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September 18, 1993


California Angels -- Fired senior VP of baseball operations Dan O'Brien.

Cleveland Indians -- Recalled P Heathcliff Slocumb, P Mike Christopher, SS Mark Lewis and former Orioles DH Sam Horn from Triple-A Charlotte. Recalled P Dave Mlicki and P Calvin Jones from Double-A Canton-Akron. Transferred P Cliff Young and P Alan Embree from the 15- to the 60-day DL.

Florida Marlins -- Agreed to terms with Fran Wren, assistant GM; Gary Hughes, scouting director and special assistant to the GM; and John Boles, director of player development, on two-year contract extensions through 1996.

Houston Astros -- Traded OF Chris James to the Texas Rangers for minor-league P Dave Gandolph.

Kansas City Royals -- Sent P Bill Sampen outright to Triple-A Omaha.

Minnesota Twins -- Placed OF Shane Mack on the 15-day DL.

New York Yankees -- Acquired P Frank Tanana from the New York Mets for P Kenny Greer.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Recalled C Carlos Delgado from Double-A Knoxville. Purchased the contract of OF Shawn Green from Knoxville.

USA Baseball -- Named University of New Mexico's Rich Adlay coach of USA National Baseball Team. Assistant coaches will be Chuck Anderson of Florida Southern, Ed Cheff of Lewis and Clark and Bob Todd of Ohio State.


Boston Celtics -- Signed G Brian Oliver.

Indiana Pacers -- Signed C-F Scott Haskin.


Colorado Athletic Conference -- Announced the resignation of commissioner Jim Andrus to accept a position with the Western Athletic Conference.

Sacred Heart -- Named Mike Schumann and Jeff Wasikowski assistant football coaches.


Minnesota Vikings -- Hired Dick Coury as a volunteer offensive consultant.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed CB Rod Woodson to a four-year contract.


Anaheim Mighty Ducks -- Released F Ray Alcindor, F Brett Barnett, F Dan Blysma, C Colin Foley, D Eric Messier, D Tim Hanley and D Greg Capson. Sent F Scott McKay and D Mark DeSantis to IHL San Diego. Returned G Joel Gagnon to OHL Oshawa.

Dallas Stars -- Named Sari Zalesin public address announcer. She is believed to be the first woman holding such a job in the NHL.

Los Angeles Kings -- Returned F Jeff Mitchell and G Jason Saal to OHL Detroit Junior; F Shayne Toporowski to WHL Prince Albert; F Jeff Shevalier and G Sandy Allan to OHL North Bay; and G Frederick Beaubien to QMJHL St. Hyacinthe.

Philadelphia Flyers -- Returned RW Paul Healey to WHL Prince Albert; LW Chris Herperger to WHL Seattle; D Jeff Staples to WHL Brandon; RW Shannon Briske to WHL Portland; and LW Patrice Paquin to QHL Beauport.

St. Louis Blues -- Assigned F Ian Laperriere to QMJHL Drummondville.

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