MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Reinstated Indians P Rafael Betancourt from suspended list.
BRAVES: Activated 3B Chipper Jones from 15-day DL. Optioned P Roman Colon to Triple-A Richmond.
CARDINALS: Placed OF Reggie Sanders on 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday, with hairline fracture to right tibula. Purchased contract of OF John Rodriguez from Triple-A Memphis.
CUBS: Acquired OF Jody Gerut from Indians for OF Jason Dubois.
DODGERS: Optioned OF Jason Grabowski to Triple-A Las Vegas.
GIANTS: Recalled P Kevin Correia from Single-A San Jose. Optioned P Jack Taschner to Triple-A Fresno.
INDIANS: Optioned P Fausto Carmona to Triple-A Buffalo.
MARINERS: Activated IF Dave Hansen from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Chris Snelling to Triple-A Tacoma.
MARLINS: Recalled P John Riedling from Triple-A Albuquerque. Optioned P Chris Resop to Double-A Carolina.
PADRES: Activated 2B Mark Loretta from 60-day DL and 1B Phil Nevin from 15-day DL. Placed P Rudy Seanez on 15-day DL with strained right shoulder. Optioned OF Ben Johnson to Triple-A Portland. Purchased contract of P Clay Hensley from Portland. Waived P Dennys Reyes and P Miguel Asencio.
RED SOX: Placed IF Mark Bellhorn on 15-day DL with sprained left thumb. Recalled IF Kevin Youkilis from Triple-A Pawtucket.
ROCKIES: Activated P Jose Acevedo from 15-day DL.
WHITE SOX: Activated P Orlando Hernandez from 15-day DL. Designated P Shingo Takatsu for assignment. Activated 1B Ross Gload from 15-day DL and optioned him to Triple-A Charlotte.
YANKEES: Activated P Kevin Brown from 15-day DL.
SPURS: Named Chip Engelland assistant coach.
SUPERSONICS: Named Bob Weiss coach; agreed with him on three-year contract.
LYNX (WNBA): Activated F Kristen Mann from injured list. Placed F Jacqueline Batteast on injured list.
MONARCHS (WNBA): Activated G Erin Buescher and G Sui Feifei from injured list. Placed G Miao Lijie and F Olympia Scott-Richardson on injured list.
STING (WNBA): Activated G Kelly Mazzante from injured list. Placed G Caity Matter on injured list.
COAST GUARD: Announced that its football program will join New England Conference for 2006 season.
DICKINSON: Named Jimmy Martelli men's basketball assistant coach.
ELON: Announced that Myra Donkin transferred from Cincinnati State to join women's basketball team.
HOOD: Received commitments from swimmers James Shea of Churchill High in Potomac and Kyle Zehner of Tamaqua (Pa.) Area High.
NOTRE DAME: Named Stan Wilcox deputy AD.
BILLS: Traded RB Travis Henry to Titans for 2006 third-round draft pick.
EAGLES: Signed S Sean Considine to four-year contract.
49ERS: Named Aaron Salkin director of public relations.
JETS: Announced retirement of CB Donnie Abraham.
RAIDERS: Signed WR Tim Brown, then announced his retirement.
RAMS: Agreed to three-year contract with QB Ryan Fitzpatrick.
RAVENS: Named Sarah Gardner, Patrick Gleason, Aaron Pearl, and Mike Trudell public relations interns.
CAPITALS: Named Dean Evason assistant coach.
HURRICANES: Named Mike Amendola alternate governor. Re-signed Sheldon Ferguson as director of amateur scouting. Signed Martin Madden, Tony MacDonald and Bert Marshall as amateur scouts.
MIGHTY DUCKS: Named Kevin Dineen coach of Portland of the AHL.
FASIG-TIPTON AUCTION HOUSE: Announced that fifth-place Kentucky Derby finisher Buzzards Bay was bought for $725,000 by Gary and Wendy Broad.