International League (Triple-A): Named Rochester P Terry Burrows Pitcher of Week.
Astros: Signed P Brad Lidge, first-round pick.
Blue Jays: Activated C Kevin Brown off 15-day DL. Designated P Luis Andujar for assignment.
Braves: Signed OF Andy Tomberlin to minor-league contract.
Brewers: Signed P Bob Wickman to three-year contract extension.
Mariners: Activated OF Raul Ibanez; optioned him to Triple-A Tacoma. Designated OF David McCarty for assignment.
Pirates: Purchased contract of C-OF Steve Bieser from Triple-A Nashville.
Celtics: Exercised option on G-F Bruce Bowen's contract. Declined to exercise contract option on G Tyus Edney, making him free agent.
Nets: Named Bobby Marks director of basketball administration.
NCAA: Division II Student-Athlete Reinstatement Committee reinstated F Taj McDavid, making him first high school player to declare for NBA draft and have amateur status restored; he'll play at Anderson College in South Carolina.
Cincinnati: Sophomore G John Carson will not return to men's basketball team.
Georgia Tech: Announced that starting G Travis Spivey will not return for 1998-98 basketball season.
Louisville: Reassigned assistant basketball coach Scooter McCray to special assistant to the athletic director. Named Vince Taylor assistant coach.
Eagles: Signed TE Chad Lewis to one-year contract.
Bengals: Waived P Bill Kushner.
Jaguars: Signed free-agent DT Ed Philion.
Patriots: Signed DT Leonta Rheams, fourth-round draft pick.
Coyotes: Acquired C Mike Sullivan from Predators for 1999 seventh-round pick.
L Lightning: Re-signed RW Alex Selivanov to two-year contract.
Predators: Signed C Jim Dowd.
Rangers: Acquired D Peter Popovic from Canadiens for LW Sylvain Blouin and 1999 sixth-round pick.
Senators: Named Rick Dudley GM.
Pub Date: 7/01/98