For The Record


September 07, 2004



ANGELS: Recalled IF Dallas McPherson and P Matt Hensley from Triple-A Salt Lake.

ASTROS: Purchased contract of OF Willy Taveras from Double-A Round Rock. Designated P Jared Fernandez for assignment. Recalled P Brandon Duckworth and P Tim Redding.

BREWERS: Purchased contract of P Ben Ford from Triple-A Indianapolis.

CUBS: Recalled OF Jason Dubois, P Sergio Mitre, OF Calvin Murray and P Michael Wuertz from Triple-A Iowa. Activated C Mike DiFelice from 15-day DL. Transferred P Joe Borowski from 15-day to 60-day DL.

DEVIL RAYS: Activated P Doug Waechter from 15-day DL.

MARINERS: Transferred P Eddie Guardado and P Joel Piniero from 15-day to 60-day DL. Recalled IF Greg Dobbs from Triple-A Tacoma and P Aaron Taylor from Double-A San Antonio. Purchased contracts of IF Mickey Lopez and OF Jeremy Reed from Tacoma.

ORIOLES: Recalled OF Darnell McDonald, P Rick Bauer and P Matt Riley from Triple-A Ottawa. Purchased contract of P Aaron Rakers from Ottawa. Transferred IF-OF Jerry Hairston to 60-day DL.

PADRES: Recalled OF Xavier Nady and P Justin Germano from Triple-A Portland. Sent P Dennis Tankersley and OF Freddy Guzman to Portland.

REDS: Announced that club will exercise 2005 option on manager Dave Miley. Invited hitting coach Chris Chambliss, pitching coach Don Gullett, bench coach Jerry Narron, bullpen coach Tom Hume, first base coach Randy Whisler, third base coach Mark Berry and bullpen catcher Mike Stefanski to return. Designated 3B Brandon Larson for assignment.

ROYALS: Called up former Orioles P Denny Bautista and P Mike MacDougal from Double-A Wichita. Called up P Chris George and C Paul Phillips from Triple-A Omaha.


AIR FORCE: Resinstated LB Overton Spence to football team after he was acquitted of charges of possession and use of a steroid.

JUNIATA: Commonwealth Conference named middle hitter Stephanie Kines volleyball Player of the Week.


NFL: Suspended Broncos WR Adrian Madise four games for using anabolic steroids in violation of league's substance-abuse policy. Suspended Cardinals DT Wendell Bryant four games for violating league's substance-abuse policy.

BEARS: Signed DB Alfonso Marshall OL Bryan Anderson, DE Shurron Pierson, TE Mike Pinkard and DE Cliff Washburn to practice squad.

BENGALS: Claimed CB Rashad Bauman off waivers from Redskins. Signed LB Larry Stevens, LB Allen Augustin, WR Jamall Broussard, WR Cliff Russell, T Pete Lougheed and DE Greg Scott to practice squad. Waived WR Maurice Mann.

BILLS: Signed OL Jasen Esposito, WR Drew Haddad, WR Jonathan Smith, TE Jason Peters, DT Jason Peters, LB Darryl Towns and QB Greg Zolman to practice squad.

BRONCOS: Signed RB Cecil Sapp, QB Bradlee Van Pelt, WR Romar Crenshaw, DT Nick Eason, LB Louis Green, DE Bryant McNeal and C-G Josh Sewell to practice squad.

BROWNS: Signed DL Felipe Claybrooks, OL Lewis Dawson, WR Frisman Jackson, WR C.J. Jones, FB Corey McIntyre, DB Ricky Sharpe and LB Mason Unck to practice squad.

CARDINALS: Claimed T Jeremy Bridges off waivers from Eagles. Claimed DT Eddie Freeman off waivers from Chiefs. Claimed CB Derek Ross off waivers from Vikings. Released C-G Frank Garcia and former Ravens G Everett Lindsay. Signed QB Chris Lewis, WR Lawrence Hamilton, LB Isaac Keys, S Adrian Mays, FB Joshua Tree, DE Antonio Smith and OL Rolando Cantu to practice squad.

CHARGERS: Signed S Robb Butler, CB Jonathan Cox, CB Jerrell Pippens, TE Brock Edwards, WR Malcom Floyd, T Carlos Joseph and DE Robert Pollard to practice squad.

CHIEFS: Signed G Darnell Alford, WR John Booth, WR Chris Horn, WR Jeris McIntyre, TE Aaron Golliday, LB Rich Scanlon and DT Montique Sharpe to practice squad.

COLTS: Waived G Steve Sciullo. Claimed G Ryan Lilja off waivers from Chiefs. Waived DE Durrand Roundtree, WR Skyler Fulton and RB Ran Carthon. Placed Ben Utecht on physically-unable-to-perform list.

COWBOYS: Claimed G Ben Noll off waivers from Rams. Released TE Sean Ryan.

DOLPHINS: Signed KR Lamont Brightful off waivers from Ravens. Signed FB Jamar Martin off waivers from Cowboys. Waived DT Tony Brown. Terminated contract of CB Jimmy Wyrick. Signed WR Ronald Bellamy, WR J.R. Tolver, DE Ronald Flemons, CB Eric Joyce, T Tony Pape, RB Fred Russell and S Quintin Williams to practice squad.

EAGLES: Signed QB Andy Hall, WR Justin Jenkins, FB Josh Parry, T Drew Strojny, G Branden Hall, TE Nate Lawrie, LB Mike Labinjo and LB Greg Richmond to practice squad.

FALCONS: Claimed TE Dwayne Blakely, DT Cleveland Pinkney, TE Darnell Sanders off waivers. Released RB James Fenderson, TE Justin Swift, DE Joe Tafoya. Signed DE Junior Glymph, LB Terrence Melton, WR Kendrick Mosley, T Jared Peck, T Steve Stewart, RB Quincy Wilson to practice squad.

49ERS: Signed DE Otis Leverette. Cut DL Chris Demaree.

GIANTS: Signed RB Mike Cloud. Claimed DT Kendrick Allen off waivers from Saints, T Marques Sullivan from Bills and WR Mark Jones from Buccaneers. Waived OT Ian Allen, WR Avion Black and DT Mario Monds.

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