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Cincinnati Reds -- Acquired C Eddie Taubensee from the Houston Astros for minor-league pitchers Ross Powell and Marty Lister; placed C Joe Oliver on the 15-day DL due to left ankle synovitis retroactive to April 12.


Detroit Tigers -- Placed P David Wells on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 16, with an inflammed left elbow; recalled P Buddy Groom from Triple-A Toledo; optioned OF Danny Bautista to Toledo and recalled P Jose Lima from Toledo.

Houston Astros -- Announced the resignation of vice president of Astros marketing Ted Haracz.


Montreal Expos -- Sent OF Rondell White to Triple-A Ottawa; recalled P Rodney Henderson from Double-A Harrisburg.

New York Mets -- Named Randye Ringler director of marketing.

Seattle Mariners -- Placed 3B Edgar Martinez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 16, with a contusion of the right wrist; recalled IF-OF Brian Turang from an injury rehabilitation assignment with Double-A Jacksonville and activated him from the disabled list.

Texas Rangers -- Activated IF Jon Shave from the 15-day DL and placed him on waivers for the purpose of assigning him outright to Double A Oklahoma City.


Houston Rockets -- Signed F Chris Jent for the remainder of the season.


Bowie State -- Will sign Laurel High School C/F Anita Creek.


Brown -- Named Ron Ballatore men's swimming coach.

Loyola (Illinois) -- Named Ken Burmeister men's basketball coach.

Michigan -- Announced junior G Jalen Rose will forgo his final year of college eligibility and enter the NBA draft.

Norfolk State -- Announced the resignation of Roderick Foppe, assistant head football coach and offensive coordinator.

Presbyterian -- Named Allen Morris athletic director.

Robert Morris -- Named Joe Walton Jr. quarterbacks coach and Chris Brann and Jason Lener graduate assistant football coaches.


Johnson C. Smith -- Signed Frederick Community College's Keith Thompson (Lake Clifton) to play basketball.

Virginia -- Named Doug Smith women's assistant soccer coach.

Wagner -- Appointed Craig Jacoby assistant director of athletics; named Jim Matsakis full-time assistant football coach.


NFL -- Awarded the Philadelphia Eagles an extra first-round draft pick (29th overall) as compensation for the Green Bay Packers' signing of free-agent DL Reggie White.

Cleveland Browns -- Agreed to terms with CB Don Griffin.


Dallas Cowboys -- Hired Washington State defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as a defensive assistant.

Miami Dolphins -- Signed RB Bernie Parmalee.

New York Jets -- Signed unrestricted free agent P Brian Hansen, who had been with the Cleveland Browns.

San Francisco 49ers -- Traded DE Ted Washington to the Denver Broncos for a fifth-round draft pick; flipped draft picks with Denver in the third round with San Francisco getting the 85th pick overall and the Broncos the 97th overall.

Las Vegas Posse (CFL) -- Signed DE-LB Basil Proctor and DB Bruce Plummer.

Sacramento Gold Miners (CFL) -- Signed two rookie free agents, FB Rodney Dickerson and DB Robert Turner.


Shreveport Pirates (CFL) -- Signed WR Mark Duper.