Chicago Cubs -- Placed IF Jose Vizcaino on the 15-day DL retroactive to April 20. Recalled SS Rey Sanchez from Triple-A Iowa.
Houston Astros -- Recalled IF Benny Distefano (.348, six RBI) from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned OF Karl Rhodes to Tuscon.
New York Mets -- Placed OF Dave Gallagher (.286, eight RBI) on the 15-day DL with a broken right hand. Purchased contract of former Orioles IF/OF Jeff McKnight from Triple-A Tidewater.
Oakland Athletics -- Activated C Terry Steinbach from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Henry Mercedes to Triple-A Tacoma.
Dallas Cowboys -- Traded a second-round, third-round, sixth-round, eighth-round and 12th-round draft choice to the Cleveland Browns for a second-round and a fifth-round draft choice, all in 1992.
Minnesota Vikings -- Traded DT Keith Millard to the Seattle Seahawks for a second-round draft choice in 1992.
Montreal Machine (WL) -- Signed WR Andre Brown. Placed WR Reggie Bynum on injured reserve.