For The Record


August 03, 2002



MLB: Suspended Orioles P Willis Roberts seven games, Red Sox P Derek Lowe five games, Orioles IF Melvin Mora and Red Sox C Jason Varitek four games, and Red Sox IF Rey Sanchez three games. Fined Orioles IF David Segui, OF Jeff Conine, OF Gary Matthews, P Rodrigo Lopez, and Red Sox IF Carlos Baerga, IF Shea Hillenbrand, C Doug Mirabelli, and P Ugueth Urbina undisclosed amounts. Disciplined Segui and Conine for their participation in on-field altercation during game on July 28. Fined Reds GM Jim Bowden an undisclosed amount for inappropriate remarks he made Aug. 1.

ATHLETICS: Released P Mike Magnante.

BRAVES: Placed C Javy Lopez on 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 1. Recalled C Steve Torrealba from Triple-A Richmond.

BREWERS: Placed P Jimmy Osting on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 14. Recalled P Matt Childers from Double-A Hunstville.

CUBS: Placed P Jon Lieber on 15-day DL. Recalled P Francis Beltran from Double-A West Tennessee. Acquired OF Aron Weston from Pirates for P Ricardo Palma, P Tim Lavery, and cash.

DEVIL RAYS: Activated IF Russ Johnson from restricted list and placed him on 15-day DL. Designated IF Jason Smith for assignment.

DIAMONDBACKS: Activated IF Greg Colbrunn from 15-day DL. Placed IF Chris Donnels on 15-day DL.

DODGERS: Purchased contract of P Kevin Beirne from Triple-A Las Vegas. Optioned P Victor Alvarez to Las Vegas.

EXPOS: Placed OF Wil Cordero on 15-day DL. Recalled IF Henry Mateo from Triple-A Ottawa.

MARINERS: Activated P Rafael Soriano from 15-day DL and optioned him to Double-A San Antonio.

METS: Agreed to terms with P Scott Kazmir.

ORIOLES: Promoted IF Franky Figueroa to Triple-A Rochester.

RANGERS: Placed OF Juan Gonzalez on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 31. Purchased contract of IF Donnie Sadler from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned P Juan Alvarez to Oklahoma. Activated P Dennys Reyes. Added Butch Wynegar to major league coaching staff.

ROCKIES: Recalled OF Jack Cust from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Optioned C Ben Petrick to Colorado Springs.


BUCKS: Traded F Glenn Robinson to Hawks for F Toni Kukoc, C Leon Smith and 2003 first-round draft pick.


MEAC: Named Dr. Dennis Thomas commissioner.

MISSISSIPPI: Signed men's basketball coach Rod Barnes to contract extension through 2006.

NAVY: Announced Anne Gibbon was named second-team All-American by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association.

UMBC: C Garth Grindley (Monroe College) accepted a grant-in-aid scholarship for men's basketball.

VILLA JULIE: Announced women's lacrosse coach M.C. McFadden has resigned.

WASHINGTON & LEE: Promoted Rick Matthews to assistant lacrosse coach and athletic department coordinator for underrepresented students.


FALCONS: Agreed to terms with RB T.J. Duckett.

JETS: Signed OL John Grabowski. Waived P John Amitrano and G Leon Hires.

RAVENS: Signed OL-DL Ethan Brooks to one-year contract.


BLACKHAWKS: Agreed with D Boris Mironov on one-year contract.

BLUES: Announced retirement of C Ray Ferraro.

CANADIENS: Signed D Sheldon Souray to two-year contract and G Mathieu Garon and D Francis Bouillon to one-year contracts.

HURRICANES: Signed D Niclas Wallin to two- year contract.

OILERS: Signed F Jason Chimera to two-year contract. Agreed with F Josh Green on one-year contract.

PANTHERS: Signed LW Stephane Matteau to one-year contract.

THRASHERS: Agreed to terms with Marcel Comeau, Mark Dobson, Bernd Freimuller and John Perpich, scouts.

WILD: Named Pam Wheelock senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective in September.

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