BASEBALL American League * Kansas City Royals -- Activated Mike Macfarlane (catcher) from the 15-day disabled list. Announced the retirement of Warren Cromartie (designated hitter).
* Seattle Mariners -- Recalled Rich Amaral (infielder), Patrick Lennon (outfielder), Dave Fleming (pitcher) and Chris Howard (catcher) from Calgary of the Pacific Coast League. Purchased the contract of Alonzo Powell (outfielder) from Calgary.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Signed Dave Parker (designated hitter).
National League * Houston Astros -- Recalled Kenny Lofton and Gary Cooper outfielders) and Jeff Juden and Brian Williams (pitchers) from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League. Sent Matt Turner and Dean Wilkins (pitchers) to Tucson.