Baseball ORIOLES: Signed P Yorkis Perez. BLUE JAYS...


March 28, 2002


ORIOLES: Signed P Yorkis Perez.

BLUE JAYS: Sent P Brian Cooper outright to Triple-A Syracuse.

CUBS: Acquired P Antonio Alfonseca and P Matt Clement from Marlins for P Julian Tavarez, P Jose Cuento, P Dontrelle Willis and C Ryan Jorgensen.

DEVIL RAYS: Claimed IF Felix Escalona off waivers from Giants.

DIAMONDBACKS: Released P Troy Brohawn (Cambridge/South Dorchester).

EXPOS: Released OF Jose Canseco. Optioned SS Tomas De La Rosa to Triple-A Ottawa. Reassigned C Sandy Martinez, OF Glen Barker and P Osvaldo Fernandez to minor-league camp.

INDIANS: Waived former Orioles OF Karim Garcia.

METS: Claimed OF Chris Latham off waivers from Blue Jays. Claimed IF Andy Tracy off waivers from Expos and assigned him to Triple-A Norfolk.

RED SOX: Assigned 3B Wilton Veras to Triple-A Pawtucket.

ROCKIES: Optioned IF Brent Butler and OF Jack Cust to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Assigned IF Mike Bell and IF Tim Bogar to minor- league camp. Placed former Orioles P Pete Harnisch on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22.

ROYALS: Agreed to terms with P Jose Rosado on minor-league contract.

TWINS: Optioned OF Michael Cuddyer and OF Bobby Kielty to Triple-A Edmonton. Assigned P Brian Meadows to minor-league camp.

WHITE SOX: Acquired P Damaso Marte and IF Edwin Yan from Pirates for P Matt Guerrier. Assigned Yan to minor-league camp.


NBA: Suspended Pacers Jermaine O'Neal for two games without pay and fined him $10,000 for throwing punches and gave Johnathan Bender, Primoz Brezec and Bruno Sundov one-game bans for leaving the bench. Fined Pistons Corliss Williamson $5,000 for throwing a ball at O'Neal's head.

SUPERSONICS: Activated G Earl Watson from injured list. Placed F Art Long on injured list.


ARMY: Named Jim Crews men's basketball coach.

NEW HAVEN: Named Dave Patenaude football coach.

WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Named Carter LeBrocq volleyball coach.


BILLS: Agreed to terms with OT Trey Teague on four-year contract and CB Chris Watson on two-year contract.

CARDINALS: Re-signed C Jason Starkey, TE Tywan Mitchell and LB Michael Young.

EAGLES: Re-signed RB Brian Mitchell to one-year contract.

FALCONS: Signed DE John Thierry.

VIKINGS: Signed restricted free-agent WR D'Wayne Bates to offer sheet.


CANADIENS: Recalled C Eric Landry from AHL Quebec.

MAPLE LEAFS: Reassigned RW Jeff Farkas to AHL St. John's.

PREDATORS: Assigned RW Jonas Andersson to AHL Milwaukee.

THRASHERS: Agreed to terms with F Mark Hartigan.

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