BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB—Fined Houston manager Cecil Cooper and Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire for the failure of their clubs to comply with MLB's pace of game regulations during play last weekend.

American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Chris Smith from Pawtucket (IL). Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Weiland and C Christian Vazquez. Extend its player development contract with Lowell (NYP).

CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Placed 1B Paul Konerko on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 15. Purchased the contract of OF DeWayne Wise from Charlotte (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES—Placed RHP Chien-Ming Wang on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Billy Traber from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Placed RHP Brad Penny on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Brad Stults from Las Vegas (PCL).

NEW YORK METS—Fired Willie Randolph, manager, Rick Peterson, pitching coach, and Tom Nieto, first base coach. Named Jerry Manuel interim manager and Ken Oberkfell, Luis Aguayo and Dan Warthen coaches. Named Marty Scott manager and Rick Waits pitching coach of New Orleans (PCL).