BASEBALL!American League* Boston Red Sox -- Signed...




American League

* Boston Red Sox -- Signed Tony Fossas (pitcher). Sent Josias Manzanillo (pitcher) to Pawtucket of the International League.

Chicago White Sox -- Signed Bo Jackson (outfielder) to a one-year contract and placed him on the 60-day disabled list.

* Cleveland Indians -- Optioned Rudy Seanez and Willie Blair (pitchers) to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League and Carlos Martinez (outfielder) and Mike Walker (pitcher) to Canton-Akron of the Eastern League. Sent Dave Otto (pitcher) to their minor-league camp for reassignment.

* Texas Rangers -- Sent Terry Wells (pitcher) to their

minor-league camp for reassignment.

National League

* Chicago Cubs -- Optioned Steve Wilson (pitcher) to Iowa of the American Association.

* Houston Astros -- Sent Bob Sebra (pitcher) to their

minor-league camp for reassignment.

* New York Mets -- Sent Kelvin Torve (first baseman) and Orlando Mercado (catcher) to Tidewater of the International League.

* Philadelphia Phillies -- Optioned Bruce Ruffin and Bob Scanlan (pitchers) to Scranton-Wilkes-Barre of the International League. Sent Danny Cox (pitcher) to Clearwater of the Florida State League.

* San Diego Padres -- Optioned Ricky Bones and John Costello (pitchers) to Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League.


* Houston Rockets -- Activated Matt Bullard (forward) from the injured list.


* Minnesota North Stars -- Announced the resignation of Lou Nanne (senior vice president).

* Washington Capitals -- Recalled Jim Hrivnak (goaltender) from the Skipjacks of the AHL.


* Dallas Sidekicks -- Announced the retirement of Krzystof Sobieski (goaltender) at the end of the season.


* Metro Conference -- Announced that North Carolina-Charlotte, South Florida and Virginia Commonwealth

will join the conference on June 1.

* Ohio Athletic Conference -- Named Tim Gleason commissioner.

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