Indians: Activated P Al Morman from 15-day DL. Optioned P Jason Rakers to Triple-A Buffalo.
Mets: Activated 3B Edgardo Alfonzo from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Preston Wilson to Triple-A Norfolk. Announced IF Shawn Gilbert cleared waivers and accepted assignment to Norfolk.
Pirates: Activated former Orioles OF-1B Mark Smith from 15-day DL. Optioned IF Chance Sanford to Triple-A Nashville.
Lightning: Re-signed RW Mikael Andersson.
National Professional Soccer League: Awarded expansion franchise to Broward County to be called Florida Thundercats and begin play in the 1998-99 season.
Pub Date: 5/20/98