American League: Named Mariners CF Ken Griffey Player of Week. Griffey hit five home runs in Seattle's first five games, with a .444 batting average, nine runs scored and eight RBIs. Others considered: Orioles CF Brady Anderson (.556), Yankees 1B Tino Martinez (.450) and Tigers 1B Tony Clark (nine RBIs).
Cardinals: Placed P Lance Painter (hamstring) on 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Called up C Danny Sheaffer from Triple-A Louisville.
Mariners: Purchased contract of former Orioles P Dennis Martinez from Triple-A Tacoma. Designated P Salomon Torres for assignment.
Marlins: Assigned contract of OF Tyrone Horne to Single-A Kane County.
Orioles: Double-A Baysox placed OF Eugene Kingsale (sprained knee) on DL and signed OF Lou Frazier.
Rangers: Placed OF Warren Newson (calf) on 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Purchased contract of IF Dave Silvestri from Triple-A Oklahoma City.