Angels: Placed OF Tim Salmon (strained ligament in left foot) on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 23. Placed P Jack McDowell on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of P Greg Cadaret from Triple-A Vancouver. Activated IF Craig Shipley.
Cubs: Placed OF Lance Johnson (inflamed right hand) on 15-day DL. Recalled OF Matt Mieske from Triple-A Iowa.
Marlins: Sent P Gabe Gonzalez to Triple-A Charlotte.
Orioles: Assigned OF Mack Haman, 13th-round draft pick last season, from extended spring training to Single-A Delmarva.
Rangers: Purchased contract of P Michael Roberts from independent Atlantic League.
L Reds: Recalled P Todd Williams from Triple-A A Indianapolis.
Tigers: Recalled former Orioles minor-league OF Kimera Bartee from Triple-A Toledo.
Yankees: Placed P Graeme Lloyd on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 22. Recalled P Mike Buddie from Triple-A Columbus.
Fresno State: Suspended basketball G Rafer Alston indefinitely for violating probation from a misdemeanor battery charge by failing to attend counseling classes in past two months.
Notre Dame: Basketball G Keith Friel will transfer at end of academic year.
Broncos: Signed following free agents: C Courtney Hall, TE Jeremy Burkett, DE Cyron Brown, DB Tori Noel and P-K Mike Panasuk.
Colts: Placed OL Bruce Beaton on reserve-left-squad list.
Pub Date: 5/02/98