Baseball Boston Red Sox -- DH Jack Clark has withdrawn appeal of game suspension imposed by NL president Bill White for incident Sept. 26, when, as member of San Diego Padres, Clark picked up and threw first base into stands while arguing call. As a result of suspension, Clark missed last night's game.
Chicago White Sox -- Traded OF John Cangelosi (.245 in 30 games for Class AAA Vancouver) to Milwaukee Brewers for SS Esteban Beltre (.171 in 25 games with Class AAA Denver).
Kansas City Royals -- Named Hal McRae manager. Activated 1B George Brett (.170 in 47 AB) from 15-day DL. Optioned 3B Sean Berry (.071 in 14 AB) to Class AAA Omaha.
Minnesota Twins -- Announced resignation of Tom Mee, director of media relations. Named Rob Antony director of media relations.
Montreal Expos -- Named Jay Ward hitting instructor. Signed OF Charles Lee.
New York Mets -- Signed OF Bert Bull, P Shawn Watson and IF Randy Farmer.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Optioned P Jamie Moyer (0-5, 5.74 ERA) to Class AAA Louisville. Recalled P Omar Olivares from Louisville and announced he will start Sunday.
San Diego Padres -- Placed 2B Paul Faries (.173 in 52 AB) on 15-day DL with sprained right ankle. Purchased contract of 2B-SS Jose Mota (.309, 1 HR, 14 RBI, 5 steals in 38 games at Class AAA Las Vegas), oldest son of Los Angeles Dodgers coach Manny Mota.
Philips Milan -- Italian League team signed former Philadelphia ers C Darryl Dawkins (21.4 ppg, 11.4 rpg for Auxilium Turin) to 1-year contract, reportedly for $1.1 million.
Detroit Red Wings -- Signed D Bobby Dollas (3 goals, 5 assists in games) to 2-year contract.
St. Louis Blues -- Traded RW Jim Vesey to Winnipeg Jets to complete earlier trade. Traded G Tom Draper to Winnipeg for future considerations.
D8 San Diego Gulls (IHL) -- Fired coach Mike O'Connell.