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Angels: Announced P Kyle Abbott, P Bryan Harvey, former Orioles P Mark Eichhorn, P Jason Grimsley, P Steve Ontiveros and IF Dick Schofield have exercised options and chosen free agency.


Expos: Named Bobby Cuellar pitching coach and former Bowie Baysox manager Pete Mackanin third base coach.

Mariners: Re-signed 2B Joey Cora to one-year contract. Named Nardi Contreras pitching coach.


Mets: Named Mookie Wilson first base coach, Randy Niemann assistant pitching coach and bullpen coach, Bruce Benedict catchers coach, Cookie Rojas third base coach and Tom Robson hitting coach.

Pirates: Re-signed IF Tony Beasley, P Joe Boever, former Orioles P Tom Bolton, P Mike Brown, P Rafael Chaves, C Tim Edge, P Ken Greer, C Marcus Hanel, IF Dale Sveum, P Scott M. Taylor and P Dave Wainhouse.

Twins: Exercised 1997 option on C Greg Myers.


Clippers: Waived G/F Ma Jian and C Cory Reader.

Magic: Waived G Lonnie Harrell.

Mavericks: Signed C Oliver Miller.

Saints: Waived S J. J. McCleskey.


76ers: Waived G Michael Hawkins. Signed C-F Mark Bradtke.

Warriors: Waived G Kevin Granger, F Henry James and C Kurt Portmann.


NHL: Suspended Flyers LW Daniel Lacroix two games and fined him $1,000 for flagrant elbow against Kings Oct. 15.

Canucks: Assigned LW Ian McIntyre to ECHL Wheeling.

Coyotes: Sent D Jason Doig to IHL Las Vegas.


Devils: Sent C Neal Broten on loan to AHL Albany.

Islanders: Assigned C Jim Dowd to IHL Utah. Recalled G Tom Soderstrom from Utah.

Panthers: Assigned C Eric Montreuil to CHL Port Huron.

Whalers: Recalled G Manny Legace from AHL Springfield.

Pub Date: 10/18/96