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Major League Baseball Executive Council -- Suspended Cleveland Indians P Jose Mesa and Cincinnati Reds 1B Hal Morris for three games and fined them undisclosed amounts or their parts in a fight Tuesday.


Atlanta Braves -- Optioned P Mark Wohlers to Triple-A Richmond.

Boston Red Sox -- Traded P Daryl Irvine to the Pittsburgh Pirates for IF Jeff Richardson.


California Angels -- Placed P Mike Butcher on the emergency 60-day disabled list.

Chicago Cubs -- Purchased the contract of IF Eric Yelding from Triple-A Iowa. Optioned OF Kevin Roberson to Iowa.

Cincinnati Reds -- Purchased the contract of 1B Tim Costo from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Cleveland Indians -- Sent OF Wayne Kirby and IF Jeff Schaefer (Maryland) to Triple-A Charlotte.

Florida Marlins -- Optioned P Mike Myers to Triple-A Edmonton. Acquired P Tom McGraw from the Milwaukee Brerwers for P Jamie McAndrew. Acquired P Jarod Juelsgaard from the San Francisco Giants.

Kansas City Royals -- Optioned SS David Howard and C Russ McGinnis to Triple-A Omaha. Released IF Randy Ready. Placed former Orioles P Mike Boddicker on the 15-day DL.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Outrighted IF Eddie Pye to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Montreal Expos -- Sent C Raul Santana outright to Single-A West Palm Beach.


New York Yankees -- Placed P Mike Witt on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday.

San Diego Padres -- Sent C Brian Johnson outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.

San Francisco Giants -- Recalled utility man Craig Colbert from Triple-A Phoenix.

Texas Rangers -- Assigned C Ray Stephens and OF Keith Miller to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Sent IF Tom Quinlan outright to Triple-A Syracuse and P Bill Taylor to their minor-league camp for reassignment.



Orlando Magic -- Placed former Maryland F-C Brian Williams on the injured list. Activated former Washington Bullets F Terry Catledge from the injured list.

Portland Trail Blazers -- ActivatedC Kevin Duckworth from the injured list. Placed reserve F Joe Wolf on the list with an upperrespiratory infection.

Washington Bullets -- Signed C Mark Acres.


NCAA -- Lifted probations on Kermit Davis Jr., former men's basketball coach at Texas A&M;, and Fletcher Cockrell, former assistant men's basketball coach at Texas A&M;, allowing them to seek Division I jobs.

Arkansas -- Announced the resignation of women's basketball coach John Sutherland.


Brigham Young -- Announced that C Shawn Bradley will forgo his college eligibility and enter the NBA draft.


Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed RB Don Overton.

New York Giants -- Named Pat Hanlon director of public relations.

San Diego Chargers -- Agreed to terms with G Joe Milinichik on a two-year contract.



Minnesota North Stars -- Signed D Travis Richards.


Colorado Foxes -- Signed D Raphael Amaya, D Robin Fraser, M Mike Mikes, M Kim Roentved, M Chad Ashton, F Tiafour Diane, F Ted Eck, F Jeff Hooker and F Tom Soehn.

Los Angeles Salsa -- Signed G Robert Ammann, G Mike Littman, G Ian Feuer, D Bobby Reyes, D Richard Ryerson, D Ray Fernandez, D Thor Lee, M Kevin Grimes, M Gerardo Laterza, M Michael Kafta, M Mike Fox, F Arut Karapetyan, F Paulinho, F Jose Vasquez and F Paul Wright to one-year contracts.

Montreal Impact -- Signed G Pat Harrington, D Patrick Diotte, D Marco Rizi, M Abdel Sahrane, M Otmane Ibrir, M Adel Bahri, F Camneron Walker and F Robbie Gasparini.

Vancouver Eighty-Sixers -- Announced the retirement of F Mark Karpun.