Athletics: Placed OF Jeremy Giambi on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Eric Byrnes from Triple-A Sacramento.
Mariners: Placed OF Jay Buhner on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF-IF Raul Ibanez from Triple-A Tacoma.
Reds: Named Kasey McKeon director of scouting.
Pistons: Acquired F Billy Owens from the Milwaukee Bucks for G Lindsey Hunter.
Pacers: Named Tree Rollins, Brendan Malone and Jim Stack assistant coaches.
Duquesne: Named Jarrett Durham men's assistant basketball coach.
Fairleigh Dickinson: Named Dave Carty men's lacrosse coach.
North Carolina: Announced F Jackie Higgins has left the women's basketball team to pursue an international professional basketball career.
UAB: Named Herman Frazier athletic director.
Virginia Tech: Announced WR Andrae Harrison has decided to transfer.