California Angels -- Sold the contract of IF Bobby Rose to the Yokohama Taiyo Whales of the Japanese Central League.
Cincinnati Reds -- Named Jim Bowden GM.
Los Angeles Dodgers -- Purchased the contract of C Don Wakamatsu from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Montreal Expos -- Named Dave Malpass and Scott Stanley scouts. Promoted Jim Fleming, Oklahoma scout, to Midwest scouting supervisor. Fired Jay Ward, hitting coach. Sent IF Todd Haney outright to IHL Ottawa.
Texas Rangers -- Exercised its 1993 option on the contract of P Nolan Ryan.
Philadelphia 76ers -- Released following free agents: G Michael Anderson, C Ed Book and F Chris Jent.
Utah Jazz -- Signed coach Jerry Sloan to a one-year contract extension through the 1994-95 season.
NCAA -- Nominating committee nominated Nevada president Joseph N. Crowley to serve as president, replacing Judith M. Sweet. Nominated Arizona AD Cedric W. Dempsey for secretary-treasurer and Humboldt State AD Charles N. Lindemenn for NCAA Division II VP.
East Tennessee State -- Promoted John Shulman, graduate men's assistant basketball coach, to men's assistant basketball coach.
Louisville -- Announced that F John Strickland has left the basketball team for health reasons.
Nevada-Las Vegas -- Announced that F Bobby Joyce has left the basketball team.
N.C.-Wilmington -- Signed men's basketball coach Kevin Eastman to a two-year contract extension.
Minnesota North Stars -- Assigned F James Black to IHL Kalamazoo.
New York Rangers -- Signed D James Patrick (14 goals, 57 assists).
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Claimed C Marc Bureau off waivers from the Minnesota North Stars.
Phoenix Roadrunners (IHL) -- Acquired D Kevin Grant from the Salt Lake City Golden Eagles for D Paul Holden.
Milwaukee Wave (NPSL) -- Signed F Dan Donigan. Traded F Eddie Henderson to the Wichita Wings for an undisclosed amount of cash.