May 13, 2004



ATHLETICS: Traded 2B Frank Menechino to Blue Jays for future considerations.

BLUE JAYS: Placed SS Chris Woodward on 15-day DL with left hamstring pull.

BRAVES: Announced that OF Damon Hollins cleared waivers and accepted assignment to Triple-A Richmond.

BREWERS: Signed OF Joel Rivera.

CUBS: Agreed to terms with SS Rey Ordonez on minor league contract.

PADRES: Placed P Antonio Osuna on 15-day DL with strained right groin. Purchased contract of P Brandon Puffer from Triple-A Portland.

RANGERS: Placed P Doug Brocail on 15-day DL after an appendectomy. Recalled P Frank Francisco from Double-A Frisco.

RED SOX: Recalled P Jamie Brown from Triple-A Pawtucket.

TIGERS: Placed 2B Fernando Vina on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of IF Jason Smith from Triple-A Toledo. Transferred P Lino Urdaneta to 60-day DL.

TWINS: Placed 3B Corey Koskie on 15-day DL with strained sternum. Activated P Grant Balfour.


NBA: Fined Pistons coach Larry Brown $7,500 for criticizing officials after Game 3 of Eastern Conference semifinal series with Nets.

SUNS: Extended contract of coach Mike D'Antoni through 2006-07.


CUNY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE: Announced New Jersey City University and CCNY will join CUNY baseball league for 2005.

ANNE ARUNDEL CC: Named Henry Downs men's basketball coach.

DELAWARE: Denise Wescott announced resignation as women's lacrosse coach.

INDIANA: Announced resignation of men's assistant basketball coach Ben McDonald.

LA SALLE: Named Bill Dooley assistant men's basketball coach.

SAINT LOUIS: Announced resignation of AD Doug Woolard to become AD at University of South Florida.

VERMONT: Announced transfer of Rhode Island C Chris Holm.


PACKERS: Signed DE Jadae McGuire. Released WR Chris Shreve.

RAMS: Signed TE Britt Lively.

REDSKINS: Re-signed S Ifeanyi Ohalete.


MIGHTY DUCKS: Agreed to terms with F Dustin Penner.


U.S.: Named Diana Taurasi and Swin Cash to women's basketball team.

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