Milwaukee Brewers -- Activated IF Dickie Thon from the 15-day disabled list. Sent P Mike Ignasiak to Triple-A New Orleans.
Montreal Expos -- Recalled C Joe Siddall and P Gil Heredia from Triple-A Ottawa. Designated C Tim McIntosh for assignment. Optioned P Mike Gardiner to Ottawa. Sent 1B Greg Colbrunn to Ottawa on an injury rehabilitation assignment.
San Diego Padres -- Acquired P Andy Ashby from the Colorado Rockies to complete the deal for Greg Harris and Bruce Hurst. Purchased the contract of OF Jarvis Brown from Triple-A Las Vegas. Waived IF Kurt Stillwell for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Designated C Bob Geren for assignment.
Chicago Bulls -- Signed F Corie Blount.
Maryland -- Named Jim Wenhold director of aquatics programs and Teri Messenger associate director of aquatics programs.
Chicago Bears -- Signed CB Donnell Woolford to a three-year contract extension.
Cleveland Browns -- Announced the retirement of WR Hassan Jones.
Los Angeles Raiders -- Signed LB Brian Jones. Released LB Tuinei Alipate. Placed DL Damon Baldwin and DL Sean Russell on injured reserve.
Miami Dolphins -- Signed S Louis Oliver to a one-year contract.
New York Giants -- Waived LB Ed Reynolds.
Florida Panthers -- Signed LW Daniel Gauthier.
New York Islanders -- Announced a three-year working agreement with the Salt Lake Golden Eagles of the International Hockey League. Named Dave Farrish coach and Chris Pryor assistant coach of Salt Lake.