Blue Jays: Signed OF Tyler Houston, P Steven Murray, P Eric Place, 1B Jay Gibbons, SS Brandon Jackson, OF Ryan Fleming and SS Auntwan Riggins.
Braves: Signed P Johnny McGinnis, P Leonard Yankosky, P Dan Curtis P Aaron Garmong, P Derrick Truitt, P Allen Scarce, P Louis Angelo, C Greg Maluchnik, C Jim Drew and OF Jarod Simmons.
Cardinals: Signed P Robert Smith, SS Jack Wilson, and P Andrew Shibilo.
Dodgers: Placed OF Todd Hollandsworth on the 60-day DL. Purchased the contract of IF Alex Cora from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Expos: Acquired P Mark Mangum from the Colorado Rockies to complete an earlier trade.
Padres: Assigned C Chris Briones to Double-A Mobile.
Rangers: Placed SS Kevin Elster on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of IF Scott Sheldon from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Twins: Released minor-league P Gary Dose. Assigned OF Joe McHenry to Single-A Fort Wayne.
Rockets: Named Ken Harmon chief operating officer.
Essex CC: Announced three players had signed letters of intent to play basketball: Emil Curry, a USA Today All-USA Honorable Mention selection from Southern-Baltimore, and G Robert Hall and F Sabian Toussaint, both of Potomac High in Dumfries, Va.
Maryland: Named Jeanette Armentano assistant women's basketball coach. Announced that Rhonda Faehn-Tetreault has been selected as the Northeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches for Women.
Navy: Senior John Mentzer became a three-time All-American and two-time outdoor track and field All-American for his showing at the NCAA Track & Field Championships in Buffalo, N.Y.
Pittsburgh: Named Oliver Antigua men's assistant basketball coach.
Seton Hall: Names Fred Hill men's assistant basketball coach.
Valparaiso: Extended contract of men's basketball coach Homer Drew through 2005-06.
Cardinals: Signed DL Mike Moten.
Jets: Waived DT Matt Keneley, WR Bernard Holmes, LB Craig Guest and P Robert Deignan. Named Trent Baalke and Gary Smith scouts.
Oilers: Signed RB Rodney Thomas to a four-year contract worth $4 million.
Raiders: Released CB Terry McDaniel.
Saints: Signed CB Donovan Greer to a one-year contract.
Seahawks: Signed DT Carl Hansen; WR Bobby Shaw and C Jason McEndoo.
Bruins: Signed D Shane Belter to a three-year contract.
Hurricanes: Signed D Sean Hill to a multiyear contract.
Pub Date: 6/06/98