* Cleveland Indians -- Optioned Jeff Shaw and Mauro Gozzo (pitchers) to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League. Waived Sergio Valdez (pitcher) for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
* Texas Rangers -- Sent Kevin Belcher (outfielder), Monty Fariss (infielder) and Bill Haselman (catcher) to Oklahoma City of the American Association; and Gary Mielke (pitcher) to their minor league camp for reassignment. Released Charley Kerfeld (pitcher) unconditionally.
National League * Los Angeles Dodgers -- Signed John Candelaria (pitcher) to a one-year contract.
* New York Mets -- Sent Anthony Young (pitcher), Todd Hundley (catcher), Chris Donnels (infielder) and Chuck Carr (outfielder) to their minor-league camp for reassignment.
* San Francisco Giants -- Placed Rick Parker (outfielder) on the 15-day disabled list.
BASKETBALL (NBA) * Boston Celtics -- Signed A.J. Wynder (guard) to a 10-day contract.
* Cleveland Browns -- Signed Charles Arbuckle (tight end).
* Los Angeles Raiders -- Signed Ronnie Lott (defensive back).