Atlanta Braves -- Claimed P Milt Hill off waivers from Cincinnati.
Cincinnati Reds -- Reinstated P Steve Foster and P Bill Landrum and IF Willie Greene and IF Bip Roberts from the 60-day disabled list and P Tom Browning and IF Barry Larkin off the 15-day disabled list. Declared P Scott Ruskin and OF Jack Daugherty free agents. Assigned P Mike Anderson, IF Keith Kessinger and OF Greg Tubbs and OF Phil Dauphin to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Houston Astros -- Fired Art Howe, manager, and Bill Wood, general manager. Promoted assistant general manager Bob Watson to take Wood's place.
New York Mets -- Sent 2B Doug Saunders and SS Kevin Baez outright to Triple-A Norfolk.
Seattle Mariners -- Waived P Dwayne Henry and OF Dann Howitt and ex-Orioles OF Larry Sheets for the purpose of giving them their unconditional release.
Texas Rangers -- Extended the contracts of Kevin Kennedy, manager; Tom Grieve, general manager; and Sandy Johnson, assistant general manager for player personnel and scouting.
Charlotte Hornets -- Signed F Larry Johnson to a multiyear contract.
Golden State Warriors -- Signed F Josh Grant, acquired from the Denver Nuggets in a draft-day trade. No terms of the deal were disclosed.
Indianapolis Pacers -- Signed G Thomas Hill.
Sacramento Kings -- Signed C Randy Breuer and second-round draft picks F Evers Burns (Maryland) and F/C Mike Peplowski.
New Jersey Devils -- Sent C Janne Ojanen to Albany (AHL). Assigned G Mike Dunham to the United States Olympic team.
New York Islanders -- Assigned RW Dan Plante and G Danny Lorenz to Salt Lake (IHL).
Philadelphia Flyers -- Traded D Terry Carkner to the Detroit Red Wings for D Yves Racine and a 1994 fourth-round draft pick.
Quebec Nordiques -- Signed G Jocelyn Thibault to a three-year contract.
San Jose Sharks -- Signed D Vlastimil Kroupa.