Atlanta Braves -- Placed P Doug Sisk (2-1, 5.02 ERA) on 15-day DL with injured right shoulder. Recalled P Randy St. Clair from Class AAA Richmond.
Chicago Cubs -- Named minor-league instructor Mick Kelleher to succeed Jim Essian as manager of Class AAA Iowa. Essian was named Chicago's manager last week after Don Zimmer was fired.
Cincinnati Reds -- Placed P Norm Charlton (2-5, 4.19) on 15-day DL with tendinitis. Called up P Kip Gross from Class AAA Nashville.
Minnesota Twins -- Optioned P Paul Casian (0-0, 7.36) to Class AAA Portland. Recalled P Paul Abbott from Portland.
Montreal Expos -- Placed 1B Andres Galarraga (.255, 3 HRs, 11 RBI) on 15-day DL with pulled left hamstring. Took C Mike Fitzgerald off DL.
Oakland Athletics -- Activated P Dave Stewart from 15-day DL. Optioned P Dana Allison (1-1, 7.36) to Class AAA Tacoma.
Texas Rangers -- Purchased contracts of P Joe Bitker and P Eric Nolte from Class AAA Oklahoma City. Placed P Scott Chiamparino (1-0, 4.03) on 15-day DL with soreness in right elbow. Designated P Jim Poole (0-0, 4.50) for assignment.
St. Louis Blues -- Signed G Darrell May.