Chicago Cubs -- Activated P Danny Jackson from the 15-day DL. Sent P Dave Pavlas (18.00 ERA in 1 IP) to Class AAA Iowa.
Cincinnati Reds -- Placed OF Eric Davis (exhaustion and lower-back pain) on the 15-day DL retroactive to Wednesday. Called up OF Chris Jones from Class AAA Nashville.
Seattle Mariners -- Placed OF Henry Cotto (jammed right shoulder) on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Alonzo Powell from Class AAA Calgary.
Knorr Bologna (Italian A-1 League) -- Signed Detroit Pistons C James Edwards to a 3-year, $4.5 million contract that will take him to Bologna if he's released from the final year of his existing contract. Edwards, 35, also must clear NBA waivers.
D8 Campbell -- Named Derrick Leeson men's soccer coach.
San Diego Chargers -- Signed FS Stanley Richard, their first-round draft pick.
Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL) -- Fired Steve Goldman, head coach and director of football operations.
New Haven Nighthawks (AHL) -- Named Doug Carpenter, former New Jersey Devils and Toronto Maple Leafs coach, director of hockey operations and coach.