BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Extended the contract of P Roger...

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March 27, 1993

Baseball

Boston Red Sox -- Extended the contract of P Roger Clemens through the 1996 season.

Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with P Jose Rijo on a multi-year contract. Placed OF William Canate on the 15-day DL.

Colorado Rockies -- Acquired P Gary Wayne and P Bob Wassenaar from the Minnesota Twins for P Brett Merriman. Optioned 2B Roberto Mejia, C Brad Ausmus, P Keith Shepherd and 1B Jay Gainer to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Outrighted OF Braulio Castillo to Colorado Springs. Waived P Calvin Jones for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.

Detroit Tigers -- Claimed OF Gary Thurman off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Designated P Brett Backlund and P Joel Johnston for reassignment.

Seattle Mariners -- Placed P Dave Fleming, P Brian Holman, P Kerry Woodson and C Mackey Sasser on the 15-day DL.

L Toronto Blue Jays -- Placed SS Eddie Zosky on the 15-day DL.

Basketball

NBA -- Approved the sale of the San Antonio Spurs to the San Antonio Spurs Ltd., headed by Bob Coleman.

Milwaukee Bucks -- Activated C Moses Malone from the injured list.

Phoenix Suns -- Placed F Jerrod Mustaf (Maryland) on the injured list due with a bruised right thigh.

Portland Trail Blazers -- Activated G Clyde Drexler from the injured list. Placed G Delaney Rudd on the injured list.

College

Cleveland State -- Extended the contract of men's basketball coach Mike Boyd (22-6 this season) for four years.

Delaware -- Announced the resignation of men's soccer coach Loren Kline so he can concentrate on his other duties in the athletic department. Named Marc Samonisky men's soccer coach.

Long Beach State -- Signed men's basketball coach Seth Greenberg to a new five-year contract.

Massachusetts -- Extended the contract of men's basketball coach John Calipari through the 1996 season.

St. Leo -- Announced the resignation of men's basketball coach Norm Kaye.

Football

New England Patriots -- Signed LB Scott Van Bellinger and WR Chris Armstrong.

New Orleans Saints -- Signed WR-KR Sammy Martin and T Tom Backes.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Agreed to two one-year contracts with TE Mark Bavaro, who played last season with the Cleveland Browns.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed LB Greg Clark, who played in 12 games with the Seattle Seahawks last season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed former Maryland QB Neil O'Donnell of the Pittsburgh Steelers to an offer sheet. The Steelers have seven days to match the three-year proposal worth $8.2 million.

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