Steve Rogers, 35, recently let go by Montreal in his 13th year as an Expo, has been picked up by the California Angels and assigned to Edmonton of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League. He is 158-152 lifetime in the majors, 2-4 this year with 5.68 earned run average . . .
Chicago Cubs Manager Jim Frey says he is going to National League officials with his suspicion that Houston pitcher Mike Scott used sandpaper to doctor the ball in beating the Cubs, 4-3, Sunday night at the Astrodome and in a five-inning no-decision appearance in Chicago the previous weekend.
Plate umpires John Kibler and Frank Pulli found no scuffs in repeated inspections. Between innings after Kibler checked Scott's glove in Chicago, Cubs first baseman Leon Durham reported finding a piece of sandpaper near the pitching mound . . .
Indianapolis Arrows Inc., seeking a major league franchise, has added 11 minority investors. Arthur Angotti, the group's president, said this meets Commissioner Peter Ueberroth's desire for multiple, grass-roots ownership . . .
CBS has signed to telecast the fourth Cracker Jack Old Timers Classic at RFK Stadium. The July 1 game will be shown July 6 at 4 p.m., with commentators Mel Allen and Dick Stockton.