BASEBALL (NL) * Atlanta Braves -- Placed Marvin Freeman (pitcher) on the 15-day disabled list. Called up Mark Ross (pitcher) from Richmond of the International League.
* Cincinnati Reds -- Optioned Tim Layana (pitcher) and Terry Lee (first baseman) to Nashville of the American Association. Purchased the contract of Steve Foster (pitcher) from Nashville. Recalled Reggie Sanders (outfielder) from Chattanooga of the Southern League.
* San Francisco Giants -- Named Robin Carr Locke director of communications.
BASKETBALL (NBA) * Cleveland Cavaliers -- Renounced the rights to Milos Babic (center).
HOCKEY (NHL) * San Jose Sharks -- Announced a working agreement with the Nashville Knights of the East Coast Hockey League. Agreed to terms with John Carter (left wing).
SOCCER (MSL) * Blast -- Signed Mark Mettrick (defender) to a one-year contract.