ANGELS -- Activated P Scot Shields from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Rich Thompson to Triple-A Salt Lake.
CARDINALS -- Placed P Russ Springer on 15-day DL. Recalled P Kelvin Jimenez from Triple-A Memphis.
NATIONALS -- Placed P Chad Cordero on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 27. Recalled P John Lannan from Triple-A Columbus.
PADRES -- Activated OF Jim Edmonds from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Jody Gerut to Triple-A Portland.
PHILLIES -- Activated P Brad Lidge from the 15-day DL. Designated P Tim Lahey for assignment.
RAYS -- Placed C Dioner Navarro on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of C Mike DiFelice from Triple-A Durham.
ROYALS -- Purchased contract of P Hideo Nomo from Rookie-level Idaho Falls. Optioned C Matt Tupman to Triple-A Omaha.
TIGERS -- Optioned OF-IF Ryan Raburn to Triple-A Toledo. Purchased contract of P Francis Beltran from Toledo.
LAKERS -- Assigned G Coby Karl to D-League Los Angeles.
NUGGETS -- Assigned G Taurean Green to D-League Colorado.
CALIFORNIA -- Named Mike Montgomery men's basketball coach.
TITANS -- Announced that Oakland failed to match offer sheet for CB-KR Chris Carr.