Baseball Commissioner's office -- Named Jimmie Lee Solomon...


May 31, 1991

Baseball Commissioner's office -- Named Jimmie Lee Solomon director of minor-league relations for major-league baseball.

Boston Red Sox -- Placed P Dana Kiecker (2-1, 7.20 ERA) on 15-day DL retroactive to Monday with sore right elbow. Called up P Mike Gardiner (7-1, 2.34 with Class AAA Pawtucket; 5-0 with 1.80 in May).

Chicago Cubs -- C Joe Girardi underwent myelogram for bulging disk in back.

Chicago White Sox -- Extended contract of manager Jeff Torborg (183-182 in 2 1/2 seasons) through 1993 season. Purchased contract of OF Warren Newson from Class AAA Vancouver. Recalled P Ramon Garcia from Vancouver. Sent P Brian Drahman (1-1, 5.79) and P Wayne Edwards (0-2, 3.86) to Vancouver.

San Diego Padres -- Activated P Larry Andersen from 15-day DL. Optioned P Steve Rosenberg (1-1, 6.94) to Class AAA Las Vegas.

Texas Rangers -- Signed DH-1B Steve Balboni (released in spring training by New York Yankees) to contract with Class AAA Oklahoma City.


Global Basketball Association -- Awarded franchise to Huntsville, Ala.


CUNY Athletic Conference -- Announced that Michael Steuerman, director, will be taking a 1-year leave, effective Sept. 1.

San Francisco -- Signed Jim Brovelli (72-96), men's basketball coach, to 5-year contract extension through 1996-97 season.

Washington State -- Signed AD Jim Livengood to 6-year contract.


AHL -- Voted to allow franchise in Newmarket, Ontario (Toronto Maple Leafs farm club) to move to St. John's, Newfoundland.

Boston Bruins -- Announced resignation of Mike Milbury, coach, to devote full time to duties as assistant GM.

Edmonton Oilers -- Traded RW Jari Kurri (played for Milan Devils in Italian League), RW Dave Brown (3 goals, 12 assists past 2 seasons combined) and D Corey Foster (14, 11 for AHL Cape Breton) to Philadelphia Flyers for RW Scott Mellanby (20, 21), LW Craig Berube (293 penalty minutes) and C Craig Fisher (79 points for AHL Hershey).

Los Angeles Kings -- Signed RW Jari Kurri to 3-year contract with an option year.

Minnesota North Stars -- Traded LW Rob Murray to Winnipeg Jets for seventh-round draft choice. Sent that choice to Calgary Flames for G Steve Guenette.

New York Rangers -- Obtained RW Tim Kerr from San Jose Sharks for RW Brian Mullen and future considerations.

Philadelphia Flyers -- Traded rights to RW Jari Kurri and D Jeff Chychrun (3, 17) to Kings for D Steve Duchesne (21, 41), C Steve Kasper (9, 17) and 1991 fourth-round draft pick.

San Jose Sharks -- Traded RW Greg Paslawski to Quebec Nordiques for C Tony Hrkac.

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