For The Record

April 05, 2004



ATHLETICS: Agreed to terms with former Orioles IF Mark McLemore on one-year contract and placed him on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 20, with right knee injury. Optioned P Rich Harden to Triple-A Sacramento. Assigned P Britt Reames, P Steve Woodard and C Mike Rose to minor league camp. Placed IF Mark Ellis and IF Frank Menechino on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26.

CARDINALS: Sent 2B Bo Hart, OF Emil Brown, P Alan Benes and P Doug Creek to Triple-A Memphis.

DODGERS: Acquired OF Milton Bradley from Indians for OF Franklin Gutierrez and player to be named. Placed P Brian Falkenborg on 15-day DL. Optioned IF Joe Thurston to Triple-A Las Vegas. Designated OF Wilkin Ruan for assignment.

METS: Placed 2B Jose Reyes on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26, with injured right hamstring. Purchased contracts of former Orioles P Scott Erickson and OF Shane Spencer from Triple-A Norfolk. Transferred P Scott Strickland from 15-day to 60-day DL. Designated P Jason Anderson and C Chris Widger for assignment.

ROCKIES: Placed P Denny Neagle (Arundel) on 60-day DL to continue rehabilitation after left elbow surgery. Placed P Adam Bernero on 60-day DL with impingement of right shoulder. Placed RF Larry Walker on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26, with strained left groin. Optioned OF Matt Holliday to Triple-A Colorado. Assigned P Tim Harikkala, IF Andy Tracy, C Willie Morales and C Hector Ortiz to minor league camp. Designated OF Jorge Piedra, P Justin Huisman and P Cory Vance for assignment. Placed OF Cory Sullivan on waivers. Purchased contracts of OF Mark Sweeney, IF Royce Clayton, IF Denny Hocking, IF Kit Pellow, P Shawn Estes, P Jeff Fassero, P Vladimir Nunez and P Turk Wendell from Colorado Springs.


HORNETS: Signed G Maurice Carter for rest of season.

WIZARDS: Activated F Jarvis Hayes from injured list. Placed G Chris Whitney on injured list with right plantar fasciitis.


HURRICANES: Recalled D Brad Fast from AHL Lowell and RW Damian Surma from ECHL Florida.

PENGUINS: Recalled C Matt Hussey from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

THRASHERS: Assigned D Kyle Rossiter to AHL Chicago.

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