BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Recalled RHP Rocky Cherry from Norfolk (IL).

BOSTON RED SOX—Activated RHP David Aardsma from the 15-day DL.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Named Bill Bavasi special assistant.

FLORIDA MARLINS—Agreed to a minor league contract with C Paul Lo Duca and assigned him to Albuquerque (PCL).

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Activated RHP Brad Penny from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Brian Falkenborg for assignment.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

HOUSTON TEXANS—Waived RB Mike Bell. Signed OT Torrin Tucker.

OAKLAND RAIDERS—Signed K Aaron Elling. Waived OL Mark Wilson.