Baltimore Orioles -- Recalled P Jeff Ballard and C Jeff Tackett from Class AAA Rochester.
Cleveland Indians -- Purchased the contract of IF Jim Thome from Class AAA Colorado Springs.
Kansas City Royals -- Recalled 3B Sean Berry and C Jorge Pedre from Class AAA Omaha. Recalled P Archie Corbin from Class AA Memphis. Purchased the contracts of IF Stu Cole, OF Dave Clark and OF Bobby Moore from Omaha.
Philadelphia Phillies -- Recalled P Andy Ashby, SS Kim Batiste, C Darrin Fletcher and OF Ron Jones from Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Texas Rangers -- Recalled 1B Rob Maurer and 2B Monty Farriss from Class AAA Oklahoma City.
Detroit Pistons -- Waived G Vinnie Johnson (11.7 ppg).
Brigham Young -- Announced that basketball C John Lloyd has transferred to Presbyterian.
Fordham -- Announced that basketball F Brett Ayers will sit out the 1991-92 season because of a knee injury.
Millersville -- Declared RB Ron Porter academically ineligible fothe 1991 season.
Atlanta Falcons -- Placed S Elbert Shelley on injured reserve. Activated CB Brian Mitchell from the practice roster. Signed S Joe Fishback to the practice roster.
Cleveland Browns -- Signed OL Leonard Burton, CB William Evers, FB Derrick Douglas, OG Newt Harrell to the practice roster. Waived RB Archie Herring, OT Pete Lucas and S Charlie Oliver from the practice roster.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed LB Stephon Weatherspoon, to the practice roster. Activated RB Bill Jones from the reserve list. Placed LB Tracy Rogers on injured reserve. Waived DE Scott Miller from the practice roster. Waived WR Dwight Pickens from injured reserve.
Los Angeles Raiders -- Placed RB Marcus Allen on injured reserve. Activated RB Doug Lloyd from the practice roster. Signed DB Marcus Wilson to the practice roster.
Los Angeles Rams -- Signed RB Ernie Thompson to the practice roster. Traded OT Irv Pankey (Aberdeen) to the Indianapolis Colts for a third-round draft pick and an undisclosed draft pick in 1992.
San Diego Chargers -- Signed ex-Washington Redskins DT Darryl Grant. Released WR Joe Weinberg.
Seattle Seahawks -- Signed QB Rusty Hilger.
Detroit Red Wings -- Signed D Vladimir Konstantinov to a multiyear contract.
Hartford Whalers -- Signed free-agent G Mario Gosselin to a multiyear contract.
MSL -- Named Baltimore Blast GM John Borozzi deputy commissioner.
NPSL -- Announced Atlanta Attack will move to Kansas City for the 1991-92 season.
San Diego Sockers -- Agreed to 1-year, $45,000 contract with MF Tim Wittman.