The Baseball Network -- Announced the resignation of Dave Alworth, vice president of broadcasting and production.
Arizona Diamondbacks -- Named Don Mitchell director of scouting.
Orioles -- Called up P Rick Krivda from Triple-A Rochester.
Boston Red Sox -- Placed P Vaughn Eshelman on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Brian Bark from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Chicago Cubs -- Released 3B Steve Buechele.
Florida Marlins -- Extended their player development contract with Double-A Portland through the 1998 season.
New York Mets -- Placed 2B Jeff Kent on the 15-day DL. Called up OF Ricky Otero from Triple-A Norfolk.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Placed P Paul Wagner on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 3. Recalled P Ramon Morel from Single-A Lynchburg.
San Diego Padres -- Purchased the contract of OF Billy Bean from Triple-A Las Vegas.
Seattle Mariners -- Activated C Chad Kreuter from the 15-day DL. Sent P Dave Fleming outright to Triple-A Tacoma.
Golden State Warriors -- Andy Dolich, president and chief operating officer, resigned.
New York Knicks -- Named Don Nelson coach.
Vancouver Grizzlies -- Named Jim Powell assistant coach, basketball operations, and Noah E. Groom assistant general manager and legal counsel, basketball operations.
Central Connecticut State -- Named Charles Jones director of athletics.
Drexel -- Named Kevin Murphy women's basketball coach.
Fairfield -- Named Tom Masella football coach.
Oakland -- Named Jack Mehl director of athletics.
Purdue -- Signed Gene Keady, men's basketball coach, to a seven-year contract.
Indianapolis Colts -- Re-signed DL Freddie Joe Nunn.
New England Patriots -- Waived WR David Andrews.
New York Giants -- Signed G Rob Zatechka and CB James Williams.
4 Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed DT William Lofton.
San Diego Chargers -- Signed QB Craig Whelihan to a two-year contract.
NHL -- Named Guido Tognoni managing director, Europe.
St. Louis Blues -- Announced the resignation of Ted Sator, associate coach.