BaseballChicago Cubs -- Optioned P Steve Wilson...



Chicago Cubs -- Optioned P Steve Wilson (4.38 ERA in 12 1/3 IP) to Class AAA Iowa. Purchased the contract of P Scott May from Iowa.

Cleveland Indians -- Recalled P Willie Blair (tendinitis in right elbow) from Class AAA Colorado Springs. Placed P Mike York on the 15-day DL.

San Diego Padres -- Placed OF Bip Roberts on the 15-day DL, and he will undergo arthroscopic surgery today to repair a torn cartilage in his left knee. Recalled IF Paul Faries from Class AAA Las Vegas.

Seattle Mariners -- Activated P Russ Swan from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Dave Fleming (3 1/3 innings of scoreless relief) to Class AAA Calgary.


Clark, Mass. -- Named Larry Mangino men's basketball coach.


Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed LB Alfred Williams, first-round draft choice, to contract reportedly worth $745,000 a year for 3 years, including a $1 million signing bonus.

Cleveland Browns -- Cut TE Charles Arbuckle, PK Ken Edelman, LB Dwayne Fontenette, DE John Hines, OT Pete Lucas, G Ben Mitchell and S Charlie Oliver. Placed DL Rhondy Weston, who missed last season because of a knee injury, on the waived-injured list, meaning he will be waived when he is fully recovered from a rib-cage injury. Placed S Thane Gash (neck) on the physically unable to perform list.

Houston Oilers -- Agreed to terms with CB Cris Dishman (started 14 games last season with 45 solo tackles, 17 assists and 4 interceptions).


7-Montreal Canadiens -- Signed C Jim Campbell.

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