Atlanta Braves -- Claimed P Rick Mahler off waivers.
Baltimore Orioles -- Placed OF Dwight Evans (sore left Achilles' tendon) on 15-day DL. Activated OF Brady Anderson from 15-day DL.
Boston Red Sox -- Signed C Scott Hatteberg, C James Lentz, P Sheridan Bush, P Terry Horn, P Chad Schoenvogel, P Cesar Martinez, OF Jermaine Johnson and OF Donny Jones.
Cleveland Indians -- Recalled P Jeff Shaw and P Jeff Mutis from Class AAA Colorado Springs. Sent P Efrain Valdez (1.50 ERA in 7 games) and P Mike Walker (0-1, 2.08 in 5 games) to Colorado Springs. Waived DH Luis Medina (.063 in 16 AB). Named Dominic Chati coach.
Detroit Tigers -- Placed OF Pete Incaviglia (sore rib cage) on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of OF Skeeter Barnes (.328, 9 HRs, 40 RBI for Class AAA Toledo).
Kansas City Royals -- Placed P Bret Saberhagen (tendinitis in right rotator cuff) on the 15-day DL. Called up P Mike Magnante from Class AAA Omaha.
New York Mets -- Signed P Marc Kroon and P Jeffrey Henderson.
Oakland Athletics -- Activated P Todd Burns from the 15-day DL. Sent C Troy Afenir (.091 in 11 AB) to Class AAA Tacoma.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Placed LF Bernard Gilkey (chip fracture of his right thumb) on the 15-day DL.
San Diego Padres -- 2B Marty Barrett (.188 in 16 AB) cleared waivers after his 20-day rehabilitation period ended and has opted for free agency, rather than accepting an assignment to Class AAA Las Vegas.
Chicago Bulls -- Signed F Scottie Pippen to $18 million, 5-year contract extension, according to the Chicago Tribune.
CBA -- Approved the move of the Cedar Rapids Silver Bullets to Tri-Cities, Wash.
Bethune-Cookman -- Named Lynn W. Thompson interim AD.
Cal State Fullerton -- Named Bill Shumard AD.
Green Bay Packers -- Signed DL Don Davey.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed DE David Bailey and DE Shawn Knight.
New England Patriots -- Waived CB Ernest Gibson.
New York Giants -- Signed QB Mike Perez of the WLAF's Frankfurt Galaxy.
Cleveland Crunch -- Signed MF Andy Schmetzer to a multiyear contract.