Cincinnati Reds -- Called up P Tony Menendez from Triple-A Nashville. Sent C Scott Bradley to Nashville.
Philadelphia Phillies -- Optioned P Brad Brink to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Purchased the contract of former Orioles P Mickey Weston.
San Francisco Giants -- Waived P Kelly Downs. Optioned SS Royce Clayton to Triple-A Phoenix. Recalled SS Mike Benjamin. Activated P Bill Swift.
Johns Hopkins -- Named Leo Weil Jr. coach of the women's soccer team, which will move from club to varsity sport status. Weil has coached boys and girls in youth programs in Howard County.
Washington Capitals -- Traded RW Dino Ciccarelli to the Detroit Red Wings for C Kevin Miller.