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Major League Baseball -- Named Wendy Lewis executive director of human resources.

Orioles -- Signed two draft picks -- P Carlos Aikens and SS Wess Winn -- and said they will be assigned to rookie league Bluefield.

California Angels -- Placed C Greg Myers on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 1. Recalled C Jorge Fabregas from Triple-A Vancouver.

Cincinnati Reds -- Activated P Mike Jackson from the DL. Optioned OF Steve Gibralter to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Colorado Rockies -- Placed P Bill Swift on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 28. Recalled P Lance Painter from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Houston Astros -- Agreed to terms with

IF Craig Shipley on a one-year contract.

Kansas City Royals -- Purchased the contract of IF/OF Edgar Caceras from Triple-A Omaha.

Minnesota Twins -- Agreed to terms with P Kevin Tapani on a one-year contract.

New York Mets -- Waived P Josias Manzanillo. Recalled P Pete Walker from Triple-A Norfolk. Activated IF Bill Spiers from the DL.

New York Yankees -- Claimed P Josias Manzanillo off waivers from the New York Mets.

San Francisco Giants -- Activated P William VanLandingham from the DL. Sent IF Joel Chimelis to Triple-A Phoenix of the Pacific Coast League. Assigned P Jose Abreu and P Tony Mattos to Single-A Burlington.

Texas Rangers -- Moved 3B Dean Palmer from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.


Golden State Warriors -- Named John Wetzel assistant coach.


Arkansas-Pine Bluff -- Named Hal Blevins (Harford CC) men's basketball coach.

Cincinnati -- Extended the contract of Bob Huggins, men's basketball coach, for 10 years.

Cornell -- Announced the resignation of Brian McCutheon, men's hockey coach.

Northeast Missouri State -- Named John Ware football coach.

UC Irvine -- Named Mike McIlwain men's assistant basketball coach.


Buffalo Bills -- Signed S Chris Green to a one-year contract.

Denver Broncos -- Signed LB Dante Jones and LB Dave Garnertt.

Green Bay Packers -- Claimed DB Charles Swann off waivers from the Carolina Panthers.

Indianapolis Colts -- Released QB Browning Nagle.

Jacksonville Jaguars -- Signed K Mike Hollis.

St. Louis Rams -- Signed RB Carl Tremble and LB Paschall Davis.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Signed G Blaine Schmidt.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Announced the retirement of LB Don Moen. Placed G Dan Crifo, RB Profail Grier, C Bob Kronenburg, CB Reggie Pleasant and DB P. J. Preston on the suspended list.

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