ANGELS: Placed former Orioles OF Steve Finley on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 21, with strained right shoulder. Activated OF Curtis Pride (Silver Spring) from 15-day DL.
MARLINS: Optioned P Chad Bentz to Triple-A Albuquerque. Called up P Randy Messenger from Albuquerque.
ORIOLES: Placed OF B.J. Surhoff on 15-day DL. Recalled OF David Newhan from Triple-A Ottawa.
PADRES: Agreed to a two-year contract extension with manager Bruce Bochy. Placed P Adam Eaton and C Ramon Hernandez on 15-day DL. Activated P Tim Redding from the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Paul McAnulty from Double-A Mobile.
TIGERS: Sent P Matt Ginter to Triple-A Toledo. Purchased contract of P Sean Douglass from Toledo.
BUCKS: Fired coach Terry Porter.
SUPERSONICS: Signed GM Rick Sund to three-year contract extension.
ALABAMA: Announced F Jermareo Davidson has withdrawn from NBA draft and will return for junior season.
UMBC: Named John McGuffin women's assistant basketball coach.
TOWSON: DH-P Casper Wells was named to American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings Division I All-America team. SS Shane Justis was named to All-East Region first team. 1B Jason Maxey was named to All-East Region second team.
CARDINALS: Signed LB Greg Carothers to one-year contract.
LIONS: Signed DB R.W. McQuarters to one-year contract.
BLUES: Agreed to terms with coach Mike Kitchen for 2005-06 season, Named Curt Fraser assistant coach.
BLAST: Lost G Brian Rowland, D Nevio Pizzolitto and F Alejandro Moreno to California Cougars in MISL expansion draft.