ANGELS: Purchased contracts of IF Andres Galarraga and IF Shane Halter from Triple-A Salt Lake. Recalled 1B Casey Kotchman from Salt Lake. Designated P Ben Weber for assignment. Sent outright P Steve Green and OF Barry Wesson to Salt Lake.

ATHLETICS: Recalled IF Esteban German from Triple-A Sacramento.

BRAVES: Recalled P Travis Smith and IF Wilson Betemit from Triple-A Richmond.

CARDINALS: Activated P Rick Ankiel and OF Ray Lankford from 15-day DL. Recalled C Cody McKay from Triple-A Memphis.

CUBS: Purchased contract of IF Neifi Perez from Triple-A Iowa. Transferred OF Todd Hollandsworth from 15- to 60-day DL.

DEVIL RAYS: Activated OF Rocco Baldelli from 15-day DL. Called up OF Matt Diaz and P Chad Gaudin from Triple-A Durham. Moved utilityman Eduardo Perez from 15-day DL to 60-day DL.

DODGERS: Activated P Hideo Nomo from 15-day DL. Purchased contract of C Tom Wilson from Triple-A Las Vegas. Transferred P Darren Dreifort to 60-day DL.

EXPOS: Recalled OF Valentino Pascucci from Triple-A Edmonton.

GIANTS: Recalled IF Brian Dallimore, OF Jason Ellison and OF Tony Torcato from Triple-A Fresno.

INDIANS: Activated IF Lou Merloni from 15-day DL. Recalled C Josh Bard and P Cliff Bartosh from Triple-A Buffalo.

MARINERS: Claimed P Masao Kida off waivers from Dodgers.

MARLINS: Recalled C Matt Treanor and P Ben Howard from Triple-A Albuquerque.

METS: Recalled 1B Craig Brazell, P Tyler Yates and P Matt Ginter from Triple-A Norfolk.

ORIOLES: Activated OF Larry Bigbie from 15-day DL and 1B David Segui from 60-day DL. Recalled C Geronimo Gil from Triple-A Ottawa.

PADRES: Activated P Antonio Osuna and C Miguel Ojeda from 15-day DL. Purchased contract of OF Kerry Robinson from Triple-A Portland.

PHILLIES: Recalled 1B Ryan Howard from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Purchased contract of C A.J. Hinch from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

REDS: Activated 3B Brandon Larson and P Paul Wilson from 15-day DL.

RED SOX: Activated 3B Kevin Youkilis and 1B-OF David McCarty from 15-day DL. Purchased contract of C Sandy Martinez from Triple-A Pawtucket. Designated P Joe Nelson for assignment.

ROCKIES: Activated C Todd Greene from the 15-day DL.

TIGERS: Activated P Lino Urdaneta from 60-day DL. Recalled P John Ennis from Triple-A Toledo.

TWINS: Recalled P Aaron Fultz, P Matt Guerrier and IF Terry Tiffee from Triple-A Rochester. Recalled P Jesse Crain from Rookie League Elizabethton. Added C Pat Borders to active roster. Optioned C Rob Bowen to Double-A New Britain.

WHITE SOX: Recalled P Arnie Munoz from Triple-A Charlotte.

YANKEES: Activated P Steve Karsay from 60-day DL. Recalled P Felix Heredia from Single-A Tampa. Purchased contract if C Dioner Navarro from Triple-A Columbus. Designated OF Mike Vento and P Juan Padilla for assignment.

CLEARWATER THRESHERS (SINGLE-A): Announced resignation of manager Mike Schmidt at end of season.


MAVERICKS: Waived G Jon Stefansson.

ROCKETS: Re-signed F Scott Padgett.

SUPERSONICS: Signed G David Young, second-round pick.

MYSTICS (WNBA): Placed F Chamique Holdsclaw on injured list. Signed G Shaunzinski Gortman for remainder of season.


DUKE: Named Mike Jarvis II assistant basketball player development manager, David Bradley basketball recruiting coordinator and Max Perkins basketball intern. Promoted Debbie Krzyzewski Savarino to basketball external relations director.

NEBRASKA: Suspended C Richie Incognito indefinitely for repeated violations of team policy.

VILLA JULIE: Named Brad Jaeger coach of men's and women's cross country.

WASHINGTON: Promoted Mike Daugherty to women's basketball associate coach.


BEARS: Claimed CB Blue Adams off waivers from Jaguars. Claimed CB Vontez Duff off waivers from Texans. Waived CB Eric Kelly and WR Jamin Elliott. Activated DE Adewale Ogunleye. Transferred DT Darrell Campbell to non-football injury list.

BENGALS: Waived DE Derrick Crawford and C Thatcher Szalay. Claimed LB Allen Augustin off waivers from Pittsburgh and LB Marcus Wilkins off waivers from Arizona.

BROWNS: Signed DB Lewis Sanders to one-year contract. Waived DB Kentrell Curry.

CARDINALS: Claimed RB Aveion Cason and DT Shaun Smith off waivers from Cowboys. Placed RB Marcel Shipp and FB James Hodgins on IR.

CHIEFS: Placed WR Marc Boerigter on IR.

DOLPHINS: Signed DE Chidi Ahanotu to one-year contract. Waived LS William Delahoussaye.

EAGLES: Released FB Josh Parry.

JETS: Agreed to $64M, 7-year contract with QB Chad Pennington. Signed DB Jamie Henderson and placed him on non-football injury list.

PACKERS: Claimed S Julius Curry off waivers from Lions. Placed DT Donnell Washington on IR.

RAVENS: Re-signed tackle Eric Dumas.

TEXANS: Traded P Steve Cheek to Chiefs in exchange for 2005 conditional seventh-round selection.

VIKINGS: Signed K Brett Conway. Waived K Aaron Elling.


LIGHTNING: Re-signed C Martin Cibak to one-year contract; signed defenseman Doug O'Brien to a three-year contract.

MIGHTY DUCKS OF ANAHEIM: Signed C Zenon Konopka to two-year contract.

RANGERS: Signed LW Nigel Dawes.

THRASHERS: Re-signed LW Kip Brennan.

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