For The Record

July 23, 2005



MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Suspended minor league IF Deivi Mendez amd minor league 1B Randy Ruiz 30 games for violation of Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

CARDINALS: Placed 3B Scott Rolen on 15-day DL with inflamed rotator cuff. Recalled IF Scott Seabol from Triple-A Memphis.

GIANTS: Activated 3B Edgardo Alfonzo from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Adam Shabala to Triple-A Fresno.

MARLINS: Activated P Ismael Valdez from 15-day DL. Optioned P Scott Olsen to Triple-A Carolina.

PIRATES: Recalled 1B Brad Eldred from Triple-A Indianapolis. Optioned IF Bobby Hill to Indianapolis.

TIGERS: Acquired IF John McDonald from Blue Jays for player to be named. Placed IF Placido Polanco on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 12. Recalled OF Curtis Granderson from Triple-A Toledo. Designated P Doug Creek for assignment. Transferred P Troy Percival from 15- to the 60-day DL. WHITE SOX: Placed DH Frank Thomas on 15-day DL, retroactive to Thursday, with inflammation in left foot. Recalled 1B Ross Gload from Triple-A Charlotte.


NETS: Signed F Antoine Wright to multi-year contract.


CALIFORNIA STATE: Announced resignation of former Maryland athletic director Richard Dull as athletic director, effective Aug. 1. Named Janet Lucas interim athletic director.

LIBERTY: Dismissed C Elijah Miller from men's basketball team for violating academic policies.

PITTSBURGH: PG Carl Krauser announced that he will return for his senior season.


BEARS: Agreed with FB Marc Edwards on one-year contract.

BRONCOS: Signed CB Domonique Foxworth (Maryland, Western Tech).

CHARGERS: Agreed with RB Darren Sproles on four-year contract.

CHIEFS: Signed former Ravens WR Derrick Alexander and announced his retirement.

DOLPHINS: Signed CB Travis Daniels and DT Manuel Wright to four-year contracts. Signed DE David Bowens to one-year contract extension through 2006.

49ERS: Signed WR Marcus Maxwell to three-year contract.

JETS: Signed WR Harry Williams Jr.

PACKERS: Signed WR Craig Bragg.

PATRIOTS: Signed CB Ellis Hobbs. Released RB DeCori Birmingham.

RAMS: Signed TE Jerome Collins to three-year contract.

STEELERS: Signed DE Shaun Nua to multi-year contract.

VIKINGS: Signed WR Siaha Burley and RB Adimchinobe Echemandu.


PRIDE (MLL): M Graham Gill (navy) was named MLL Rookie of Week.

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