Indianapolis 500: Named Steve Knapp, 34, who drove from 23rd to a third-place finish, Rookie of the Year.
Astros: Activated P Mike Magnante from DL.
Cardinals: Optioned P Rich Croushore to Triple-A Memphis. Recalled P Sean Lowe from Memphis.
Devil Rays: Purchased contract of P Matt Ruebel from Triple-A Durham. Optioned P Eddie Gaillard to Durham. Transferred P Rick Gorecki from 15-day to 60-day DL.
Expos: Designated OF Derrick May for assignment.
Giants: Recalled RHP Russ Ortiz from Triple-A Fresno. Optioned OF Alex Diaz to Fresno.
White Sox: Purchased contract of P Jim Parque from Triple-A Calgary. Designated OF Ruben Sierra for assignment.
Charlotte (WNBA): Waived G Mimi McKinney and F Stephanie Cross (Maryland).
Quinnipiac: Named Tim Price men's lacrosse coach.
Senators: Exercised option to extend LW Magnus Arvedson's contract through 1998-99 season.
Pub Date: 5/26/98