SENTENCED: To four years in prison by a U.S. District Court judge in Pittsburgh, former bartender JEFFREY MOSCO, 30, following his guilty plea to three counts of distributing cocaine. Mosco was the last of the seven defendants to be sentenced, all of whom were either convicted or pleaded guilty in last year's baseball drug trials in Pittsburgh.
TRADED: By the Milwaukee Brewers, first baseman-catcher TED SIMMONS, 36, to the Atlanta Braves for catcher RICK CERONE, 31, and two minor-leaguers.
DIED: GEORGE OWEN JR., 84, a member of both the U.S. National Hockey League and National Football Foundation halls of fame; in Milton, Mass. Owen was an All-America in hockey, football and baseball for Harvard in the early 1920s. A defenseman, he led the Boston Bruins to their first Stanley Cup in 1929.