Cardinals: Placed OF Willie McGee (strained left side) on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 12. Recalled OF-1B Phil Plantier from Triple-A Louisville.
Dodgers: Optioned P Mike Harkey to Triple-A Albuquerque. Designated P Fred Warrecker for assignment.
Giants: Optioned P William VanLandingham to Triple-A Phoenix.
Mariners: Activated P Mike Maddux. Released IF Alvaro Espinoza. Recalled P Bob Wolcott from Triple-A Tacoma.
Padres: Placed C Carlos Hernandez on 15-day DL with strained right calf. Purchased contract of C Mandy Romero from Triple-A Las Vegas. Designated OF Earl Johnson for assignment to make room on 40-man roster.
Reds: Recalled IF-OF Eric Owens from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Clippers: Agreed to terms with F Maurice Taylor, first-round draft pick.
Heat: Signed G Voshon Lenard.
Lions: Agreed to terms with OT Juan Roque, second-round pick; LB Matt Russell, 130th pick; and WR Marcus Harris, 232nd pick.
Packers: Waived WR Ryan Yarborough. Signed WR 'OMar Ellison.
Pub Date: 7/14/97