Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Activated P Alejandro Pena from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Pete Smith to Triple-A Richmond.
Houston Astros -- Signed 3B Phil Nevin, top pick in the amateur draft, to a minor-league contract.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Signed SS Wesley Weger, IF Gennaro Salzano, P Bill Hardwick and P Daniel Ortiz.
New York Yankees -- Signed P Curt Young to a Triple-A contract with Columbus.
Philadelphia Phillies -- Recalled P Kyle Abbott, P Pat Combs and OF Wes Chamberlain from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Optioned SS Kim Batiste and P Cliff Brantley to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Placed P Don Robinson (strained left knee) has been placed on the 15-day DL.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Signed P Danny Cox to a contract with Triple-A Buffalo.
San Francisco Giants -- Signed P Jim Rosenbohm, P Jeff Myers, P Jorge Vazquez, P Mark Saugstad, OF Benji Simonton, OF Kumundae Miller, IF Armond Anderson and IF Keith Stafford to minor-league contracts.
Seattle Mariners -- Signed P Juan Agosto. Sent C Bert Heffernan to Double-A Jacksonville.
Chattanooga Lookouts (Double-A) -- Traded IF Greg Lonigro to the Birmingham Barons for IF Kevin Garner.
Sacramento Kings -- Named Eddie Jordan assistant coach.
Loyola -- Signed following women's lacrosse players: D Jennifer Radebaugh (Notre Dame Prep; first-team All-Metro), M Suzanne Waire (Loch Raven; second-team All-Metro this season after making first team in 1991), M Michelle Meyer (Broadneck), DW Maria Miller and G Erika Schaub.
Massachusetts -- Signed men's basketball coach John Calipari to a four-year contract worth up to $700,000.
Montgomery College-Rockville -- Named Jim Dietsch, former assistant lacrosse coach at Maryland and current assistant coach at Catonsville CC, club lacrosse coach.
Green Bay Packers -- Signed OL Ron Hallstrom.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed WR Eddie Brown.
Washington Capitals -- Signed D Ken Sabourin (scoreless in 19 NHL games; 3 goals, 8 assists in 30 games with the AHL Skipjacks).
Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL) -- Signed Dennis Polonich, a former ** captain of the Detroit Red Wings, to a one-year contract as general manager.
Horse racing Churchill Downs -- Named William S. Farish chairman.
New York Racing Association -- Named Clinton Pitts Jr. (an associate Pimlico Race Course steward) Jockey Club steward, effective July 29.
Tampa Bay Rowdies (APSL) -- Signed D Chris Charles and former Blast M Billy Ronson to a 30-day contract.