CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Named Harold Baines bench coach.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Assigned OF Brandon Berger, RHP Doug Linton and RHP Erik Hiljus to their minor league camp.
SEATTLE MARINERS—Assigned LHP George Sherrill and LHP Randy Williams to their minor league camp.
HOUSTON ASTROS—Assigned RHP Tony Fiore and RHP Bobby Chouinard to their minor league camp. Optioned RHP Santiago Ramirez and C John Buck to New Orleans of the PCL.
National Football League
BALTIMORE RAVENS—Re-signed LB Adalius Thomas to a three-year contract.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Signed P Darren Bennett to a two-year contract.
OAKLAND RAIDERS—Agreed to terms with DT Warren Sapp on a seven-year contract.
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS—Assigned LW Karl Stewart to Chicago of the AHL and RW Anthony Aquino to Gwinnett of the ECHL.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS—Signed D Stephen Wood.