Baseball American League -- Upheld Boston Red Sox pitcher...


April 03, 1991

Baseball American League -- Upheld Boston Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens' five-game suspension and $10,000 fine for his actions in last year's playoffs.

Atlanta Braves -- Placed P Mark Grant on the 15-day disabled lis retroactive to March 28.

Baltimore Orioles -- Cut P Kevin Hickey (1-3, 5.13), P John Mitchell (6-6, 4.64), and P Dan Boone (0-0, 2.79 ERA in 4 games). Released non-roster OF Larry Sheets (.261, 10 HR, 52 RBI). Signed P Mike Flanagan (2-2, 5.31 in 5 games with Toronto) to a 1-year contract.

Chicago Cubs -- Placed P Rick Sutcliffe (0-2, 5.91) on the 15-day disabled list to continue rehabilitation on his right shoulder. Optioned OF Steve Carter (.200 in 5 games) to Class AAA Iowa.

Cleveland Indians -- Re-assigned non-roster OF Wayne Kirby to the minor leagues.

CDetroit Tigers -- Optioned P Scott Aldred (1-2, 3.77), P Kevin Ritz (0-4, 11.05) and P Rusty Meacham to Class AAA Toledo.

Houston Astros -- Optioned 1B Mike Simms (.308, 1 HR, 2 RBI i 12 games) to Class AAA Tucson. Sent C Terry McGriff outright to Tucson. Sent P Jim Corsi and P Dean Wilkens to their minor-league camp for reassignment. Placed P Don Carman on waivers for the purpose of giving him his release. Released P Mark Thurmond.

Kansas City Royals -- Optioned 1B Jeff Conine (.250 in 9 games) and C Tim Spehr to Class AAA Omaha. Sent P Andy McGaffigan and IF Paul Zuvella to Omaha.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed IF Edgar Diaz (.271, 0 HR, 14 RBI) PTC and OF Mike Felder (.274, 3 HR, 27 RBI) on waivers for the purpose of giving them their releases. Agreed to terms with OF Candy Maldonado (.273, 22 HR, 95 RBI for Cleveland), C Rick Dempsey (.195, 2 HR, 15 RBI for Los Angeles) and 2B Willie Randolph (.271, 1 HR, 9 RBI for Los Angeles) on 1-year contracts.

Minnesota Twins -- Placed IF Nelson Liriano (.234, 1 HR, 28 RBI for Toronto and Minnesota) on waivers for the purpose of giving him his release.

New York Mets -- Traded OF Darren Reed (.205, 1 HR, 2 RBI) an minor-league OF Alex Diaz to the Montreal Expos for OF Terrell Hansen and P David Sommer.

New York Yankees -- Placed P Rich Monteleone (0-1, 6.14) on waivers for the purpose of giving him his release.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Optioned P Mike York (1-1 in 4 games) tClass AAA Buffalo.

Spartanburg Phillies (South Atlantic League) -- Named Ken McMillan assistant general manager.

Texas Rangers -- Placed P Jose Guzman on irrevocable waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Returned

P Terry Wells to minor-league camp.


Houston Rockets -- Placed C Dave Feitl on the injured list.

Milwaukee Bucks -- Placed G Dale Ellis on the injured list. Signed F Adrian Dantley to a contract for the remainder of the season.

San Antonio Spurs -- Activated F Tony Massenburg from the injured list. Placed C Dwayne Schintzius on the injured list.


New York Tech -- Named Joe Hennie women's basketball coach.

North Florida -- Named Marilyn McReavy-Nolan women's volleyball and softball coach.


Cleveland Browns -- Waived K Mike Lansford.

Green Bay Packers -- Signed DL Scott Jones.

Miami Dolphins -- Signed RB Don Smith.

New York Giants -- Signed WR James Milling.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed S James Booty.

Ottawa Rough Riders -- Signed S Jake Vaughan and RB Darren Joseph.


New York Rangers -- Agree to terms with RW Tony Amonte of Boston University and C Doug Weight of Lake Superior State.

Washington Capitals -- Called up D Kent Paynter from AHL Baltimore.

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