For The Record

April 30, 2003



MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Reduced suspension of Cardinals 1B Tino Martinez from four to three games for his actions in April 20 game.

ANGELS: Optioned P Derrick Turnbow to Triple-A Salt Lake. Reinstated P Francisco Rodriguez from bereavement list.

BRAVES: Activated 1B Robert Fick from 15-day DL. Optioned C Johnny Estrada to Triple-A Richmond.

BREWERS: Placed P Valerio de los Santos on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of P Leo Estrella from Triple-A Indianapolis .

DEVIL RAYS: Activated 1B Travis Lee from 15-day DL.

MARLINS: Optioned P Justin Wayne to Triple-A Albuquerque. Recalled P Tommy Phelps from Albuquerque.

RANGERS: Placed P Chan Ho Park on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 27. Designated C Chad Kreuter for assignment. Purchased contract of IF Donnie Sadler from Triple-A Oklahoma. Recalled IF Mike Lamb from Oklahoma.

RED SOX: Activated P Alan Embree from 15-day DL.

TIGERS: Called up OF Andres Torres from Triple-A Toledo. Unconditionally released IF Craig Paquette.

TWINS: Placed IF Denny Hocking on 15-day DL. Recalled 1B Todd Sears from Triple-A Rochester.

YANKEES: Activated P Mariano Rivera from 15-day DL. Optioned P Jason Anderson to Triple-A Columbus.


COMETS (WNBA): Announced G Cynthia Cooper was ending her retirement. Re-signed F Sheryl Swoopes. Signed F Tina Thompson.

LIBERTY (WNBA): Announced retirement of F Sue Wicks.


CAL STATE FULLERTON: Announced resignation of Maryalyce Jeremiah, senior associate athletics director, to coach women's basketball team.

CLEMSON: Named Ron Jirsa, Josh Postorino and Frank Smith men's assistant basketball coaches. Named Shaka Smart men's coordinator of basketball operations.

HOUSTON: Named Michael Young men's assistant basketball coach.


BILLS: Released CB Chris Watson. Agreed to terms with OL T.J. Watkins. Signed WR Jerel Myers.

BEARS: Agreed to terms with P Brooks Barnard (Maryland). Released S Damon Moore.

CHIEFS: Agreed to terms with FB Allen Reese, TE Mike Pinkard and WR LaShaun Ward to three-year contracts. Agreed to terms with RB Henri Childs and WR Wilson Thomas on two-year contracts.

FALCONS: Signed WR Terrence Edwards.

49ERS: Signed G Greg Schindler.

LIONS: Agreed to terms with WR Jermaine Lewis, QB Curt Anes, G Zack Wilson, OT Tywoin Breaux, TE Casey Fitzsimmons, K Mark Jensen, G David Miller, RB Avon Cobourne, DL John Turntine, WR Scottie Vines, FB Reggie Holts, CB Jemeel Powell, G Rob Vian, WR Todd Fry, CB Gerald Dixon and S Chris Kern.

PACKERS: Signed FB Claude Diggs. Re-signed QB Doug Pederson.

RAIDERS: Signed DE Akbar Gbaja-Biamila and OL Todd Wike (Maryland).

REDSKINS: Signed OT Justin McElfish. Re-signed FB Bryan Johnson.

STEELERS: Signed LB Dantonio Burnette and WR Phil Braxton.


NHL: Fined Wild $25,000 for actions of its players at conclusion of Sunday's game vs. Canucks.

MIGHTY DUCKS: Agreed to terms with C Mikael Holmqvist on one-year contract.


UNITED STATES: Named Lakers G Kobe Bryant, 76ers G Allen Iverson and Pacers F/C Jermaine O'Neal to men's basketball team.

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