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April 09, 1997

Baseball

American League: Named Mariners CF Ken Griffey Player of Week. Griffey hit five home runs in Seattle's first five games, with a .444 batting average, nine runs scored and eight RBIs. Others considered: Orioles CF Brady Anderson (.556), Yankees 1B Tino Martinez (.450) and Tigers 1B Tony Clark (nine RBIs).

Cardinals: Placed P Lance Painter (hamstring) on 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Called up C Danny Sheaffer from Triple-A Louisville.

Mariners: Purchased contract of former Orioles P Dennis Martinez from Triple-A Tacoma. Designated P Salomon Torres for assignment.

Marlins: Assigned contract of OF Tyrone Horne to Single-A Kane County.

Orioles: Double-A Baysox placed OF Eugene Kingsale (sprained knee) on DL and signed OF Lou Frazier.

Rangers: Placed OF Warren Newson (calf) on 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Purchased contract of IF Dave Silvestri from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Reds: Acquired former Orioles P Scott Klingenbeck from Twins for future considerations and assigned him to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Basketball

Mavericks: Activated G Erick Strickland from injured list. Placed F Samaki Walker (ankle) on injured list.

Colleges

Clemson: Basketball F LeDarlon Jones intends to transfer to another school.

New Orleans: Named Joey Stiebing men's basketball coach.

North Carolina-Wilmington: Women's basketball coach Susan Yow resigned.

Football

Cowboys: Signed QB Jason Garrett to three-year contract.

Packers: Signed GM Ron Wolf to three-year contract extension, through 2002.

Saints: Signed TE Paul Green to one-year contract.

Hockey

Coyotes: Recalled D Deron Quint from AHL Springfield.

Senators: Re-signed LW Randy Cunneyworth to one-year contract.

Pub Date: 4/09/97

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