Blue Jays: Released OF Jacob Brumfield. Reassigned P Luis Andujar to their minor-league camp.
Diamondbacks: Reassigned P Dave Pavlas to their minor-league camp.
Mariners: Optioned P Greg McCarthy to Triple-A Tacoma. Assigned P Dave Holdridge to their minor-league camp.
Marlins: Placed 3B Bobby Bonilla on the 15-day DL. Optioned P Rob Stanifer and P Manuel Barrios to Triple-A Charlotte. Reassigned P Nelson Lara to minor-league camp.
Mets: Named Kevin Morgan assistant to the director of player personnel.
Royals: Optioned OF Jermaine Dye to Triple-A Omaha. Reassigned 1B Carlos Mendez to their minor-league camp. Placed OF Roderick Myers on the 15-day DL. Released P Chris Hammond.
Rangers: Released IF Scott Cooper from his contract with Triple-A Oklahoma. Sent C Rick Wrona and OF Les Norman to their minor-league camp.
Rockies: Assigned IF Nelson Liriano to their minor-league camp.
Tigers: Purchased the contracts of IF Bill Ripken and C Joe Oliver. Designated C Marcus Jensen for assignment. Transferred OF Trey Beamon from the 15- to the 60-day DL. Placed P Frank Castillo on the 15-day DL.
White Sox: Optioned P Jim Parque to Triple-A Calgary.
Cavaliers: Placed F Henry James on the injured list. Activated F Danny Ferry.
Hornets: Waived F Tony Farmer.
Trail Blazers: Waived F Vincent Askew.
Louisville: Extended the contract of men's basketball coach Denny Crum through 2001-02.
Chargers: Signed LB Gerald Dixon to a two-year contract.
Blues: Traded RW Joe Murphy to the San Jose Sharks for D Todd Gill. Traded C Harry York to the New York Rangers for C Mike Eastwood.
Lightning: Traded C Jason Wiemer to the Calgary Flames for RW Sandy McCarthy and a 1998 third- and fifth-round draft pick. Traded D Bryan Marchment and D David Shaw to the San Jose Sharks for LW Andrea Nazarov, future considerations and a conditional exchange of draft picks this year.
Panthers: Traded F Tom Fitzgerald to the Colorado Avalanche for LW Mark Parrish and the Anaheim Mighty Ducks 1998 third-round draft pick.
Sabres: Traded F Jason Dawe to the New York Islanders for F Paul Kruse and D Jason Holland.
USA Hockey: Named David Poile GM for the 1998 United States National Team.
MLS: Signed G Ian Feuer and allocated him to the New England Revolution.
Pub Date: 3/25/98