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Blue Jays: Announced P Leo Estrella has been called up from Double-A Tennessee to Triple-A Syracuse and P Scott Cassidy has been called up from Single-A Dunedin.

Brewers: Named Lynn Sprangers vice president of community and governmental affairs.


Devil Rays: Called up IF Bobby Smith from Triple-A Durham.

Rangers: Assigned OF Jason McDonald outright to Triple-A Oklahoma. Claimed P Scott Randall off waivers from Twins and optioned him to Oklahoma. Transferred P Danny Kolb from 15- to 60-day DL. Signed P Greg Runser and assigned him to Rookie League Pulaski.


Washington Congressionals (USBL): Activated F Wayne Houston.


Alabama-Birmingham: Named David Giffard men's assistant soccer coach.

Fresno State: Named Matt Brown men's swimming coach.

New Mexico State: Announced all athletic teams will be known as the Aggies.


Robert Morris: Named Matt Raich and Dave Zeiler assistant football coaches.

Saint Louis: Named John Ishee women's assistant basketball coach.

Syracuse: Announced basketball G Tony Bland is transferring to San Diego State.

Texas-San Antonio: Named Elizabeth Dalton associate athletic director-senior woman administrator.


Bears: Signed RB Derrick Foster. Waived CB Jermaine Jones. Waived and reached an injury settlement with CB Cedric Donaldson. Named Avery Robbins director of corporate sales and Chris Hanks assistant trainer.


Cardinals: Signed DB David Barrett to a three-year contract.

49ers: Signed S Zack Bronson to one-year contract. Waived DT Bo Barzilauskas, DT James Brumbaugh, CB Drae Harris, S Tracy Hart, S B.J. Williams, OT Dustin Owen and LB Al Rice.

Dolphins: Re-signed K Olindo Mare to a one-year contract. Waived WR Yatil Green.

Saints: Signed WR Sherrod Gideon to a three-year contract


Blackhawks: Re-signed RW Ryan VandenBussche.


Kings: Purchased the new AHL franchise in Manchester, N.H.

Panthers: Signed RW Denis Shvidki, their first-round pick in the 1999 draft.

Predators: Signed D John Namestnikov and D Rory Fitzpatrick.

Sabres: Announced they will not exercise the option on the contract of RW Rob Ray for the 2000-01 season.