For The Record

April 09, 2005



DEVIL RAYS: Placed former Orioles C Charles Johnson on restricted list, without pay. Called up C Tim Laker from Triple-A Durham.

GIANTS: Placed OF Moises Alou on 15-day DL with right calf strain. Recalled IF Lance Niekro from Triple-A Fresno.

METS: Placed OF Mike Cameron on 15-day DL with tendinitis in left wrist. Recalled Aaron Heilman from Triple-A Norfolk.

NATIONALS: Purchased contract of IF Carlos Baerga from Triple-A New Orleans.

PADRES: Placed IF-OF Eric Young on 60-day DL with dislocated right shoulder. Purchased contract of former Orioles Jesse Garcia from Triple-A Portland.

ROCKIES: Acquired P Bobby Seay from Devil Rays for OF Reggie Taylor.

TIGERS: Sent outright P Gary Knotts to Triple-A Toledo and placed him on the 15-day DL with sore right shoulder.


HORNETS: Placed G Speedy Claxton on injured list with strained right groin. Activated F-C Marciej Lampe from injured list.

MAGIC: Placed F Grant Hill on injured list with bruised shin. Signed F Mark Jones for remainder of season.

SUPERSONICS: Activated G Mateen Cleaves from injured list. Placed C Robert Swift on injured list with right knee tendinitis.

MYSTICS (WNBA): Re-signed F Murriel Page.


INDIANA: Named Sharon Versyp women's basketball coach.

LOUISIANA TECH: Named Chris Long women's basketball coach.

LOUISVILLE: Named Kevin Willard associate men's basketball coach.

MISSOURI: Announced sophomore basketball G Spencer Laurie is transferring at end of current academic year.

UNC-GREENSBORO: Named Mike Dement men's basketball coach.

PENN STATE: C E.Z. Smith was dismissed from team for his role in incident in which arrows were shot through a dormitory wall during a party. He will be off team at least until end of summer.

SAVANNAH STATE: Named Horace Brodnax men's basketball coach.

WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE: Named Rob Jeter men's basketball coach.


CHIEFS: Re-signed LB Scott Fujita to one-year contract. Signed T Thomas Barnett to two-year contract.

JETS: Signed C Charles Missant.

PACKERS: Waived WR Mike Marker.

STEELERS: Signed TE Matt Cushing and WR Lee Mays to one-year contracts.

High schools

EASTERN TECH: LB Eugene Theisen committed to play football at Frostburg State.


U.S. SOCCER: Named Greg Ryan coach and technical director of U.S. women's team.

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