December 20, 2003



ANGELS: Agreed to terms with OF Jose Guillen on two-year contract.

BRAVES: Agreed to terms with P Antonio Alfonseca on one-year contract.

BREWERS: Agreed with IF Wes Helms on two-year contract. Sent P Matt Childers outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

CUBS: Acquired IF-OF Jose Macias from Expos for P Wilton Chavez. Agreed with Macias, C Paul Bako and IF Ramon Martinez on one-year contracts.

DEVIL RAYS: Agreed with IF Geoff Blum and P Rob Bell on one-year contracts.

DODGERS: Agreed to terms with IF-OF Luis Garcia, IF Olmedo Saenz, P Doug Nickle, P Tanyon Sturtze, P Brad Baisley and P Mark Johnson on minor league contracts.

EXPOS: Declined to offer 2004 contracts to P Orlando Hernandez, P Hector Almonte and P Britt Reames.

GIANTS: Agreed with P Scott Eyre on two-year contract and with P Brian Cooper, P Chris Gissell, P Matt Montgomery, P Adam Pettyjohn, P Kevin Pickford, P Ryler Walker, IF Brian Dallimore, IF Francisco Santos, OF Nathan Haynes and OF Robert Stratton on minor league contracts.

INDIANS: Agreed to terms with OF Adam Piatt, P Giovanni Carrara, P Mike Porzio, P Tim Young and OF Ernie Young on minor league contracts.

MARLINS: Agreed to terms with P Michael Tejera, OF Brian Banks and C Ramon Castro on one-year contracts.

METS: Agreed to terms with IF-OF Joe McEwing on two-year contract and OF Timo Perez on one-year contract.

ORIOLES: Agreed to terms with IF Eddy Garabito, IF Napoleon Calzado and P Chad Mottola on minor league contracts.

PHILLIES: Announced that P Kevin Millwood has accepted salary arbitration. Claimed P Victor Alvarez off waivers from Dodgers.

PIRATES: Agreed with P Joe Biemel on one-year contract.

REDS: Agreed with C Jason LaRue and IF D'Angelo Jimenez on one-year contracts.

TWINS: Agreed to terms with 2B Luis Rivas on one-year contract.

WHITE SOX: Agreed with OF Carlos Lee on two-year contract.

YANKEES: Declined to offer 2004 contracts to OF Karim Garcia and former Orioles OF David Dellucci. Agreed to terms with IF Miguel Cairo on one-year contract. Announced P Gabe White has accepted salary arbitration. Assigned P Eddi Canderlario outright to Triple-A Columbus.


CLIPPERS: Activated Eddie House from injured list and placed C Predrag Drobnjak on injured list with back spasms.

ROCKETS: Released F Eddie Griffin.

TRAIL BLAZERS: Placed F Travis Owtlaw on injured list. Signed F Kaniel Dickens.


DUKE: Named Jerry Azzinaro assistant football coach.

GEORGIA: Named Damon Evans athletic director.

JOHNS HOPKINS: DB Matt Campbell was named to AP Little All-America second team.

RHODE ISLAND: Announced women's basketball coach Boe Pearman (former assistant at Maryland) is taking a leave of absence for health reasons. Named Tom Garrick interim women's basketball coach.

ST. JOHN'S, N.Y.: Fired men's basketball coach Mike Jarvis. Named Kevin Clark men's basketball coach.

SALISBURY: LB Brad DeHaven was named to AP Little All-America third team.

SAN DIEGO: Named former Ravens QB Jim Harbaugh head coach of football team.

WILMINGTON (DEL.): Announced that Amy Waggoner (Kenwood) and Katelyn Gibas (Aberdeen) have committed to play soccer.


NFL: Fined Rams DE Grant Wistrom $5,000 for late hit on Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck in Dec. 14 game.

JAGUARS: Placed CB Jason Craft on injured reserve.

RAIDERS: Placed G Frank Middleton on injured reserve. Signed OL Joe Wong from practice squad.


SENATORS: Claimed D Wade Brookbank off waivers from Canucks.


BAYHAWKS: Selected following players in MLL supplemental draft: A Buggs Combs (Maryland), A Bobby Horsey (Loyola), A Nick Carlson, G Justin Susman, G John Horrigan (Towson University), D Danny Cocchi (Towson University), MF Josh Tankersley (Towson University), D Zack Burke (UMBC), Dan Marohl (UMBC), Jarred Testa, D Dave Daniecki, D John Ciliberto, D/MF Kevin Kaiser (Johns Hopkins), MF Chris Turner (Salisbury) and MF Bryan Cole (Mount St. Mary's).

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