CLEVELAND INDIANS -- Extended the contract of Mike Hargrove, manager, through the 1993 season with an additional option for 1994.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS -- Activated Jim Gantner, second baseman, drom the disabled list. Optioned William Suero, infielder, and Andy Allanson, catcher, to Denver of the American Association.
* OAKLAND ATHLETICS -- Placed Dave Stewart, pitcher, on the 15-day disabled list. Called up Jim Corsi, pitcher, from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League. Signed Kelly Downs, pitcher. Moved Scott Hemond, catcher, from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day.
* TEXAS RANGERS -- Recalled Gerald Alexander, pitcher, from Oklahoma City of the American Association. Optioned Terry
Mathews, pitcher, to Oklahoma City.
National League * ATLANTA BRAVES -- Announced that Nick Esasky, first baseman, has cleared waivers and agreed to report to Richmond of the International League.
CINCINNATI REDS -- Named Ron Oester manager of Chattanooga of the Southern League.
NEW YORK METS -- Placed Vince Coleman, outfielder, on the 15-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of Tom Filer, pitcher, from Tidewater of the International League.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS -- Sent Greg Litton, infielder, to Phoenix of the Pacific Coast League. Optioned Gil Heredia, pitcher, to Phoenix. Recalled Craig Colbert, infielder-catcher, from Phoenix. Purchased the contract of Jim Pena, pitcher, from Phoenix.
National Basketball Association * CLEVELAND CAVALIERS -- Announced they will not exercise their options on Henry James and Jimmy Oliver, forwards, for the season.
Continental Basketball Association * RAPID CITY THRILLERS -- Traded Jarvis Basnight, forward, to the Fargo-Morehead Fever for Jay Taylor and Mike Ratliff, guards.
* TRI-CITY CHINOOK -- Named Jeff Rickard media relations director and radio play-by-play announcer.
United States Basketball League * LONG ISLAND SURF -- Placed Lloyd Daniels, guard, on the taxi squad. Activated Jason Waters, guard, from the taxi squad.
National Football League * PITTSBURGH STEELERS -- Signed Dave Harbour, tight end, and Johnny Walker, wide receiver.
QUEBEC NORDIQUES -- Traded the rights to Eric Lindros, center, to the Philadelphia Flyers for Ron Hextall, goalie; Mike Ricci and Peter Forsberg, centers; Steve Duchesne and Kerry Huffman, defensemen; their first-round pick in the 1993 entry draft and future considerations.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS -- Signed Bobby Carpenter, center, to a one-year contract plus an option year.
National Professional Soccer League * KANSAS CITY ATTACK -- Named Zoran Savic coach.
* SOUTHERN CONFERENCE -- Named Patrick Britz assistant commissioner for championships.
BAYLOR -- Named Kevin Gray men's assistant basketball coach.