July 18, 2004



ATHLETICS: Acquired P Adam Pettyjohn from Giants for cash; assigned him to Triple-A Sacramento.

DEVIL RAYS: Designated 1B-DH Fred McGriff for assignment. Optioned IF Damian Rolls to Triple-A Durham. Recalled OF Joey Gathright and IF Jorge Cantu from Durham.

DODGERS: Activated P Odalis Perez from 15-day DL. Placed P Edwin Jackson on 15-day DL with strained right forearm.

ROYALS: Activated OF Aaron Guiel from 15-day DL; optioned him to Double-A Wichita.


HORNETS: Agreed with C Chris Andersen on two-year contract.


USA CYCLING: Announced that Mary McConneloug filed appeal to challenge nomination of Sue Haywood to Olympic women's mountain bike roster.


RCA CHAMPIONSHIPS: Announced that Andre Agassi withdrew from this week's RCA Championships to prepare for U.S. Open.

Track and field

U.S. ANTI-DOPING AGENCY: Suspended middle-distance runner Regina Jacobs four years for testing positive for banned anabolic steroid.

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