Major League Baseball Enterprises: Named Mark Gorris VP of team services.
Athletics: Released P Doug Johns, 2B Brent Gates and OF Allen Battle.
Blue Jays: Reassigned OF Angel Ramirez and C Adam Melhuse.
Brewers: Reassigned P Peter Benny, P Sean Maloney, P Henry Santos, IF Andres Duncan, C Jeff Alfano and OF Ken Felder.
Orioles: Bought contract of P Matt Ramagli from Catskill of independent Northeast League.
Phillies: Reassigned P Rich Hunter, P Larry Mitchell, P Ryan Nye, P Jason Boyd, 1B Jon Zuber, OF Steve Carver, OF Tony Barron and OF Darren Burton.
Reds: Reassigned IF Aaron Boone, P Curt Lyons, P Roger Salkeld and P David Nied. Outrighted OF Glenn Murray to Triple-A Indianapolis. Released P Billy Brewer and OF Scott Bullett.
Rockies: Optioned P Bobby Jones to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Reassigned P Mark Brownson, P Mike Farmer, P Doug Million, P Mike Saipe, C Ben Petrick and IF Tom Quinlan.
NBA: Fined Bucks C Armon Gilliam $7,500 for committing flagrant foul against Cavaliers' Bob Sura on Saturday. Named Knicks C Patrick Ewing Player of the Week.
Spurs: Suspended G Vernon Maxwell one game for making inappropriate gestures and body language on court Saturday.
USA Basketball: Named June Daugherty coach of 1997 USA Jones Cup team.
L Missouri-St. Louis: Fired women's basketball coach Jim Coen.
Wayne State: Named Barry Fagan football coach.
Wingate: Men's basketball coach and associate AD John Thurston resigned.
49ers: Signed LB Mark Byers and RB Jeff Makovicka.
Patriots: Re-signed two unrestricted free agents: WR Troy Brown and DE Mike Jones.
Capitals: Reassigned G Marc Seliger to ECHL Hampton Roads.
Rangers: Sent C Chris Ferraro and RW Peter Ferraro to AHL Binghamton.
Stars: Recalled G Manny Fernandez from IHL Michigan. Placed D Mike Lalor on IR, retroactive to Thursday.
Bandits (AHL): Signed G Igor Karpenko to tryout agreement.
Pub Date: 3/11/97