Angels: Placed P Lee Smith on the 15-day DL.
Indians: Traded C Jesse Levis to the Milwaukee Brewers for LHP Scott Nate and a player to be named. Optioned OF Ryan Thompson (Chestertown) to Triple-A Buffalo. Sent OF Nigel Wilson outright to Buffalo.
Expos: Placed LHP Carlos Perez on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of RHP Jose Paniagua from Triple-A Ottawa.
Yankees: Signed OF Dion James. Optioned OF Matt Luke to Triple-A Columbus.
Warriors: Signed C Geert Hammink to a second 10-day contract.
Falcons: Re-signed DB Elbert Shelley to a one-year contract.
Bills: Signed CB Emanuel Martin to a one-year contract.
Dolphins: Signed DE Aaron Jones, DE Daniel Stubbs and WR Henry Neal.
Redskins: Re-signed DB Muhammad Oliver. Named Chris Helein media relations director.
Stars: Assigned LW Mike Donnelly and F Mark Lawrence to IHL Michigan.
Devils: Signed LW Jay Pandolfo to a multiyear contract.
Islanders: Recalled C Chris Taylor and C-LW Andreas Johansson from IHL Utah.
Capitals: Recalled RW Andrew from AHL Portland.
Pub Date: 4/05/96