Orioles -- Recalled P Armando Benitez from Triple-A Rochester.
California Angels -- Placed SS Gary DiSarcina on 15-day DL with a torn ulna ligament in his left thumb.
Chicago White Sox -- Recalled P Rod Bolton from Triple-A Nashville. Optioned P Mike Bertotti to Nashville.
Detroit Tigers -- Designated P Buddy Groom for assignment. Activated P Kevin Wickander from 15-day DL.
Minnesota Twins -- Purchased the contract of P Oscar Munoz from Triple-A Salt Lake. Assigned OF Riccardo Ingram to Salt Lake. Released P Greg Harris.
New York Yankees -- Purchased the contract of OF Darryl Strawberry from Triple-A Columbus. Designated OF Luis Polonia for assignment.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Placed P Jim Gott on 15-day DL with tendinitis in his right biceps. Recalled P Dennis Konuszewski from Double-A Carolina.
Seattle Mariners -- Claimed P Eric Gunderson off waivers from the New York Mets.
Connecticut -- Extended the contracts of Jim Calhoun, men's basketball coach, and Geno Auriemma, women's basketball coach, for four years.
Virginia -- Announced senior QB Symmion Willis has quit the football team to concentrate on baseball.
Frostburg State -- Named Donna Richardson field hockey coach.
Seattle Seahawks -- Waived C Joe Tofflemire.
Hartford Whalers -- Named Ted Sator assistant coach.
Pittsburgh Penguins -- Declined to offer contracts to C John Cullen and D Peter Taglianetti.
St. Louis Blues -- Traded G Curtis Joseph and F Michael Grier to Edmonton for first-round draft choices for 1996 and 1997.
Washington Sports -- Announced that Abe Pollin, owner of the NHL Washington Capitals and the NBA Washington Bullets, has formed Washington Sports to oversee all aspects of sales, communications and community relations for both teams. Named Susan O'Malley president; Wes Unseld executive vice president; Judy Holland vice president of community relations and game operations; Rick Moreland vice president of sales; and Rhonda Ballute executive director of costumer service. Promoted Matt Williams to vice president of communications; Maureen Lewis to director of public relations; and Joann Kowalski to director of customer service.