Orioles -- Signed two draft picks: 3B Christopher Bryant and P Christopher Bray.
Boston Red Sox -- Activated OF Mark Whiten from the 15-day DL. Recalled P Joe Hudson from Triple-A Pawtucket. Designated OF Tuffy Rhodes for assignment. Optioned P Brian Looney to Pawtucket. Designated OF Greg Blosser for assignment to Single-A Utica.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Activated P Mike Fetters from the DL. Placed OF Turner Ward on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 7.
New York Mets -- Assigned P Reid Cornelius to Triple-A Norfolk. Purchased the contract of OF Jeff Barry from Double-A Binghamton.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Agreed to terms with P Ken Hill on a one-year contract.
College Ohio State -- Fired Dave Cecutti, men's assistant basketball coach.
South Dakota -- Named Lynn Griffin women's basketball coach.
Football Carolina Panthers -- Named Dan Ruiz assistant trainer.
Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed OT Ryan Grigson.
Washington Redskins -- Signed WR Zack Abraham and G Ron Lewis. Released LB Craig Dubose, DB Barry Dillard, C Brad Fichtel and WR Doug Thomas.
B.C. Lions (CFL) -- Signed DE Rob Prodanovic.
Shreveport Pirates (CFL) -- Signed WR Freeman Baysinger.
Hartford Whalers -- Named Paul Maurice assistant coach.