Detroit Tigers -- Placed P Sean Bergman on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of OF Joe Hall from Triple-A Toledo.
Houston Astros -- Activated IF Andy Stankiewicz from the DL. Assigned OF Mike Brumley outright to Triple-A Tucson.
Minnesota Twins -- Sold the contract of OF Bernardo Brito to Nippon of the Japanese League. Purchased the contract of P Greg W. Harris from rookie-league Fort Myers. Announced that P Vince Horsman cleared waivers and was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Placed P Vincente Palacios on the 15-day DL. Activated P Danny Jackson from the DL.
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference -- Announced Marist and Rider will become members by the 1997-98 season.
California -- Basketball G K. J. Roberts announced he will transfer to UC-Riverside.
Maryland -- Named Danita DeHaney associate director of athletics.
Syracuse -- Basketball F John Wallace announced he will not enter the NBA draft.
UMES -- Promoted Jeff Menday from interim to head men's basketball coach.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Released C David Alexander.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed CB Tracy Smith.
San Francisco 49ers -- Signed DE Burt Grossman and S Darryl Hall. Waived QB Wayne Cook and WR Americo Longo.
Baltimore (CFL) -- Released WR Walter Wilson.
Shreveport Pirates (CFL) -- Placed QB Robert Cobb and CB Gary Wilkerson on the reserve list.
New York Rangers -- Agreed to terms with LW Stephane Matteau.