Baseball Cincinnati Reds -- Signed C Troy Afenir to a minor-league contract and assigned him to Class AAA Nashville.
Cleveland Indians -- Traded P Greg Swindell (9-16, 3.48 ERA, 33 starts) to the Cincinnati Reds for P Jack Armstrong (7-13, 5.48, 27 games), P Scott Scudder (6-9, 4.35, 27 games) and P Joe Turek.
Montreal Expos -- Claimed C Gary Carter (.246, 6 HR, 26 RBI) off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Named Don Baylor batting coach. Reassigned Dave Ricketts, coach.
San Francisco Giants -- Named Bill Stein manager; Nelson Rood coach; Gary Lucas pitching coach; and Bill Carpine Jr. trainer of Class A Clinton.
Basketball NBA -- Fined New York Knicks C Patrick Ewing $6,000 and Indiana Pacers F Detlef Schrempf $1,000 for fighting in a game Nov. 13. Fined Knicks G Mark Jackson, Knicks F Charles Oakley, Knicks F Xavier McDaniel, Pacers G George McCloud, Pacers G Reggie Miller, Pacers F LaSalle Thompson and Pacers C Rik Smits $500 each for leaving the bench during the fight.
Colleges UMBC -- Signed 6-1 C Amy Green (Paint Branch High, Silver Spring) and 5-10 F Lisa Cicak (New Cumberland, Pa.) to basketball letters of intent.
Northern Colorado -- Signed football coach Joe Glenn to 5-year contract.
Football Cleveland Browns -- Named Kevin Spencer offensive assistant. Placed DE Mike Wise on IR.
Detroit Lions -- Placed S Herb Welch on IR. Activated G-C Ken Dallafior from IR.
Hockey Toronto Maple Leafs -- Called up LW Todd Hawkins and C Mike Eastwood from St. John's (AHL).
Vancouver Canucks -- Signed F Alek Stojanov to a multi-year contract.
Phoenix Roadrunners (IHL) -- Signed G Randy Exelby to a 25-game tryout.