BASEBALL American League * Kansas City Royals -- Claimed Alex Sanchez (pitcher) off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
* Texas Rangers -- Announced Brad Arnsberg (pitcher) and Mike Stanley (catcher) are free agents after refusing outright assignments to Oklahoma City of the American Association.
National League * Chicago Cubs -- Named Donald C. Grenesko vice president and chief financial officer of the Tribune Co.
* Cincinnati Reds -- Promoted Jim Tracey to minor league field coordinator. Named Dave Miley manager of Chattanooga in the TC Southern League; Mark Berry manager of Cedar Rapids in the Midwest League; P.J. Carey manager of Charleston in the South Atlantic League, and Donnie Scott manager of Billings in the Pioneer League.