Source:APZFile:z9325Keyword:BC-TransactionsDated:22:08 04-04-2003Processed at:22:08 04-Apr-03BC-Transactions, 1st Ld-Writethru,0505Eds: UPDATES.Friday's Sports Transactions
Major League Baseball
Baltimore Orioles -- Released RHP Luis Rivera.
Cleveland Indians -- Placed RHP Jason Bere on the 15-day disabled list, retoractive to March 27. Recalled RHP Chad Paronto from AAA Buffalo..
Kansas City Royals -- Claimed 2B Brent Abernathy off waivers from Tampa Bay and optioned him to AAA Omaha of the PCL.
Tampa Bay -- Announced OF Jason Tyner has cleared waivers and was sent outright to AAA Durham.
Arizona Diamondbacks -- Transferred RHP Bret Prinz from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list. Optioned C Robby Hammock to AAA Tucson. Called up RHP Scott Service from Tucson. Released LHP Greg Swindell.
St. Louis Rams -- Re-signed G Andy McCollum. Agreed to terms with TE Cameron Cleeland, WR Michael Coleman, and WR Dedrick Dewalt.
San Diego Chargers -- Signed FB Joey Goodspeed, WR Dondre Gilliam, WR Eric Parker, WR Tim Baker, and QB Cleo Lemon.
Seattle Seahawks -- Agreed to terms with DE Chike Okeafor.
Atlanta Thrashers -- Assigned D Kurtis Foster to Chicago of the AHL.
New York Rangers -- Agreed to terms with F Lucas Lawson and assigned him to Harford of the American Hockey League.
San Jose Sharks -- Signed D Tom Preissing and C Craig Valette.
Vancouver Canucks -- Assigned C Brandon Reid to Manitoba of the AHL.
Case Western Reserve -- Named Mike Pilger men's soccer coach.
Louisiana-Monroe -- Announced the resignation of Mike Collins football coach.
Marshall -- Announced junior basketball G Ronald Blackshear will make himself available for the NBA draft.
Mississippi -- Announced basketball G Trey Pearson is transferring.
Mississippi College -- Named Ronnie Gray defensive coordinator and Ryan Thomas defensive backs coach.
Wright State -- Named Paul Biancardi men's basketball coach.