Moves Baseball MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Named following...

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May 03, 2002

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Baseball

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Named following award winners for April: NL player, Expos OF Vladimir Guerrero; AL player, Twins OF Torii Hunter; NL pitcher, Diamondbacks' Randy Johnson; AL pitcher, Red Sox's Derek Lowe; NL rookie, Dodgers P Kazuhisa Ishii; AL rookie, Athletics 1B Carlos Pena. ... Announced two-game suspension of Marlins manager Jeff Torborg for ejection in game against Expos on April 8 has been reduced to one game.

ANGELS: Optioned OF Jeff DaVanon to Triple-A Salt Lake. Purchased contract of OF Julio Ramirez from Salt Lake.

CARDINALS: Placed P Steve Kline on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 29, with left triceps strain. Purchased contract of P Jose Rodriguez from Triple-A Memphis. Transferred P Rick Ankiel from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list.

INDIANS: Placed OF Milton Bradley on 15-day DL with bruised left eye. Recalled IF Jolbert Cabrera from 20-day rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Buffalo and activated him. Named former Orioles minor-league OF Wayne Kirby hitting coach of Rookie-level Burlington.

ORIOLES: Optioned P Josh Towers to Triple-A Rochester. Purchased contract of C Izzy Molina from Rochester.

TIGERS: Placed P Matt Anderson on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 27, with strained muscle in right shoulder. Recalled P Fernando Rodney from Double-A Erie. Named Rich DeLucia pitching coach at Erie.

WHITE SOX: Optioned P Jon Rauch and P Jim Parque to Triple-A Charlotte. Recalled P Rocky Biddle and P Matt Ginter from Charlotte.

Basketball

NBA: Announced that Heat C Alonzo Mourning won Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award for helping raise more than $2 million for research on kidney disease.

USA BASKETBALL: Named Ernie Kent coach and Bob McKillop and Gary Waters assistant coaches for men's junior world championship qualifying team.

College

NCAA: Approved following bowl games: San Francisco Bowl, Dec. 31, Pacific Bell Park, between teams from Mountain West and Big East; Hawaii Bowl, Dec. 25, Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, between teams from Conference USA and WAC; Queen City Bowl, Ericsson Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., between teams from Big East and ACC.

ABC: Signed Dan Fouts as football analyst alongside play-by-play announcer Keith Jackson.

FORDHAM: Announced that women's basketball F Joy Johnson will transfer from Michigan State.

HOUSTON: Extended contract of men's basketball coach Ray McCallum, through 2007.

WINTHROP: Announced that sophomore G Bryant Latimer will not return to men's basketball team.

Football

FOX: Named Joe Buck play-by-play announcer and Troy Aikman and Cris Collinsworth analysts on network's No. 1 team.

CHIEFS: Agreed to terms with OT Jason Beggett and RB Dennis Thomas.

EAGLES: Released S Jackie Mitchell.

PATRIOTS: Waived TE Jermaine Wiggins.

RAVENS: Signed free-agent OT Marcus Spears, who had been with Chiefs, to four-year contract worth close to $4 million.

SEAHAWKS: Re-signed DE Antonio Cochran, to one-year contract and LB Tim Terry to multiyear contract.

TEXANS: Claimed RB Travis Prentice off waivers from Vikings.

VIKINGS: Signed free-agent DE Chuck Wiley.

SAN JOSE (ARENA): Placed WR-LB James Roe, a former Raven, on IR.

Hockey

MIGHTY DUCKS: Announced that Bryan Murray has stepped down as coach to become senior VP and GM.

Speed skating

U.S. SPEEDSKATING: Named Andy Gabel president.

Locally

Baseball

Team registrations are being accepted for the 25th Annual Pikesville Youth Tournament to be held the weekends of June 7-9 and 14-16. The tournament features competition in the 9/10 Minors, 11/12 Majors, 13/14 Ponys and 15/16 Colts divisions. All teams are guaranteed a minimum of four games. Call Chick Veditz at 410-486-2185 or by e-mail at aveditz@aol.com.

Football

Boys 8 to 14 are invited to attend Towson University's youth clinic tomorrow at the school's athletic complex practice field. The cost is $5 and each participant will receive a Towson T-shirt, admission to the Tigers' spring game, chances to win prizes, tips on skills and instruction by the Towson staff. Call 410-704-3571.

The Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League will hold an open tryout May 12 at 8 a.m. at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Va. Go to www.argonauts.on.ca.

Lacrosse

The Greater Baltimore Chapter of US Lacrosse is trying to start a team for boys who were cut from their public high school teams and have nowhere to play. The team would play private school freshman/sophomore teams or third squads. Players must be members of US Lacrosse (for insurance purposes), provide their own equipment, and pay a fee for officials. Contact Sue Diffenderffer at suediff@comcast.net.

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