Major League Baseball -- Named Felipe Alou of the Montreal...

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April 19, 1995

Major League Baseball -- Named Felipe Alou of the Montreal Expos and Buck Showalter of the New York Yankees to manage in the All-Star Game.

Orioles -- Agreed to terms with IF Manny Alexander, P Armando Benitez, C Cesar Devarez and OF Curtis Goodwin on one-year contracts. Invited OF Andy Van Slyke to spring training as a non-roster player.

Boston Red Sox -- Signed free agent P Zane Smith, who had been with the Pittsburgh Pirates, to a one-year contract; assigned P Roy Padilla to their Michigan Single-A farm club.

California Angels -- Sent OF Rob Deer and IF Rene Gonzales to their minor-league camp for reassignment. Signed IF Eduardo Perez for the 1995 season; placed P Phil Leftwich on the 15-day DL with shoulder problems; placed P Ken Patterson on the DL of their Triple-A Vancouver affiliate; removed OF Steve Hosey from the inactive list and assigned him to Vancouver; assigned P Bill Simas, P Jeff Schmidt, P Shad Williams, P Julio Valera, P Mark Ratekin and OF Luis Raven to extended spring training in Arizona; optioned C Chris Turner, C Jorge Fabregas and OF Marquis Riley to Vancouver.

Cincinnati Reds -- P Jack Morris announced his retirement.

Cleveland Indians -- Signed P Alan Embree, P Julian Tavarez, C Einar Diaz and OF Jeremy Burnitz, OF Tim Costo, OF Tony Mitchell and OF Ruben Amaro to one-year contracts; re-signed OF Wayne Kirby to a two-year contract with club options for the 1997 and 1998 seasons.

New York Yankees -- Optioned OF Jalal Leach and P Andy Croghan to Columbus of the International League. Optioned OF Matt Luke, OF Ruben Rivera and OF Jason Robertson to Norwich of the Eastern League.

San Diego Padres -- Announced that 2B Luis Lopez has a torn ligament in his throwing elbow and could be out for the season.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Optioned P T. J. Mathews and IF Aaron Holbert to Triple-A Louisville; optioned P Sean Lowe, IF Mike Gulan, IF Keith Johns and IF Dmitri Young to Double-A Arkansas.

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