Cubs: Placed 1B Mark Grace (strained right hamstring) on 15-day DL. Moved P Kevin Tapani to 60-day DL after finger surgery. Purchased contract of OF Dave Clark from Single-A Williamsport.
Cardinals: Purchased contract of P Matt Morris from Triple-A Louisville. Placed C Tom Pagnozzi on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 29, with strained right calf. Optioned C Danny Sheaffer to Triple-A Louisville. Recalled C Mike DiFelice from Louisville.
Indians: Agreed to terms with P Paul Shuey on three-year extension through 2000, with option for 2001.
Mariners: Agreed to terms with All-Star C Dan Wilson on two-year, $6.5 million extension through 1999, with club option for 2000.
Reds: Claimed P Scott Service off waivers. Optioned P Scott Sullivan to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Celtics: Signed G Nate Driggers to 10-day contract.
Kings: Placed C Duane Causwell on injured list with strained left calf. Activated C Kevin Salvadori from injured list.
L Centenary (La.): Named Billy Kennedy men's basketball coach.
Ohio State: Named Beth Burns women's basketball coach.
Bears: Re-signed TE Keith Jennings.
Bengals: Waived RB Stephen Pitts.
Eagles: Signed unrestricted free agents WR Nate Singleton and RB Corey Croom.
L Patriots: Re-signed unrestricted free-agent LB Todd Collins.
Saints: Named Jack Del Rio assistant strength coach.
Steelers: Traded DL Brentson Buckner to Chiefs for 1997 seventh-round draft choice.
Devils: Sent G Frederic Henry on loan to AHL Albany.
Maple Leafs: Recalled D Yannick Tremblay from AHL St. John's. Assigned G Don Beaupre to IHL Utah.
Pub Date: 4/05/97