BaseballChicago Cubs -- Named Jimmy Bank traveling...



Chicago Cubs -- Named Jimmy Bank traveling secretary and Scott Nelson director of player development administration. Assigned P Jeff Hartsock and 1B Elvin Paulino outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Chicago White Sox -- Named Don Cooper minor league coordinator.

San Diego Padres -- Named Tim Flannery roving minor-league instructor and manager of Triple-A Spokane.

San Francisco Giants -- Assigned P Francisco Oliveras, P Jim Myers and C Jim McNamara outright to Triple-A Phoenix. Announced Oliveras refused assignment and became a free agent. McNamara becomes a six-year minor-league free agent.

Seattle Mariners -- Fired manger Bill Plummer, pitching coach Dan Warthen, hitting coach Gene Clines, third-base coach Marty Martinez, first-base coach Rusty Kuntz, bench coach Russ Nixon, and bullpen coach Roger Hansen.

Basketball New Jersey Nets -- Signed F Chris Morris to a three-year contract.

Washington Bullets -- Signed F Don MacLean to a multiyear contract. Released G Rudy Archer, F Craig Upchurch and F Derek Strong.

College Mount Ida -- Named Rico Cabral assistant athletic director.

Wake Forest -- Named Ron Wellman athletic director.

Football Dallas Cowboys -- Traded WR Alexander Wright to the Los Angeles Raiders for an undisclosed 1993 draft choice.

Denver Broncos -- Waived RB Jeff Alexander.

Houston Oilers -- Waived WR Corey Harris.

Los Angeles Raiders -- Waived QB Vince Evans.

Phoenix Cardinals -- Activated QB Timm Rosenbach from IR. Claimed DB/KR Mitchell Price off waivers from the Cincinnati Bengals. Waived NG Jim Wahler and QB Erik Wilhelm. Placed CB Steve Lofton on IR.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Traded DL Reuben Davis to the Phoenix Cardinals for a 1993 third-round draft pick. Waived TE Todd Harrison.

Hockey NHL -- Suspended C Bernie Nicholls of the Edmonton Oilers for seven days effective Oct. 20 and fined him $500 for swinging his stick in a preseason game. Suspended RW Mike Keane of the Montreal Canadiens for four days effective Oct. 20 and fined him $500 for swinging his stick in a preseason game.

Buffalo Sabres -- Loaned G Clint Malarchuk to San Diego (IHL).

Los Angeles Kings -- Assigned D Tim Watters to Phoenix (IHL).

Washington Capitals -- Recalled D Shawn Anderson from the Skipjacks (AHL).

Soccer Cleveland Crunch (NPSL) -- Signed M Andy Schmetzer to a one-year contract.

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