Source:APZFile:z4055Keyword:BC-TransactionsDated:18:11 18-04-2003Processed at:18:11 18-Apr-03BC-Transactions,0365Friday's Sports Transactions

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Major League Baseball

Cleveland Indians -- Signed RHP Blake Stein to a minor league contract.

Kansas City Royals -- Activated OF Carlos Beltran from the 15-day disabled list. Returned OF Rontrez Johnson to the Texas Rangers.

Texas Rangers -- Purchased the contracts of RHP Rosman Garcia and LHP Brian Shouse from AAA Oklahoma. Placed RHP Jay Powell on the 15-day disabled list. Designated LHP C.J. Nitkowski for assignment.

New York Mets -- Recalled C Jason Phillips from AAA Norfolk. Optioned RHP Jason Middlebrook to Norfolk.


New Jersey Nets -- Waived F Jamie Feick.


San Francisco 49ers -- Signed DL D'Marco Farr to a one-year contract.

Washington Redskins -- Signed DT Jermaine Haley to an offer sheet.


Boston Bruins -- Named Mike Sullivan coach of Providence of the AHL.

San Jose Sharks -- Signed C Grant Stevenson.


MLS -- Fined Los Angeles Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid $500 for entering the referee's area following a game on April 5.


UCLA -- Named Donny Daniels men's assistant basketball coach and Chris Carlson director of men's basketball operations.