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Atlanta Braves -- Purchased the contracts of P Steve Bedrosian, P Jay Howell and P Greg McMichael from Triple-A Richmond. Placed P Matt Murray on the 60-day DL.

Orioles -- Optioned P Brad Pennington and OF Jack Voigt to Triple-A Rochester. Sent P Anthony Telford outright to Rochester.

Boston Red Sox -- Placed P Jose Melendez, OF Tim Naehring and OF John Valentin on the 15-day DL. Optioned P Brian Conroy and P Nate Minchey to Triple-A Pawtucket. Purchased the contract of IF Ernest Riles from Pawtucket.

California Angels -- Placed P Mike Butcher, P Victor Silvero and P Julian Vasquez on the 60-day DL. Purchased the contracts of P Gene Nelson and OF Jerome Walton from Triple-A Vancouver.

Chicago White Sox -- Purchased the contract of C Carlton Fisk from Triple-A Nashville.

Cleveland Indians -- Placed P Dave Mlicki and C Joel Skinner on the 60-day DL. Optioned P Juan Andujar to Single-A Kinston. Purchased the contracts of C Junior Ortiz, IF Jeff Treadway and P Mike Bielecki (Dundalk High) from Double-A Canton-Akron.

Colorado Rockies -- Placed P Rudy Seanez on the 60-day DL. Purchased the contracts of P Bruce Ruffin, P Bryn Smith, OF Gerald Young and C Danny Schaeffer from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Detroit Tigers -- Placed IF Alan Trammell on the 15-day DL. Optioned P John Hudek to Triple-A Toledo.

Florida Marlins -- Purchased the contracts of P Joe Klink, P Bob McClure and IF Rich Renteria from Triple-A Edmonton.

Houston Astros -- Waived P Jason Grimsley. Purchased the contracts of P Eric Bell and OF Rick Parker from Triple-A Tucson. Announced that OF Mike Simms declined minor-league assignment and elected free agency.

Kansas City Royals -- Purchased the contracts of IF Hubie Brooks and P Frank DiPino from Triple-A Omaha. Sent P Rick Reed outright to Omaha. Optioned P Bill Sampen to Omaha.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Optioned P Rafael Bournigal, P Pedro Martinez, C Don Wakatmatsu, OF Raul Mondesi and OF Henry Rodriguez to Triple-A Albuquerque. Sent P Kip Gross outright to Albuquerque.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Waived P Otis Green and C Tom Lampkin. Optioned IF Jose Valentin to Triple-A New Orleans. Purchased ++ the contract of IF Bill Suero.

Minnesota Twins -- Placed P Scott Erickson on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Brett Merriman from Triple-A Portland.

Montreal Expos -- Purchased the contracts of P Jimmy Jones and P Bruce Walton from Triple-A Ottawa.

L New York Mets -- Optioned IF Kevin Baez to Triple-A Norfolk.

New York Yankees -- Optioned P Jeff Johnson to Triple-A Columbus.

Oakland Athletics -- Purchased the contracts of P Rich Gossage, P Edwin Nunez and OF Eric Fox from Triple-A Tacoma. Optioned C Henry Mercedes and IF Craig Paquette to Tacoma.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Purchased the contract of P Tyler Green from Double-A Reading.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Optioned IF Mike Bell to Triple-A Buffalo.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Optioned P Tom Urbani, OF Ozzie Canseco, IF Tim Jones and IF Stan Royer to Triple-A Louisville.

San Diego Padres -- Purchased the contracts of P Dave Eiland and C Bob Geren from Triple-A Las Vegas.

San Francisco Giants -- Purchased the contract of P Craig Colbert from Triple-A Phoenix.

Seattle Mariners -- Placed 3B Edgar Martinez on the 15-day DL.

Texas Rangers -- Purchased the contracts of C John Russell, OF Butch Davis, IF Bill Ripken and IF Doug Strange from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Purchased the contract of IF Benji Gil from Double-A Charleston. Moved P Hector Sajardo and IF Jeff Frye from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.


Milwaukee Bucks -- Activated C Orlando Woolridge from the injured list. Placed C Frank Brickowski on the injured list.


Sunshine Football Classic Committee -- Announced the Blockbuster Bowl has changed its name to the Sunshine Football Classic.

George Mason -- Named Paul Westhead men's basketball coach.

Maryland -- Signed LB Jason Brown (White Springs, Fla.) to a national letter of intent.

New Mexico State -- Announced the retirement of Herb Wimberly, men's golf coach, at the end of the academic year.

Tulsa -- Announced the resignation of Glenn Watson, passing coordinator and receivers coach.

Washington State -- Announced that RB Derek Sparks will miss the 1993 season because of a shoulder injury.


New York Jets -- Traded QB Ken O'Brien to the Green Bay Packers for an undisclosed draft choice. Signed TE James Thornton.

Seattle Seahawks -- Announced the retirement of former Baltimore Colts S Nesby Glasgow.

Washington Redskins -- Signed WR Tim McGee to a three-year contract.


San Jose Sharks -- Recalled D Tom Pederson from IHL Kansas City.

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