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American League -- Suspended Toronto Blue Jays P Todd Stottlemyre for five games for making contact with umpire Jim Joyce and shouting obscenities during an Aug. 5 game.


Orioles -- Traded SS Juan Bell to the Philadelphia Phillies for IF Steve Scarsone, who was assigned to Triple-A Rochester. Designated P Jim Lewis (2-5, 4.70 ERA at Rochester) for assignment.

Detroit Tigers -- Recalled and activated P Eric King from injury rehabilitation at Triple-A Toledo. Optioned P Buddy Groom (0-5, 5.82 ERA in 12 appearances).


New York Mets -- Recalled P Eric Hillman from Triple-A Tidewater. Sent OF Pat Howell to Tidewater.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Activated P Andy Ashby.


Los Angeles Lakers -- Signed rookie free-agent F Alex Blackwell (14.5 ppg, 8.8 rpg at Monmouth) to a guaranteed one-year deal.

New Jersey Jammers (USBL) -- Named Ron Kotz GM.


Belmont Abbey -- Named Michael Reidy athletic director and Eliane Kebbe associate athletic director.

Canisius -- Named Dave Skelley, Tim Brenner, Chuck Tilley and Mark Warner assistant football coaches.


Iowa State -- Named Steve Lynn men's track and field coach and Bill Bergan coordinator of track and field programs.

Northern Arizona -- Named Ken Zampese wide receivers coach.


Dallas Cowboys -- Signed S James Washington. Waived RB Tony Jordan and RB Tony Burse.

Detroit Lions -- Signed WR Willie Green to a two-year contract.

Green Bay Packers -- Waived WR Kip Lewis, the son of team offensive coordinator and receivers coach Sherman Lewis.


Houston Oilers -- Agreed to terms with S Bo Orlando (59 tackles).

Indianapolis Colts -- Signed DB Ashley Ambrose, a second-round draft pick from Mississippi Valley State, to a three-year contract for between $550,000 and $600,000 annually.

Minnesota Vikings -- Signed LB Ray Berry.


New York Giants -- Waived NT Micah Haley.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed DB Otis Smith and LB Britt Hager.


Seattle Seahawks -- Signed DE Jacob Green, a 13-year veteran, to a one-year contract.


Minnesota North Stars -- Named Rick Wilson assistant coach.

Ottawa Senators -- Signed G Peter Sidorkiewicz, LW Mike Peluso, RW Jim Thomson and D Dominic Lavoie.

San Jose Sharks -- Agreed to terms with G Jeff Hackett.

San Diego Gulls (IHL) -- Signed LW Warren Rychel. Re-signed D Alan Hepple.