Houston Astros -- Recalled OF Kenny Lofton, OF Gary Cooper, P Jeff Juden and P Brian Williams from Class AAA Tucson. Sent P Matt Turner and P Dean Wilkins to Tucson.
Kansas City Royals -- Activated C Mike Macfarlane from th 15-day DL. Announced the retirement of DH Warren Cromartie (.315, 1 HR, 20 RBI in 130 AB this season).
New York Rangers -- Returned D Barry Young to Sudbury (OHL), D John Vary to Kingston (OHL), D Darcy Werenka to Lethbridge (WHL) and D Viacheslav Uvayev to Dynamo Moscow.
St. Louis Blues -- Released D Dan Rolfe and D Brennan Maley.
San Jose Sharks -- Sent F Gary Emmons, F Andy Akervik, F DalCraigwell, F Gord Frantti, F Troy Frederick, F Murray Garbutt, F Mike Hiltner, F Jeff Odgers, F Kevin Sullivan, F Mike Sullivan, D Ryan Fox, D Duane Joyce, D Claudio Scremin and G Wade Flaherty to Kansas City (IHL).