BASEBALL American League * OAKLAND ATHLETICS -- Placed Jose Canseco, outfielder, on day disabled list. Recalled Troy Neel, outfielder, from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League. Added Kelly Downs, pitcher, to their major league roster. Optioned Johnny Guzman, pitcher, to Tacoma. Signed Benji Grigsby, pitcher, to a minor-league contract.
* SEATTLE MARINERS -- Agreed to terms with Brian Doughty, pitcher, on a minor-league contract.
National League * ST. LOUIS CARDINALS -- Activated Ozzie Smith, shortstop, from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned Bien Figueroa, infielder, to Louisville of the American Association.
International League I7
* SYRACUSE CHIEFS -- Signed Scott Medvin, pitcher.
National Basketball Association * MILWAUKEE BUCKS -- Traded Dale Ellis, guard, to the San Antonio Spurs.
* PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS -- Traded Alaa Abdelnaby, forward, to the Milwaukee Bucks. Acquired the rights to Tracy Murray, forward, from the San Antonio Spurs.
* SACRAMENTO KINGS -- Signed Duane Causwell, center, to a five-year contract extension. Announced they will not make a qualifying offer to Dennis Hopson, guard-forward.
* SAN ANTONIO SPURS -- Announced the would not extend a qualifying offer to Rod Strickland, guard, making him a unrestricted free agent.
* SEATTLE SUPERSONICS -- Named Bob Medina strength and conditioning coach.
World Basketball League L:
* HAMILTON SKYHAWKS -- Signed Dennis Williams, guard.
National Football League K9
* NEW ENGLAND PATROITS -- Signed Tim Gordon, safety.
Arena Football League * ARIZONA RATTLERS -- Singed Peter Lucas, lineman, and Russell Foster, running back-linebacker.
* CHARLOTTE RAGE -- Signed Kubanai Kalombo, lineman; Ron Meadows, wide receiver, and Melvin Waters, fullback. Placed Richard Foley and Carnell Wallace, wide receivers-defensive backs, on waivers.
* CINCINNATIE ROCKERS -- Signed Jackie Walker, lineman.
* NEW ORLEANS NIGHT -- Signed Teddy Garcia, kicker, and Darrell Taylor, lineman.
D8 * SAN ANTONIO FORCE -- Signed Rodney Serpa, lineman.
National Hockey League * PHILADELPHIA FLYERS -- Signed Tommy Soderstrom, goaltender.
* ALABAMA -- Named James Green men's assistant basketball coach.
* KEAN -- Named Ron Wisniewski offensive coordinator and quarterback coach.
* HARTFORD -- Named Maredith Morhardt baseball coach and Darryl Morhardt assistant baseball coach.
* ST. JOHN'S -- Named Dennis Schleider men's and women's assistant swimming coach.
* SAN DIEGO STATE -- Named Silas McKinnie men's assistant basketball coach.
* UTICA COLLEGE -- Named Mike Adey men's assistant basketball coach.