For The Record

July 09, 2005


Auto racing

ROUSH RACING: Signed Jamie McMurray to multiyear contract to drive NASCAR Nextel Cup series No. 6 Ford Taurus beginning in 2007.


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Suspended Indians P Rafael Betancourt 10 days for violating baseball's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

BRAVES: Recalled IF Andy Marte from Triple-A Richmond. Optioned P Jorge Vasquez to Richmond.

DODGERS: Activated OF Ricky Ledee from 15-day DL. Placed P Kelly Wunsch on 15-day DL with a sprained right ankle.

MARLINS: Placed P Josh Beckett on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Wednesday, with left oblique strain. Recalled P Randy Messenger from Triple-A Albuquerque.

YANKEES: Purchased contract of P Darrell May from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned OF Bubba Crosby to Columbus. Transferred IF Rey Sanchez to 60-day DL.


BUCKS: Named Terry Stotts coach.


LSU: Signed Pokey Chatman, women's basketball coach, to four-year contract.


BROWNS: Signed DB Antonio Perkins and DL Andrew Hoffman to four-year contracts.


RED WINGS: Announced Dave Lewis, coach, will not return for 2005-06 season.

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