Boston Red Sox -- Waived OF Kevin Romine (.164 in 55 at-bats). Recalled OF Phil Plantier from Class AAA Pawtucket.
Chicago Cubs -- Optioned P Heathcliff Slocumb to Class AAA Iowa. Recalled P Shawn Boskie from Iowa.
Cincinnati Reds -- Fired director of player development Howie Bedell and named Jim Bowden to replace him.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Optioned P Jim Hunter (0-5, 7.26) to Class AAA Denver. Purchased the contract of P Mike Igansiak from Denver. Recalled IF George Canale from Denver. Assigned P Rob Wishnevski to Class AA El Paso.
New York Mets -- Sent P Anthony Young to Class AAA Tidewater.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Recalled P Hector Fajardo from Class AA Carolina.
San Diego Padres -- Recalled OF Oscar Azocar and P Ricky Bones from Class AAA Las Vegas. Optioned Ps Adam Peterson and John Costello to Las Vegas. Designated 1B Phil Stephenson for assignment.
Texas Rangers -- Assigned OF Jack Daugherty to Class AAA Oklahoma City for medical rehabilitation.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Traded minor-league P Rob Wishnevski and a player to be named to the Milwaukee Brewers for OF Candy Maldonado (.207, 5 HR, 20 RBI in 175 at-bats). Designated OF Cory Snyder (.170, 3 HR, 15 RBI in 170 at-bats with White Sox and Blue Jays) for assignment.
Utah Jazz -- Signed G Jeff Malone to a 5-year contract.
Marist -- Announced that basketball F Jason Turner has tranferred to Northeastern and basketball F Sedric Veazy has transferred to Mattatuck (Conn.) Community College.
Denver Broncos -- Signed LB Mike Croel to a series of 1-year contracts.
New Orleans Saints -- Signed WR Wesley Carroll to a 3-year contract.
New York Giants -- Signed CB Reyna Thompson to a 2-year contract.
Minnesota North Stars -- Acquired F Jim Nesich from the Montreal Canadiens for future considerations.
San Jose Sharks -- Agreed to terms with F Steve Bozek, D Ken Hammond, LW Brian Lawton and C Mark Pavelich.
Cleveland Crunch -- Matched contract offers extended to Michael King and Marco Rizi.