Baseball Boston Red Sox -- Sent IF Carlos Rodriguez to Triple-A Pawtucket. Recalled P Tim VanEgmond from Pawtucket.
Chicago Cubs -- Transferred P Jose Guzman from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.
Oakland Athletics -- Placed IF Brent Gates on 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of IF Francisco Matos from Triple-A Tacoma.
Seattle Mariners -- Recalled P John Cummings from Triple-A Calgary. Optioned OF Marc Newfield to Calgary.
Texas Rangers -- Placed OF Chris James on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 16. Activated IF Doug Strange from the 15-day DL.
Football Chicago Bears -- Agreed to terms with C Jay Leeuwenburg on a one-year contract and OT Marcus Spears on a three-year contract.
Houston Oilers -- Signed CB Cris Dishman. Agreed to terms with CB Darryl Lewis and OL Stan Thomas.
New York Giants -- Signed G William Roberts, TE John Brandes, S Jesse Campbell, S John Booty, S Jason Sehord, CB Thomas Randolph, DL Chad Bratzke and QB Stan White. Waived C David Pyne and DT William Townes. Announced LB Duane Marks failed his physical.
Los Angeles Raiders -- Agreed to terms with S Derrick Hoskins. Signed T Ken Lanier.
Hockey St. Louis Blues -- Named Mike Keenan general manager and coach.