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Boston Red Sox -- Extended the contract of manager Butch Hobson through the 1994 season.


California Angels -- Placed C John Orton on the 15-day DL. Recalled IF Jim Walewander from Triple-A Vancouver. Transferred P Julio Valera from the 15- to the 60-day DL.

Cincinnati Reds -- Placed OF Kevin Mitchell on the 15-day DL with an injury to his right hamstring. Announced that Mitchell will be suspended for two games, effective upon his return from the DL.


Cleveland Indians -- Signed P Daron Kirkreit and assigned him to Single-A Watertown.

Oakland Athletics -- Promoted Billy Beane to assistant general manager and Pam Pitts to director of baseball administration.

San Diego Padres -- Signed P Rudy Seanez to a contract with Triple-A Las Vegas.

Seattle Mariners -- Assigned 3B Edgar Martinez to Double-A Jacksonville for a 20-day rehabilitation assignment and P Rich DeLucia to Triple-A Calgary for a 30-day rehabilitation assignment.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Signed P Alan Benes and assigned him to Single-A Glens Falls.


New Jersey Nets -- Signed G Rex Walters to a multi-year contract.

Oklahoma City Cavalry (Continental Basketball Association) -- Acquired the rights to former Bullets G Ledell Eackles from the Rapid City Thrillers for the rights to center Dan O'Sullivan and 1994 fourth- and sixth-round draft picks.



Southwest Conference -- Named Dale Kelley supervisor of men's basketball officials.

Arkansas State -- Announced the resignation women's volleyball coach Chris Poole.

Central Florida -- Named Steve Sloan athletic director.

Yale -- Named Amanda O'Leary women's lacrosse coach.



Super Bowl 1995 -- Named Dean Colson chairman of the 1995 Super Bowl host committee in Miami.

Cincinnati Bengals -- Traded DB Rickey Dixon to the Los Angeles Raiders for an undisclosed 1994 draft choice.

Cleveland Browns -- Signed TE Clarence Kay.

Dallas Cowboys -- Signed FB Daryl Johnston to a one-year contract and RB Derrick Lassic to a three-year contract.

Denver Broncos -- Announced the retirement of RB Steve Sewell.

Green Bay Packers -- Re-signed RB Darrell Thompson.


Houston Oilers -- Signed WR Travis Hannah, TE John Henry Mills, OT Chuck Bradley, WR Patrick Robinson, CB Blaine Bishop, DE Matt Pearson.

Los Angeles Rams -- Signed OL Chuck Belin.

Miami Dolphins -- Signed G Keith Sims to a three-year contract.

Minnesota Vikings -- Signed RB Robert Smith and DT Gilbert Brown.

New England Patriots -- Signed QB Tommy Hodson to a two-year contract. Signed PK Charlie Baumann, PK Scott Sisson, S Corwin Brown, TE Richard Griffith, CB Lawrence Hatch, WR Troy Brown. Agreed to terms with RB Jon Vaughn on a one-year contract. Claimed LB Ken Swilling off waivers from the Cleveland Browns.

New Orleans Saints -- Agreed to terms with CB Tyronne Hughes.


New York Giants -- Re-signed TE Howard Cross. Waived DB Walter Bailey.

Phoenix Cardinals -- Signed LB Brett Wallerstedt.

San Francisco 49ers -- Signed DT Dana Stubblefield.

Seattle Seahawks -- Placed G Bryan Millard on waivers.


San Jose Sharks -- Signed free agent F Craig Simpson to an offer sheet. Signed restricted free-agent LW Kelly Miller of the Washington Capitals to an offer sheet.