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Orioles -- Activated P Sid Fernandez from the 15-day DL. Sent P Arthur Rhodes to Triple-A Rochester.


New York Mets -- Activated 1B David Segui from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Shawn Hare to Triple-A Norfolk.

Oakland Athletics -- Optioned P Roger Smithberg to Triple-A Tacoma. Called up P Ed Vosberg from Tacoma.


Philadelphia Phillies -- Activated P Larry Andersen from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Tom Marsh to Double-A Reading.

Seattle Mariners -- Recalled P Kevin King from Triple-A Calgary. Optioned P John Cummings to Calgary.

Texas Rangers -- Placed OF Oddibe McDowell on the 15-day DL with a pulled left hamstring; recalled OF David Hulse from Triple-A Oklahoma City.


Baltimore (CFL) -- Placed LB Ken Benson on the injury list.

British Columbia Lions (CFL) -- Released WR Gerald Benton, WR Derrick Deadwiler, WR Greg Greed, LB Tyrone Chatman, LB Virgil Robertson, LB Henry Newby, LB Ricardo Washington, DB Mike Crumb, DB Shawn Jones, DB Frank Pimiskern, RB David Walker, RB Tony Jackson and RB Kensley Palmer.

Calgary Stampeders (CFL) -- Placed DE Eric Johnson and DE Kenny Walker on the reserve list. Released LB Ephesians Bartley, LB Eric Blount, DB Greg Eaglin, DB John Kalin, DB Jody Marshall, WR Michael Green, WR Craig Brenner, WR Mike Freiter, WR Travis Moore, RB Lindsey Scott, QB Kevin Simmons, CB Damon Smith, DE Daniel Taplin, OL Rohn Meyer, OL Jay McNeil, OL Ken Rayner, OL Todd Storme and DT Branko Vinciccut.

Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) -- Placed CB Ed Berry and OL Terris Chorney on the reserve list. Released WR Wayde Butler, WR Gary Morris, WR Marc Tobert, WR Michael Lee, RB Estrus Crayton, DB Malik Jackson, DB Stephen Day, DB Robert Samuels, QB Rickey Jones, QB Marc Weekly, OL Jeff Croonen, OL Darryl Fridd and OL Rob Wesseling.


Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Placed DE Stephen Bates, LB Darrell Beavers, WR Lonzell Hill, DB Tim Jackson and OG Dale Sanderson on the injury list. Released LB Hassan Bailey, LB Jeff Nichol, SB Jeremy Braitenback, SB Ainsworth Morgan, DB Eric Carter, DB Frank Yeboah-Kodie, DL Michael Philbrick, CB Adrion Smith and OT Simon Taylor. Placed RB John Hood and C Pat Mahon on the reserve list.

Las Vegas Posse (CFL) -- Placed DL Steve Anderson and WR Robert Claiborne on the reserve list. Released DB Duane Johnson.

Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL) -- Activated LB Maurice Henry. Placed OT Mike Graybill on the reserve list. Released WR Horace Brooks, WR Lawann Lawson, WR Glenn McCausland, RB Gerry Collins, RB Nigel Levy, RB Michael Malott, RB Anthony Oxley, RB Dean Stewart, DB Burt Cummings, DB Eric Everett, DB Malcolm Everett, DB Adrian White, LB Darryl Hardy, LB Patrick Hinton, LB Robert Lyles, LB Rod Murphy, LB Alfred Smith, DE Donnie Gardner and OG Jacques Moreau.

Shreveport Pirates (CFL) -- Released CB Don Caparotti, CB John Wiley, DT Shannon Cornelius, WR Ron Dyson, WR Stacey Simmons, FB Brad Gaines, K Brian Greenfield, OL Jason Kuipers, DT John Shannon, DB Brian Smith, DB John Wiley and RB Troy Stradford. Acquired DE David Bailey end, from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for future considerations.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Released DT Swift Burch, OL Joe Burgos, OL Peter Partchenko, SB Eric Drage, SB Travis Oliver, DB Kevin Whitley, FB Claudio Bertone, FB Kevin Smellie and DL Tracey Laing. Placed DB Tommy Henry and QB Reggie Slack on the reserve list.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) -- Placed WR Mac Cody and RB Keith Woodside on the reserve list. Released CB Ken Burress, WR Jamie Holland, WR Andrew Martin, WR Fred Ward, WR Wade Hopkins, DT Emanuel King, LB Kelvin Smith, LB Ronald Perry, LB Tawan Temple, DB Anthony Shelton, DB Norris Thomas, DB Ryan Carey, OL Ed Kucy and OL Jim Smyrl.



St. Louis Blues -- Signed D Scott Stevens to an offer sheet. Acquired the rights to D Al MacInnis and a 1997 fourth-round draft choice from the Calgary Flames for D Phil Housley and 1996 and 1997 second-round draft choices.