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Atlanta Braves -- Activated OF Otis Nixon from the suspended list. Sent C Francisco Cabrera to Triple-A Richmond.


Chicago Cubs -- Optioned 3B Gary Scott to Triple-A IowaActivated OF Jerome Walton from the 15-day DL.

Cincinnati Reds -- Activated 3B Chris Sabo from the 15-day DL. Placed SS Barry Larkin on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 19.


Cleveland Indians -- Called up P Jeff Shaw and C Jesse Levis from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Sent P Brad Arnsberg to Colorado Springs. Placed OF Glenallen Hill on the 15-day DL retroactive to April 23.

Colorado Rockies -- Named Angel Hermosa and Emilio Mendez Venezuelan scouting supervisors. Signed OF Joselyn De La Cruz and OF Alger Medina.

Kansas City Royals -- Placed SS David Howard on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 22. Called up IF Rico Rossy (former Orioles prospect) from Triple-A Omaha. Released P Dera Clark.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Activated OF Lenny Dykstra and IF Dale Sveum from the 15-day DL. Placed OF Dale Murphy on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 15. Sent OF Julio Peguero to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre.

New York Mets -- Placed IF Bill Pecota on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 19. Called up IF Kevin Baez from Triple-A Tidewater.

New York Yankees -- Placed OF Danny Tartabull on the 15-day DL retroactive to April 21. Called up OF Mike Humphreys from Triple-A Columbus.

Texas Rangers -- Sent P John Barfield to Triple-A Port Charlotte for a 30-day rehabilitation assignment.

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Pacific Coast League) -- Activated Brian Johnson from the DL.



Florida Jades (World Basketball League) -- Traded F Jamie Waller to Youngstown for future considerations.


Arkansas -- Signed Michael Lloyd (Baltimore Dunbar) to a national letter of intent.

Massachusetts -- Signed Donta Bright (Baltimore Dunbar) to a national letter of intent.



Miami Dolphins -- Signed LB E.J. Junior. Announced that LB Hugh Green, CB Paul Lankford, CB Bruce McNorton and FB Garrett Limbrick were not offered qualifying contracts, making them free agents. Named Britt Brown and Troy Maurer assistant trainers.

Minnesota Vikings -- Signed S Tripp Welborne.

New York Jets -- Signed OL Bruce Collie.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Acquired OL Brian Hutchings from the Calgary Stampeders for future considerations.

@4 London Monarchs (WL) -- Signed DE Milford Hodge.

Horse racing


Aqueduct -- Suspended jockey Chris Antley for seven days for careless riding on April 23.