BASEBALL (NL) * New York Mets -- Named Tom McCraw hitting instructor and first base coach.
BASKETBALL (NBA) * Miami Heat -- Waived Richard Anderson (forward).
HOCKEY (NHL) * New York Rangers -- Recalled Peter Fiorentino (defenseman) from Binghamton of the American Hockey League. Sent Ric Bennett (left wing) and Corey Millen (center) to Binghamton.
* St. Louis Blues -- Assigned Ron Hoover (forward) to Peoria of the International Hockey League. Assigned Dominic Lavoie (defenseman) to Peoria for conditioning.
* Tampa Bay Lighting -- Named John Chapman head scout; Angelo Bumbacco, Don Murdoch, Richard Rose, Doug Macauley, Luke Williams and Jake Goertzem scouts.