Astros: Announced 1B Jeff Bagwell will be activated from 15-day DL tomorrow. Optioned IF Daryle Ward to Triple-A Tucson.
Cardinals: Placed P Mike Busby (elbow) on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 25. Placed IF David Howard (shoulder) on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 24. Recalled P Rich Croushore and IF Luis Ordaz from Triple-A Memphis.
Cubs: Placed C/IF Tyler Houston (hamstring) on 15-day DL. Optioned 3B Kevin Orie to Triple-A Iowa. Recalled P Justin Speier and OF Derrick White from Iowa.
Indians: Signed OF Aaron Gordnier and RHP Jason Farmer to minor-league contracts.
Phillies: Placed P Yorkis Perez (groin) on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 25. Purchased contract of P Robert Dodd from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Sent P Greg Whiteman outright to Single-A Clearwater.
Rockies: Placed P Kevin Ritz (shoulder) on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 18. Purchased contract of P David Wainhouse from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Twins: Recalled P Dan Serafini from Triple-A Salt Lake.
ABCA/Rawlings: Named Johns Hopkins CF John Christ and P Scott Orlovsky first- and third-team All-Americans, respectively.
East Coast Athletic Conference: Named Johns Hopkins CF John Christ, C Johnny Craig, OF Steve Milo and P Scott Orlovsky and Salisbury State 3B Dave Westervelt and DH Cable Miller to Division III Southern Regional Baseball All-Star Team. Named Christ Player of Year.
U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association: Named UMBC juniors Chris Turner (Boys' Latin) and Jason Quenzer (Boys' Latin) honorable mention All-Americans.
U.S. Women's Lacrosse Association: Named Loyola seniors Erin Wylde (Severna Park) and Kourtney Heavey first team and honorable mention All-Americans, respectively. Named James Madison junior Megan Riley (South River) honorable mention.
Navy: Promoted Jimmy Allen from restricted-earnings to full-time men's assistant basketball coach.
Towson: Named tennis player Stephanie Knouse (Centennial) and soccer player Richie Moller winners of America East Scholar-Athlete Award.
UMBC: Named Joe Drissel (Oakland Mills) women's cross country coach.
Bears: Signed LB Andre Collins to two-year contract.
Chargers: Signed OL Ben Bordelon to one-year contract.
Chiefs: Signed CB Eric Warfield, seventh-round draft pick, to three-year contract.
49ers: Signed DE Chris Doleman to contract extension.
Redskins: Signed WR Pat Palmer, sixth-round draft pick.
Hurricanes: Signed F Robert Kron to contract extension through 2002-03.
Pub Date: 5/28/98