California Angels -- Signed OF Darin Erstad, the top overall pick in the 1995 draft.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Placed OF Dave Clark on the 15-day DL with a broken collarbone. Recalled OF Midre Cummings from Triple-A Calgary.
Philadelphia Phillies -- Placed P Kyle Abbott on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Mike Williams from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
New York Jets -- Signed OT James Brown. Placed DT Tony Casillas and OT Melvin Hayes on the physically unable to perform list. Placed OT Mike Jerich on the non-football injury list.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed RB Shaumbe Wright-Fair.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Waived DE Kevin Waite and K Tim Duvic. Signed WR Dan Willis.
Washington Redskins -- Waived K Steve Videtich.
Los Angeles Kings -- Named Larry Robinson coach.
New York Rangers -- Signed D Maxim Galanov and D Pavel Komarov.
Pittsburgh Penguins -- Named Stephen M. Ryan president and chief operating officer.