- The Washington Times - Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Baseball

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX - Agreed to terms with RHP Octavio Dotel on a two-year contract and INF-OF Alexei Ramirez on a four-year contract. Designated RHP David Aardsma for assignment.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS - Named Carmelo Martinez Latin American field coordinator, Mark Riggins minor league pitching coordinator, Jose Serra Latin American operations managers, Hector Ortega Latin American supervisor, Charlie Aliano eastern regional scout supervisor, Bill Harford major league scout and Mike Valarezo special assistant to the general manager.

NEW YORK METS - Agreed to terms with OF Endy Chavez on a two-year contract.

American Association

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES - Agreed to terms with RHP Kevin Cheppenko. Traded INF Mike Rohde to Gary (Northern) to complete the earlier trade.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS - Released OF Paul Weichard. Traded RHP Robert Wooley to Rockford (Frontier) for a player to be named.

WICHITA WINGNUTS - Acquired INF Chad Ehrnsberger from Joliet (Northern) for a player to be named.

Atlantic League

NEWARK BEARS - Named Ryan Jones, hitting coach.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS - Traded INF Wilton Veras to Pensacola (AA) for a player to be named.

Football

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