Baltimore Orioles -- Placed C Ernie Whitt (.242, 0 HRs, 3 RBI) on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Purchased the contract of OF Chito Martinez (.322, 20 HRs, 50 RBI at Class AAA Rochester). Placed 3B Craig Worthington (right hamstring) on the minor-league DL. Signed IF Mark McLemore (.148, 2 RBI in 21 games for Houston Astros before being released June 25) to a Class AAA contract.
California Angels -- Placed P Fernando Valenzuela (0-2, 12.15 ERA) on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
Arkansas -- Announced that 2- or 3-game suspension of starting C Oliver Miller for dispute with another student will begin with exhibition games, not regular season.
Lewis-Clark State -- Named Gary A. Picone AD.
APSL -- Terminated the Salt Lake Sting, effective immediately, for the inability to meet minimum performance standards.