August 03, 2004



EXPOS: Placed P Zach Day on 15-day DL with right middle finger fracture. Activated P Joey Eischen.

MARLINS: Placed former Orioles P Armando Benitez on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 23, with right elbow inflammation.

MARINERS: Placed P Eddie Guardado on 15-day DL. Recalled P Matt Thornton from Triple-A Tacoma.

PIRATES: Assigned C J.R. House and P Mark Corey to Triple-A Nashville. Recalled P Dave Williams from Nashville. Activated C Humberto Cota from 15-day DL. Recalled P Mike Johnson from minor league rehab assignment with Nashville and optioned him to Nashville.

RANGERS: Optioned P Erasmo Ramirez to Triple-A Oklahoma. Transferred P Jay Powell from 15- to 60-day DL.

RED SOX: Placed IF Mark Bellhorn on 15-day DL. Added OF Dave Roberts to 25-man roster.


MAGIC: Signed free-agent F Stacey Augmon, who had been with Hornets.


LOYOLA: Named alumnus Mike Nelson assistant men's soccer coach.

MIAMI: Reinstated CB Antrel Rolle from suspension. Announced it will release RB Bobby Washington from scholarship.

NAVY: Patrick Rollo elected captain of men's water polo team.

SAINT JOSEPH'S: Named Mike Rice men's assistant basketball coach.

UCLA: Announced sophomore WR Idris Moss was dismissed from football team for violations of athletic department policy.

UMBC: F Derek McElligott (Greater Grace Christian Academy) named third-team preseason All- America by College Soccer News.


BROWNS: Named Paul Warfield scout and career planning consultant.

CARDINALS: Agreed with WR Larry Fitzgerald, first-round pick in draft, on six-year contract. Released C Pete Kendall.

CHARGERS: Signed DE Igor Olshansky.

49ERS: Waived DT Matt Mitrione.

GIANTS: Waived RB Antwoine Womack and RB Jermaine Jones. Signed RB Derrick Knight and RB Chris Douglas.

PACKERS: Signed CB Ahmad Carroll, first-round pick in draft. Placed CB Chris Johnson and DE Eric Powell on physically-unable-to-perform list.

PATRIOTS: Released T Jack Fadule. Placed DL Rodney Bailey on IR.

RAMS: Signed T Greg Randall to one-year contract. Released K Dillon Pieffer.

TEXANS: Signed TE John Frieser to one-year contract.

VIKINGS: Signed LB Dontarrious Thomas.

High schools

OAKLAND MILLS: Named Mike Libber boys soccer coach.

PARKVILLE: Named Troy Stevenson athletic director, replacing Ted Bell, hired as AD at Fox Chapel High in Pittsburgh.


CAPITALS: Signed D Jeff Paul.

COYOTES: Signed LW Ladislav Nagy to two-year contract.

FLYERS: Announced that RW Simon Gagne and RW Branko Radivojevic have accepted one-year qualifying offers.

ISLANDERS: Re-signed F Mark Parrish to one-year contract.

RED WINGS: Re-signed D Jiri Fischer to three-year contract.

SHARKS: Re-signed coach Ron Wilson to multiyear contract. Re-signed assistant coaches Tim Hunter and Rob Zettler.

THRASHERS: Agreed to terms with C Marc Savard, D Tomas Kloucek, C Derek MacKenzie, D Kyle Rossiter, D Luke Sellars and F Brian Maloney.

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