American League * California Angels -- Released Johnny Ray (second baseman).
* Chicago White Sox -- Signed Charlie Hough (pitcher) to a one-year contract.
* Detroit Tigers -- Announced they will not offer a contract to Lance McCullers (pitcher).
* Milwaukee Brewers -- Acquired Darren Holmes (pitcher) from the Los Angeles Dodgers for Bert Heffernan (catcher). Announced they will not offer a contract to Tom Edens (pitcher).
* Toronto Blue Jays -- Announced they will not offer a contract to John Cerutti (pitcher).
National League * Atlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with Charlie Leibrandt (pitcher) on a three-year contract.
* Pittsburgh Pirates -- Agreed to terms with Don Slaught (catcher) on a three-year contract. Signed Keith N. Miller (outfielder), Shawn Holman and Morris Madden (pitchers), Steve Stanicek (first baseman) and Joe Redfield (third baseman). Released Dann Bilardello (catcher) and Scott Little (outfielder). Claimed Rosario Rodriguez (pitcher) from the Cincinnati Reds.
Japanese Central League * Yakult Swallows -- Signed Johnny Ray (second baseman) to a two-year contract.
Midwest League * Kane County Cougars -- Signed a two-year player development agreement with the Baltimore Orioles. Named Scott Lane (assistant general manager) and Dave Willis (director of communications).
* Indiana Pacers -- Fired Dick Versace coach. Named Bob Hill coach.
* New England Patriots -- Named Sam Jankovich chief executive officer.
* New Orleans Saints -- Placed Wayne Martin (defensive end) and Steve Korte (center) on injured reserve. Activated Brad Leggett (center) and Travis Davis (nose tackle) from the practice roster.
* New York Islanders -- Signed Kirby Lindal (center), Doug Pickell (left wing), Frank LaScala (center) and Alain Harvie (goaltender) and assigned them to Richmond of the East Coast Hockey League.
* Quebec Nordiques -- Signed Ron Tugnutt (goaltender) to a one-year contract.
* American University -- Named Michael Brady women's head soccer coach.
* William & Mary -- Announced that Jimmye Laycock (football coach) has decided to stay and turned down the football coaching job at Boston College.