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January 19, 1995


Milwaukee Brewers -- Will cut ticket prices in half if the season opens with replacement players.

New York Yankees -- Signed former Orioles P Doug Cinnella to a minor-league contract. Cinnella, 31-43 in 172 major-league games, has said he is willing to play as a strikebreaker.

San Francisco Giants -- Will cut ticket prices in half if a settlement is not reached by the start of the regular season.

Southern League -- Conditionally approved the relocation of the Nashville, Tenn., club owned by Dennis Bastien to Springfield, Mo., beginning with the 1997 season.

St. Paul Saints -- Independent team sold 3B Vince Castaldo, the 1994 Northern League Most Valuable Player, and C Mason Rudolph to the Florida Marlins as possible replacement players. Sold OF Benny Castillo to the Cleveland Indians and former major-league 1B-DH Matt Stark to the New York Yankees, also as possible replacement players.

Sioux City Explorers -- Independent Northern League team sold the contract of 3B Frank Valdez to the Cleveland Indians.


Utah Jazz -- Activated F David Benoit from the injured list. Placed G Jay Humphries (sore knees) on the injured list.


Alabama-Birmingham -- Named Pat Donohoe defensive line coach.

Tennessee -- Announced the resignation of secondary coach Lovie Smith to take a similar job at Ohio State. Named defensive coordinator Larry Marmie secondary coach.

Tri-State -- Butch Perchan resigned as AD so he can become full-time director of development.


NFL -- Set a special meeting for mid-February in Dallas to discuss the Los Angeles Rams' move to St. Louis.

ABC -- Added New York Jets QB Boomer Esiason (Maryland) to its Super Bowl pre-game show.

Houston Oilers -- Named Johnny Roland running backs coach.

Los Angeles Rams -- Exposed QB Chris Miller, RB Howard Griffith, RB Tim Lester, WR Richard Buchanan, LB Chris Martin and DE Gerald Robinson in the expansion draft.

Miami Dolphins -- Assistant head coach/offensive line John Sandusky retired.

Minnesota Vikings -- Named Chip Myers receivers coach.

New York Giants -- Exposed TE Derek Brown, LB Carlton Bailey (Woodlawn), RB Keith Elias, LB Andre Powell, CB Corey Raymond and QB Stan White in the expansion draft.

New York Jets -- Exposed RB Johnny Johnson, C Jim Sweeney, S Brian Washington, QB Jack Trudeau, TE James Thornton and DL Paul Frase in the expansion draft.

San Francisco 49ers -- Signed LB Darin Jordan. Placed LB Anthony Peterson (pulled hamstring) on IR.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Fired defensive coordinator Floyd Peters. Announced that Mike Mularkey will assume the title of tight ends coach after spending one season as quality control coach.

Calgary Stampeders (CFL) -- Signed QB Doug Flutie to a five-year contract.

Shreveport Pirates (CFL) -- Named former Baltimore Football Club quarterbacks coach Joe Barnes offensive coordinator.


Mighty Ducks of Anaheim -- Signed C Steve Rucchin to a multi-year contract.

Dallas Stars -- Acquired D Kevin Hatcher from the Washington Capitals for D Mark Tinordi and the rights to college D Rick Mrozik. Signed Hatcher to a six-year contract.

New York Islanders -- Announced that RW Brad Dalgarno will undergo surgery Saturday for a hernia and will miss the first two weeks of the season.

Washington Capitals -- Traded G Don Beaupre to the Ottawa Senators for a 1995 fifth-round draft choice.

IHL -- Award the 1996 All-Star Game to Houston.


Harrisburg Heat (NPSL) -- Placed ex-Baltimore Bays F Rob Elliott (Calvert Hall, UMBC) on waivers for the purpose of termination.

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