May 09, 2004



BRAVES: Activated OF Chipper Jones from 15-day DL. Recalled IF Wilson Betemit from Triple-A Richmond. Optioned IF Mike Hessman to Richmond. Designated OF Damon Hollins for assignment.

DIAMONDBACKS: Recalled P Brian Bruney from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned IF Scott Hairston to Tucson.

GIANTS: Activated P Dustin Hermanson from 15-day DL.

METS: Named Tony Tijerina manager of short-season Single-A Brooklyn.

PHILLIES: Placed 2B Placido Polanco on 15-day DL with strained left quadriceps. Recalled IF Chase Utley from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.


UMBC: Received commitment from baseball player Brian Moran (Chapelgate Christian).

Horse racing

MARYLAND RACING COMMISSION: Cleared jockey Stewart Elliott to ride in Preakness on Saturday.


PRIDE (MLL): Acquired M Adam Doneger (Johns Hopkins), M Chris Malone and second-round pick in 2004 college draft from Rattlers for M A.J. Shannon and first- and third-round picks in 2004 collegiate draft.


TUNISIA: Withdrew bid for 2010 World Cup after FIFA rejected its proposal to co-host with Libya.

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