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BASEBALL AL

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Acquired LHP Rich Hill from Chicago (NL) for a player to be named.

NL

ATLANTA BRAVES—Agreed to terms with INF Casey Kotchman on a one year-contract.

CHICAGO CUBS—Traded RHP Michael Wuertz to Oakland for OF Richie Robnett and INF Justin Sellers.

CINCINNATI REDS—Signed C Humberto Cota to a minor league contract. Announced the retirement of C Ryan Jorgensen.

COLORADO ROCKIES—Agreed to terms with RHP Josh Fogg on a minor league contract.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS—Signed RHP Derek Bennett.

FORT WORTH CATS—Traded RHP Matt Reilly to Sioux Falls for RHP Kelly Casares.

ST. PAUL SAINTS—Signed LHP Adam Cox.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS—Signed INF Alex Llanos.

Can-Am League

BROCKTON ROX—Claimed OF BJ Weed off waivers from Worcester.

Northern League

SCHAUMBURG FLYERS—Agreed to terms with INF Jason Colson.

FOOTBALL NFL

ST. LOUIS RAMS—Named Sylvester Croom running backs coach.

HOCKEY NHL

NHL—Suspended Los Angeles D Denis Gauthier for five games as a result of a blow to the head delivered to Montreal D Josh Gorges during a Jan. 31 game. Suspended Pittsburgh F Tyler Kennedy for one game for his involvement in an altercation in a Jan. 31 game against Toronto.

ATLANTA THRASHERS—Activated D Garnet Exelby from injured reserve. Placed F Jim Slater on injured reserve.

BOSTON BRUINS—Assigned G Tuukka Rask to Providence (AHL).

BUFFALO SABRES—Recalled D Mike Weber from Portland (AHL).

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Reassigned LW Pascal Pelletier to Rockford (AHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS—Recalled D Davis Drewiske from Manchester (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS—Fired coach Craig Hartsburg. Named Cory Clouston coach.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS—Sent D Luca Sbisa to Lethbridge (WHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES—Recalled D David Schlemko from San Antonio (AHL).

AHL

AHL—Suspended San Antonio RW Francis Lessard for one game as a result of his actions in a Jan. 31 game at Worcester.

HAMILTON BULLDOGS—Signed LW Andrew Conboy.

MANITOBA MOOSE—Signed F Josh Soares.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE—Recalled C Adam Perry from Arizona (CHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS—Recalled F Geoff Paukovich and F from Stockton (ECHL).

ECHL

ELMIRA JACKALS—Acquired F Mike Sgroi from Utah for future considerations.

COLLEGE

DELAWARE—Named Jim Hofher offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

FLORIDA STATE—Dismissed junior WR Preston Parker after his second arrest in less than a year.

STONEHILL—Announced the resignation of women’s volleyball coach Eric Snyder to take the same position at Mary.

VASSAR—Named Summer Quesenberry women’s interim basketball coach.

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