Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed P Rafael Novoa on the 15-day DL due to a sore left shoulder. Recalled OF Alex Diaz from Triple-A New Orleans.
Montreal Expos -- Assigned P Chris Nabholz (Towson State) to Triple-A Ottawa on injury rehabilitation.
San Diego Padres -- Signed P Matt Clement.
Seattle Mariners -- Placed P Russ Swan on the 15-day DL with a hyperextended left elbow. Activated P Brad Holman from the DL.
Texas Rangers -- Placed P Nolan Ryan on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 22, with a strained muscle in his left rib cage. Purchased the contract of OF Rob Ducey from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Recalled P Mike Timlin from Single-A Dunedin.
Green Bay Packers -- Waived QB Ken O'Brien, RB Allen Pinkett, WR Ron Lewis, LB Terry Crews and S Chris Crooms.
;/ New York Giants -- Wavied DE Steve Brannon.
Ryder Cup -- The following players qualified for Europe's team: Peter Baker, Sam Torrance, Constantino Rocca, Barry Lane, Nick Faldo, Ian Woosnam, Mark James, Bernhard Langer and Colin Montgomerie. Captain Bernard Gallacher will choose three wild-card players.
Arlington International Racecourse -- Stewards suspended Pat Valenzuela for five racing days for interfering with two horses during the running of Saturday's Beverly D. Stakes.