In other news according to BA:
-Pittsburgh has signed RHP Brian Reith to a minor-league deal.
-St. Louis has activated ex-Reds farmhand RHP Nate Cotton from the inactive list. Cotton, now 25, put up a 1.96 ERA and 34 saves for Dayton in 2002, and 28 more saves for Potomac in 2003, but hurt his arm and was released. The Cards picked him up, but he appeared in only one game in 2004.
-Ex-Reds farmhand Chris Piersoll has re-upped with Baltimore. You may remember Piersoll from his cup o' java with the Reds in 2001. He hurt his arm and missed all of 2002 and 2003.