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AL -- Announced that Cleveland C Sandy Alomar has dropped his appeal of the three-game suspension and is eligible to return Sunday.


Atlanta Braves -- Placed P Mike Bielecki (torn ligament in his pitching elbow) on the 60-day disabled list. Recalled P Pete Smith from Triple-A Richmond.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Acquired P Mike Sodders to complete an earlier trade that sent Kal Daniels to the Chicago Cubs.


Milwaukee Brewers -- Announced the resignation of traveling secretary Jimmy Bank.

New York Mets -- Acquired C Scott Bradley from the Cincinnati Reds for a player to be named, and assigned Bradley to Triple-A Tidewater.

New York Yankees -- Signed manager Buck Showalter to a three-year contract extension.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Designated P Barry Jones for assignment. Recalled P Cliff Brantley, P Ben Rivera and P Jay Baller from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Optioned P Mike Williams and P Wally Ritchie to Scranton-Wilkes-Barre.


Portland Trail Blazers -- Signed coach Rick Adelman to a contract extension through the 1994-95 season with an option for the 1995-96.


Manhattan -- Announced that G-F Brenton Birmingham is transferring from Brooklyn College.


Oregon -- Named Rich Brooks athletic director.


Atlanta Falcons -- Signed RB Keith Jones to a one-year contract.

New England Patriots -- Agreed to terms with OT Eugene Chung.

New York Jets -- Agreed to terms with QB Troy Taylor.

New York Giants -- Signed TE Derek Brown.


Pittsburgh Steelers -- Announced that CB Shawn Vincent left camp.


New York Rangers -- Signed G Corey Hirsch.

Tampa Bay Lightning -- Signed RW Jock Callander, C Jason Lafreniere, D Stephane Richer and GT Mike Greenlay.

Vancouver Canucks -- Named George McPhee director of hockey operations, Mike Penny director of player personnel and Jack Birch scout. Signed D Jiri Slegr and D Jassen Cullimore.

Horse racing


New York State Racing and Wagering Board -- Suspended trainer William Wright indefinitely for testing positive for cocaine use on July 15, 1992.


U.S. Gymnastics Federation -- Announced the retirement of coach Bela Karolyi after the Barcelona Olympics.