Baseball Oakland Athletics -- Placed OF Jose Canseco on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Troy Neel from Triple-A Tacoma. Added P Kelly Downs to their major-league roster. Optioned P Johnny Guzman to Tacoma. Signed P Benji Grigsby and assigned him to the Rookie League Athletics in Arizona.
Utica -- Named Mike Adey men's assistant basketball coach.
New England Patriots -- Signed S Tim Gordon.