Orioles -- Placed P Ben McDonald on 15-day DL retroactive to June 16. Placed P Kevin Brown on 15-day DL. Recalled P Armando Benitez from Triple-A Rochester. Purchased the contract of P Jimmy Myers from Rochester. Signed OF Avery Taylor, their 37th-round draft pick.
Cincinnati Reds -- Recalled P John Roper from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Colorado Rockies -- Optioned 2B Roberto Mejia to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Activated OF Turner Ward from the 15-day DL.
Minnesota Twins -- Purchased the contract of 1B/OF Dan Masteller from Triple-A Salt Lake City.
Seattle Mariners -- Activated OF Jay Buhner from the 15-day DL. Placed 1B Greg Pirkl on the 15-day DL.
Texas Rangers -- Traded SS Guillermo Mercedes to the Cleveland Indians for P Dennis Cook.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Placed P Mike Timlin, P Darren Hall and P Duane Ward on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 19. Assigned Ward to Single-A Dunedin for injury rehabilitation. Recalled P Ricardo Jordan and P Tim Crabtree from Triple-A Syracuse and C Angel Martinez from Double-A Knoxville.
Army -- Named Walt Corbean men's assistant basketball coach.
California -- Announced that basketball G K. J. Roberts will transfer.
Colorado Christian -- Named Craig Ross men's basketball coach.
Nebraska -- Announced that RB Brian Knuckles will transfer.
Princeton -- Named Julie Plank women's basketball coach.
Green Bay Packers -- Signed RB Marcus Wilson to a one-year contract. Agreed to terms with WR Antonio Freeman.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed DE Bryan Proby to a three-year contract.
New York Jets -- Re-signed RB Richie Anderson to a three-year contract. Agreed to terms with C John Bock and DL Jerold Jeffcoat.
Seattle Seahawks -- Re-signed WR Michael Bates.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed OT Rob Baxley to a one-year contract.
Washington Redskins -- Signed LB Terry Crews and WR Rod Moore, who both played for Germany's Rhein Fire in World League.
Buffalo Sabres -- Signed D Rumun Ndur to a multi-year contract.
Vancouver Canucks -- Signed LW Tyson Nash.