For The Record

April 03, 2005



ASTROS: Purchased contract of P Russ Springer from Triple-A Round Rock. Optioned C Humberto Quintero, P Ezequiel Astacio and P Mike Gallo to Round Rock.

ATHLETICS: Signed P Rich Harden to four-year contract. Purchased contract of P Huston Street from Triple-A Sacramento. Optioned P Seth Etherton to Sacramento. Placed P Chad Bradford on 15-day DL. Sent outright P Tim Harikkala to Sacramento. Assigned P Kirk Saarloos, P Britt Reames, OF Hiram Bocachica and OF Jermaine Clark to minor league camp.

BRAVES: Purchased contract of P Adam Bernero from Triple-A Richmond. Reassigned P Kevin Barry, P Matt Childers, P Buddy Hernandez, P Zach Miner, C J.C. Boscan, OF John Barnes and OF Esix Snead to minor league camp.

BREWERS: Purchased contracts of IF Jeff Cirillo, P Tommy Phelps and OF Chris Magruder from Triple-A Nashville. Assigned C Pat Borders, IF Trent Durrington and former Orioles P Rick Helling to minor league camp.

CUBS: Optioned OF David Kelton and P Sergio Mitre to Triple-A Iowa.

DEVIL RAYS: Released OF Dee Brown. Assigned IF Luis Ordaz to minor league camp. Designated P Bobby Seay for assignment. Placed C Kevin Cash, P Franklin Nunez and OF Rocco Baldelli on 15-day DL. Added OF Alex Sanchez and former Orioles OF Chris Singleton to 25-man roster.

GIANTS: Placed OF Barry Bonds on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of P Jeff Fassero from Triple-A Fresno. Optioned IF Lance Niekro, P Kevin Correia, P Jesse Foppert and P Scott Munter to Fresno.

INDIANS: Optioned IF Brandon Phillips to Triple-A Buffalo.

MARLINS: Placed P Tim Spooneybarger and P John Riedling on 15-day DL. Purchased contracts of P Brian Moehler and IF Lenny Harris from Triple-A Albuquerque. Reassigned IF Wilson Delgado and OF Mark Little to minor league camp.

METS: Traded P Matt Ginter to Tigers for P Steve Colyer. Purchased contracts of P Roberto Hernandez, P Manny Aybar and C Ramon Castro from Triple-A Norfolk.

ORIOLES: Optioned P Eric DuBose and IF-OF Ramon Nivar to Triple-A Ottawa. Placed P Kurt Ainsworth, P Jason Grimsley and OF Val Majewski on 15-day DL. Reassigned P Jay Witasick (C.M. Wright) and IF Enrique Wilson to minor league camp.

PADRES: Placed OF Dave Roberts on 15-day DL. Reassigned P Joe Dawley, P Brian Falkenborg, P Steve Sparks, C Michel Hernandez, former Orioles IF Jesse Garcia, IF Damian Jackson and OF Robert Fick to Triple-A Portland. Reassigned P Andy Ashby to Single-A Lake Elsinore.

PIRATES: Placed C Humberto Cota on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26. Purchased contract of C David Ross from Triple-A Nashville.

RED SOX: Purchased contract of 1B-OF David McCarty from Triple-A Pawtucket. Designated P Mark Malaska for assignment.

REDS: Placed P Josh Hancock, P Luke Hudson and IF Anderson Machado on 15-day DL, and P Jung Keun Bong and IF Ray Olmedo on 60-day DL. Reassigned former Orioles IF Luis Lopez to minor league camp. Purchased contracts of IF Rich Aurilia and IF-OF Jacob Cruz from Triple-A Louisville.

ROCKIES: Placed P Matthew Merricks and IF Desi Relaford on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 25.

TWINS: Purchased contract of P Terry Mulholland from Triple-A Rochester. Optioned OF Michael Ryan to Rochester.


TEXAS TECH: Signed football coach Mike Leach to one-year contract extension through 2009 season.

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