Blue Jays: Recalled PPeter Munro from Syracuse. Announced that Pat Kelly, manager of Syracuse, and will be reassigned. Named Mel Queen manager of Syracuse.
Cardinals: Activated P Mark Thompson from 15-day DL. Purchased contract of PJose Rodriguez from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned P Justin Brunette and 1B Larry Sutton to Memphis. Transferred P Dave Wainhouse from 15-day to 60-day DL.
Pirates: Optioned P Brian O'Connor to Double-A Altoona. Recalled OF Emil Brown from Triple-A Nashville. Purchased contract of P Josias Manzanillo from Nashville. Designated P Jose Parra for assignment.
Rangers: Named Bobby Jones full-time dugout coach.
Reds: Optioned IF Gookie Dawkins to Double-A Chattanooga.
Mystics (WNBA): Named Stephanie Rivera assistant coach. Signed coach Nancy Darsch to contract extension through 2001.
Sting (WNBA): Waived G Erica Jackson.
Centennial Conference: Named Gettysburg's Amy Stambaugh (Towson) and Mike Plantholt (Loyola) to all-league lacrosse first teams.
ECAC: Named Navy G Mickey Jarboe men's lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year. Joining Jarboe on all-league first team are Navy M Adam Bores and D Chad Donnelly. Navy A Eddie McKinnon, UMBC A Dan Marohl, M Charlie Gibson and D Zach Burke were named to second team.
Bloomfield: Named Jack Sullivan men's basketball coach.
CCBC-Essex: Announced that graduating sophmore Sabian Toussaint signed national letter of intent and accepted full scholarship to play basketball at Elizabeth City State.
Evansville: Named Janette Jaques women's assistant basketball coach.
Georgia Tech: Redshirt sophomore WRKerry Watkins (33 catches for 476 yards, 6 TDs) quit football team.
Siena: Named Brian Nash men's assistant basketball coach.
Western Carolina: Announced that basketball players and identical twins Jarvis and Jonas Hayes are transferring to Georgia; Jarvis was first freshman since 1960 to lead Southern Conference in scoring.
Dolphins: Signed TE Hayward Clay.
Falcons: Signed OT Travis Claridge, second-round pick, and OT Michael Thompson, fourth-round pick. Waived former Ravens G Adam Hernandez.
Houston: Named Bobby Grier and Miller McCalmon associate directors of pro scouting.
Jaguars: Agreed to terms with OL Brad Meester, LB T.J. Slaughter and OL Joe Chustz.
Packers: Signed unrestricted free-agent PTom Hutton, who had been with Dolphins.
Patriots: Released RB-KR Derrick Cullors.
Blue Jackets: Columbus expansion team signed F Jeremy Reich and D Dan Watson.
MLS: Suspended MetroStars MLothar Matthaeus one game for accumulation of yellow-card points. RAWNAME:z1404621_23-12-01.txt