New York Mets -- Named Baltimore Orioles hitting coach Tom McCraw as their new hitting instructor and first-base coach.
Miami Heat -- Waived F Richard Anderson.
Utah Jazz -- Waived G Darrell Griffith.
NFL -- Fined Chicago Bears K Kevin Butler.
New York Rangers -- Recalled D Peter Fiorentino from Binghamton (AHL). Sent LW Ric Bennett and C Corey Millen to Binghamton.
St. Louis Blues -- Announced that D Paul Cavallini will be sidelined from 4 to 6 weeks with a sprained ligament in his left knee. Assigned F Ron Hoover to Peoria (IHL). Assigned D Dominic Lavoie to Peoria for conditioning.
Tampa Bay Lighting -- Named John Chapman head scout. Named Angelo Bumbacco, Don Murdoch, Richard Rose, Doug Macauley, Luke Williams and Jake Goertzem scouts.