Major League Baseball
MLB--Suspended Los Angeles OF Marquis Grissom for six games and fined him an undisclosed amount for arguing balls and strikes, using foul language and making contact with umpire Marvin Hudson in a game on July 4.
BOSTON RED SOX--Activated RHP Rich Garces from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Carlos Castillo to Pawtucket of the International League. Named Named Greg Biagini advance scout, Victor Rodriguez hitting coach for Pawtucket and Gomer Hodge coach for the Red Sox of the GCL.
MINNESOTA TWINS--Placed LHP Johan Santana on the 15-day disabled list. Called up RHP Adam Johnson from New Britain of the Eastern League. Transferred LHP Mark Redman to the 60-day DL.
TAMPA BAY DEVILS--Activated RHP Esteban Yan from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Jesus Colome to Durham of the International League.
TEXAS RANGERS--Activated 2B Randy Velarde from the 15-day disabled list. Sent OF Bo Porter to Oklahoma of the PCL.
ATLANTA BRAVES--Transferred SS Rafael Furcal from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list. Sent RHP Chris Seelbach outright to Richmond of the International League.
CHICAGO CUBS--Activated OF Rondell White from the 15-day disabled list. Sent OF Todd Dunwoody to Iowa of the PCL.
FLORIDA MARLINS--Activated INF-OF Andy Fox from the 60-day disabled list. Sent INF-OF Ryan McGuire outrighted to Calgary of the PCL.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS--Claimed RHP Mac Suzuki off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.
NEW YORK METS--Signed 3B David Wright and assigned him to Kingsport of the Appalachian League.
SAN DIEGO PADRES-- Placed RHP Adam Eaton on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 6.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS--Placed RHP Mark Gardner on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Ryan Jensen from Fresno of the PCL.
National Basketball Association
TORONTO RAPTORS--Agreed to terms with F Jerome Williams on a seven-year contract.
National Football League
ARIZONA CARDINALS--Signed DE Kyle Vanden Bosch to a four-year contract.
BUFFALO BILLS--Released LB John Holecek.
CINCINNATI BENGALS--Released TE Jason Gavadza, LB Duke Pettijohn and WR Chris Rosier. Signed DL Bernard Whittington to a two-year contract.
MIAMI DOLPHINS--Signed DE Otis Leverette to a three-year contract. Released WR Brian Alford.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS--Signed Bill Cowher, coach, to a three-year contract extension through the 2005 season.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS--Signed S Harold Blackmon to a multiyear contract.
National Hockey League
ANAHEIM MIGHTY DUCKS--Agreed to terms with LW Timo Parssinen on a one-year contract.
ATLANTA THRASHERS--Agreed to terms with G Norm Maracle and G Pasi Nurminen.
DETROIT RED WINGS--Signed C Pavel Datsyuk to a two-year contract.
EDMONTON OILERS--Signed D Steve Staios to a multiyear contract.
PHOENIX COYOTES--Named Susan Kricun vice president of communications. Signed C Peter Fabus to a multiyear contract.
ST. LOUIS BLUES--Agreed to terms with LW Keith Tkachuk on a one-year contract.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING--Signed G Michal Lanicek, G Alexander Polukeyev and D Marek Priechodsky to three-year contracts.
United States Tennis Association
USTA--Named Jim Curley US Open tournament director.
NORTHWESTERN--Named Heather Johnston women's assistant swimming coach and Caryl Drohan assistant softball coach.
SAN FRANCISCO--Named Paul Trevor men's assistant basketball coach.
SETON HALL--Announced F Andre Sweet has transferred from Duke.
UTAH STATE--Named Ken Beazer director of athletic development.
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