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March 28, 1997


Astros: Assigned RHP Donne Wall to minor-league camp. Placed RHP Mark Small (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 17.

Athletics: Claimed RHP Scott Service off waivers from the Reds.

Blue Jays: Optioned INF Tomas Perez to Triple-A Syracuse. Placed RHP Erik Hanson and OF Jacob Blumfield on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 24.

Cubs: Placed RHP Kevin Tapani on 15-day DL.

Giants: Placed IF Desi Wilson (fractured wrist bone) on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 23.

Marlins: Optioned contract of RHP Jay Powell to Triple-A Charlotte. Assigned RHP Donn Pall to minor-league camp.

Phillies: Assigned OF Ricky Otero, SS Desi Relaford and RHP Ron Blazier to Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes-Barre.

Rangers: Claimed IF Dave Silvestri off waivers from the Mariners. Agreed to terms with OF Eric Anthony on minor-league contract with Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Reds: Announced OF Mike Kelly was sent outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Royals: Optioned C Mike Sweeney to Triple-A Omaha. Reassigned IF Shane Halter and C Andy Stewart to minor-league camp.

Tigers: Released RHP Jose Bautista. Assigned OF Joe Hall and IF Ray Holbert to Triple-A Toledo.


Ball State: Extended contract of Robyn Markey, women's basketball coach, through the 1998-99 season.

Morehouse: Named Todd Bowles defensive coordinator; Jeff Fuller assistant defensive coach; John Wilson Montgomery II offensive coordinator; Heishma Northern running backs coach; Mike Pitts, defensive line coach; Michael Roach linebackers coach; and Troy Wilson receivers coach.

Morris Brown: Announced resignation of Ajac Triplett, men's basketball coach.

N.Y. Maritime: Named Howard Frajberg men's basketball coach.

Texas Christian: Announced resignation of Richard Bacon, men's assistant basketball coach.

Utah State: Extended contract of Larry Eustachy, men's basketball coach, through the 2003-2004 season.


Broncos: Signed DT Matt Parker of Chargers.

Panthers: Re-signed G Matt Elliott to a one-year contract.


Bruins: Signed C Randy Robitaille to two-year contract. Assigned LW Andre Roy to AHL Providence.

Capitals: Assigned D Stewart Malgunas and D Eric Charron to AHL Portland.

Maple Leafs: Recalled D Yannick Tremblay from AHL St. John's.

Mighty Ducks: Recalled LW Mike LeClerc from AHL Bandits.

Penguins: Assigned F Jeff Christian and F Dave Roche to IHL Cleveland and G Philippe DeRouville to IHL Kansas City.

Pub Date: 3/28/97

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