AL: Named Blue Jays P Roger Clemens Pitcher of the Month and White Sox 1B Frank Thomas Player of the Month and Player of the Week.
NL: Named Reds SS Barry Larkin Player of the Week.
Mets: Placed SS Rey Ordonez on 15-day DL. Designated OF Gary Thurman for assignment. Recalled IF Shawn Gilbert from Triple-A Norfolk. Purchased contract of IF Luis Lopez from Norfolk.
Phillies: Recalled OF Ricky Otero from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Sent former Orioles minor-league P Calvin Maduro to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Red Sox: Placed P Jim Corsi (strained rib cage) on 15-day DL and P Rich Garces (lower lat strain) on 15-day DL. Recalled P Mark Brandenburg from injury rehab; reinstated him from DL. Recalled former Orioles minor-league P Vaughn Eshelman from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Rockets: Will allow Grizzlies to use their second-round draft pick, 52nd overall,in draft to complete a 1996 trade.
76ers: Named Gar Heard, John Kuester and Mark Turgeon assistant coaches, Kevin O'Connor director of player personnel and Billy King VP of basketball administration.
American Baseball Coaches Association: Named Florida State CF J. D. Drew winner of Dick Howser Award.
MEAC: Admitted Norfolk State as new member, effective this fall.
Illinois: Released basketball F Bryant Notree from scholarship.
Marymount: Named Chuck Driesell, longtime assistant to his father, Lefty, men's basketball coach.
North Texas: Men's basketball coach Tim Jankovich resigned.
Bills: Released LB Mark Maddox.
Cardinals: Signed OLB Tony McCombs to two-year contract.
Chargers: Signed CB Paul Bradford to two-year contract and WR Andre Coleman to one-year contract. Did not renew tender offer to TE Shannon Mitchell. Withdrew tender offers to RB Kevin Bouie and LB Joe Cummings.
Cowboys: Re-signed free-agent RB Herschel Walker and S Bill Bates.
Dolphins: Agreed to terms with RB Dewayne Dotson.
Eagles: Agreed to terms with unrestricted free agents WR Michael Timpson and WR Russell Copeland. Re-signed TE Jimmie Johnson. Released WR Jasper Strong.
Falcons: Added Boyd Dowler and Melvin Bratton to scouting staff.
Lions: Re-signed DL Mike Wells.
Rams: Released OLB Carlos Jenkins. Signed two free agents: G T Ernest Dye and C Vernice Smith.
Redskins: Signed LB Jamel Williams to a three-year contract and OT Joe Patton to one-year contract. Retained exclusive negotiating rights to QB Gus Frerotte and QB Trent Green.
Saints: Signed LB Ernest Dixon. CB Brian Bowman left the team.
Seahawks: Signed DT Marc Spindler, S Tim Hauck and LB Glen Young.
Blues: Acquired G Brent Johnson from Avalanche for third-round 1997 pick draft and conditional 2000 third-round pick. Signed RW Reed Low and G Scott Roche.
Pub Date: 6/03/97