Atlanta Braves -- Placed P Pete Smith (5-6, 4.79) on 15-day disabled list.
Cincinnati Reds -- Sent OF Chris Jones to Class AAA Nashville.
Cleveland Indians -- Claimed C Eddie Taubensee off waivers from Oakland Athletics.
Minnesota Twins -- Sent C Lenny Webster to Class AAA Portland. Placed OF Pat Howell on waivers.
Montreal Expos -- Recalled OF Eric Bullock from minor-league camp.
New York Yankees -- Assigned P Steve Howe and IF Jim Walewander to Class AAA Columbus. Optioned P Alan Mills, C John Ramos and OF Mike Humphreys to Columbus.
Philadelphia Phillies -- Optioned 2B Mickey Morandini to Class AAA Scranton-Wilkes-Barre.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Sent P Mark Huismann and 1B-OF Orlando Merced to Class AAA Buffalo. Released P Doug Bair, P Joel Davis, P Joe Lazor, P Joe Pacholec, C Tom Nieto, 1B Jeff Osborne and 1B Junior Vizcaino.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Sent P Tim Sherill, C Ray Stephens, 1B Rod Brewer, IF Luis Alicea and IF Tim Jones to Class AAA Louisville.
San Francisco Giants -- Placed IF Jose Uribe (.248, 1 HR, 24 RBI) on 15-day disabled list. Placed P Kelly Downs (3-2, 3.43) on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 2. Assigned IF Tony Perezchica to Class AAA Phoenix.
Seattle Mariners -- Optioned P Keith Comstock and IF Tino Martinez to Class AAA Calgary. Sent OF Alonzo Powell to minor-league camp for assignment.
Texas Rangers -- Released P Craig McMurtry. Reassigned P Joe Bitker to minor-league system.
Nashville Stars -- Named Ron Greene coach.
Bentley College -- Named Cory Tusler interim men's and women's tennis coach.
Oregon -- Announced G Terrell Brandon will forgo his senior year and enter NBA draft.
Springfield College -- Named Naomi Graves women's basketball coach.
Tulsa -- Named Kentucky assistant Orlando "Tubby" Smith men's basketball coach.
Houston Oilers -- Waived CB Patrick Allen.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed LB Clifford Charlton, WR Titus Dixon, DL Willie Fears and RB Michael Owens.
Los Angeles Rams--Agreed to a three-year contract extension with coach John Robinson.
New England Patriots -- Named Ian Pyka strength and conditioning coach.
Arena Football -- Dallas Texans named Mike Trigg offensive coordinator, John Fontes defensive coordinator and Aaron Mitchell special teams coordinator.
New York Rangers --Sent RW Steven Rice and RW Tie Domi to Binghamton (AHL).
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Named Tony Esposito director of hockey operations.
Baltimore Skipjacks (AHL) -- Recalled G Byron Dafoe from Hampton Roads (ECHL).
Calumet Farm -- Named trainer John Ward Jr. president.