MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Suspended Orioles 1B Rafael Palmeiro 10 days for violating league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
DIAMONDBACKS: GM Joe Garagiola Jr. resigned to become senior VP of baseball operations in commissioner's office.
INDIANS: Optioned IF Brandon Phillips to Triple-A Buffalo. Recalled P Jason Stanford from rehab assignment and optioned him to Double-A Akron. Transferred OF Juan Gonzalez from 15- to 60-day DL.
BREWERS: Exercised option on manager Ned Yost's contract for 2006 season.
MARINERS: Released P Aaron Sele. Recalled P Jorge Campillo from Triple-A Tacoma.
TWINS: Released 2B Bret Boone.
WHITE SOX: Released P Shingo Takatsu.
SUPERSONICS: Signed assistant coach Jack Sikma to contract extension. Promoted Walt Rock to assistant coach and director of video scouting.
DAVIDSON: Named Mose Rison, Bryan Fish and Jimmy Means assistant football coaches. Named Abby Pyzik women's assistant basketball coach.
LOYOLA: Named Dani Shearer assistant women's lacrosse coach.
NEW JERSEY CITY: Named Ashante Timoll women's basketball coach.
OKLAHOMA: Named Jerry Green director of basketball operations.
TOWSON: Named Kari Pabis women's assistant lacrosse coach.
CHARGERS: Agreed to terms with LB Shawne Merriman on five-year contract.
LIONS: Signed WR Mike Williams.
PACKERS: Signed TE Tory Humphrey.
PATRIOTS: Activated WR Tim Dwight. Released NT Ethan Kelley and WR Jake Schifino.
RAVENS: Signed RB Alex Haynes.
VIKINGS: Agreed to terms with WR Troy Williamson.
BLUE JACKETS: Re-signed D Francois Beauchemin to two-year contract.
BRUINS: Acquired LW Brad Isbister from Oilers for fourth-round pick in 2006 draft.
COYOTES: Named Kevin Crawley manager of media relations and publications.
OILERS: Traded F Brad Isbister to Boston for 2006 fourth-round draft pick.
PANTHERS: Signed C Joe Nieuwendyk and LW Gary Roberts.
RANGERS: Promoted Gordie Clarke to amateur scout.
WILD: Signed LW Andrei Nazarov.
D.C. UNITED (MLS): Released M Steve Guppy.