Cincinnati Reds -- Activated P Jose Rijo (5-3, 3.56 ERA) from the 21-day DL (strained muscle, right shoulder); optioned P Chris Hammond to Class AAA Nashville.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- IFs Alfredo Griffin and Juan Samuel spent Friday night in jail and face assault charges after a fight with a bartender at a Pittsburgh nightclub. Griffin was treated at a nearby hospital for a cut near his left eye; he stayed at the Dodgers' hotel and was not in the lineup for their game last night against the Pirates. Samuel, apparently unhurt, started.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Batting coach Don Baylor talked with GM Dal Maxvill about the Cardinals' vacant manager's job.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Placed C Steve Lake (.250) on the 15-day DL (sprained finger, right hand); called up C Tom Nieto (.223) from AAA Scranton-Wilkes-Barre.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Activated OF Glenallen Hill from DL; waived IF Tom Lawless.


Junior Pan Am Games -- Sadie Tucker, 12, of Wheaton placed fourth in the preliminary all-around gymnastics competition in Tallahassee, Fla., helping the United States to a third-place finish. The finals are today.

FOOTBALL Seattle Seahawks -- Signed QB Rusty Hilger, a four-year NFL veteran.