Boston Red Sox -- Placed OF Mike Greenwell on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Willie McGee from Triple-A Pawtucket. Announced that IF Terry Shumpert has cleared waivers and will be assigned to Pawtucket.
Cleveland Indians -- Signed OF Dann Howitt and assigned him to Triple-A Buffalo.
Houston Astros -- Recalled P Dean Hartgraves and C Jerry Goff from Triple-A Tucson. Assigned 3B Phil Nevin to Tucson.
New York Yankees -- Placed P Melido Perez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 1. Recalled P Brian Boehringer from Triple-A Columbus.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Released former Orioles 1B Sam Horn.
San Diego Padres -- Placed OF Bip Roberts on the 15-day DL. Moved P Tim Worrell from the 15- to the 60-day DL.
Seattle SuperSonics -- Announced the retirement of C Bill Cartwright, who will stay on as a West Coast consultant for scouting and player development.
American International -- Announced the resignation of Jim Powell, men's basketball coach, to become an assistant coach with the Vancouver Grizzlies.
Coppin State -- Announced that wrestlers Lydell Henry (Dunbar), Kenneth Hunter (Mount St. Joseph), Adrian Spears (Northeast), Cafarrio Whitley (Aberdeen), James Young (Forest Park) and Damon Strickland have signed national letters of intent.
Montana State -- Named Tracey Sheehan women's basketball coach.
Pittsburg State -- Named Gene Iba men's basketball coach.
Rhode Island -- Extended the contract of Ron Petro, athletic director, through June 30, 1998.
Buffalo Bills -- Signed LB Damien Covington.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed FB Anthony McDowell to a two-year contract.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) -- Released LB Charles Assmann, LB Cedric Crawford and LB Carlos Timmons.
New York Islanders -- Named Mike Milbury coach.