May 08, 2004



CARDINALS: Placed P Mike Lincoln on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 4, with right elbow injury. Recalled P Kiko Calero from Triple-A Memphis.

CUBS: Purchased contract of IF Damian Jackson from Triple-A. Transferred P Mark Prior from 15-day DL to 60-day DL.

DODGERS: Placed OF Dave Roberts on 15-day DL with right hamstring injury. Recalled IF Joe Thurston from Triple-A Las Vegas.

GIANTS: Optioned P David Aardsma to Triple-A Fresno.

INDIANS: Activated P Jose Jimenez from 15-day DL. Optioned P Kazuhito Tadano to Triple-A Buffalo.

METS: Activated 3B Ty Wigginton from 15-day DL. Sent OF Jeff Duncan to Triple-A Norfolk.

PIRATES: Recalled OF Jason Bay from Triple-A Nashville; reinstated him from 15-day DL. Optioned IF Carlos Rivera to Nashville.

RANGERS: Announced 30-year agreement establishing Ameriquest Field in Arlington as new name for The Ballpark in Arlington.

ROYALS: Agreed with SS Angel Berroa on four-year, $11 million contract extension, through 2008.

WHITE SOX: Activated IF Jose Valentin from 15-day DL. Sent IF Kelly Dransfeldt outright to Triple-A Charlotte.


HAWKS: Fired coach Terry Stotts.

HORNETS: Fired coach Tim Floyd.

MONARCHS (WNBA): Waived G Constance Jinks and G Valerie King.


COLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: Announced that following men's lacrosse players received first-team honors: Delaware A Matt Alrich (Calvert Hall), Towson A Jonathan Engelke, Towson M Casey Cittadino, Towson M Ted Turnblacer (St. Mary's), Towson FS Ben DeFelice (Towson), Towson FS Adam Cummins. The second team included Delaware M Ryan Metzbower (St. Mary's), Towson M Drew Pfarr (St. Mary's) and Towson G Reed Sothoron. Named Towson's Ben DeFelice co-Player of the Year. Named Delaware's Alex Smith (Boys' Latin) and Towson's Jonathan Engelke co-Rookies of the Year. Named Towson's Tony Seaman Coach of the Year.

HOOD COLLEGE: Melanie Muscar was named Atlantic Women's Colleges Conference Most Outstanding Player for softball. Tamara Maggard (Patapsco) was named co-Newcomer of the Year. Julie Pallansch and Lisa Green were named to All-AWCC first team. Maggard and Karen Dudley (Lansdwne) were named to second team.

MARQUETTE: Announced that men's basketball G Karon Bradley will transfer to another school.

PEPPERDINE: Named Julie Rousseau women's basketball coach.

PORTLAND: Announced that junior men's basketball C Kevin Field has transferred from Oregon State.

PROVIDENCE: Announced that junior F Ryan Gomes has declared himself eligible for NBA draft.

ST. JOHN'S, N.Y.: Named Fred Quartlebaum and Jose Martin men's assistant basketball coaches.

VERMONT: Hired Katie Kruse (Maryland) as assistant women's soccer coach.


GIANTS: Signed QB Jared Lorenzen, RB Chris Douglas, RB Keylon Kincade, FB Edgar Cervantes, WR Chris Davis, WR Andrae Thurman, TE Beau Fullerton, DE Khaleed Vaughn, LB T.J. Hollowell, LB Levi Madarieta, LB Jim Maxwell, LB Lewis Moore, LB Robert Peace, CB Curtis DeLoatch, CB Dewitt Ellerbee, CB Charles Jones and P Mark Gould.

LIONS: Released WR James Williams and G Greg Walker. Signed WR Tim Van Zant.


AHL: Suspended Hamilton F Alexander Perezhogin through end of next season for two-handed, stick-swinging attack on Cleveland D Garrett Stafford and suspended Stafford for six games for swinging his stick at Perezhogin in game April 30.


MISL: Named Wave F Greg Howes Most Valuable Player.



Telecom Italia Masters

At Rome Singles, third round Carlos Moya (6), Spain, def. Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4. Andrei Pavel, Romania, def. David Sanchez, Spain, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5). Quarterfinals Albert Costa, Spain, def. Jiri Novak (12), Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-2. David Nalbandian (5), Argentina def. Vincent Spadea, United States, 6-4, 6-3. Mariano Zabaleta, Argentina, def. Nicolas Massu (8), Chile, 6-1, 7-5. Carlos Moya (6), Spain def. Andrei Pavel, Romania, 6-1, 6-2.


German Open

At Berlin Singles, quarterfinals Jennifer Capriati (6), United States, def. Anastasia Myskina (4), Russia, 6-3, 6-2. Amelie Mauresmo (2), France, def. Svetlana Kuznetsova (10), Russia, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-1. Venus Williams (3), United States, def. Paola Suarez (11), Argentina, 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-2. Karolina Sprem, Croatia, def. Fabiola Zuluaga, Colombia, 6-3, 6-3.

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