* New York Yankees -- Purchased the contract of Larry Stanford (pitcher) from Columbus of the International League.
* Seattle Mariners -- Placed Ken Griffey (outfielder) on the voluntary retired list.
* Florida Marlins -- Named Dick Egan regional cross-checking scout; and Bill Singer, Joe Campise, Ty Brown, Brad del Barba, Tim Schmidt, Steve Minor, Grady Mack, Jim Moran and Scott Diez area scouts.
* New York Mets -- Named Mike Cubbage third base coach, Barry Foote dugout coach, Dave LaRoche bullpen coach, and John Stephenson bullpen catcher.
* Denver Nuggets -- Announced the resignation of Don Johnson (vice president of sales and marketing) in order to become director of marketing for the San Diego Padres.
* Houston Oilers -- Released Ian Howfield (placekicker).
* St. Louis Blues -- Recalled Dominic Lavoie (defenseman) from Peoria of the International League. Sent Randy Skarda (defenseman) to Peoria.
* Washington Capitals -- Assigned Olaf Kolzig (goaltender) from the Skipjacks of the American Hockey League to Hampton Roads of the East Coast Hockey League.
* NCAA -- Placed Texas A&M's men's basketball program on two years' probation for recruiting violations.