BASEBALL (AL) * Orioles -- Placed Jose Mesa (pitcher) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 21. Recalled Anthony Telford (pitcher) from Rochester of the International League. Traded Chris Myers (pitcher) to the Montreal Expos for Richie Lewis (pitcher) and sent Lewis to Rochester of the International League.
BASEBALL (NL) * Atlanta Braves -- Activated Kent Mercker (pitcher) from the 15-day disabled list. Designated Mark Ross, pitcher, for assignment.
BASKETBALL (NBA) * Golden State Warriors -- Signed Victor Alexander (forward-center) to a five-year contract.