Houston Astros -- Placed P Brian Williams on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Ross Powell from Triple-A Tucson.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed OF Alex Diaz on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Duane Singleton from Triple-A New Orleans.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Purchased the contract of IF Junior Noboa from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned IF Tony Womack to Buffalo.
Texas Rangers -- C Mike Scioscia announced his retirement.
Charlotte Hornets -- Acquired G Michael Adams from the Washington Bullets for a second-round draft pick in 1996 and 1997. Announced that F-C Leron Ellis has signed a one-year contract to play with FC Barcelona of the Spanish League.
Cleveland Cavaliers -- Re-signed G Bobby Phills.
Washington Bullets -- Re-signed G Mitchell Butler to a four-year contract.
Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA) -- Named Monte Towe assistant coach.
Navy -- Named Steve Orsini associate director of athletics and business manager and Gene Taylor, Mary McElroy and Tom Bates assistant directors of athletics.
Towson State -- Named Michelle Frates field hockey coach.
Buffalo Bills -- Waived S David Gulledge.
Cleveland Browns -- Signed WR Derrick Alexander.
Green Bay Packers -- Claimed TE Jeff Thomason on waivers from the Cincinnati Bengals. Waived TE Willie Felton.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed TE Keith Cash.
New York Jets -- Named Jesse Kaye scout.
San Francisco 49ers -- Signed LB Rickey Jackson, TE Steve Brooks and S Damien Russell.
Washington Redskins -- Agreed to terms with QB Heath Shuler.
New York Islanders -- Agreed to terms with F Andy Brickley, F Kip Miller, D Gord Dineen, D Milan Tichy and G Frank Pietrangelo.
Pittsburgh Penguins -- Signed free-agent LW Jeff Christian.
St. Louis Blues -- Named Ted Sator associate coach.