March 23, 1994
BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Acquired OF Lee Tinsley from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named. Designated IF Billy Hall for reassignment.California Angels -- Sent IF Mark Delasandro and IF P. J. Forbes to minor-league camp for reassignment. Added P Mark Leiter to their 40-man roster. Placed P Pat Swingle on the 60-day DL. Optioned OF Garret Anderson to Triple-A Vancouver and P Pete Janicki to Double-A Midland.Cincinnati Reds -- Sent IF Tim Costo to Triple-A Indianapolis.Florida Marlins -- Optioned P Darrell Whitmore, P Nigel Wilson and C Greg O'Halloran to Triple-A Edmonton.
January 27, 1994
BaseballHouston Astros -- Agreed to terms with 1B Sid Bream on a one-year contract.Philadelphia Phillies -- Agreed to terms with 1B Ricky Jordan on a one-year contract.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Announced that Kent Tekulve has quit his part-time job as a special assistant in the team's marketing and broadcast department. Hired Greg Brown as a full-time broadcaster.San Diego Padres -- Agreed to terms with P Andy Benes, P Andres Berumen and OF Randy Curtis on one-year contracts.Seattle Mariners -- Outrighted P Travis Buckley to Triple-A Calgary.
December 6, 1993
Basketball Indiana Pacers -- Agreed to a one-year, $650,000 contract with G Byron Scott.Hockey Boston Bruins -- Recalled LW Sergei Zholtok from AHL Providence.Soccer U.S. Soccer -- Board of directors awarded preliminary approval to Major League Professional Soccer Inc., the group headed by USSF and World Cup USA chief Alan Rothenberg, to begin a Division I soccer league in April 1995. Pending further review by the board, MLPS's business plan will be presented to FIFA officials Dec. 19. Two other proposals -- one by Los Angeles Salsa owner William De La Pena, the other by Chicago marketing pro Jim Paglia -- were turned down.
December 4, 1993
BaseballChicago Cubs -- Named Rick Kranitz minor-league pitching coordinator; Bill Earley pitching coach at Triple-A Iowa; Bo McLaughlin pitching coach at Double-A Orlando; Lester Strode pitching coach at Single-A Daytona; Alan Dunn pitching coach at Single-A Peoria; Butch Hughes pitching coach at Single-A Williamsport; Ray Sadecki pitching coach at rookie-level Huntington; and Ray Korn pitching coach at rookie-level Port St. Lucie. Signed P Randy Veres to a one-year contract.Cleveland Indians -- Designated DH Sam Horn and 1B Randy Milligan for assignment.
November 2, 1993
Baseball2 Washington Bullets -- Released G Lance Blanks.CollegesDuke -- Announced the resignation of football coach Barry Wilson, effective at the end of the season.Ithaca -- Announced the retirement of football coach Jim Butterfield, effective at the end of the school year.FootballGreen Bay Packers -- Waived WR Shawn Collins.Pittsburgh Steelers -- Activated LB Rico Mack. Signed LB Dave Hoffman to the practice squad.HockeyNHL -- Announced that Montreal Canadiens G Patrick Roy won the NHL Player of the Week award.
September 21, 1993
BaseballNational League -- Announced that Chicago Cubs P Frank Castillo and Philadelphia Phillies IF Mariano Duncan have withdrawn their appeals and will begin serving three-game suspensions.Orioles -- Activated P Gregg Olson from the 15-day DL.California Angels -- Named Whitey Herzog GM; Bill Bavasi assistant GM; Bob Harrison special assistant to the GM; Joe Maddon director of player development and field coordinator.Chicago White Sox -- Placed P Chuck Cary on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sept.
September 14, 1993
BaseballOrioles -- Will announce today that OF Stanton Cameron and P Terry Farrar of Double-A Bowie are the players who will go to the Pittsburgh Pirates to complete the trade for OF Lonnie Smith.Seattle Mariners -- Signed P Makoto Suzuki to a minor-league contract.Toronto Blue Jays -- Recalled P Gregory Flener from Double-A Knoxville.CollegeDelaware -- Announced that University of Maryland Eastern Shore assistant men's basketball coach Darryl Bruce will become assistant men's basketball coach.
July 14, 1993
FootballBuffalo Bills -- Signed C Mike Devlin, DB Sebastian Savage, DT John Parella, G Corbin Lacina, T Chris Luneberg, TE Pat Akos, WR Russell Copeland and WR Willie Harris.Chicago Bears -- Signed G Gregg Rakoczy and LB Dave Hoffman.Green Bay Packers -- Re-signed S Tim Hauck; signed P Dan Turk; waived DB Casey Greer and P Josh Miller; announced that John Johnson has resigned as administrative assistant to coach Mike Holmgren.Kansas City Chiefs -- Promoted Terry Bradway to director of college scouting; hired Ken Blair as a pro scout and Lamonte Winston as a talent scout and administrative assistant.
March 24, 1993
BaseballDetroit Tigers -- Sent P John DeSilva, OF John Cangelosi and C Marty Peavy to their minor-league camp for reassignment.Montreal Expos -- Signed 1B Jack Clark to a minor-league contract. Sent P Sergio Valdez to their minor-league camp for reassignment. Claimed OF Ted Wood off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.Philadelphia Phillies -- Optioned P Brad Brink and P Steve Parris to Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre.BasketballNBA -- Fined Miami Heat G-F Keith Askins $3,500 for a flagrant foul in a game on March 18.Golden State Warriors -- Waived C Alton Lister.