Blue Jays: Announced that RHP Erik Hanson has torn cartilage in his right shoulder and will miss at least 3-4 months. If surgery reveals more extensive damage, he could be out 6-8 months.
Marlins: Placed 2B Luis Castillo (bruised left heel) on 15-day disabled list; recalled 2B Ralph Millard from Triple-A Charlotte; promoted RHP Reid Cornelius from Double-A Portland to Charlotte; recalled LHP Mike Duval from Single-A Brevard County; activated LHP Gabe Gonzalez from DL.
Padres: Agreed to three-year, $15 million contract extension with RHP Andy Ashby.
Pirates: Placed LHP Matt Ruebel on 15-day DL; recalled RHP Clint Sadowsky from Triple-A Calgary.
Tigers: Purchased contract of 1B Bob Hamelin from Triple-A Toledo.
Duke: Named Al Buehler director of track.
Johns Hopkins: Senior lacrosse defender Mary Ann McGuire named Centennial Conference Player of the Year; sophomore defender Janice Yoo (Mount Hebron) was honorable mention; junior baseball P Scott Orlovsky named Centennial Pitcher of the Year; senior 1B Dan Raedle named Centennial Player of the Year.
Navy: Brian Wilson, Brendan Beer and Marc Williams honored as All-Academic by American Water Polo Coaches Association.
UCLA: Will appeal NCAA Committee on Infractions ruling that barred this season's softball team from the national tournament as part of a three-year probation for rules violations. The team will be allowed to participate, but if the ruling goes against the school, the 1998 team will be barred from the postseason.
Wake Forest: Named Charlene Curtis women's basketball coach.
Giants: Signed G Cayetano Castro.
NPSL: Named Spirit's Sasa Zoric and Jim McCombs to All-Rookie second team.
MLS: Fined Los Angeles D Dan Calichman $1,000 for actions during game May 2.
Pub Date: 5/08/97