Mariners: Declined to exercise option on P Chris Bosio. Signed working agreement with Double-A Memphis.
L Rangers: Named Dan O'Brien assistant GM-baseball operations.
Reds: Named Al Goldis senior director of scouting-player development and Bob Zuk senior adviser for baseball operations.
Red Sox: Named Sammy Ellis minor-league pitching coordinator. Mike Greenwell chose to become free agent.
hTC Clippers: Reinstated C Stanley Roberts, who had been suspended for conduct detrimental to team.
Nets: Reached agreement with free-agent F Xavier McDaniel, who played last season in Greece.
Michigan: Suspended F Albert White from basketball team for first semester for violating team rules.
Cardinals: Waived S Terry Hoage. Claimed S J. J. McCleskey off waivers from Saints.
Jaguars: Waived LB Santo Stephens.
Jets: Activated OL Siupeli Malamala and RB Lou D'Agostino.
Blackhawks: Holdout C Alexei Zhamnov signed five-year, $15 million contract.
Blues: Recalled D Libor Zabransky from AHL Worcester.
Flames: Sent LW Marko Jantuten and G Dwayne Roloson to AHL Saint John.
Sabres: Recalled LW Barrie Moore from AHL Rochester.
Whalers: D Jeff Brown (injured lower back) will be out indefinitely.
Bandits (AHL): Released C Keli Corpse.
L Harrisburg (NPSL): Signed F Tom Bialek and D Brian Chandler.
Pub Date: 10/19/96