AL: Named Mariners SS Alex Rodriguez Player of the Week.
NL: Named Cardinals P Todd Stottlemyre Player of the Week. Suspended Giants 3B Charlie Hayes two games for arguing balls and strikes, personal profanity toward an umpire and menacing behavior; Hayes has appealed and can play pending a hearing.
Angels: Triple-A Vancouver P Rob Bonanno retired.
Braves: Assigned P Mark Wohlers to Triple-A Richmond at his request to regain his form.
White Sox: Recalled P John Snyder from Triple-A Calgary. Optioned P Tom Fordham to Calgary.
Cavaliers: Waived C Shawnelle Scott.
Heat: Scout Scotty Robertson resigned.
Cleveland (WNBA): Placed F Tanja Kostic (left Achilles' tendinitis) on injured list.
Houston (WNBA): Signed C Tammy Jackson. Waived C Karen Booker.
Carroll, Mont.: Applied for membership in NCAA.
Cleveland State: Announced that G Damon Stringer, ex-basketball captain at Ohio State, has transferred to the school.
Dartmouth: Men's lacrosse coach Tim Nelson resigned.
Chargers: Signed WR Kio Sanford to three-year contract. Agreed to terms with CB Clifford Ivory on two-year contract. Waived following free agents: DB Marcus Bradley, DB Marlyn Jackson, C Patrick Downey, S Gregory Lee, TE Eric Smith, TE Champ Taylor and DE Jay Stallworth.
Falcons: Signed LB Keith Brooking, first-round draft pick, to six-year contract.
Flames: Announced second affiliation agreement with ECHL Johnstown.
Predators: Signed D Kimmo Timonen and LW Ville Peltonen.
U.S. Luge: Elected Doug Bateman president, Cammy Myler VP and Dwight Bell representative to the USOC and International Luge Federation.
New England (MLS): Waived F Tom McLaughlin.
Tampa Bay (MLS): Acquired M Jorge Salcedo from Chicago for M Josh Keller and 1999 first-round draft pick. Acquired M Paul Dougherty from New York/New Jersey for D Mike Duhaney, MLS Rookie of the Year.
Pub Date: 6/30/98