Angels: Activated OF Matt Luke from 15-day DL.
Astros: Purchased contract of OF Ryan Thompson (Chestertown) from Single-A Auburn.
Athletics: Called up IF Frank Menechino from Triple-A Vancouver. Moved OF Tim Raines to 60-day DL.
Braves: Named John Picollo and Donnie Poplin area scouting supervisors.
Brewers: Purchased contract of C Robinson Cancel from Triple-A Louisville.
Cubs: Signed P Bobby Ayala to contract for remainder of season. Recalled OF Bo Porter from Triple-A Iowa. Transferred P Jeremi Gonzalez from 15-day DL to 60-day DL.
Cardinals: Recalled IF Luis Ordaz from Triple-A Memphis.
Dodgers: Purchased the contract of P Eric Gagne from Double-A San Antonio.
Expos: Recalled P Javier Vazquez from Triple-A Ottawa.
Mariners: Activated P Butch Henry from 60-day DL; recalled him from rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Tacoma. Transferred OF-IF John Mabry from 15-day to 60-day DL.
Mets: Recalled IF Shane Halter from Triple-A Norfolk.
Phillies: Activated C Tom Prince. Purchased contract of IF Torey Lovullo from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre. Recalled P Cliff Politte from Double-A Reading.
Rangers: Purchased contract of IF Scott Sheldon from Triple-A Oklahoma. Recalled P Matt Perisho and P Danny Patterson from Oklahoma. Assigned 1B Shawn Gallagher to Double-A Tulsa.
Royals: Purchased contract of IF Mendy Lopez from Triple-A Omaha. Transferred P Dan Reichert to 60-day DL.
Heat: Signed C Amal McCaskill and F Harold Jamison.
Rockets: Signed free-agent C Thomas Hamilton.
76ers: Promoted Tony DiLeo to director of player personnel and John Croce to physical conditioning coach.
Coppin State: Named Jason Terry and Nikita Walker assistant cross country/track and field coaches.
Bengals: Signed P Will Brice.
Browns: Waived K Chris Boniol, FB Michael Blair, TE James Dearth, WR Curtis Marsh and DT Chris Maumalanga.
Dolphins: Released QB Craig Erickson. Placed WR Lamar Thomas on IR.
Panthers: Waived LB Alan Campos, DT Eric England, WR Kez McCorvey, S Ray McElroy, DB Cliff Shamburger, OL Derrick Turner and S Lee Wiggins.
Rams: Waived LB Phillip Ward, LB Marcel Willis, CB Ray Jackson, WR Kevin Knox, RB Chad Levitt and T Curtis McGee.
Titans: Released T Ben Adams, DE Chris Ward, S Kelvin Sigler, LB Terry Irving and LB Delaunta Cameron.
Canucks: Re-signed LW Todd Bertuzzi.
Coyotes: Signed D Stanislav Neckar to multi-year contract.
Lightning: Named Brad Shaw assistant coach.
Oilers: Re-signed restricted free-agent D Christian Laflamme to three-year contract.
Penguins: Signed C Tyler Wright to multiyear contract.
Rangers: Signed C Jamie Lundmark.
Red Wings: Signed unrestricted free-agent D Steve Duchesne, who had been with Flyers, to one-year contract.
Sabres: Signed RW Maxim Afinogenov to three-year contract. Signed LW Eric Boulton and C Jason Cipolla.
Sharks: Re-signed free-agent C Jarrod Skalde. Signed RW Teemu Riihijarvi.
Thrashers: Signed C Patrik Stefan to three-year contract. Agreed to terms with G Scott Langkow.
Pub Date: 9/04/99