Angels: Optioned 3B George Arias to Triple-A Vancouver. Assigned P Greg Gohr outright to Vancouver.
Blue Jays: Optioned P Marty Janzen to Triple-A Syracuse. Sent OF Darrell Whitmore to minor-league camp.
Cubs: Optioned P Amaury Telemaco, P Rodney Myers and P Marc Pisciotta to Triple-A Iowa.
Indians: Optioned P Casey Whitten and P Mike Matthews to Triple-A Buffalo. Assigned P Greg Cadaret to minor-league camp.
Padres: Gave manager Bruce Bochy two-year extension through 1999, with club option for 2000.
Phillies: Optioned P Matt Beech, former Orioles minor-league P Calvin Maduro and 2B David Doster to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and sent them to minor-league camp. Reassigned 1B Mike Robertson to minor-league camp.
Rangers: Assigned P Tanyon Sturtze to Triple-A Oklahoma City and P Jonathan Johnson to minor-league camp.
Reds: Optioned OF Chad Mottola to Triple-A Indianapolis. Placed IF Terry Pendleton (sore knee) on 15-day DL.
Royals: Optioned P Jim Pittsley to Triple-A Omaha. Released P Juan Agosto.
Timberwolves: Placed G Chris Carr on injured list.
Centennial Conference: Named C Dan Raedle baseball Player of the Week.
Alabama-Huntsville: Men's basketball coach Bill Peterson resigned.
Clemson: Named Brian Cousins assistant basketball coach.
South Carolina: Signed men's basketball coach Eddie Fogler to one-year contract extension through 2001-2002.
Blackhawks: Acquired D Marc Hussey from Flames for LW Ravil Gusmanov.
Blues: Recalled G Jon Casey from AHL Worcester. Assigned G Jamie McLennan to Worcester. Assigned RW Alex Vasilevski to IHL Grand Rapids.
Canadiens: Traded D Murray Baron and RW Chris Murray to Coyotes for D Dave Manson. Traded G Pat Jablonski to Coyotes for D Steve Cheredaryk and assigned Cheredaryk to AHL Fredericton.
Canucks: Claimed D Steve Staios off waivers from Bruins. Traded F Josef Beranek to Penguins for considerations. Traded D Frantisek Kucera to Flyers for considerations. Recalled C Larry Courville and C Lonny Bohonos from AHL Syracuse.
Capitals: Returned LW Andrew Brunnette and RW Richard Zednick to AHL Portland. Recalled D Stewart Malgunas from Portland.
Coyotes: Traded RW Chris Murray to Whalers for D Gerald Diduck. Recalled D Steve Cheredaryk on loan from AHL Springfield.
Flames: Assigned C Ravil Yakubov to IHL Utah.
Islanders: Acquired C Robert Reichel from Flames for LW Marty McInnis, G Tyrone Garner and a 1997 sixth-round draft pick. Traded LW Derek King to Whalers for 1997 fifth-round pick.
Kings: Traded F Eddie Olczyk to Penguins for RW Glen Murray. Recalled RW Brad Smyth from IHL Phoenix.
Lightning: Acquired D Jamie Huscroft from Flames for G Tyler Moss.
Maple Leafs: Traded C Kirk Muller to Panthers for RW Jason Podollan. Traded D Larry Murphy to Red Wings for considerations.
Mighty Ducks: Traded LW Bates Battaglia and 1998 fourth-round draft pick to Whalers for C Mark Janssens.
Oilers: Traded D Jeff Norton to Lightning for D Drew Bannister. Assigned LW Barrie Moore to AHL Hamilton.
Penguins: Traded C Richard Park to Mighty Ducks for RW Roman Oksiuta.
Red Wings: D Mike Ramsey retired.
Sabres: Traded D Craig Millar and LW Barrie Moore to Oilers for F Miroslav Satan.
Senators: Traded F Dennis Chasse, D Kevin Bolibruck and 1998 sixth-round pick to Blackhawks for RW Mike Prokopec.
Whalers: Traded RW Kelly Chase to Maple Leafs for 1998 eighth-round draft pick.
Pub Date: 3/19/97