Orioles -- Optioned 1B Paul Carey to Triple-A Rochester. Activated OF Sherman Obando from the 15-day DL.
Kansas City Royals -- Sent P Bill Sampen to Triple-A Omaha. Purchased the contract of P Enrique Burgos from Omaha.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Purchased the contract of P Tony Menendez from Triple-A Buffalo.
Charlotte Hornets -- Signed unrestricted free agent G-F David Wingate to a multi-year contract.
Orlando Magic -- Named Bob Hill and Tree Rollins assistant coaches.
:. Miami Dolphins -- Waived LB Dwayne Gordon.
MA U.S. National Team -- Named Milutin Soskic goalkeeping coach.