Commissioner's Office: Fined Mets manager Bobby Valentine, C Mike Piazza and P Turk Wendell for actions during series in St. Louis last weekend.
Braves: Purchased contract of OF Bernard Gilkey from Triple-A Richmond. Optioned P Kerry Ligtenberg to Richmond. Transferred P Scott Sobkowiak from 15-day to 60-day DL.
Brewers: Placed LF Geoff Jenkins on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 2, with sprained right shoulder. Recalled P Allen Levrault from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Expos: Placed Tim Raines on 15-day DL with left shoulder strain. Purchased contract of OF Curtis Pride (Silver Spring) from Triple-A Ottawa.
Indians: Signed C Eddie Taubensee to $3.6 million, two-year contract.
Mets: Sent P Brett Hinchliffe and P Justin Brunette to Triple-A Norfolk.
Reds: Called up IF Brandon Larson from Triple-A Louisville. Signed IF Juan Castro to two-year contract extension, through 2004, and C Kelly Stinnett to contract extension through 2003.
Royals: Purchased contract of former Orioles OF Trenidad Hubbard. Designated OF Raul Ibanez for assignment.
Clippers: Waived C Keith Closs.
The Citadel: Extended contract of men's basketball coach Pat Dennis one year through 2002-03 season.
Broncos: Signed LB Henri Crockett, LB Lee Woodall and FB Tony Carter. Re-signed FB Howard Griffith and K Steve Lindsey.
Penguins: Recalled C Milan Kraft from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
D.C. United: Waived D Judah Cooks and D Ray Goodlett.