ANGELS -- Optioned P Steven Shell and OF Terry Evans to Triple-A Salt Lake. Optioned P Jose Arredondo to Double-A Arkansas. Reassigned IF Mike Eylward, IF Sean Rodriguez, IF Hainley Statia and OF Aaron Peel to minor league camp.

ASTROS -- Optioned P Jimmy Barthmaier and P Felipe Paulino to Triple-A Round Rock. Assigned P Stephen Randolph and P Kevin Walker to minor league camp.


ATHLETICS -- Optioned P Shane Komine and OF Javier Herrera to Triple-A Sacramento. Reassigned P Derek Thompson and C John Baker to minor league camp.

BLUE JAYS -- Optioned P Ryan Houston, P Jean Maci and P Tracy Thorpe to Triple-A Syracuse.

BRAVES -- Optioned OF Gregor Blanco, P Jose Ascanio and P Anthony Larue to Triple-A Richmond. Reassigned IF Brent Lillibridge, C Jarrod Saltamacchia to Double-A Mississippi. Reassigned C Jose Mendez to Richmond.

CARDINALS -- Reassigned OF Colby Rasmus, OF Cody Haerther, IF Brendan Ryan, IF Travis Hanson, P Troy Cate and P Mike Smith to minor league camp.

CUBS -- Optioned IF Scott Moore and P Clay Rapada to Triple-A Iowa. Optioned IF Brian Dopirak to Double-A Tennessee. Optioned P Jeff Samardzija to Single-A Daytona. Assigned P Jason Anderson, P Sean Gallagher, P Adam Harben, P Ben Howard, P John Webb, P Randy Wells, former Orioles IF Mike Kinkade, IF Eric Patterson, OF Tyler Colvin and OF Chris Walker to minor league camp.

MARLINS -- Optioned P Paul Mildren to Triple-A Albuquerque.

NATIONALS -- Optioned P Jermaine Van Buren and P Brett Campbell to Triple-A Columbus. Assigned OF Darnell McDonald and P Chris Michalak to minor league camp

ORIOLES -- Optioned P Jim Johnson, OF Val Majewski and IF Eider Torres to Triple-A Norfolk. Reassigned C Brian Bock, OF Luis Montanez, 1B Brandon Sing and P Chris Waters to minor league camp.


PADRES -- Optioned P Leo Rosales and P Jared Wells to Triple-A Portland. Reassigned P Frank Brooks and P Adrian Burnside to minor league camp.

PHILLIES -- Optioned OF Chris Roberson and P Anderson Garcia to minor league camp. Assigned C Tim Gradoville, C Jason Hill, C Jason Jaramillo, C Lou Marson, IF Andrew Beattie, OF Lou Collier, OF Greg Golson, P Jim Crowell, P John Ennis, P Jeff Farnsworth and P Brian Mazone to minor league camp.

PIRATES -- Optioned OF Rajai Davis to Triple-A Indianapolis. Optioned P Dave Davidson, P Romulo Sanchez, P Jose Shortslef, IF Javier Guzman and OF Nyjer Morgan to Double-A Altoona. Assigned P Franquelis Osoria, P Allan Simpson, C Carlos Maldonado, former Orioles IF Eddy Garabito and OF Vic Butler to minor league camp.

REDS -- Optioned P Phil Dumatrait to Triple-A Louisville, OF Chris Dickerson and P Calvin Medlock to Double-A Chattanooga. Assigned P Jason Kershner and P Tom Shearn to minor league camp.

RED SOX -- Returned P Nick Debarr to Devil Rays. Optioned P Kyle Jackson to Double-A Portland. Assigned P Abe Alvarez, C Dusty Brown and OF Kerry Robinson to minor league camp.

ROCKIES -- Released former Orioles C Javy Lopez.


TIGERS -- Optioned P Jordan Tata and P Virgil Vasquez to Triple-A Toledo, P Eulogio De La Cruz and P Kyle Sleeth to Double-A Erie and P Andrew Miller to Single-A Lakeland. Assigned P Jair Jurrjens, C Gabe Johnson and C Dusty Ryan to minor league camp.

TWINS -- Optioned P Ricky Barrett to Triple-A Rochester, P Oswaldo Sosa to Double-A New Britain, P Alexander Smit to Single-A Fort Myers. Assigned P Brad Voyles, C Jeff Christy, C Korey Feiner, C Jose Morales and IF Zil Velazquez to minor league camp.


KNICKS -- Signed coach and president Isiah Thomas to multi-year contract extension.


COLORADO STATE -- Fired men's basketball coach Paul Kowalczyk.


MARSHALL -- Fired men's basketball coach Ron Jirsa.

NAVY -- Patriot League named D Jordan DiNola men's lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week.

TOWSON -- Signed men's basketball coach Pat Kennedy to contract extension through 2010-11.


BILLS -- Re-signed RB Anthony Thomas.

CARDINALS -- Fired WR coach Richie Anderson.


CHIEFS -- Agreed to three-year contract with LB Donnie Edwards, who had been with Chargers.

49ERS -- Agreed to two-year contract extension with CB Walt Harris.

JETS -- Re-signed OT Wade Smith.

LIONS -- Agreed to two-year contract with WR Shaun McDonald.

REDSKINS -- Re-signed DL Ryan Boschetti.

TITANS -- Agreed to offer sheet with restricted free-agent LB Ryan Fowler, a deal the Cowboys have seven days to match.