BOSTON RED SOXActivated RHP Josh Beckett from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Kyle Snyder for assignment.
KANSAS CITY ROYALSPurchased the contract of RHP Hideo Nomo from Idaho Falls (Pioneer). Optioned C Matt Tupman to Omaha (PCL).
LOS ANGELES ANGELSActivated RHP Scot Shields from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Rich Thompson to Salt Lake (PCL).
NEW YORK YANKEEESActivated LHP Andy Pettitte from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jonathan Albaladejo to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).
ATLANTA BRAVESActivated RHP John Smoltz from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Jo-Jo Reyes to Richmond (IL).
FLORIDA MARLINSAcquired 3B Wes Helms and cash considerations from Philadelphia for a player to be named. Designated 3B Jason Wood for assignment.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIESActivated RHP Brad Lidge from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Tim Lahey for assignment.
SAN DIEGO PADRESActivated OF Jim Edmonds from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Jody Gerut to Portland (PCL).
National Basketball Association
DENVER NUGGETSAssigned G Taurean Green to Colorado (NBADL).
LOS ANGELES LAKERSAssigned G Coby Karl to Los Angeles (NBADL).
National Football League
TENNESSEE TITANSAnnounced Oakland failed to match the offer sheet for CB-KR Chris Carr.
UTAH GRIZZLIESAnnounced the New York Islanders assigned G Mike Mole, D Andrew MacDonald and F Ryan Cruthers to the team.
CALIFORNIANamed Mike Montgomery men's basketball coach and signed him to a six-year contract.
WESTERN KENTUCKYNamed Ken McDonald men's basketball coach.