Orioles -- Signed first-round amateur draft choice OF Jeffrey Hammonds.
Chicago Cubs -- Activated P Ken Patterson from the DL. Placed P Dennis Rasmussen on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 28.
Detroit Tigers -- Activated OF Rob Deer from the DL. Optioned OF Phil Clark to Triple-A Toledo.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Optioned OF Brian Jordan to Triple-A Louisville.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Optioned P Bob MacDonald to Triple-A Syracuse.
Indiana Pacers (NBA) -- Signed G Micheal Williams to a multiyear contract.
Erie Wave (WBL) -- Placed F Jervis Cole on the suspended reserve list. Activated G Wade Timmerson from the taxi squad.