Orioles -- Placed P Gene Harris and 3B Jeff Manto on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contracts of P John DeSilva and IF Jeff Huson from Triple-A Rochester.
Chicago White Sox -- Signed OF Ryan Topham.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed 1B John Jaha on the 15-day DL.
St. Louis Rams -- Named Gary Bender and Jack Snow to the radio broadcast team.
Baltimore (CFL) -- Released S Michael Brooks, LB Malcolm Goodwin, S Jaime Mendez, DB Mike Jones, DB James Bullock, DT Jeff Cooke, WR Jeff Johnson, SB Chris Beatty, FB William Pollard and OL Marc Borrelli. Signed WR Mark Orlando (Towson State) and WR Tim McNair to the practice squad.
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) -- Traded DL Oscar Giles to the San Antonio Texans for future considerations. Placed WR Henry Williams and DB Brandon Hamilton on the reserve list. Released DB Kavis Reed, DB Corris Ervin, WR Mike Ichiyama, WR Chris George, LB David Killpatrick, OL Sandy Annunziata, OL Terris Chorney and RB Craig Harrison. Announced that DL Mike Sellars and OL Chris Green will start the season on the injured list. Placed DL Tony Woods on the suspended list.
Birmingham Barracudas (CFL) -- Released DB Derrick Beatty, DB Clyde Goode, DB Robert Roland, DB John Rushing, C Kevin Beverly, WR John Brown III, WR Manny Hazard, WR James Pruitt, RB Rodney Dickerson, DL Paul Duckworth, DL Fred Petty, LB Byron Gross, LB Keilan Matthews, OL Brian McCullouch, OL Jackie Rowan and QB Kelvin Simmons.
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) -- Released DB Stanley Petry, DB Victor Brown, DB Brian Randall, DB Hency Charles, RB John Hood, RB Casey McBeth, LB Timothy Broady, LB Randy Srochenski, LB Joe Toth, LB Gord Weber, DL Trent Schmuland, DL Ernie Brown, DL Timothy Edwards, WR Reggie Brown, WR Derrick Miller, OL Gene Makowsky, OL Gerg Fournier and QB Michael Payton.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Released LB Charles Assmann, LB Steve McKee, DB Greg Eaglin, DB Brian McCurdy, DB Calvin Nicholson, DB Chuck Rios, DT Steve Grant, DE Samuel Hairston, DE Carlos Timmons, OL Darrell Harle, OL Simon Taylor, WR Derrick Ingram, RB Derrick McAdoo.
Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Acquired CB Joe Mero from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for their 1996 third-round draft pick. Released DB Cory Delaney, DB Eric Hoskins, DB Lemuel Stinson, DB Randy Smith, WR Lee Gissandaner, WR Ainsworth Morgan, LB Tony O'Billovich, LB Eudean Toney, DL John MacNeil, DL John Raposo, RB Sean Ralph, RB Chuck Snowden, QB Robert Dougherty, C Steve Szumlinski and K Mike Vanderjagt.
Major League Soccer -- -- Signed D Alexi Lalas for the 1996 season.