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Auto racing

DALE EARNHARDT INC.: Fired crew chief Pete Rondeau of No. 8 NASCAR Nextel Cup series Chevrolet driven by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Named Steve Hmiel interim crew chief.


ANGELS: Optioned P Kevin Gregg to Triple-A Salt Lake. Recalled P Chris Bootcheck from Salt Lake.

BLUE JAYS: Placed OF Frank Catalanotto on bereavement list. Recalled OF Gabe Gross from Triple-A Syracuse. Activated former Orioles C Gregg Zaun from 15-day DL. Sent C Andy Dominique outright to Syracuse.

CUBS: Optioned OF Ben Grieve to Triple-A Iowa. Recalled P Sergio Mitre from Iowa.

DODGERS: Placed P Odalis Perez on 15-day DL with sore left shoulder. Purchased...