April 20, 2003



BLUE JAYS: Optioned P Doug Linton to Triple-A Syracuse. Purchased P Jason Kershner's contract from Syracuse. Designated P Kevin Frederick for assignment.

BRAVES: Activated P Mike Hampton. Optioned P Jason Marquis to Triple-A Richmond. Placed IF Robert Fick on 15-day DL, retroactive to last Sunday, with strained right shoulder. Recalled C Johnny Estrada from Richmond.

DEVIL RAYS: Placed IF Travis Lee on 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday, with right oblique strain. Recalled OF George Lombard from Triple-A Durham. Designated P Delvin James for assignment.

INDIANS: Activated P Aaron Myette. Assigned former Orioles P Chad Paronto to Triple-A Buffalo.

REDS: Designated P Josias Manzanillo and P Jimmy Anderson for assignment. Optioned IF Brandon Larson to Triple-A Louisville. Recalled P Chris Reitsma and P Jeff Austin from Louisville. Purchased contracts of P Brian Reith and IF Ryan Freel from Cincinnati.

YANKEES: Optioned P Jose Contreras to Triple-A Columbus. Recalled P Randy Choate from Columbus.


BLUES: Recalled G Curtis Sanford, D Christian Backman, D Aris Brimanis, D Tom Koivisto, RW Eric Nickulas and LW Sergei Varlamov from AHL Worcester.

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