MLB--Agreed to terms with the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues on a 10-year professional baseball agreement, effective Oct. 1, 2004, and extending through the 2014 season. Approved the sale of the Milwaukee Brewers to Mark Attanasio.
USA BASEBALL--Named Baylor coach Steve Smith coach of the U.S. national baseball team.
CLEVELAND INDIANS--Agreed to terms with INF Warren Morris and INF Jake Thrower on minor league contracts.
TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS--Agreed to terms with OF Danny Bautista on a one-year contract.
TEXAS RANGERS--Sent INF Ruddy Yan outright to Oklahoma of the PCL.
HOUSTON ASTROS--Agreed to terms with RHP Dave Burba on a minor league contract. Named Paul Ricciarini director of player personnel, David Gottfried senior director of baseball operations, Julio Linares special assistant to the general manager for Dominican scouting and development, Matt Galante baseball operations consultant and Jay Edmiston, Bryan Frazier, Charlie Norton and Carlos Perez assistant directors of baseball operations.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS--Agreed to terms with C Paul Bako on a one-year contract.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS--Agreed to terms with RHP Rick Helling on a minor league contract
NORFOLK TIDES--Named Ken Oberkfell manager, Howard Johnson hitting coach, Dan Warthen pitching coach and Brian Chicklo trainer.