BaseballAngels: Did not renew contracts of Single-A...


Angels: Did not renew contracts of Single-A Cedar Rapids manager Tom Lawless and pitching coach Steve Renko.


Blue Jays: Named Jim Lett coach.

Brewers: Outrighted OF David Hulse and OF Turner Ward outright to Triple-A Tucson; both have right to refuse move and become free agents.


Devil Rays: Named Charlie Montoyo a minor-league manager.

Expos: Exercised $1.35 million on C Darrin Fletcher.

Phillies: Named Brad Mills first base coach. Agreed to terms with OF Tony Barron on Triple-A contract.

Pirates: Acquired P Clint Sodowsky from Tigers for P Dan Miceli.

Rockies: Named P. J. Carey bullpen coach.

Twins: Re-signed OF Roberto Kelly for $750,000.

Yankees: Exercised $2 million option on P Dwight Gooden.



NCAA: Restored eligibility of four Texas football players who had lunch with an agent: WR Mike Adams, CB Bryant Westbrook, S Tre Thomas and S Chris Carter.

Alabama-Birmingham: Extended contract of football coach Watson Brown through 2002.


Eagles: Will hold training camp at Lehigh University in 1997 and 1998.


NHL: Suspended Sabres D Alexei Zhitnik for two games and fined him $1,000 for high-sticking incident against Stars C Jamie Langenbrunner in game Wednesday.


Avalanche: Placed C-LW Mike Ricci (right shoulder injury) on IR.

Canucks: Recalled G Mike Fountain from AHL Syracuse.

Devils: Recalled C Steve Sullivan from AHL Albany.

Lightning: Reassigned G Derek Wilkinson to IHL Cleveland. Recalled LW Brent Peterson from AHL Adirondack.

Penguins: Recalled D Ian Moran from IHL Cleveland.

Sabres: Fired president Doug Moss and replaced him with Lawrence Quinn. Recalled LW Barrie Moore from loan to AHL Rochester.


Bandits (AHL): Recalled D Brian Goudie from ECHL Richmond. Signed C Chris Pittman to a tryout agreement.

Pub Date: 11/02/96