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Baltimore Orioles -- Optioned P Anthony Telford (3-3, 4.95 ERA) and C Jeff Tackett to Class AAA Rochester. Released IF Pete Stanicek from minor-league camp.

Cleveland Indians -- Placed IF Ever Magallanes on waivers for purpose of sending him to minor leagues. Optioned P Kevin Wickander (0-1 in 12 1/3 IP) to Class AAA Colorado Springs. Sent C Brian Johnson to minor-league camp for assignment.


Kansas City Royals -- Released P Greg Mathews (0-5, 5.33). Sent C Andy Allanson and P Archie Corbin to minor-league camp for assignment.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Agreed to terms with C Gary Carter (.254, 9, 27 with San Francisco Giants) on 1-year contract. Designated P Dave Walsh (1-0 in 16 1/3 IP) for assignment and placed him on waivers.

Minnesota Twins -- Optioned P Paul Abbott (0-5, 5.97), P Rich Garces (0-0 in 5 2/3 IP), OF Jarvis Brown, OF J.T. Bruett, 3B Terry Jorgensen and 1B Paul Sorrento (.207, 5, 13) to Class AAA Portland. Optioned C Derek Parks to Class AA Orlando.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Optioned P Andy Ashby to Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

San Diego Padres -- Optioned 3B Scott Coolbaugh (.200, 2 HRs in 67 games for Texas Rangers) to Class AAA Las Vegas. Asked waivers on P Mike Dunne (0-3, 5.65) for purpose of giving him unconditional release.


NBA -- Fined Indiana Pacers F Chuck Person $2,500 for twice kicking balls into stands after being ejected from March 23 game; Los Angeles Lakers F James Worthy $1,500 for initiating incident in game March 24; and Seattle SuperSonics G Sedale

Threatt $1,000 for retaliating against Worthy.



Arizona State -- Announced that LB David Tisdell has left football team.

Pittsburgh -- Named Marty Galbraith tight ends and kickers coach.

William & Mary -- Named Trina Thomas women's basketball coach.


Cleveland Browns -- Signed OG John Rienstra.


Detroit Lions -- Signed CB Sean Vanhorse.

Miami Dolphins -- Signed LB Ned Bolcar to 2-year contract.

San Diego Chargers -- Signed LB Galand Thaxton.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed FB Jamie Lawson.