Braves: Promoted Dick Balderson to director of player development.
Tigers: Activated C Raul Casanova from 60-day DL; he cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Toledo.
White Sox: Recalled OF Brian Simmons from Triple-A Charlotte. Optioned OF Jeff Liefer to Charlotte.
New Jersey (Independent): Activated P Mark Lemke from DL.
Team USA: Named Mariners minor-league P David Holdridge to squad for Pan American Games, replacing Baysox P Matt Riley, who withdrew.
Hawks: Signed G Jason Terry and F-C Cal Bowdler.
Heat: Named Kim Stone senior director of WNBA operations.
Fordham: Named Bob Hill men's basketball coach.
Oregon: Named Dan Muscatell assistant women's basketball coach.
Worcester Academy: Named Morgan Cassara basketball coach.
Bears: Signed DB Dorian Brew, DE David Sanders and DT Jarrett Loggins.
Chiefs: Signed free-agent DE Kerwin Waldroup to two-year contract.
Dolphins: Signed DT Walter Scott. Waived WR Siaha Burley, DE Eric Davis and S Jackie Mitchell.
Blues: Re-signed Group II C Pierre Turgeon to two-year contract.
Flyers: Signed F Chris Albert to one-year contract.
Maple Leafs: Coach Pat Quinn will assume GM duties.
Rangers: Signed LW Jan Hlavac, acquired last month as part of draft-day trade for C Marc Savard.
NTRA: Named James Gallagher executive director of NTRA Task Force on Racing Integrity and Drug Testing Standards.
Chicago (MLS): Acquired MF-D John Ball from Cleveland of NPSL as discovery option.
Pub Date: 7/15/99