Astros: Agreed to terms with P Derek Sanford, their 1997 fifth-round pick.
Athletics: Extended contract of Grady Fuson, director of scouting, through 1999.
Blue Jays: Agreed to terms with P Mark Hendrickson.
Devil Rays: Released former Orioles OF Jerome Walton. Placed C John Flaherty on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of former Orioles C Tim Laker from Triple-A Durham.
Diamondbacks: Purchased contract of P Efrain Valdez from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned P Bryan Corey to Tucson.
Pirates: Transferred P Jeff Wallace from 15- to 60-day DL. Purchased contract of 3B Aramis Ramirez from Triple-A Nashville.
Reds: Promoted C Francisco Rivera and P Jacabo Sequea from extended spring training to Single-A Charleston, W. Va.
Red Sox: Placed 2B Mark Lemke on 15-day DL. Recalled P Joe Hudson from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Twins: Placed P Bob Tewksbury on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 23.
Syracuse: Named John Desko men's lacrosse coach.
Eagles: Named John Goeller director of college scouting.
49ers: Re-signed DE Chris Doleman.
Jaguars: Agreed to four-year contract extension with WR Keenan McCardell. Signed CB Cordell Taylor and RB Tavian Banks.
Redskins: Signed C Mark Fischer.
Florida Thundercats (NPSL): Named Fernando Clavijo coach.
Pub Date: 5/27/98