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TRANSACTIONS

March 12, 2003

Moves

Baseball

ANGELS: Optioned P Eric Cyr to Double-A Arkansas. Reassigned P Brandon Emanuel to their minor-league camp. Optioned P Rich Fischer to Double-A Arkansas.

BLUE JAYS: Signed P Bob File and OF Alexis Rios to one-year contracts.

Signed P Brian Bowles, P Corey Thurman, P Justin Miller, C Kevin Cash and DH-1B Josh Phelps to one-year contracts. Optioned P Vinnie Chulk to Triple-A Syracuse. Optioned C Guillermo Quiroz, IF Dominic Rich and OF Alexis Rios to Double-A New Haven. Reassigned P Jason Kershner and SS Russ Adams to minor-league.

CARDINALS: Optioned P Matt Duff and P Jimmy Journell to Triple-A Memphis. Reassigned P Dan Serafini, former Orioles IF Ivanon Coffie and OF Jon Nunnally to minor-league camp.

CUBS: Optioned P Todd Wellemeyer, IF Nate Frese, OF Nic Jackson and OF Jackson Melian to Triple-A Iowa, and P Jon Leicester and P John Webb to Double-A West Tenn. Returned C Eliezer Alfonzo, P Phil Norton and C Casey Kopitzke to their minor-league camp.

DODGERS: Reassigned 1B James Loney and C Mike Nixon to minor-league camp.

MARLINS: Optioned C Josh Willingham to Single-A Jupiter and OF Chip Ambres and IF Wilson Valdez to Double-A Carolina.

METS: Optioned P Heath Bell, P P.J. Bevis, P Jeremy Griffith, P Phil Seibel, IF Craig Brazell and OF Prentice Redman to Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned OF Jeff Duncan to Double-A Binghamton. Sent OF Esix Snead, C Justin Huber, former Orioles P John Bale, P Pete Zamora and former Orioles P Bobby Munoz to minor-league camp.

ORIOLES: Traded OF-1B Chris Richard and cash to Rockies for OF Jack Cust. Optioned P Sean Douglass and OF Darnell McDonald to Triple-A Ottawa; P Mike Paradis, P Matt Riley, SS Ed Rogers and C Eli Whiteside to Double-A Bowie; and P Daniel Cabrera to Single-A Delmarva. Sent P Rigo Beltran and 3B Brian Rios outright to Ottawa, and OF Tim Raines Jr. outright to Bowie.

RED SOX: Assigned IF Kevin Youkilis and P Hansel Izquierdo to minor-league camp. Optioned P Jorge De la Rosa, P Anastacio Martinez, IF Angel Santos, IF Cesar Crespo and IF Freddy Sanchez to Triple-A Pawtucket.

ROYALS: Released OF Mark Quinn. Optioned P Ian Ferguson to Triple-A Omaha and P Jimmy Gobble to Double-A Wichita. Assigned P Zack Greinke, P Brian Rose, P Jason Turman, P Buddy Caryle and P Nate Field to their minor-league camp.

TWINS: Optioned P Willie Eyre, OF B.J. Garbe and C Rob Bowen to Double-A New Britain. Reassigned C Gabby Torres and IF Luis Rodriguez to minor-league camp.

YANKEES: Optioned 3B Drew Henson to Triple-A Columbus. Reassigned 1B Fernando Seguignol and OF Nigel Wilson to their minor-league camp.

Basketball

NBA: Fined 76ers G Allen Iverson and coach Larry Brown $7,500 each for criticizing referee Derrick Stafford after 76ers' game on Sunday.

PISTONS: Signed F-C Clifford Robinson to contract extension through 2004-05 season.

NETS: Signed F Donny Marshall to 10-day contract.

TRAIL BLAZERS: Suspended F Bonzi Wells one game for conduct considered detrimental to team.

SPURS: Activated C Mengke Bateer from injured list.

WIZARDS: Signed G Anthony Goldwire to second 10-day contract.

PENNSYLVANIA (USBL): Agreed to terms with former Coppin State F Terquin Mott.

College

CINCINNATI: Reinstated F-C Rod Flowers to men's basketball team.

DARTMOUTH: Named Ben Landis women's soccer coach.

DUKE: Announced DE Shawn Johnson will transfer to Fordham.

IONA: Announced hockey and the men's and women's tennis programs will be eliminated and women's lacrosse will be added.

LOUISVILLE: Named Tom Collen women's basketball coach.

QUINCY: Fired men's basketball coach Mike Foster.

TEMPLE: Named Jim Turner offensive line coach.

SACRAMENTO STATE: Announced that women's basketball coach Carolyn Jenkins will not return for 2003-04 season.

VANDERBILT: Announced WR Grant Brigham left team for personal reasons.

Football

BENGALS: Waived S Brian Leigeb.

CHARGERS: Waived C Zack Quaccia.

DOLPHINS: Released S Shawn Wooden.

FALCONS: Announced the retirement of FB Bob Christian.

49ERS: Named Jeff Rodgers special teams quality control coach. Signed P Bill LaFleur to one-year contract.

GIANTS: Signed FB Jim Finn.

JAGUARS: Agreed with WR Donald Hayes on one-year contract.

LIONS: Re-signed S Bracey Walker.

PACKERS: Declined to match Redskins' offer to S Matt Bowen and will get 2003 sixth-round draft pick as compensation.

PATRIOTS: Signed LB Rosevelt Colvin.

TEXANS: Re-signed DE Corey Sears and S Kevin Williams.

Hockey

AVALANCHE: Traded D Alexander Riazantsev to Predators for 2003 seventh-round draft pick. Traded F Dean McAmmond to Flames for 2003 fifth-round draft pick.

BLACKHAWKS: Traded F Sergei Berezin to Capitals for 2004 fourth-round draft pick. Traded F Peter White to Flyers for future considerations.

COYOTES: Traded LW Brad May to Canucks for conditional 2003 draft pick. Acquired C Jan Hrdina and D Francois Leroux from Penguins for LW Ramzi Abid, D Dan Focht and LW Guillaume Lefebvre.

FLAMES: Traded D Micki Dupont and F Mathias Johansson to Penguins for F Shean Donovan.

HURRICANES: Traded LW Bates Battaglia to Avalanche for RW Radim Vrbata.

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