ATHLETICS -- Activated IF Donnie Murphy from bereavement list and optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento.
CUBS -- Optioned C Geovany Soto to Triple-A Iowa.
DEVIL RAYS -- Optioned P Jon Switzer to Triple-A Durham.
MARLINS -- Recalled P Rick Vanden Hurk from Triple-A Albuquerque. Designated P Wes Obermueller for assignment.
METS -- Placed IF Damion Easley on bereavement list. Purchased contract of OF Chip Ambres from Triple-A New Orleans.
ORIOLES -- Acquired IF Bo Hart and OF Chris Amador from Cubs for future considerations. Sent Hart to Triple-A Norfolk and Amador to Single-A Frederick.
ROCKIES -- Optioned IF Omar Quintanilla to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Recalled P Ubaldo Jimenez from Colorado Springs.
ROYALS -- Recalled P Leo Nunez from Triple-A Omaha. Optioned P Neal Musser to Omaha.
WHITE SOX -- Optioned P Nick Masset to Triple-A Charlotte. Purchased contract of P Ehren Wassermann from Charlotte. Transferred 3B Joe Crede from 15- to 60-day DL.
PISTONS -- Signed C Cheick Samb.
ROCKETS -- Signed F Luis Scola
WARRIORS -- Re-signed G Kelenna Azubuike.
ARKANSAS -- Announced resignation of Danny Nutt, running backs coach.
LONGWOOD -- Announced it will complete at NCAA's Division I level, beginning this fall.
MISSOURI -- Dismissed men's basketball F Kalen Grimes.
BUCCANEERS -- Agreed to terms with DT Greg Peterson and LB Adam Hayward.
DOLPHINS -- Released QB Daunte Culpepper.
JAGUARS -- Signed WR Mike Walker.
PATRIOTS -- Signed WR Troy Brown, LB Justin Rogers and RB Justise Hairston.
TEXANS -- Named Brian Gardner director of pro personnel, Bobby Grier assistant director of pro personnel, Brandon Hunt and Kevin Murphy pro scouts and Nathan Trott pro scouting assistant-intern.
TITANS -- Agreed to terms with WR Chris Davis and DE Jacob Ford.
CAPITALS -- Re-signed D Steve Eminger and C Brian Sutherby. Signed C Jason Morgan.
HURRICANES -- Acquired C Matt Cullen from Rangers for D Andrew Hutchinson, F Joe Barnes and 2008 third-round draft pick.