BASEBALL American League * Cleveland Indians -- Placed Alex Cole, outfielder, on the 15-day disabled list. Activated Felix Fermin, infielder. Sent Jose Escobar, infielder, to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League.
* Oakland Athletics -- Activated Vance Law, infielder. Sent Fred Manrique, infielder, to Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League.
National League * San Diego Padres -- Placed Marty Barrett, infielder, on the day disabled list, retroactive to May 8. Recalled Scott Coolbaugh, infielder, from Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League.
Italian League * Benetton -- Signed Toni Kukoc, forward, to a five-year contract.
* USA Wrestling -- Named Dan Chandler assistant coach of the Olympic greco-roman team.
* St. Peter's -- Announced the resignation of Bob Thomas, football coach.