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Atlanta Braves -- Optioned P Mark Wohlers and OF Keith Mitchell to Triple-A Richmond. Sent P Randy St. Claire to minor-league camp for reassignment. Waived C Mike Heath for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.


Chicago Cubs -- Placed OF Jerome Walton (strained groin) on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Traded IF Ty Griffin to the Cincinnati Reds for OF Scott Bryant. Assigned Bryant, P Lance Dickson and OF Derrick May to Triple-A Iowa. Sent P Jeff Robinson to minor-league camp.

Chicago White Sox -- Placed C Carlton Fisk (bone spur and tendinitis in his right foot) on the 15-day DL.


Cincinnati Reds -- Assigned IF Ty Griffin to Double-A Chattanooga.

Cleveland Indians -- Placed C Joel Skinner, 3B Jim Thome and 1B Reggie Jefferson on the 15-day DL. Signed P Ted Power to a one-year contract.

Kansas City Royals -- Sent OF Kevin Koslofski, IF Rico Rossy (former Orioles farmhand), IF Luis Medina and C Tim Spehr to minor-league camp for reassignment.

Montreal Expos -- Optioned P Brian Barnes to Triple-A Indianapolis.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Placed P Scott Terry on the 15-day DL.

Seattle Mariners -- Returned P Donnie Elliott to the Philadelphia Phillies, by sending him outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Texas Rangers -- Placed P John Barfield, P Hector Fajardo and C Bill Haselman on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday.



Denver Nuggets -- Announced that rookie C Dikembe Mutombo will undergo surgery today on his left thumb to repair the torn ulnar collateral ligament.

San Antonio Spurs -- Activated G Willie Anderson. Placed C David Robinson (hand) on the injured list.


Nevada-Las Vegas -- Named Villanova coach Rollie Massimino men's basketball coach.

St. Louis -- Announced the resignation of men's basketball coach Rich Grawer (159-149; 5-23 this season).

Southwestern -- Announced the resignation of football coach Charlie Cowdrey (59-34-1) to become offensive coordinator at Morningside College.


UCLA -- Extended the contract of women's basketball coach Billie Moore three years.

Western New Mexico -- Named Dick Drangmeister men's basketball coach.


Atlanta Falcons -- Signed free agents WR Drew Hill (Oilers) and WR Tony Jones (Oilers).

Denver Broncos -- Signed free agent QB Steve Pelluer (Chiefs).

Green Bay Packers -- Signed free agent CB Lewis Billups (Bengals).


Houston Oilers -- Signed free agent RB Spencer Tillman (49ers).

Los Angeles Rams -- Signed free agent DE Jim Skow (Seahawks).

Miami Dolphins -- Signed free agent LB Brian Jones (Colts).

New England Patriots -- Signed free agent WR Alex Johnson (Oilers).

New Orleans Saints -- Signed free agents S Keith Taylor (Colts) and OL Paul Jetton (Bengals).

New York Giants -- Signed WR Chris Calloway (Steelers).


Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed free agents C Guy Bingham (Falcons), WR Floyd Dixon (Falcons), OL Eric Floyd (Chargers) and RB Don Overton (Lions).

Phoenix Cardinals -- Signed free agent S Pat Eilers (Vikings).

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed free agents OL Stan Clayton (Patriots), S Stan Smagala (Cowboys), S Matt Jaworski (Colts) and RB Robert Drummond (Eagles).

San Francisco 49ers -- Signed free agents RB Marc Logan (Dolphins) and WR Odessa Turner (Giants).

Washington Redskins -- Signed free agent DE Keith Willis (Steelers).

Birmingham Fire (WL) -- Released former Maryland WR Barry Johnson.



New Jersey Devils -- Sent C Jarrod Skalde, RW Bill Guerin and G Doug Dadswell to AHL Utica. Returned G Martin Brodeur to St. Hyacinthe of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

New York Rangers -- Assigned C Doug Weight to AHL Binghamton.

Philadelphia Flyers -- Reassigned F Al Conroy, F Mark Freer and F Dale Kushner to AHL Hershey.