Cardinals: Placed 2B Delino DeShields on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 5, after he underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. Will activate P Matt Morris from 15-day DL today.
Cubs: Placed OF Pedro Valdes (strained left foot) on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 6. Recalled IF Jason Hardtke from Triple-A Iowa.
Indians: Named Brian Graham interim hitting instructor.
Mariners: Recalled OF Shane Monahan and OF Charles Gipson from Triple-A Tacoma. Optioned C Raul Chavez to Tacoma.
Marlins: Recalled P Eric Ludwick from injury rehabilitation. Activated him from 60-day DL.
Phillies: Assigned P Evan Thomas to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and P Kyle Kawabata to Double-A Reading.
Reds: Activated P Stan Belinda from 15-day DL.
Rockies: Agreed to terms with P Matt Roney.
Royals: P Roland De La Maza cleared waivers; outrighted him to Triple-A Omaha.
White Sox: Named former Orioles P Roger McDowell pitching coach at Double-A Birmingham.
Nashville (ABL): Nickname will be Noise.
Mississippi: WR Jason Clingan left football team.
Washington and Lee: Named Eugene McCabe men's lacrosse coach.
Steelers: Signed OT Chris Conrad.
Flyers: Signed unrestricted free-agent D Sergei Klimentiev to two-year contract with one-year option.
Lightning: Signed D Andrei Skopintsev. Reached multi-year working agreement with IHL Cleveland.
Maple Leafs: Fired assistant coach Mike Kitchen. Goaltending coach Rick Wamsley will remain in organization in scouting capacity.
Penguins: Re-signed C Tyler Wright.
Sabres: Agreed to terms with free-agent G Dwayne Roloson, who had been with Flames, on multi-year contract.
Predators: Signed F David Gosselin. Traded C Tony Hrkac to Stars for future considerations.
Stars: Acquired C Tony Hrkac from Predators for considerations.
Pub Date: 7/10/98