Tacoma.

MARLINS: Activated P Josh Beckett from 15-day DL. Optioned pitcher Justin Wayne to Triple-A Albuquerque.

METS: Traded P Scott Kazmir and P Jose Diaz to Devil Rays for P Victor Zambrano and P Bartolome Fortunato. Traded IF Ty Wigginton, P Matt Peterson and former Orioles IF Jose Bautista to Pirates for P Kris Benson and IF Jeff Keppinger. Pptioned P Dan Wheeler, P Tyler Yates and P Jae Seo to Triple-A Norfolk. Recalled P Matt Ginter and purchased contract of OF Gerald Williams from Norfolk.

PADRES: Acquired IF Dave Hansen from Mariners for P Jon Huber.

PHILLIES: Placed P Billy Wagner on 15-day DL. Activated P Amaury Telemaco from 15-day DL.

RANGERS: Placed P R.A. Dickey on 15-day DL with strained right upper back. Purchased contract of P Sam Narron from Triple-A Oklahoma.


ROYALS: Traded former Orioles IF Jose Bautista to Mets for C Justin Huber Recalled P D.J. Carrasco from Triple-A Omaha. Assigned Huber to Omaha.

REDS: Agreed to terms with OF Darren Bragg. Acquired P Josh Hancock and IF Anderson Machado from Phillies for P Todd Jones and OF Brad Correll.

YANKEES: Activated P Kevin Brown from 15-day DL. Optioned P Bret Prinz to Triple-A Columbus.


RAPTORS: Matched Hornets' offer for G-F Morris Peterson.

SILVER STARS (WNBA): Announced resignation of coach Dee Brown. Named Shell Dailey and Vonn Read co-coaches for the remainder of the season.



McDANIEL COLLEGE: Softball coach George Dix retired.

TOWSON UNIVERSITY: Named Keri-Anne Boller assistant softball coach.


BENGALS: Signed S Madieu Williams to four-year contract, LB Caleb Miller, LB Landon Johnson, DT Matthias Askew, DE Robert Geathers and OT Stacy Andrews to three-year contracts and TE James Whalen to one-year contract.

BRONCOS: Re-signed CB Reggie StePhens and RB Tatum Bell.


COWBOYS: Signed RB Julius Jones to six-year contract.

DOLPHINS: Signed OL Vernon Carey, their first-round pick, to five-year contract.

49ERS: Signed DB Shawntae Spencer and DT Isaac Sopoaga.

GIANTS: Signed G Chris Snee, LB Reggie Torbor, S Gibril Wilson, WR Jamaar Taylor, OT Drew Strojny, DE Issac Hilton and DT Delbert Cowsette. Waived PK Matt Bryant, DT Glenn Steele and DT Willie Blade. Placed G Rich Seubert, G Scott Peters and DE Lorenzo Bromell on physically-unable-to-perform active list. Placed QB Jared Lorenzen on reserve-did not report list.

JAGUARS: Agreed to terms with WR Reggie Williams. Signed G Chris Naeole to multi-year contract extension.

LIONS: Signed K Jason Hanson to multi-year contract.


PACKERS: Signed CB Joey Thomas. Waived P-K Travis Dorsch.

PANTHERS: Placed OL Bruce Nelson on the physically-unable-to-perform-list.

PATRIOTS: Signed S Guss Scott and RB Cedric Cobbs. Released S Matt Cercone.

RAVENS: Signed CB Rashad Holman and CB Fred Weary. Placed CB Dale Carter on non-football illness list. Placed LB Peter Boulware, TE Trent Smith and QB Anthony Wright on physically unable to perform list. Waived LS Mike Solwold.

SEAHAWKS: Signed LB D.D. Lewis to three-year contract. Signed OL Sean Locklear to multi-year contract.

TEXANS: Signed S Glenn Earl.


VIKINGS: Signed DE Kenechi Udeze, their first-round pick, to five-year contract.


BLUES: Re-signed D Chris Pronger to one-year contract.

HURRICANES: Re-signed RW Pavel Brendl, RW Radim Vrbata and D Allan Rourke to one-year contracts.