Cardinals: Named Rene Lachemann third base coach, Carney Lansford bench coach and infield instructor and Joe Sparks and Jeff Scott to major-league scouting staff. Pitching coach Dave Duncan, bullpen coach Mark DeJohn, hitting coach George Hendrick and first base coach Dave McKay will return next season. Promoted former Orioles P Jerry Walker to VP of player personnel.
Basketball NBA: Named Pistons F Grant Hill Player of the Month, Timberwolves G Stephon Marbury Rookie of the Month and Hawks' Lenny Wilkens Coach of the Month.
Raptors: Signed F Clifford Rozier for rest of season. Activated G Hubert Davis from injured list. Placed G-F Martin Lewis (bruised right forearm) on injured list.
Michigan: Suspended G Brandun Hughes from yesterday's game for breaking team rule.
Chargers: Named Jim Vechiarella linebackers coach.
NHL: Named Penguins C Mario Lemieux Player of the Month and Patrick Lalime Rookie of the Month.
Canadiens: Assigned F Eric Houde and D Brad Brown to AHL Fredericton.
Sharks: Recalled G Wade Flaherty from AHL Kentucky. Assigned LW Alexei Yegorov to Kentucky.
Pub Date: 2/02/97