NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis - Named Rene Lachemann third base coach, Carney Lansford bench coach and infield instructor and Joe Sparks and Jeff Scott to the major league scouting staff. Announced pitching coach Dave Duncan, bullpen coach Mark DeJohn, hitting coach George Hendrick and first base coach Dave McKay will return next season. Promoted Jerry Walker to vice president of player personnel.
SOCCER MLS Colorado - Acquired M Adrian Paz and a draft pick from the Columbus Crew for its first-round supplemental draft selection. Los Angeles - Traded M Jorge Salcedo to the Columbus Crew for its first-round supplemental draft selection. Tampa Bay - Traded F Peter Hattrup to the Dallas Burn for its first-round supplemental draft selection and its 1998 third-round college-draft selection.
Michigan - Suspended G Brandun Hughes from Saturday's game for breaking an unspecified team rule.
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