April 29, 2004



MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Suspended Marlins SS Alex Gonzalez and Phillies C Todd Pratt three games and fined them undisclosed amount for their part in altercation during Thursday's game. Fined Phillies 3B David Bell and Marlins P Carl Pavano undisclosed amount for aggressive actions during incident. Suspended Cubs P Kerry Wood five games and fined him undisclosed amount for inappropriate actions in April 17 game against Reds. Suspended Cubs manager Dusty Baker one game and fined him undisclosed amount for actions in April 16 game against Reds.

ANGELS: Placed OF Garret Anderson on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 22. Recalled IF Alfredo Amezaga from Triple-A Salt Lake.

ASTROS: Optioned P Ricky Stone to Triple-A New Orleans.

BRAVES: Placed C-OF Eli Marrero on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 25. Purchased contract of OF Damon Hollins from Triple-A Richmond. Transferred P Paul Byrd from 15-day DL to 60-day DL.

EXPOS: Placed P John Patterson on 15-day DL with right groin strain. Recalled P T.J. Tucker from Triple-A Edmonton.

GIANTS: Placed 2B Ray Durham on 15-day DL with left knee injury. Purchased contract of IF Brian Dallimore from Triple-A Fresno.

REDS: Placed OF Austin Kearns on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Jacob Cruz from Triple-A Louisville.


CAVALIERS: Announced contract of assistant coach Bob Donewald will not be renewed.


COPPIN STATE: Announced selections of C Eddie Wilson to All-MEAC first team and P Nathan Penrose, IF Justin Riggs, IF Nick Wenger and OF Teon Richburg to All-MEAC second team.

ILLINOIS: Announced basketball F Aaron Spears has decided to leave team and transfer to another school.

LOUISIANA STATE: Freshman F Brandon Bass declared himself eligible for NBA draft.

LOYOLA CHICAGO: Named Mark Lovelace assistant men's basketball coach.

MINNESOTA: Named Dwayne Chandler football strength and conditioning coach.

NAVY: Announced selection of A Ian Dingman, M Ben Bailey, M Graham Gill, FS Chris Pieczonka, D Mitch Hendler (Boys' Latin) and G Matt Russell to the all-Patriot League first team and A Joe Bossi, M Steve Looney, LSM Thomas Morris and D Jared Bosanko to all-league second team. Announced selection of Navy M Billy Looney Freshman of the Year and Richie Meade Coach of the Year.

RHODE ISLAND: Dismissed junior G Dustin Hellenga from men's basketball team for academic reasons.

SALISBURY: SU freshman Marcus Tines named Capital Athletic Conference men's track Rookie of Year. Jim Jones named co-men's Coach of the Year. Ruth Hedrick (Reisterstown, Franklin High) named women's Rookie of Year.

TOWSON: Announced selection of A Becky Trumbo (Liberty) as CAA Player of Week.

WIDENER: Named John Amendt defensive back coach, Chris Ostrowsky offensive coordinator and Brian Sheridan wide receivers coach.

XAVIER: Named Mike Bobinski associate VP for development.


BEARS: Signed DT Darrell Campbell.

BUCCANEERS: Released CB Tim Wansley, LB Altroy Bodrick and P Craig Jarrett. Signed LB Ian Gold.

FALCONS: Appointed Judge Glenda A. Hatchett to board of directors.

GIANTS: Released QB Kerry Collins.

JAGUARS: Signed Q Doug Johnson.

PACKERS: Re-signed QB Doug Pederson.

RAMS: Signed LB Kevin Worthy and LB Fred Miller.

STEELERS: Signed CB Chidi Iwuoma to three-year contract and NT Kendrick Clancy to one-year deal.

High schools

EDGEWOOD: Kate Weaver has committed to play soccer for Salisbury University.

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