Chicago White Sox -- Activated IF Joey Cora from the 15-day DL. Sent OF Dann Howitt outright to Triple-A Nashville.
Colorado Rockies -- Placed C Joe Girardi on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 11. Recalled C Jayhawk Owens from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Kansas City Royals -- Activated IF Wally Joyner and IF Keith Miller from the DL. Released OF Hubie Brooks. Designated C Nelson Santovenia for assignment.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Recalled P Mike Ignasiak from Triple-A New Orleans. Optioned P Doug Henry to New Orleans.
Minnesota Twins -- Recaled P Mike Trombley from Triple-A Salt Lake City.
New York Mets -- Signed OF Conrad McQueen and assigned him to Single-A Port St. Lucie. Purchased the contract of P Eric Gunderson from Triple-A Norfolk. Sent P Doug Linton to Norfolk.
New York Yankees -- Activated 1B Don Mattingly from the DL.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Recalled P Rich Robertson and IF John Wehner from Triple-A Buffalo. Designated former Orioles P Jeff Ballard for assignment. Assigned OF Kevin Young to Buffalo.
San Diego Padres -- Announced OF Derek Bell withdrew the appeal of his five-game suspension for charging the mound and will be eligible to return Sunday.
San Francisco Giants -- Placed OF Mark Carreon on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 10. Recalled OF Mark Leonard from Triple-A Phoenix.
Seattle Mariners -- Recalled C Chris Howard from Triple-A Calgary. Assigned C Bill Haselman to Calgary.
Texas Rangers -- Activated P Rick Honeycutt from the 15-day
DL. Optioned P Dan Smith to Triple-A Oklahoma.
Chicago Bears -- Signed DT Jim Flanigan to a three-year contract. Waived DB Marcus Durgin.
Dallas Cowboys -- Signed S Bill Bates and long snapper Dale Hellestrae to one-year contracts.
Indianapolis Colts -- Announced DE Michael Brandon has left training camp.
Los Angeles Raiders -- Signed DE Scott Davis. Agreed to terms with RB Calvin Jones and DT Austin Robbins.
Minnesota Vikings -- Signed OT Todd Steussie to a four-year contract. Placed RB Robert Smith, RB Amp Lee and DT Frank Boudreaux on the physically unable to perform list. Signed CB Dewayne Washington to a four-year contract. Signed DE Al Noga to a one-year contract.
New York Giants -- Signed S Jarvis Williams and WR Gary Harrell. Re-signed RB Kenyon Rasheed, LB Corey Widmer, CB Willie Beamon and K Brad Daluiso.
New York Jets -- Agreed on a four-year contract with CB Aaron Glenn.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Released RB Heath Sherman. Signed OL Chris Barry and OL Klint Hall.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Agreed on a two-year contract with C Jim Pyne.
Chicago Blackhawks -- Signed C Bernie Nicholls to a two-year contract.
Los Angeles Kings -- Signed C Yanic Perreault, LW Barry Potomski, LW Dan Bylsma, LW Stephane Soulliere and D Rob Cowie.
New York Islanders -- Named Ron Kennedy assistant coach.
Chicago Wolves (IHL) -- Named former Skipjacks coach Gene Ubriaco coach and assistant general manager.