BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Traded C Jimmy Kremers (.110, 1...

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April 02, 1991

Baseball

Atlanta Braves -- Traded C Jimmy Kremers (.110, 1 HR, 2 RBI) and player to be named to Montreal Expos for OF Otis Nixon (.251, 1, 20, 50 steals) and minor-league 3B Boi Rodriguez. Placed SS Andres Thomas on unconditional-release waivers. Optioned P Tony Castillo and OF Andy Tomberlin to Class AAA Richmond. Sent C Jerry Willard to minor-league camp for assignment.

Boston Red Sox -- Traded P Rob Murphy (0-6, 6.32 ERA) to Seattle Mariners for P Mike Gardiner (Class AA Eastern League's 1990 Pitcher of the Year). Optioned Gardiner, P Daryl Irvine and OF Phil Plantier Class AAA Pawtucket. Sent 1B Mo Vaughn, IF/OF Mike Brumley, P Tony Fossas, C Todd Pratt to Pawtucket. Waived P Josias Manzanillo.

Chicago Cubs -- Placed C Hector Villanueva (fractured left hand) on 15-day disabled list.

Chicago White Sox -- Placed P Charlie Hough on 15-day disabled list -- retroactive to March 29 -- because of bone spurs in right foot.

Cleveland Indians -- Placed OF Stan Jefferson and OF Ron Kittle on waivers for purpose of granting them unconditional releases.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Sent C Tim McIntosh, P Brian Fisher and P Jeff Kaiser to minor-league camp for assignment. Released C Rick Wrona and P Mike Campbell.

New York Mets -- Argeed to terms with P Dwight Gooden on 3-year contract extension through 1994. Placed OF Terry Puhl on waivers for purpose of granting him unconditional release.

New York Yankees -- Placed P Pascual Perez on 15-day disabled list. Placed IF Steve Balboni on waivers for purpose of granting him unconditional release.

Oakland Athletics -- Sent P Reggie Harris, P Johnny Guzman and P Joe Slusarski, C Troy Afenir, OF Doug Jennings and IF Dann Howitt to minor-league camp for assignment.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Optioned IF Jeff Richardson Class AAA Buffalo.

San Francisco Giants -- Optioned P Mark Dewey and IF Craig Colbert to Class AAA Phoenix.

Seattle Mariners -- Placed OF Ken Griffey Sr. on 15-day disabled list because of strained lower back.

Texas Rangers -- Sent P Jim Poole to minor-league camp for assignment.

Prince William Cannons (Carolina League) -- Named Frank Boulton president.

Basketball

Chicago Bulls -- Suspended reserve Stacey King for 1 game without pay for missing practice yesterday. He will sit out tonight's game against Orlando.

CBA -- Announced resignation of commissioner Irv Kaze. Appointed deputy commissioner Terdama L. Ussery II acting commissioner.

Colleges

Maryland -- Named Dr. Suzanne Tyler, who served as Maryland's interim athletic director for 4 months last year and has served as coach and administrator for past 18 years, senior associate athletic director.

Princeton -- Named Fred Samara track coach starting with the 1991-92 indoor season.

Rutgers -- Named Mark Deal running back coach and Phil Zacharias outside linebackers coach.

Football

Atlanta Falcons -- Signed WR Naz Worthen, WR Mike Williams, WR Jason Phillips, S Jeff Donaldson, S Tracey Eaton, TE Harper Le Bel, DL Benji Roland, PK Rich Karlis and RB Pat Chaffey.

Cleveland Browns -- Signed RB Joe Morris, RB Lee Rouson, OT Ed Cunningham, WR Fulton Johnson, P Billy Smith, P Brian Hanson, P Ralph Stephens, LB David Brandon, PK Mike Lansford, QB Todd Philcox. Released P Bryan Wagner and PK Jerry Kauric.

Denver Broncos -- Signed FB Robert Perryman.

Indianapolis Colts -- Signed NT Travis Davis and LB Cedric Figaro.

Los Angeles Rams -- Signed CB Sammy Lilly and RB Mosi Tatupu.

Miami Dolphins -- Acquired LB John Grimsley from Houston Oilers for 1991 third-round draft pick. Signed LB Louis Cooper and TE Charles Henry.

New England Patriots -- Signed QB Hugh Millen, RB Ivory Joe Hunter and RB Victor Jones.

San Diego Chargers -- Signed DE Chris Pike and OT Harry Swayne.

San Francisco 49ers -- Signed S Todd Bowles and LB Chris Washington.

Seattle Seahawks -- Signed LB Marcus Cotton and S Kevin Thompson.

Washington Redskins -- Signed LB Matt Millen of San Francisco 49ers and S Danny Copeland of Kansas City Chiefs.

Hockey

Chicago Blackhawks -- Announced that RW Michel Goulet (sprained right knee) will be sidelined for 10 days to 2 weeks.

New York Rangers -- Sent D Jeff Bloemberg to Binghamto(AHL).

Winnipeg Jets -- Fired coach Bob Murdoch after team failed tmake NHL playoffs for second time in 3 years.

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