ASTROS -- Recalled P Matt Albers and P Mark McLemore from Triple-A Round Rock. Released P Rick White. Designated P Stephen Randolph for assignment.
CARDINALS -- Activated C Yadier Molina from 15-day DL. Sent C Kelly Stinnett outright to Triple-A Memphis.
DIAMONDBACKS -- Activated P Randy Johnson from 15-day DL. Designated P Randy Choate for assignment.
INDIANS -- Released P Roberto Hernandez.
PADRES -- Activated OF Brian Giles from 15-day DL. Optioned P Mike Thompson from Triple-A Portland.
CLIPPERS -- Exercised club option on G Quinton Ross.
MAVERICKS -- Named Paul Westphal assistant coach.
WEBER STATE -- Announced that QB Jimmy Barnes is transferring from Alabama with three years' eligibility remaining.
CHIEFS -- Agreed with TE Mike Pinkard on two-year contract.
DOLPHINS -- Released DT Fred Evans.
RAMS -- Agreed with CB Jonathan Wade on three-year contract.
STEELERS -- Released RB Paul Mosley, RB Aaron Robbins and WR Eric Deslauriers.
BLACKHAWKS -- Re-signed LW David Koci.
BLUE JACKETS -- Named Claude Noel assistant coach.
CANUCKS -- Re-signed F Jeff Cowan to two-year contract extension.
DEVILS -- Signed F Mike Rupp.
FLAMES -- Re-signed C Wayne Primeau to three-year contract and D David Hale to one-year contract.
D.C. UNITED -- Re-signed D-M Domenic Mediate (Maryland).