Arizona Diamondbacks: Named former Orioles GM Roland Hemond senior executive vice president of baseball operations.
Boston Red Sox: Assigned the contracts of IF Chris Donnels, OF Tuffy Rhodes and P Luis Aquino to the Kintetsu Buffaloes of Japan's Pacific League for cash.
Detroit Tigers: Fired Joe Klein, general manager.
Montreal Expos: Named Jim Beattie general manager.
San Francisco Giants: Reached agreement with 1B Mark Carreon and C Tom Lampkin on one-year contracts.
New Jersey Nets: Named Steve Albert radio play-by-play announcer.
Vancouver Grizzlies:Vancouver Grizzlies: Promoted Stu Jackson to president and GM.
Green Bay Packers: Activated TE Keith Jackson. Waived TW Jeff Wilner.
Stallions (CFL): Placed WR Robert Clark on the injured list.
Chicago Blackhawks: Recalled G Jimmy Waite from IHL Indianapolis.
Buffalo Blizzard (NPSL): Re-signed M Paul Dougherty to a one-year contract.