ATHLETICS -- Released P Jay Witasick (C. Milton Wright, UMBC).
BLUE JAYS -- Designated P Tomo Ohka for assignment.
CARDINALS -- Recalled P Andy Cavazos from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned IF Brendan Ryan to Memphis.
METS -- Placed OF Endy Chavez on 15-day DL. Activated 2B Jose Valentine from 15-day DL.
RANGERS -- Recalled P Scott Feldman from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned P John Rheinecker to Oklahoma.
ROYALS -- Activated P Joakim Soria from 15-day DL. Optioned P Ryan Braun to Triple-A Omaha.
ROCKIES -- Optioned P Ramon Ramirez to Triple-A Colorado. Activated P Josh Fogg from 15-day DL.
BOBCATS -- Named Phil Ford and Lee Rose assistant coaches. Retained assistant coach Jeff Capel.
MAGIC -- Named Stan Van Gundy coach.
SUPERSONICS -- Named Sam Presti general manager.
CLEMSON -- F James Mays withdrew from NBA draft to return for senior season.
COPPIN STATE -- Sophomore Arlon Morrison was named to ESPN the Magazine men's track and field and cross country Academic All-District II first team.
MARYLAND -- Named Billy Fennelly administrative assistant to recruiting coordinator for women's basketball.
BUCCANEERS -- Announced retirement of TE Dave Moore.
CHIEFS -- Signed S Jerome Woods to one-year contract.
COWBOYS -- Released OG Marco Rivera.
DOLPHINS -- Signed DT Paul Soliai to four-year contract.
GIANTS -- Signed G Zach Piller. Released DT Sir Henry Anderson and CB R.W Cobbs.
PATRIOTS -- Signed WR C.J. Jones.
RAIDERS -- Signed DB Colin Branch.
REDSKINS -- Signed CB Jerametrius Butler. Released DB Chip Cox.