Baseball Minnesota Twins -- Placed 3B Mike Pagliarulo (strained right wrist) on the 15-day DL. Activated 1B Kent Hrbek from the disabled list.
Montreal Expos -- Assigned P Miguel Batista to Triple-A Indianapolis.
New York Yankees -- Announced that the Triple-A Columbus Clippers had purchased the contract of P Scott Holcomb from Double-A Albany-Colonie. Announced that P Kirt Ojala was assigned to Albany-Colonie from extended spring training.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Activated C Don Slaught from the DL. Returned Rule V draft selection Miguel Batista to the Expos.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Optioned P Rick Trilicek to Triple-A Syracuse.
Denver Nuggets -- Fired coach Paul Westhead.
Milwaukee Bucks -- Announced that Frank Hamblen will not return as coach for the 1992-93 season and will remain with the club in basketball operations.
Phoenix Suns -- Announced that Cotton Fitzsimmons will relinquish his duties as coach to serve as director of player personal, effective at the end of the playoffs. Named Paul Westphal coach, effective at the end of the playoffs. The assistants will be Lionel Hollins and NBA scout Scotty Robertson. Todd Quinter, the team's video coordinator and scout, will replace Robertson.
A5 Rockford Lightning (CBA) -- Named Jeff Reeser GM.
Eastern College Athletic Conference -- Added Johns Hopkins, Misericordia, Rivier and Hilbert, all Division III schools, as members. The ECAC is the nation's largest athletic conference with 268 members.
Cuesta College -- Named Rusty Blair men's basketball coach.
C7 DePauw -- Named Bill Fenlon men's basketball coach.
NFL -- Named New England Patriots chief executive officer Sam Jankovich chairman of the NFL college relations committee.
Toronto Argonauts -- Signed WR Dan Bitson to a one-year contract.
London Monarchs -- Signed TE David Harbour. Released TE Greg Harrell (lives in Columbia).
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Named Terry Crisp coach.
Horse racing Louisiana Racing Commission -- Fired executive director Claude Williams.