March 30, 2004



ANGELS: Agreed to terms with P Yoshitaka Mizuo on one-year contract. Designated C Tom Gregorio for assignment. Reassigned C Wil Nieves to minor league camp.

ASTROS: Optioned P Jeriome Robertson and P Kirk Saarloos to Triple-A New Orleans. Reassigned IF Phil Hiatt and OF Ryan Thompson to minor league camp.

ATHLETICS: Optioned IF Graham Koonce to Triple-A Sacramento.

BLUE JAYS: Optioned former Orioles IF Howie Clark to Triple-A Syracuse.

DEVIL RAYS: Assigned P Bobby Seay outright to Triple-A Durham. Agreed with GM Chuck LaMar on two-year contract extension through 2006 season.

DODGERS: Acquired OF Jason Grabowski from Athletics for cash.

PADRES: Acquired OF Kerry Robinson from Cardinals for OF Brian Hunter. Released P Kevin Walker and C Tom Wilson. Assigned P Mike Bynum, P Edgar Huerta and P Bart Miadich to Triple-A Portland. Sent P Brian Sweeney outright to Portland.

PIRATES: Released P Mark Guthrie and OF Orlando Merced. Reassigned P Juan Acevedo, OF Andy Abad, former Orioles P Willis Roberts, IF Chris Truby and C Keith McDonald to Triple-A Nashville. Optioned P Mark Corey to Nashville.

RANGERS: Placed P Brian Shouse (rotator cuff) on 15-day DL.

REDS: Sent P Juan Cerros outright to Triple-A Louisville.

WHITE SOX: Optioned OF Joe Borchard and C Michael Rivera to Triple-A Charlotte. Reassigned IF Kelly Dransfledt and OF Jeremy Reed to minor league camp.

YANKEES: Optioned P Scott Proctor to Triple-A Columbus. Placed P Jon Lieber (groin), P Orlando Hernandez (shoulder) and 1B Travis Lee (shoulder) on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of P Donovan Osborne from Columbus. Reassigned OF Darren Bragg, IF Homer Bush, IF Felix Escalona and C Joe Girardi to Columbus.


FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL: Named Sergio Rouco men's basketball coach.

GEORGE WASHINGTON: M Laura Hostetler (River Hill) was named Atlantic 10 Conference women's lacrosse Rookie of the Week.

JOHNS HOPKINS: P Matt Righter was named Centennial Conference Pitcher of the Week.

MARYLAND: M Kelly Coppedge (St. Mary's) was named Atlantic Coast Conference women's lacrosse Player of the Week. G Tim McGinnis (Loyola) was named ACC men's lacrosse Player of the Week.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S: P Jamie Johnson was named Northeast Conference softball Rookie of the Week.

RICHMOND: A Polly Purcell (Mount Hebron) was named Atlantic 10 women's lacrosse Player of the Week.

TOWSON: G Mark DeGroat was named Colonial Athletic Association men's lacrosse Player of the Week. A Becky Trumbo was named CAA women's lacrosse co-Player of the Week.


NBA: Suspended Bulls F-C Tyson Chandler one game for throwing punch at Hawks F Michael Bradley in Saturday's game.

CAVALIERS: Signed G Mateen Cleaves to 10-day contract.


BILLS: Agreed to terms with DT Oliver Gibson on two-year contract.

BEARS: Acquired FB Bryan Johnson from Redskins for undisclosed draft pick.

PACKERS: Re-signed DL Larry Smith. Signed P Nathan Chapman.

DOLPHINS: Signed former Ravens TE John Jones to two-year contract.


DEVILS: Signed C Zach Parise, their first-round pick in 2003 draft.

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