BASEBALL American League
* SEATTLE MARINERS -- Optioned Jim Newlin and Kerry Woodson, pitchers, to Vancouver of the Pacific Coast League. Sent Roger Salkeld, pitcher, to their minor league camp for reassignment.
* TEXAS RANGERS -- Optioned Jose Hernandez and Rob Maurer, infielders, to Oklahoma City of the American Association. Optioned Chris Colon, infielder, to Tulsa of the Texas League. Sent Doug Davis, catcher, to Oklahoma City.
* ATLANTA BRAVES -- Optioned David Nied, pitcher, to Richmond of the International League. Sent Armando Reynoso and Tom McCarthy, pitchers, to their minor league camp for reassignment.
* HOUSTON ASTROS -- Optioned Mike Capel, Chris Gardner, Jeff Juden and Brian Williams, pitchers, and Karl Rhodes, outfielder, to Tucson of the Pacific Coast League. Sent Rod Booker and Rick Parker, infielders, and Barry Lyons, catcher, to their minor league camp for reassignment.
* LOS ANGELES DODGERS -- Named Pablo Peguero general manager of Campos Las Palmas in the Dominican Republic.
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association
* ATLANTA HAWKS -- Named Don Chaney draft consultant.
United States Basketball League
* TAMPA BAY SUNBLASTERS -- Named Jack Coit coach and Lana Bandy media relations director.
FOOTBALL National Football League
* LOS ANGELES RAMS -- Signed Jeff Chadwick, wide receiver.
Canadian Football League
* HAMILTON TIGER-CATS -- Announced the retirement of Rocky DiPietro, slot back.
* BARCELONA DRAGONS -- Released Jim Bell, running back, and Barry Voorhees, guard.
HOCKEY National Hockey League
* QUEBEC NORDIQUES -- Sent Bill Lindsay, left wing, to Tri-Cities of the Western Hockey League. Sent John Tanner, goaltender, to Halifax of the American Hockey League.
* SAN JOSE SHARKS -- Sent Claudio Scremin, defenseman, to Kansas City of the International League.
East Coast Hockey League
* HAMPTON ROADS ADMIRALS -- Added Randy Pearce and Steve Martell, forwards, to the playoff roster.
* ABILENE CHRISTIAN -- Named Suzanne Johnson women's basketball coach.
* KUTZTOWN -- Named Clark Yeager athletic director.
* NORTHWESTERN LOUISIANA -- Promoted Scott Stoker, part-time coach, to offensive backfield coach.
* NEWBERRY -- Named Peggy Barnes women's basketball coach.
* RUTGERS -- Named Tina Raddish women's volleyball coach.
* TENNESSEE STATE -- Announced the resignation of Joe Gilliam Sr., football coach.
* WISCONSIN -- Named Stu Jackson men's basketball coach.