Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Signed P Charlie...


Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Signed P Charlie Leibrandt (9-11, 3.16) to a four-year contract.

California Angels -- Released 2B Johnny Ray (.277, 5 HRs, 43 RBI) from the final year of his contract. Ray signed a two-year agreement with the Yakult Swallows of the Japanese Baseball League.

Chicago White Sox -- Signed P Charlie Hough (12-12, 4.07) to a one-year contract.

Detroit Tigers -- Announced that P Dan Petry (10-9, 4.45 ERA in 32 games) has accepted salary arbitration. Announced they will not offer a contract to P Lance McCullers (2-0, 3.02).

Milwaukee Brewers -- Acquired P Darren Holmes (0-1, 5.19 in 14 games) from the Los Angeles Dodgers for C Bert Heffernan. Announced they will not offer a contract to P Tom Edens.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- C Don Slaught (.300, 4 HRs, 29 RBI in 84 games) agreed to 3-year contract worth about $3 million. Signed OF Keith N. Miller, P Shawn Holman, P Morris Madden, 1B Steve Stanicek and 3B Joe Redfield. Released C Dann Bilardello and OF Scott Little. Claimed P Rosario Rodriguez from the Cincinnati Reds. Announced they will not offer contracts to P Jerry Reuss and P Doug Bair.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Announced they will not offer a contract to P John Cerutti (9-9, 4.76).

Basketball Indiana Pacers -- Fired head coach Dick Versace. Named assistant Bob Hill head coach.

College American University -- Named Michael Brady women's head soccer coach.

William & Mary -- Announced that football coach Jimmye Laycock has decided to stay and turned down the football coaching job at Boston College.

Football New England Patriots -- Named Sam Jankovich chief executive officer.

New Orleans Saints -- Placed DE Wayne Martin and C Steve Korte on injured reserve. Activated C Brad Leggett and NT Travis Davis from the practice roster.

World Football League -- Sacramento Surge named Kay Stephenson coach.

Hockey Quebec Nordiques -- Signed G Ron Tugnutt for one year plus an option year.

New York Islanders -- Signed C Kirby Lindal, LW Doug Pickell, C Frank LaScala and G Alain Harvie and assigned them to Richmond (ECHL).

Washington Capitals -- Recalled D Chris Felix (4 goals, 24 assists) from Baltimore (AHL).

Soccer National Professional Soccer League -- Chicago Power named Peter Wilt GM. Named Ron Bergstrom director of player personnel. Place M Viktor Jakovljevic on the disabled list. Hershey Impact acquired D Todd Smith from the Atlanta Attack for a second-round, 1991 draft pick and an undisclosed amount of cash.

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