December 09, 2003



BLUE JAYS: Signed former Orioles P Kerry Ligtenberg to two-year contract.

DEVIL RAYS: Assigned OF Matt Diaz outright to Triple-A Durham.

INDIANS: Claimed P Cliff Bartosh off waivers from Detroit.

METS: Agreed to terms with C Vance Wilson on one-year contract.

RANGERS: Claimed OF Jason Tyner off waivers from Devil Rays.

REDS: Named Bill Wood special assistant to the general manager. Announced contract of Ray Knight, coach, will not be renewed Agreed to terms with P Todd Van Poppel on minor league contract.

RED SOX: Claimed P Mark Malaska off waivers from Devil Rays.

ROCKIES: Agreed to terms with P Steve Reed on a one-year contract.

TIGERS: Assigned P Jorge Cordova and OF Andres Torres outright to Triple-A Toledo.

TWINS: Assigned P Willie Eyre outright to Triple-A Rochester. Re-signed OF Shannon Stewart to three-year contract.

WHITE SOX: Named Dave Wilder director of player development.

YANKEES: Re-signed OF/DH Ruben Sierra to one-year contract.


NBA: Announced the league will exercise its option to extend the collective bargaining agreement through 2004-05 season.

CAVALIERS: Activated C Bruno Sudov from injured list. Placed C DeSagana Diop (knee) on injured list.

HAWKS: Suspended G Stephen Jackson one game for conduct detrimental to team.

KINGS: Waived G Rodney Buford.

SUNS: Placed F Amare Stoudemire (ankle) on injured list. Activated C Cezary Trybanski.


CENTRAL FLORIDA: Named George O'Leary football coach.

HOFSTRA: Announced F Megan Scott has left women's basketball team for personal reasons.

IDAHO: Named Nick Holt football coach.

JAMES MADISON: Signed Mickey Matthews, football coach, to three-year contract extension.

NORTH CAROLINA: Reassigned defensive coordinator Dave Huxtable to linebackers coach. Announced former Navy coach Gary Tranquill, offensive coordinator, will return next year.


BRONCOS: Announced DT Daryl Gardener was deactivated for rest of season for non-football illness.

LIONS: Placed TE Bradford Banta (collarbone) and former Ravens S Corey Harris (hamstring) on IR.

TEXANS: Placed LB Charlie Clemons (ankle) on IR.

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