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Orioles -- Signed free-agent 1B Rafael Palmeiro to a five-year contract worth $30.35 million. Asked release waivers on OF Mark Leonard.

Boston Red Sox -- Signed IF Carlos Rodriguez and 1B Mike Twardoski to Triple-A contracts.

Chicago White Sox -- Agreed to terms with SS Ozzie Guillen on a three-year contract extension through 1997.

Cleveland Indians -- Traded former Orioles 1B Randy Milligan to the Montreal Expos for a player to be named. Named Mike Young manager, Fred Gladding pitching coach and Dan Williams coach of Single-A Columbus.

Detroit Tigers -- Agreed to terms with P David Wells.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Obtained P John Barfield from the White Sox organization and assigned him to Triple-A Albuquerque. Agreed to terms on a contract with P Larry Wilson.

Minnesota Twins -- Signed P Kevin Campbell and former Orioles OF Chito Martinez to minor-league contracts.

New York Mets -- Traded P Marc Kroon to the San Diego Padres for SS Pablo Martinez to complete an earlier deal.

Oakland Athletics -- Signed P Bill Taylor to a one-year contract.

Southern League (Double-A) -- Named CBA acting commissioner Arnold Fielkow president, effective Sept. 1, 1994.


NBA -- Named Orlando Magic C Shaquille O'Neal Player of the Week.

Atlanta Hawks -- Waived G John Bagley.

Yakima Sun Kings (CBA) -- Acquired former Washington Bullets G Larry Robinson from Rapid City for the rights to F Conner Henry and a 1994 fourth-round draft pick.


Sonoma State -- Announced the retirement of men's basketball coach Dick Walker.


Carolina Panthers -- Named Donnie Shell director of community and player relations, effective Jan. 3.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Waived PK Matt Bahr.

Maryland Board of Football Officials -- Awarded Tom O'Hara the A. Paul Menton Award for outstanding officiating during the 1993 season. Elected Jim Oliver of Bel Air president, Don Metee of Catonsville vice president, Norman Henn of Parkville treasurer and Wayne Owens of Baltimore secretary.


NHL -- Named Buffalo Sabres G Dominik Hasek Player of the Week.

Pittsburgh Penguins -- Assigned D Pat Neaton to IHL Cleveland.

St. Louis Blues -- Recalled LW Vitali Prokhorov and C Jim Montgomery from IHL Peoria. Assigned C Nathan LaFayette to Peoria. Waived C Tony Hrkac.

Tampa Bay Lightning -- Recalled G J. C. Bergeron from IHL Atlanta.

Vancouver Canucks -- Recalled RW Dane Jackson from AHL Hamilton on an emergency basis.

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