Source:APZFile:z0896Keyword:BC-TransactionsDated:18:13 11-04-2003Processed at:18:14 11-Apr-03BC-Transactions,0086Thursday's Sports Transactions

Major League Baseball

Arizona Diamondbacks -- Recalled RHP John Patterson from AAA Tucson. Sent RHP Scott Service outright to Tucson.

Atlanta Braves -- Optioned RHP Joe Dawley to AAA Richmond.

Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with RHP Joey Hamilton on a minor league contract.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Purchased the contract of LHP Kevin Ohme from AAA Memphis.

San Diego Padres -- Purchased the contract of RHP Matt Herges from AAA Portland. Transferred RHP Trevor Hoffman from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list.


Chicago Bulls -- Activated C Dalibor Bagaric from the injured list. Placed F-C Tyson Chandler on the injured list.

Minnesota Timberwolves -- Activated G Rod Strickland from the injured list. Placed G Igor Rakocevic on the injured list.


Detroit Lions -- Signed LB Earl Holmes to a three-year contract.

Green Bay Packers -- Signed WR-KR Gari Scott. Waived WR-KR Shawn Mills and LB Everick Rawls.

Miami Dolphins -- Signed KR Charlie Rogers to a one-year contract.


NHL -- Suspended Chicago Blackhawks LW Theo Fleury a minimum of six months for violating the terms of the league's substance abuse program.

Calgary Flames -- Announced they will not renew the contracts of Craig Button, general manager, and Dan Stuchal, assistant general manager. Named Darryl Sutter general manager.

Montreal Canadiens -- Signed RW Jason Ward to a two-year contract.

Nashville Predators -- Announced the resignation of Craig Channell, director of amateur scouting.


Chicago Fire -- Traded the rights to MF Jason Moore to the New England Revolution for a fourth-round pick in the 2004 SuperDraft.

N.Y./N.J. Metrostars -- Signed M Amado Guevara. Acquired F John Wolyniec.


New York Power -- Signed F Keri Sarver as a supplemental player.