AL: Named Angels OF Darin Erstad Player of the Week.
NL: Named Marlins SS Edgar Renteria Player of the Week.
Angels: Purchased contract of P Steve Sparks from Triple-A Vancouver. Optioned C Ben Molina to Double-A Midland. Outrighted IF Carlos Garcia to Vancouver. Sent P Allen Watson to Midland on rehabilitation assignment.
Cardinals: Optioned P Sean Lowe to Triple-A Memphis. Recalled P Brady Raggio from Memphis.
Indians: Activated P Paul Shuey. Designated OF Matt Luke for assignment.
Rangers: Recalled P Matt Perisho from Triple-A Oklahoma.
Tigers: Purchased contract of P Denny Harriger from Triple-A Toledo. Designated P A. J. Sager for assignment.
Huntington (Independent): Named Ted Power director of baseball operations and pitching coach.
Kings: Signed G-F Predrag Stojakovic, the 14th pick in 1996 draft, to 3-year deal reportedly worth $3.9 million.
Texas A&M-Corpus; Christi: Named Ronnie Arrow men's basketball coach.
Cardinals: Signed TE Terry Hardy and TE Jarius Hayes to one-year contracts.
Eagles: Re-signed restricted free-agent WR Chris T. Jones to one-year contract. Signed G Melvin Thomas, seventh-round draft pick, to three-year contract.
Giants: Signed unrestricted free-agent CB Jeremy Lincoln from Seahawks.
Jets: Signed TE Lawrence Hart.
Patriots: Signed TE Rod Rutledge, second-round draft pick.
Flames: Signed RW Valeri Bure.
Pub Date: 6/16/98