AL -- Reduced the suspension of Cleveland Indians OF Albert Belle from 1 week to 6 games. Belle began serving the suspension last night.
NL -- Suspended Atlanta Braves OF Ron Gant for 1 game and fined him for bumping an umpire in a game July 4.
Chicago White Sox -- Claimed OF Mike Huff (.240, 2 HRs, 10 RBI) on waivers from the Cleveland Indians.
Cleveland Indians -- Recalled IF/OF Carlos Martinez from Class AA Canton-Akron of the Eastern League.
Kansas City Royals -- Re-activated P Bret Saberhagen (shoulder tendinitis) from 15-day DL. Designated P Andy McGaffigan (0-0, 4.50) for assignment.
New York Yankees -- Optioned P Dave Eiland (1-3, 4.75) to Columbus.
Philadelphia Phillies -- Signed manager Jim Fregosi to a 1-year contract extension through 1992.
San Diego Padres -- Placed P Ed Whitson (bone spurs in right elbow) on the 15-day DL retroactive to July 6. Recalled P John Costello from Class AAA Las Vegas.
San Francisco Giants -- Placed OF Willie McGee (injured rib-cage muscle) on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Darren Lewis from Class AAA Phoenix of the Pacific Coast League.
Chicago Bulls -- Signed G John Paxson to to a 3-year contract with an option year. Paxson reportedly will make more than $1 million next season.
Philadelphia 76ers -- Signed C Charles Shackleford to a 3-year contract.
The Citadel -- Signed SS Donny Burks (Perry Hall) to baseball letter of intent.
Edinboro -- Wrestling team received commitment from Brian Hunt (South River).
Northern Iowa -- Named Eldon Miller interim athletic director.
South Carolina -- Named James Holland and Craig Morris men's assistant basketball coaches.
Chicago Bears -- Agreed to terms with LB Ron Rivera on a 2-year contract and G Tom Thayer on a 3-year contract. Signed CB Lemuel Stinson. Announced the signings of 3 draft choices: RB Darren Lewis (Texas A&M), OL Stacey Long (Clemson) and DT John Cook (Washington).
Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed DB Barney Bussey to a 1-year contract.
Dallas Cowboys -- Signed CB Rob McWright.
Denver Broncos -- Signed RBs Steve Sewell and Melvin Bratton, DE Kenny Walker (No. 8 draft choice from Nebraska), WR-KR Curtis Mayfield (No. 10 choice from Oklahoma State) and QB Shawn Moore (No. 11 choice from Virginia) to multiyear contracts. Announced the signing of LBs Michael Brooks and Tim Lucas and WR Derek Russell (No. 4 choice from Arkansas).
Green Bay Packers -- Signed OL Joe Garten and P Don Bracken. Agreed to terms with WR Erik Affholter, RB Vince Workman and TE Rapier Porter.
Los Angeles Raiders -- Agreed to terms with QB Jay Schroeder on a 1-year contract.
Miami Dolphins -- Signed CB Chris Green and TE Michael Titley.
New England Patriots -- Signed S Harry Colon (Missouri) and P Paul Alsbury (Southwest Texas State). Acquired rookie OT Kip Beach from the New York Jets for undisclosed considerations. Released free-agent C Bob Stephens (Brigham Young), who failed his physical.
New Orleans Saints -- Signed DE Frank Warren to a 1-year contract. Agreed to terms with RB Craig Heyward on a 2-year contract.
New York Jets -- Signed LB John Galvin and S/CB Doug Parrish. Waived LBs John Levelis and Jim Scully and TE Matt Swinson.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed DE Andy Harmon and RB Chuc Weatherspoon to two-year contracts. Acquired rookie OT Jason
Jessup on waivers from the Miami Dolphins and signed him. Waived LBs James McKean and Ron Moten.
Phoenix Cardinals -- Signed S Nathan LaDuke and QB Jeff Bridewell.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed CB Delton Hall and RB Leroy Thompson.
San Francisco 49ers -- Waived NG Randy Barnes, the world-record holder in the shot put.