For The Record

March 27, 2004



ANGELS: Reassigned P Derrick Turnbow to their minor league camp.

ASTROS: Released P Dave Veres.

ATHLETICS: Assigned OF Nick Swisher to minor league camp.

CUBS: Assigned OF Trenidad Hubbard, C Casey Kopitzke, former Orioles C Fernando Lunar, OF Calvin Murray, IF Bill Selby and P Jamey Wright to their minor league camp.

DODGERS: Optioned OF Chin-Feng Chen to Triple-A Las Vegas. Assigned P Agustin Montero, IF Eric Riggs, IF Jose Flores, IF Luis Garcia, C Ryan Kellner and P Masao Kida to their minor league camp.

EXPOS: Optioned OF Valentino Pascucci and P Seung Song to Triple-A Edmonton. Assigned P Jeff Farnsworth and F Julius Matos to their minor league camp.

INDIANS: Acquired IF Brent Abernathy from Tigers for cash.

MARINERS: Optioned CF Jamal Strong and IF Luis Ugueto to Triple-A Tacoma. Reassigned 1B Bucky Jacobsen and C Luis Oliveros to their minor league camp.

MARLINS: Released OF Armando Rios. Optioned P Mike Neu to Triple-A Albuquerque. Assigned P Scott Sanders, P Toby Borland, IF Jason Wood and C Ryan Jorgensen to minor league camp.

REDS: Traded P Chris Reitsma to Braves for P Jung Keun Bong and P Bubba Nelson.

TIGERS: Agreed with P Ugueth Urbina on one-year contract.

TWINS: Assigned 1B Justin Mourneau, IF Augie Ojeda and OF Michael Restovich to Triple-A Rochester. Sent P Adam Johnson outright to Rochester.


ROCKETS: Activated G Mike Wilks from injured list. Placed G/F Adrian Griffin on injured list with right knee injury.

TRAIL BLAZERS: Signed F Desmond Ferguson to 10-day contract. Placed G Omar Cook on injured list.


NCAA: Granted extra year of eligibility to football K Katie Hnida, who transferred from Colorado to New Mexico.

AMERICAN: Announced resignation of women's basketball coach Shann Hart.

MIAMI: Fired men's basketball coach Perry Clark.

NAVY: Named Billy Lange men's basketball coach.

SMU: Named Jimmy Tubbs men's basketball coach.

WEST VIRGINIA: Announced basketball G Tyler Relph and F Jerrah Young will transfer at end of academic year.


BENGALS: Agreed with GBobbie Williams, who had been with Eagles, on three-year contract.

BRONCOS: Signed free-agent T Cornell Green, who had been with Buccaneers.

CARDINALS: Signed LB Rodney Thomas. Re-signed DB Jason Goss and BD Justin Lucas. Released FB J.P. Comella.

49ERS: Signed WR Brian Poli-Dixon.

JAGUARS: Signed OT Ephraim Salaam.

PACKERS: Signed DB Michael Hawthorne. Waived LB Ralph Turner.

RAMS: Signed DE Sean Moran. Released RB Gus Jacobs

REDSKINS: Signed WR Kevin Swayne.

TEXANS: Signed LB Shantee Orr.

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