American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS-Placed LHP Arthur Rhodes on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jeremy Guthrie and OF Jason Dubois from Buffalo of the IL. Optioned Guthrie to Buffalo.

MINNESOTA TWINS-Placed INF Juan Castro on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Brent Abernathy from Rochester of the IL.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS-Placed OF Nick Swisher on the bereavement list. Recalled OF Matt Watson from Sacramento of the PCL.

SEATTLE MARINERS-Optioned RHP Jeff Harris to Tacoma of the PCL.

TEXAS RANGERS-Recalled RHP Juan Dominguez from Oklahoma of the PCL. Optioned LHP Erasmo Ramirez to Oklahoma.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS-Optioned C Koyie Hill and RHP Mike Koplove to Tucson of PCL. Activated RHP Russ Ortiz from the 15-day DL and RHP Brandon Lyon from the 60-day DL. Transferred LHP Shawn Estes from the 15- to the 60-day DL.

ATLANTA BRAVES-Optioned RHP Kyle Davies and LHP Macay McBride to Richmond of IL. Activated RHP John Thomson from the 60-day DL and LHP Mike Hampton from 15-day DL.

CHICAGO CUBS-Recalled RHP Todd Wellemeyer from Iowa of the PCL. Optioned LHP John Koronka to Iowa.

CINCINNATI REDS-Activated RHP Ben Weber from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Louisville of the IL.

FLORIDA MARLINS-Activated 1B Carlos Delgado from the 15-day DL. Designated LHP Valerio de los Santos for assignment.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS-Recalled OF Corey Hart, RHP Jose Capellan and RHP Kane Davis from Nashville of the PCL. Optioned INF-OF Trent Durrington to Nashville. Transferred 3B Jeff Cirillo from the 15- to the 60-day DL. Placed RHP Matt Wise, retroactive to Aug. 9, and RHP Julio Santana, retroactive to Aug. 10, on the 15-day DL.

SAN FRANCISCO-Activated LHP Kirk Rueter from the 15-day DL and designated him for assignment.

Can-Am League

ELMIRA PIONEERS-Agreed to terms with OF Amaury Marti.

GRAYS-Released RHP Mike Weckenham. Claimed RHP Mike Henry off waivers from Brockton.

NEW HAVEN COUNTY CUTTERS-Agreed to terms with LHP-OF Adam Nikolic.


National Basketball Association

MILWAUKEE BUCKS-Re-signed G Michael Redd to a six-year contract.

Women's National Basketball Association

NEW YORK LIBERTY-Placed C Ann Wauters on the injured list. Activated C Jennifer Smith from the injured list. FOOTBALL

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS-Signed QB Jeff Blake to a one-year contract.

GREEN BAY PACKERS-Released S Arturo Freeman. Activated CB Chris Johnson from the physically-unable-to-perform list.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS-Signed LB Jimmy McClain. Waived LB Jamar Enzor.



National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Re-signed RW Stephen Baby, C Kevin Doell and G Michael Garnett.

CALGARY FLAMES-Signed D Roman Hamrlik.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Signed LW Mike York and RW Trent Hunter to one-year contracts.


MONTANA STATE-Named Jorah Griffith assistant track & field coach.

WESTERN CONNECTICUT-Named Pablo Baez women's volleyball coach.