October 28, 2003



BLUE JAYS: Signed former Orioles C Greg Myers to one-year, $900,000 contract. Released P Doug Creek. Sent P Tanyon Sturtze, P Corey Thurman, P Brian Bowles, P Dan Reichert, P Mike Smith, P Diegomar Markwell, IF Dominic Rich outright to Triple-A Syracuse. Announced Thurman, Sturtze, Bowles, Reichert and Markwell have declined their assignments, making them free agents. Added IF Simon Pond to 40-man roster.

BREWERS: Signed P Travis Phelps.

CARDINALS: Purchased P Chris Narveson from Double-A Tennessee P Rhett Parrott and 1B John Gall from Triple-A Memphis.

EXPOS: Reinstated P Tony Armas Jr., P Orlando Hernandez, P Dan Smith and 3B Fernando Tatis.

RANGERS: Promoted Jon Daniels to director of baseball operations. Agreed to terms with P Erik Sabel and P Billy Sylvester on minor-league contracts.

REDS: Named Dan O'Brien general manager.

RED SOX: Declined to exercise 2004 option on manager Grady Little.

YANKEES: Added P Sam Marsonek to 40-man roster. Released IF Luis Sojo.


BUCKS: Signed G Desmond Mason to three-year contract. Placed C Joel Przybilla on injured list.

BULLS: Placed G Jay Williams, G Kirk Hinrich and F Linton Johnson on injured list.

CAVALIERS: Placed F Ira Newble, C Bruno Sundov and G DaJuan Wagner on injured list.

CELTICS: Exercised 2004-05 option on F Kedrick Brown. Placed F Brandon Hunter, F Kendrick Perkins and F Chris Mills on injured list.

CLIPPERS: Placed G-F Glen Rice, F-C Olden Polynice and C Josh Moore on injured list.

GRIZZLIES: Waived G Michael Dickerson. Placed G Dahntay Jones, F Ryan Humphrey and F Theron Smith on injured list.

HAWKS: Waived F Randy Holcomb. Placed G Terrell Brandon, Dan Dickau and F-C Obinna Ekezie (Maryland) on injured list.

HEAT: Placed F Caron Butler and F Rasual Butler on injured list. Waived F-C Cherokee Parks and F Sean Lampley.

HORNETS: Placed F Jamal Mashburn, G Courtney Alexander and C James Lang on injured reserve list.

KINGS: Placed F Chris Webber and F Lawrence Funderburke on injured list.

KNICKS: Waived C Travis Knight and G Matt Carroll. Placed F Antonio McDyess, F Marciej Lampe and C Slavko Vranes on injured list.

MAGIC: Placed G Keith Bogans, F Pat Garrity and F Grant Hill on injured list.

MAVERICKS: Placed G Tariq Abdul-Wahad and G Jon Stefansson on injured reserve list.

NETS: Exercised options for 2004-05 season on contracts of F Richard Jefferson and C Jason Collins. Placed G Lucious Harris, G Tamar Slay and F Damone Brown on injured list.

NUGGETS: Waived G Junior Harrington and G Vincent Yarbrough. Placed F Mark Pope, G Jeff Trepagnier and C Chris Marcus on injured list.

PACERS: Placed F Jonathan Bender, G Jamison Brewer and F James Jones on injured list.

ROCKETS: Placed F Eddie Griffin on suspended list. Placed F Ben Davis, G Adrian Griffin and G Eric Piatkowski on injured list.

RAPTORS: Waived C Hakeem Olajuwon and C Stanley Roberts. Placed F Michael Bradley, G Rick Brunson and C Eric Montross on injured list.

76ERS: Placed G Greg Buckner, C Todd MacCulloch and F Monty Williams on injured list.

SPURS: Placed G Alex Garcia, G Devin Brown and F Sean Marks on injured list.

SUNS: Placed F Robert Archibald and C Scott Williams on injured list.

TIMBERWOLVES: Placed G Troy Hudson on injured list.

WARRIORS: Waived F Zendon Hamilton and F George McCloud. Placed C Evan Eschmeyer, F Troy Murphy and G Pepe Sanchez on injured list.

WIZARDS: Waived G Adam Harrington. Placed G-F Jerry Stackhouse and Mitchell Butler on injured list.


GOUCHER: Capital Athletic Conference named Tom Turner male Runner of the Week and Emily Hunter female Runner of the Week in cross country.

MARYLAND: Atlantic Coast Conference named sophomore Jackie Ciconte field hockey Player of the Week.

NAVY: Patriot League named junior H Ashley Van Hartesvelt volleyball Player of the Week.

TOWSON: Named Barry Barnum associate athletic director for external affairs. Colonial Athletic Association named junior H Sarah Miller volleyball Player of the Week. Patriot League named junior S P.D. Moore football Defensive Player of the Week.

NORTH TEXAS: Announced that G Mark Wilson has left men's basketball team.

SALISBURY: Atlantic Central Football Conference named junior LB Brad DeHaven Defensive Player of the Week.

UMBC: America East Conference named F Christy Sikorski women's soccer Rookie of the Week.

VILLANOVA: Named Fred Hill men's associate head basketball coach.


EAGLES: Placed G Jermane Mayberry on IR. Signed G Kevin Dogins.


AVALANCHE: Recalled D D.J. Smith from AHL Hershey.

BLUE JACKETS: Recalled D Sean Connolly from ECHL Dayton.

BLUES: Acquired LW Erkki Rajamaki from Lightning for eighth-round 2004 draft pick.

CANUCKS: Signed RW Todd Bertuzzi to four-year contract.

FLYERS: Activated LW John LeClair. Assigned RW Mike Peluso to AHL Philadelphia. Recalled D Chris Therien from Philadelphia.

PREDATORS: Recalled LW Scottie Upshall from AHL Milwaukee.

RED WINGS: Recalled G Curtis Joseph and F Jiri Hudler from AHL Grand Rapids.


MISL: Named Force's Jim Larkin Goalkeeper of the Week, Sidekick's Nick Stavrou Defensive Player of the Week and Steamers' Daryl Doran Offensive Player of the Week.

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