Orioles -- Placed OF Jeffrey Hammonds on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Mark Smith from Triple-A Rochester.
Atlanta Braves -- Activated 2B Mark Lemke from the 15-day DL. Designated IF Mike Sharperson for assignment.
Boston Red Sox -- Requested that pitching coach John Cumberland take a leave of absence and announced that Al Nipper will assume the duties of pitching coach.
California Angels -- Activated DH Chili Davis from the 15-day DL. Placed P Mike Bielecki on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 17.
Cincinnati Reds -- Optioned P C. J. Nitkowski to Triple-A Indianapolis. Recalled P Johnny Ruffin from Indianapolis.
Florida Marlins -- Sent OF Andre Dawson to Single-A Brevard County for a four-game rehabilitation assignment. Assigned P Jason Tidwell to Single-A Kane County.
Minnesota Twins -- Placed 1B-OF Jerald Clark on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of OF Ricardo Ingram from Triple-A Salt Lake City.
Montreal Expos -- Designated P Luis Aquino for assignment. Purchased the contract of P Willie Fraser from Triple-A Ottawa.
New York Yankees -- Recalled P Brian Boehringer from Triple-A Columbus, and then returned him to Columbus. Optioned P Dave Pavlas to Columbus. Recalled P Joe Ausanio from Columbus.
San Francisco Giants -- Purchased the contract of P Carlos Valdez from Triple-A Phoenix. Optioned P Ken Greer to Phoenix. Transferred P Pat Gomez from the 15-day to 60-day DL.
Seattle Mariners -- Designated C Chad Kreuter for assignment.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Released P Danny Darwin. Activated OF Mike Huff from the DL.
South Atlantic League (Single-A) -- Named Brian Smith of the Hagerstown Suns Pitcher of the Week.
Chicago Bears -- Signed LB Sean Harris and DB Kenny Gales.
L Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed T Melvin Tuten and S Sam Shade.
Green Bay Packers -- Signed DL Darius Holland.
Houston Oilers -- Agreed to terms with DL Anthony Cook.
Indianapolis Colts -- Re-signed RB Ronald Humphrey.
Minnesota Vikings -- Signed LB John Solomon and RB James Stewart.
New England Patriots -- Signed LB Ted Johnson and RB Curtis Martin.
New York Giants -- Signed OT Chuck Bradley and WR Robert Kilow.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed G Brenden Stai, DT Oliver Gibson, LB Donta Jones, CB Lethon Flowers and CB Barron Miles.
Seattle Seahawks -- Signed WR Eddie Goines and placed him on the active-no football injury list. Waived G Mike Kegarise.
Washington Redskins -- Signed K Chip Lohmiller, WR Olanda Truitt, OT Brian Thure and DB Scott Turner.
Stallions (CFL) -- Transferred the contract rights of K Donald Igwebuike to the Memphis Mad Dogs.
B.C. Lions (CFL) -- Added DB Kelly Sims to the roster from the suspended list. Placed WR Stephan Ptaszek on the injured list.
Memphis Mad Dogs (CFL) -- Placed DB Bobby Dawson on the injured list.
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) -- Added WR Troy Dickey to the practice roster.
Dallas Stars -- Signed C Bob Bassen.
Vancouver Canucks -- Announced that assistant coach Ron Smith will not return to the club next season.