Houston Astros -- Placed former Orioles OF Steve Finley on the 15-day DL.
Kansas City Royals -- Recalled former Orioles minor-league IF Rico Rossy and former Orioles minor-league P Dennis Rasmussen from Triple-A Omaha. Placed P Frank DiPino on the 15-day DL.
San Diego Padres -- Activated IF Kurt Stillwell from the 15-day DL. Placed OF Phil Plantier on the 15-day DL retroactive to Monday.
Seattle Mariners -- Activated IF Wally Backman from the 15-day DL. Optioned 2B Bret Boone to Triple-A Calgary. Claimed P Steve Parris off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers and assigned him to Double-A Jacksonville.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Placed P Al Leiter on the 15-day DL. Called up P Scott Brow from Double-A Knoxville.
Westchester Stallions (USBL) -- Signed C Chris Washburn.
Denison -- Named William Wentworth football coach.
Drexel -- Named Lew Meehl men's soccer coach.
Geneva -- Named Gene DeMarco football coach.
Syracuse -- Announced sophomore QB Mike Cawley will transfer to James Madison.
Villanova -- Announced the resignation of AD Ted Aceto, effective June 1, so he can take the same position at Florida International.
F: Westminster, Mo. -- Named Phil Bradley baseball coach.
Chicago Bears -- Agreed to terms with QB Shane Matthews.
Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed WR Allen DeGraffenreid, WR Clarence Sevillian, OL Mark Staten, QB Brad Lebo, RB Ron Williams, RB Mike Faulkerson, WR-TE David Frisch, DE Artis Ford, DB Darius Hadley, OT Brian Piotrowski, LB Brad Smith, LB Gary Casper and LB Karmeeleyah McGill.
Green Bay Packers -- Signed QB Steve Rohrscheib.
New York Jets -- Waived RB Sheldon Canley. Agreed to terms with LB Mick Barsala, DT Robert Davis, DT James Spencer, OT Marcus Perry, OT Greg Sherwin, WR Rick Sayles, WR Chris Spencer, S Damon Pieri and CB Jamie Redmond.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed RB Brad Elberg.
Phoenix Cardinals -- Signed RB George Searcy, RB Carl Tremble, DB Nathan LaDuke, QB John Bonds, WR Dexter Butcher, WR Darren Stohlmann, WR Ed Sullivan, TE Chad Fann, G Robert Garman, G Marty Malcolm, T Mike Moody, C Garry Pay, DE Willie Richards and LB Edward Wooden.
San Diego Chargers -- Signed TE Robert Brasher, WR Otis Sterling, CB Dwayne Amos, HB Steve Dark, K Scott Kaplan DB Everette McIver and FS Mike Williams.
Washington Redskins -- Signed WR Vince Jordan, WR Michael LeSure, TE Yonnie Jackson, TE Alan Cross, LB Kurt Loertscher and C Randall Parsons.