U.S. BASEBALL FEDERATION--Named Mark Prior, Huston Street, Chris Lubanski and Bridget Veenema to the USA Baseball board of directors, and Jerry Kindall and George Grande at-large representatives. Named Tim Mead of the NAIA, Jim Quigley of Dixie Baseball, Mike Dimond of the American Amateur Baseball Congress and Damani Leech of the NCAA organizational representatives. Re-elected Mike Gaski president. Elected Jack Kelly secretary general, Jerry Kindall vice president of administration, Elliot Hopkins vice president/secretary and Sandy Jones at-large member. Extended the contract of Paul Seiler, executive director and CEO, through 2005.
BOSTON RED SOX--Agreed to terms with INF Ramon Vazquez on a one-year contract.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS--Agreed to terms with RHP Keiichi Yabu on a one-year contract.
SEATTLE MARINERS--Agreed to terms with RHP Gil Meche on a one-year contract.
TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS--Agreed to terms with LHP Mark Guthrie on a minor league contract.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS--Acquired INF Shea Hillenbrand from Arizona for RHP Adam Peterson.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS--Agreed to terms with LHP Shawn Estes on a one-year contract.
FLORIDA MARLINS--Agreed to terms with C Paul LoDuca on a three-year contract.
HOUSTON ASTROS--Agreed to terms with RHP Turk Wendell on a minor league contract.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES--Agreed to terms with RHP Brian Meadows on a one-year contract.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS--Agreed to terms with RHP Toby Borland, RHP Chris Gissell, RHP Bob File, INF Mike Bell, INF Wilton Guerrero, INF Abraham Nunez, OF Raul Gonzalez and OF Brandon Berger on minor league contracts.
SAN DIEGO PADRES--Agreed to terms with LHP Chris Hammond on a one-year contract.
National Football League
DETROIT LIONS--Signed LB Steve Baggs and WR Glenn Martinez. Assigned Baggs, Martinez and LB Scott Genord to NFL Europe.
Arena Football League
CHICAGO RUSH--Signed WR-DB Jamel Riddle.
COLORADO CRUSH--Signed DS Ben Kelly.
COLUMBUS DESTROYERS--Signed K Tim Seder.
DALLAS DESPERADOS--Announced FB-LB Travis Masters has left the team.
LAS VEGAS GLADIATORS--Signed WR-LB Gerald Harris and WR-DB Troy Mason.
NEW YORK DRAGONS--Signed OS Markeith Cooper. Waived OL-DL Jerry Turner.
ORLANDO PREDATORS--Signed QB Romaro Miller and OL-DL Leon Scott.
SAN JOSE SABERCATS--Signed K Nick Browne.
TAMPA BAY STORM--Announced OL-DL Jimond Pugh has left the team.
USGA--Elected Marcia Luigs chairperson, Roberta Bolduc first vice chairman and Barbara Douglas second vice chairperson for the 2005 women's committee.
NEW YORK RACING ASSOCIATION--Suspended Mario Sclafani, clerk of scales, and Braulio Baeza, assistant clerk of scales, indefinitely with pay, amid an investigation of jockey weigh-ins at Saratoga, Belmont and Aqueduct.