Source:APZFile:z6861Keyword:%BC-TransactionsDated:18:56 21-03-2003Processed at:18:56 21-Mar-03BC-Transactions,0679Friday's Sports Transactions

Major League Baseball

Boston Red Sox -- Assigned INF Earl Snyder, 1B Julio Zuleta and OF Lou Collier to their minor league camp.

Cincinnati Reds -- Released RHP Luis Pineda. Returned RHP Blake Williams to the St. Louis Cardinals for cash.

Cleveland Indians -- Optioned OF Coco Crisp to AAA Buffalo. Sent RHP Jerrod Riggan outright to Buffalo. Assigned INF Greg LaRocca, RHP Jason Boyd, RHP Dave Elder, RHP Jason Phillips, OF Wendell Magee and OF Chris Magruder to their minor league camp. Released RHP Mike Thurman.

Florida Marlins -- Assigned RHP Mike Judd, RHP Doug Bochtler, C Paul Hoover and OF Chris Wakeland to their minor league camp.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Assigned LHP Troy Brohawn to their minor league camp.

Montreal Expos -- Optioned OF Peter Bergeron and 3B Scott Hodges to AAA Edmonton. Assigned INF Tony Medrano to their minor league camp.

New York Yankees -- Optioned OF Ryan McGuire to AAA Columbus.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Released RHP Rolando Arrojo. Optioned C Humberto Cota and RHP Duaner Sanchez to AAA Nashville. Assigned RHP Nelson Figueroa to their minor league camp.

San Diego Padres -- Agreed to terms with OF Mark Quinn on a minor league contract.

Texas Rangers -- Assigned LHP Ron Mahay to their minor league camp.


Boston Celtics -- Activated F Mark Bryant from the injured list. Placed C Bruno Sundov on the injured list.

Denver Nuggets -- Placed G/F Vincent Yarbrough on the injured list.


Buffalo Bills -- Signed S Izell Reese.

Jacksonville Jaguars -- Waived CB Robert Bean, OL Aaron Koch and OL Derrick Chambers.

New York Jets -- Signed PK Doug Brien.