CUBS: Placed SS Alex Gonzalez on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 10, with strained left hamstring. Purchased contract of P Pat Mahomes from Triple-A Iowa.
EXPOS: OF Henry Rodriguez, sent outright to Triple-A Ottawa last week, opted to become a free agent.
METS: Placed P Kane Davis on 15-day DL.
PIRATES: Activated P Kris Benson from 15-day DL. Optioned P Mike Lincoln to Triple-A Nashville.
ROCKIES: Placed OF Benny Agbayani on 15-day DL with strained left hamstring and recalled P Denny Stark from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Walt Weiss named special assistant to GM.
ROYALS: Activated P Brian Shouse from 15-day DL. Designated 1B David McCarty for assignment.
TWINS: Activated DH-OF David Ortiz from 15-day DL. Optioned catcher Matt LaCroy to Triple-A Edmonton.
WHITE SOX: Announced retirement of OF Jose Canseco.
USA BASKETBALL: Named Bobby Gonzalez, Robert McCullum, John Moore, Mark Nelson and Scott Duncan coaches for the USA junior national team trials.
MOUNT ST. MARY'S: Signed Chris Sumner (Silver Spring) to basketball letter of intent. The 2002 Verizon Academic All-District Baseball Team named 1B Jeff Koenig and C Chris Staub (Westminster, Calvert Hall) first-team academic all-district. Named P Brian Santo to second team.
NEVADA: Junior G Andre Hazel is leaving basketball team for personal reasons.
SMU: Announced resignation of men's assistant basketball coach Jimmy Tubbs to take the same position at Oklahoma.
WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Junior M Betty Weller named to the lacrosse All-Metro region second team.
BENGALS: Signed S Marquand Manuel.
BROWNS: Announced resignations of director of football operations Dwight Clark and pro personnel director Keith Kidd.
EAGLES: Signed linebacker Tyreo Harrison to three-year contract.
GIANTS: Named Ken Sternfeld assistant director of pro personnel.
SAINTS: Named Mickey Loomis general manager.
MAPLE LEAFS: Acquired D Rick Jackman from Bruins for rights to LW Kris Vernarsky.