Devil Rays: Activated IF Bobby Smith. Placed P Wilson Alvarez on 15-day DL.
Red Sox: Activated SS Nomar Garciaparra from 15-day DL. Optioned P Joe Hudson and IF Keith Johns to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Tigers: Recalled OF Kimera Bartee from Triple-A Toledo. Recalled IF Bill Ripken from rehabilitation assignment at Toledo and activated him from DL. Recalled C Raul Casanova from rehabilitation assignment and optioned him to Toledo. Optioned P Greg Keagle to Toledo. Placed IF-OF Bip Roberts on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 26.
Yankees: Recalled P Todd Erdos from Triple-A Columbus. Designated P Willie Banks for assignment.
Brown: Named Michael McCleary and Andy Partee men's assistant basketball coaches.
Canisius: Announced resignation of Kara Rehbaum, women's basketball coach, effective upon hiring of new coach.
Norfolk State: Announced contract of men's basketball coach Michael Bernard would not be renewed.
Bengals: Signed TE Damian Vaughn to two-year contract.
Patriots: Re-signed restricted free-agent C Dave Wohlabaugh. Signed free-agent P Mark Gagliano.
Pub Date: 5/29/98