For The Record

July 23, 2004


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Suspended Cubs P Carlos Zambrano for five games and fined him undisclosed amount for intentionally hitting Cardinals' Jim Edmonds with pitch during game Monday. Suspended Cubs P LaTroy Hawkins for three games and fined him undisclosed amount for inappropriate actions and comments directed at umpire Tim Tschida during game Tuesday. Suspended Red Sox 1B David Ortiz and fined him undisclosed amount for inappropriate actions directed at umpires during game last Friday.

ASTROS: Acquired P Darren Oliver from Marlins for player to be named or cash considerations.

BLUE JAYS: Purchased contract of P Kevin Frederick from Triple-A Syracuse. Optioned P Bob File to Syracuse.

EXPOS: Activated P Zach Day from 15-day DL. Optioned P Scott Downs to Triple-A Edmonton.

INDIANS: Purchased contract of P Chad Durbin from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned P Jeriome Robertson to Buffalo.

REDS: Announced LHP Jesus Sanchez refused an assignment to the minors, making him a free agent.

RED SOX: Purchased contract of P Abe Alvarez from Double-A Portland. Designated P Jimmy Anderson for assignment. Purchased contract of IF Ricky Gutierrez from Triple-A Pawtucket. Optioned Alvarez to Portland. Transferred OF Ellis Burks to 60-day disabled list.

TIGERS: Recalled P Danny Patterson from 15-day DL. Optioned P Craig Dingman to Triple-A Toledo.

TWINS: Activated 1B Doug Mientkiewicz from 15-day DL. Optioned C Rob Bowen to Double-A New Britain.


HEAT: Signed free-agent G Keyon Dooling, who had been with Clippers.

PISTONS: Signed F-C Rasheed Wallace to five-year contract.

RAPTORS: Named Scott Howard director of international player personnel and Mike McCollow assistant director of player development and director of video scouting.


MID-EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE: Stripped Florida A&M of 11 conference titles, forfeiting its 2000 and 2001 football titles and regular-season conference titles in men's tennis (2000), men's indoor track (2002), women's indoor track (1998-2000), women's outdoor track (1998-2000) and volleyball (1999), for NCAA violations.

PATRIOT LEAGUE: Added women's rowing as varsity sport.

BRIDGEPORT: Promoted Analia Carcer to assistant director of athletics.

BUCKNELL: Named Dan Burt and Lauren Rigney women's assistant basketball coaches.

DUKE: Dismissed senior WR Lance Johnson for violating team policy.

HOOD: Craig Wachter has committed to play lacrosse and soccer.

NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Named Colleen Mullen director of women's basketball operations.

PENN STATE: Named Kevin Reynolds director of men's basketball operations.

TENNESSEE TECH: Named Saul Smith men's assistant basketball coach.


CHARGERS: Signed LB Shaun Phillips.

SAINTS: Agreed with FB Mike Karney on three-year contract.


AVALANCHE: Signed F Dan Hinote, F Brett McLean and F Andre Savage to one-year contracts.

BLACKHAWKS: Signed D Jassen Cullimore, who had been with Lightning, to three-year contract.

BLUE JACKETS: Announced D Darrel Scoville exercised his 2004-05 contract option to remain with the team.

COYOTES: Named Grant Fuhr goaltenders coach. HURRICANES: Re-signed RW Jesse Boulerice to a one-year contract.

ISLANDERS: Purchased AHL Bridgeport.

PREDATORS: Agreed to terms with Jerred Smithson, who had been with Kings, and C Cam Severson, who had been with Mighty Ducks.

RANGERES: Re-signed D Karel Rachunek, LW Lucas Lawson and D Jeff MacMillan.

RED WINGS: Re-signed LW Brendan Shanahan to one-year contract with player option for 2005-06.


FIRE (MLS): Announced M DaMarcus Beasley signed four-year contract with PSV Eindhoven of the Dutch First Division.

UNITED (MLS): Announced M Bobby Convey has agreed to contract terms with Reading Football Club in England.

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