Angels: Placed P Jarrod Washburn on 15-day DL. Recalled P Ramon Ortiz from Triple-A Edmonton. Assigned OF Edgard Clemente outright to Edmonton. Purchased contracts of IF Keith Johnson and IF-OF Chris Hatcher from Edmonton.
Expos: Recalled C Brian Schneider from Triple-A Ottawa.
Marlins: Executive VP and chief financial officer Jonathan Mariner will leave organization, effective Oct. 1.
Mets: Activated OF Darryl Hamilton. Designated IF Matt Franco for assignment.
Phillies: Activated P Wayne Gomes from 15-day DL. Optioned P Cliff Politte to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Rangers: Purchased contract of former Orioles minor-league OF Harry Berrios from Independent Schaumburg and assigned him to Double-A Tulsa. Claimed P Peter Munro off waivers from Blue Jays; assigned him to Triple-A Oklahoma.
Royals: Activated former Orioles P Chris Fussell.
White Sox: Recalled P Aaron Myette from Triple-A Charlotte. Optioned IF Greg Norton to Charlotte.
Yankees: Designated OF Ryan Thompson (Chestertown) for assignment.
Western League (Independent): Reduced suspension of 1989 NL MVP Kevin Mitchell from rest of season to nine games; Mitchell punched owner of opposing team
Cavaliers: Named Keith Smart assistant coach-director of player development.
Grizzlies: Signed free-agent G Damon Jones, who had been with Mavericks.
Jazz: Re-signed G Jacque Vaughn.
Magic: Re-signed free-agent C John Amaechi.
Suns: Announced retirement of G Kevin Johnson.
WNBA: Fined Mystics F-C Tausha Mills $500 for elbowing opponent, then returning to court after being ejected.
Hall of Fame: Named Harlem Globetrotters' Meadowlark Lemon winner of John Bunn Award for outstanding contribution to basketball.
Clemson: Named Amy Deem women's track and field coach. Announced that junior OL Akil Smith will be a medical redshirt this season.
Rutgers: Named Rod Baker associate men's basketball coach and Bruce Dunfee director of men's basketball operations.
Temple: Named former Blast player and Spirit coach Dave MacWilliams men's soccer coach.
Bengals: Agreed to four-year contract with CB Mark Roman, who had been the NFL's only unsigned second-round draft pick.
Cowboys: Signed TE Rickey Brady and DB Hurley Tarver. Released RB Chrys Chukwuma, LB Bernard Rusk and TE Brian Roche.
Falcons: Waived CB Dwayne Stukes and WR Steve Vagedes.
Packers: Signed RB Rafael Cooper.
Orlando (XFL): Named Galen Hall coach.
Canadiens: Re-signed restricted free-agent C Craig Darby. Signed unrestricted free-agent F Xavier Delisle, who had been with Lightning.
Flames: Named Brad McCrimmon assistant coach.
Stars: Signed RW Jere Lehtinen to four-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
MLS: Fined United M Chris Albright for inappropriate reactions to fan behavior.