American League -- Suspended Toronto Blue Jays P Todd Stottlemyre for five games for making contact with umpire Jim Joyce and shouting obscenities during an Aug. 5 game.
Orioles -- Traded SS Juan Bell to the Philadelphia Phillies for IF Steve Scarsone, who was assigned to Triple-A Rochester. Designated P Jim Lewis (2-5, 4.70 ERA at Rochester) for assignment.
Detroit Tigers -- Recalled and activated P Eric King from injury rehabilitation at Triple-A Toledo. Optioned P Buddy Groom (0-5, 5.82 ERA in 12 appearances).
New York Mets -- Recalled P Eric Hillman from Triple-A Tidewater. Sent OF Pat Howell to Tidewater.
Philadelphia Phillies -- Activated P Andy Ashby.
Los Angeles Lakers -- Signed rookie free-agent F Alex Blackwell (14.5 ppg, 8.8 rpg at Monmouth) to a guaranteed one-year deal.
New Jersey Jammers (USBL) -- Named Ron Kotz GM.
Belmont Abbey -- Named Michael Reidy athletic director and Eliane Kebbe associate athletic director.
Canisius -- Named Dave Skelley, Tim Brenner, Chuck Tilley and Mark Warner assistant football coaches.
Iowa State -- Named Steve Lynn men's track and field coach and Bill Bergan coordinator of track and field programs.
Northern Arizona -- Named Ken Zampese wide receivers coach.
Dallas Cowboys -- Signed S James Washington. Waived RB Tony Jordan and RB Tony Burse.
Detroit Lions -- Signed WR Willie Green to a two-year contract.
Green Bay Packers -- Waived WR Kip Lewis, the son of team offensive coordinator and receivers coach Sherman Lewis.
Houston Oilers -- Agreed to terms with S Bo Orlando (59 tackles).
Indianapolis Colts -- Signed DB Ashley Ambrose, a second-round draft pick from Mississippi Valley State, to a three-year contract for between $550,000 and $600,000 annually.
Minnesota Vikings -- Signed LB Ray Berry.
New York Giants -- Waived NT Micah Haley.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed DB Otis Smith and LB Britt Hager.
Seattle Seahawks -- Signed DE Jacob Green, a 13-year veteran, to a one-year contract.
Minnesota North Stars -- Named Rick Wilson assistant coach.
Ottawa Senators -- Signed G Peter Sidorkiewicz, LW Mike Peluso, RW Jim Thomson and D Dominic Lavoie.
San Jose Sharks -- Agreed to terms with G Jeff Hackett.
San Diego Gulls (IHL) -- Signed LW Warren Rychel. Re-signed D Alan Hepple.