ANGELS -- Placed P Kelvim Escobar on 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Recalled P Greg Jones from Triple-A Salt Lake.


BLUE JAYS -- Placed OF Reed Johnson on 15-day DL. Recalled OF Adam Lind from Triple-A Syracuse.

DODGERS -- Activated IF Rafael Furcal from 15-day DL. Optioned P Chin-hui Tsao to Triple-A Las Vegas.


GIANTS -- Activated IF Mark Sweeney from 15-day DL. Optioned IF Kevin Frandsen to Triple-A Fresno. Signed P Ricardo Rincon to minor league contract.

INDIANS -- Agreed with P Jake Westbrook on three-year contract extension, through 2010.

MARLINS -- Activated P Taylor Tankersley from 15-day DL. Optioned P Lee Gardner to Triple-A Albuquerque.

PHILLIES -- Claimed P J.D. Durbin off waivers from Red Sox.

RANGERS -- Activated P Eric Gagne from 15-day DL. Placed P Jamey Wright on 15-day DL.

REDS -- Purchased contract of IF Enrique Cruz from Double-A Chattanooga. Transferred OF Chris Denorfia from 15- to 60-day DL.


NUGGETS -- Signed G Anthony Carter and G Von Wafer.


MONARCHS (WNBA) -- Acquired 2008 third-round pick from Fever for F Jessica Dickson.


CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE -- Announced that contract of women's basketball coach Yvette Harris will not be renewed.

DUQUESNE -- Named Suzie McConnell-Serio women's basketball coach.

FLORIDA -- Named Amanda Butler women's basketball coach.

GEORGETOWN -- Announced F Jeff Green and C Roy Hibbert will make themselves available for NBA draft.


HAWAII -- Named Bob Nash men's basketball coach.

LSU -- Announced resignation of assistant women's basketball coach Carla Berry.

LOUISIANA TECH -- Named Kerry Rupp men's basketball coach.

SETON HALL -- Announced that freshman men's basketball G Kashif Pratt has left team.

SHENANDOAH -- Senior Brian Fream (Calvert Hall) signed acceptance letter to play baseball.



BRONCOS -- Released LB Al Wilson.

CARDINALS -- Signed CB Ralph Brown, DE Rodney Bailey and DE Joe Tafoya to one-year contracts. Re-signed C Nick Leckey to one-year qualifying offer.

DOLPHINS -- Re-signed S Travares Tillman to one-year contract. Signed OT Mike Rosenthal to one-year contract.

GIANTS -- Signed DT Marcus Bell and DB Michael Stone.

RAIDERS -- Agreed to terms with OL Cooper Carlisle.

SAINTS -- Signed LB Troy Evans and TE Calen Powell to two-year contracts.



HURRICANES -- Re-signed LW Ray Whitney to three-year contract.


Players wearing No. 42

Players, coaches, managers and umpires who will be wearing uniform No. 42 tomorrow on the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in major league baseball.



CB Bucknor, at Arizona

Orioles Corey Patterson Arizona Orlando Hudson, Bob Melvin (manager), Chris Young, Tony Clark, Scott Hairston, Lee Tinsley (coach). Atlanta Andruw Jones Boston David Ortiz, Coco Crisp. Chicago Cubs Derrek Lee, Jacque Jones, Cliff Floyd, Daryle Ward, Lester Strode (coach), Gerald Perry (coach) Chicago White Sox Jermaine Dye, Harold Baines (coach), Razor Shines (coach), Alex Cintron, Jim Thome Cincinnati Ken Griffey Jr. Cleveland CC Sabathia, Josh Barfield, Grady Sizemore Colorado LaTroy Hawkins Detroit Gary Sheffield, Curtis Granderson, Craig Monroe, Marcus Thames, Lloyd McClendon (coach) Florida Dontrelle Willis Houston Whole team Kansas City Reggie Sanders, Emil Brown Los Angeles Angels Gary Matthews Jr. Los Angeles Dodgers Whole team Milwuakee Whole team Minnesota Torii Hunter, Rondell White, Jerry White (coach) New York Mets Willie Randolph (manager) New York Yankees Mariano Rivera, Robinson Cano, Derek Jeter, Joe Torre (manager) Oakland Milton Bradley, Tye Waller (coach), Shannon Stewart Philadelphia Whole team Pittsburgh Whole team St. Louis Whole team San Diego Mike Cameron San Francisco Barry Bonds Seattle Arthur Rhodes, Jason Ellison, Adrian Beltre, Jose Lopez, Miguel Batista Tampa Bay Carl Crawford Texas Ron Washington (manager), Kenny Lofton, Jerry Hairston, Jr., Gary Pettis (coach) Toronto Frank Thomas, Vernon Wells, Royce Clayton, Mickey Brantley (coach) Washington Dmitri Young

Minor leagues

Yesterday Bowie 4, Akron 3 Frederick 5, Myrtle Beach 4 Greensboro 6, Hagerstown 5 Norfolk 4, Louisville 2 West Virginia 2, Delmarva 1 Today West Virginia at Delmarva, 6:35 p.m. Akron at Bowie, 7:05 p.m. Hagerstown at Greensboro, 7 p.m. Louisville at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m. Myrtle Beach at Frederick, 6 p.m.




Boston C. 5-4, Maryland 3-7 Franklin & Marshall 8, Washington Coll. 2 Georgia Tech 4, Maryland 3 Johns Hopkins 8, Gettysburg 1 Maine 12-7, UMBC 1-6 Mt. St. Mary's 5-7, Wagner 2-4 McDaniel 5, Dickinson 0 Towson 5, ODU 1


Bowie State 9-10, Columbia Union 0-1 Bethune-Cookman 22, Coppin St. 0 Catholic 11-5, Washington C. 5-2 Florida A&M; 8, Coppin St. 0 UMBC 6, Vermont 0


Men Washington C. 7, Gettysburg 2 Women Goucher 5, St. Mary's 4 Miami 7, Maryland 0



Blue Jay Classic At Hershey, Pa. MEN Team scores (15 teams): 1. Susquehanna, 301; 2. York (Pa.), 305; 3. Franklin & Marshall, 307; 4. Muhlenberg, 308; 5. Dickinson, 314; 6. McDaniel, 319.

Track and field

VSU CIAA Challenge At Petersburg, Va. MEN Team scores: 1. Virginia State, 148.50; 2. Virginia Union, 123; 3. Bowie State, 95; 4. St. Paul's, 56; 5. Shaw, 53; 6. Fayetteville State, 40.50; 7. Columbia Union, 13 WOMEN Team scores: 1. Virginia State, 178.50; 2. Bowie State, 143; 3. Shaw, 114; 4. Virginia Union, 35.50; 5. St. Paul's, 20; 6. Columbia Union, 6

Pro soccer

MISL playoffs

Semifinals Two-game series Milwaukee vs. Detroit Today: at Milwaukee, 4 p.m.


Philadelphia vs. Chicago

Yesterday: Chicago 11, Philadephia 8

Note: If teams split games, sudden-death "golden-goal" overtime tiebreaker will be played after second game.

MLS schedule

Today's games Columbus at Real Salt Lake, 6 p.m. Kansas City at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. CD Chivas USA at Houston, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at New England, 7:30 p.m.

Pro hockey


NHL Playoffs

First round Best of seven (*-If necessary) Eastern Conference Buffalo vs. N.Y. Islanders (Buffalo leads series 1-0) Game 1: Buffalo 4, N.Y. Islanders 1 Today: at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. New Jersey vs. Tampa Bay (New Jersey leads series 1-0) Game 1: New Jersey 5, Tampa Bay 3 Today: at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Atlanta vs. N.Y. Rangers (N.Y. Rangers lead series 1-0) Game 1: N.Y. Rangers 4, Atlanta 3 Today: at Atlanta, 3 p.m. Ottawa vs. Pittsburgh (Ottawa leads series 1-0) Game 1: Ottawa 6, Pittsburgh 3 Today: at Ottawa, 3 p.m. Tomorrow: at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m. Western Conference Detroit vs. Calgary (Detriot leads series 1-0) Game 1: Detroit 4, Calgary 1 Tomorrow: at Detroit, 1 p.m. Anaheim vs. Minnesota (Anaheim leads series 2-0) Game 1: Anaheim 2, Minnesota 1 Yesterday: Anaheim 3, Minnesota 2 Tomorrow: at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Vancouver vs. Dallas (Series tied 1-1) Game 1: Vancouver 5, Dallas 4, 4OT Yesterday: Dallas 2, Vancouver 0 Tomorrow: at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Nashville vs. San Jose (Series tied 1-1) Game 1: San Jose 5, Nashville 4, 2OT Yesterday: Nashville 5, San Jose 2