Chicago Cubs -- Sent P Turk Wendell, P Jim Bullinger, C George Pedre, IF Rey Sanchez, IF Doug Strange and OF Ced Landrum to Iowa of the American Association. Placed P Mike Harkey on the emergency 60-day disabled list. Sent P John Salles to minor-league camp for reassignment.
Cincinnati Reds -- Released P Ted Power.
Minnesota Twins -- Traded 1B Paul Sorrento to the Cleveland Indians for P Oscar Munoz and P Curt Leskanic, both minor-leaguers.
Montreal Expos -- Signed P Bill Landrum, who led Pittsburgh with saves last season.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Placed C Don Slaught on the 15-day DL with a strained rib cage muscle.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Sent former Orioles P Jeff Ballard, former Orioles P Paul Kilgus, IF Luis Alicea and C Jose Fernandez to Triple-A Louisville. Sent P Fidel Compres to Double-A Arkansas.
San Francisco Giants -- Optioned P Dave Masters to Phoenix of the Pacific Coast League.
Dallas Cowboys -- Agreed to terms with CB Brian Mitchell and WR Gerald Alphin.
Green Bay Packers -- Agreed to terms with WR Sanjay Beach, a reserve last season with the 49ers.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed S Bennie Thompson, who made the Pro Bowl as a special teams player with the Saints last season, to two one-year contracts.
San Francisco 49ers -- Said FB Harry Sydney has turned down an offer from the Packers and said he would remain with the 49ers this season.