: ATHLETICS: Recalled OF Matt Watson from Triple-A Sacramento. Optioned OF Charles Thomas to Sacramento.
BREWERS: P Gary Glover has cleared waivers and accepted assignment to Triple-A Nashville.
DIAMONDBACKS: Optioned P Mike Koplove to Triple-A Tucson. Recalled P Edgar Gonzalez from Tucson.
MARINERS: Traded SS Wilson Valdez to Padres for P Mike Bumstead and P R.D. Spiehs.
NATIONALS: Activated former Orioles OF Jeffrey Hammonds off 15-day DL; optioned him to Triple-A New Orleans. Purchased contract of former Orioles minor league IF Rick Short from Triple-A New Orleans.
PADRES: Acquired SS Wilson Valdez from Mariners for P Michael Bumstead and P R.D. Spiehs. Assigned Valdez to Triple-A Portland.
REDS: Activated P Luke Hudson off 15-day DL. Optioned P Elizardo Ramirez to Triple-A Louisville.
TIGERS: Activated P Fernando Rodney from 15-day DL; recalled him from Triple-A Toledo.
CAVALIERS: Named Hank Egan assistant coach.
NETS: Named Gordon Chiesa assistant coach.
WARRIORS: G-F Calbert Cheaney exercised player option for 2005-06.
NJCAA: Named former Cecil CC baseball coach and AD Dick Brockell to Region XX Hall of Fame.
GEORGETOWN: Named Bernard Muir AD.
MARYLAND: Named Russell Payne (Glenelg), starter from 1993 to 1996, men's soccer assistant coach.
UMES: Received letters of intent from F Antonio McMillion (Randallstown), G Edward Tyson (Walbrook) and G Jesse Brooks (Archbishop Spalding).
NAVY: Entered into multi-year partnership with WBAL (1090 AM) to air football games with Bob Socci and Omar Nelson calling action and John Feinstein on pre-game commentary.
SALISBURY: National Fastpitch Coaches Association named P P Lacey Listerand 3B Leslie White to Division III All-America second team.
BEARS: Released K Nick Setta and S Jason Shivers.
BROWNS: Released G-T Ross Verba.
DOLPHINS: Signed T Richmond Webb so he can retire with team.
FALCONS: Fired VP of player personnel Ron Hill.
PATRIOTS: Released DB Ike Charlton.
REDSKINS: NFL docked team three days of offseason practices for workouts that were too physical.
STEELERS: Signed DT Chris Hoke to two year contract extension.
U.S. OPEN: Darren Clarke withdrew from next week's tournament to be with his wife, who is undergoing cancer treatment. He'll be replaced by Stanford coach Conrad Ray.
MCDONOGH: Junior F DaJuan Summers committed to play basketball for Georgetown in fall 2006.