Baseball Orioles -- Placed P Anthony Telford on waivers. Sent P Brad Pennington to their minor-league camp for reassignment. Optioned SS Manny Alexander, C Rey Palacios, OF Mark Leonard and OF Jack Voigt to Triple-A Rochester. Sent OF Jeffrey Hammonds to Double-A Bowie. Announced that P Mike Flanagan has left camp.
Boston Red Sox -- Optioned P Scott Taylor, P Nate Minchey and P Brian Conroy to Triple-A Pawtucket.
California Angels -- Sent P Darryl Scott to Triple-A Vancouver. Added IF Rene Gonzales and OF Stan Javier to their 40-man roster.
Cincinnati Reds -- Placed 1B Hal Morris on the 15-day disabled list. Optioned P Scott Ruskin and P Bobby Ayala to Triple-A Indianapolis. Sent IF Gary Green to their minor-league camp for reassignment.
Cleveland Indians -- Traded OF Mark Whiten to the St. Louis Cardinals for P Mark Clark and SS Juan Andujar. Optioned 3B Jim Thome; SS Mark Lewis and C Jesse Levis to Triple-A Charlotte. Sent P Cliff Young to their minor-league camp for reassignment.
Colorado Rockies -- Sent P Mark Knudson and C Gilberto Reyes to their minor-league camp for reassignment.
Detroit Tigers -- Optioned P Buddy Groom and P Kurt Knudsen to Triple-A Toledo. Sent P Mark Grater to their minor-league camp for reassignment.
Florida Marlins -- Agreed to terms with OF-IF Greg Briley on a one-year contract. Traded P Brian Griffiths to the San Francisco Giants for IF Andres Santana and assigned Santana to Triple-A Edmonton. Placed P Scott Chiamparino on the 60-day disabled list.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Sent 1B Larry Sheets to their minor-league camp for reassignment.
Minnesota Twins -- Released P Bert Blyleven from a minor-league contract. Placed P Carl Willis on the 15-day disabled list. Optioned OF Derek Lee to Triple-A Portland. Designated IF Chip Hale for assignment.
L New York Mets -- Optioned IF Kevin Baez to Triple-A Norfolk.
Texas Rangers -- Placed C Geno Petralli, SS Manuel Lee, IF JefHuson, IF Jeff Frye, P Hector Fajardo, P Barry Manuel, P Dan Smith, and 1B Rob Maurer on the the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27.
San Diego Padres -- Sent P Denis Boucher and P Doug Brocail to Triple-A Las Vegas. Announced that P Scott Garrelts will stay in Yuma to pitch minor-league camp games and then report to Rancho Cucamonga of the California League.
San Francisco Giants -- Placed IF Steve Scarsone on the 15-day disabled list.
Seattle Mariners -- Optioned IF Bret Boone and P Jeff Nelson to Triple-A. Sent P Dennis Powell outright to Calgary. Sent P Jim Converse; C Chris Howard; and OF Don Howitt to their minor-league camp for reassignment.
Texas Rangers -- Placed C Geno Petralli; SS Manuel Lee; IF Jeff Huson; IF Jeff Frye; P Hector Fajardo; P Barry Manuel; P Dan Smith and 1B Rob Maurer on the 15-day disabled list retroactive
to March 27.
NBA -- Suspended Shaquille O'Neal of Orlando for one game without pay and fined him $10,000 for punching Alvin Robertson of Detroit during Tuesday's game. Fined Robertson $7,500 for retaliating and fined Terry Mills and Isaiah Morris of Detroit $500 each for leaving the bench area. Fined Derrick Coleman of New Jersey $5,000; Armon Gilliam of Philadelphia $2,000; and Andrew Lang, Tim Perry and Eddie Lee Wilkins of Philadelphia $500 each for their parts in a fight during their game Tuesday.
Dallas Mavericks -- Activated G Derek Harper from the injured list. Placed F Randy White on the injured list.
Denver Nuggets -- Activated G Mark Macon from the injured list. Placed C Robert Werdann on the injured list.
Golden State Warriors -- Waived F Pat Durham.
Memphis State -- Announced that G Anfernee Hardaway will forego his senior year of eligibility and apply for the NBA draft.
Richmond -- Named Bill Dooley men's basketball coach.
Southern Cal -- Announced the resignation of Darrell Fick, women's swimming coach.
Cleveland Browns -- Signed QB Vinny Testaverde to a one-year contract.
New York Jets -- Signed WR Marco Bailey. Matched the offer sheet signed by DL Marvin Washington with the Seattle Seahawks.
New York Islanders -- Agreed to terms with D Uwe Krupp on a multiyear contract.