Houston Astros -- Recalled P Darryl Kile from Triple-A Tucson. Waived former Orioles minor-league IF Benny Distefano.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Optioned OF William Pennyfeather to Double-A Carolina. Activated P Zane Smith from the 15-day DL.
Seattle Mariners -- Placed OF Kevin Mitchell and OF Greg Briley on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contracts of IF Mike Blowers and OF John Moses from Triple-A Calgary.
Arizona State -- Suspended QB Grady Benton and WR Derrick Land for one game after pleading no contest to the fraudulent use of a credit card.
Miami Dolphins -- Signed CB Troy Vincent.
Minnesota Vikings -- Signed QB Rich Gannon.
Seattle Seahawks -- Agreed to terms with DE Tony Woods on a one-year contract.
Saratoga Park -- Fined trainer Gasper Moschera $1,000 for scratching Carli's Command on Friday after wagering had begun and jockey Jorge Chavez for 10 days for a careless ride aboard Maudsleigh in the sixth race on Saturday.