BASEBALL

American League -- Named Kansas City Royals third baseman George Brett player of the month and teammate Bret Saberhagen pitcher of the month for July. Brett batted .482 in July and raised his average for the season to .353. He hit seven homers, drove in 24 runs and had a slugging percentage of .726. Saberhagen was 5-1, allowing 11 earned runs and 39 hits to the 183 batters he faced. He had a 2.05 ERA for the month, striking out 35 and walking four, with two complete games.

California Angels -- Reactivated LHP Geoff Zahn and optioned P Urbano Lugo and OF Rufino Linares to Edmonton of Pacific Coast League. LOCALLY

Pigskin Club of Washington -- Will charter 15 buses for its annual trip to the Redskins' training camp in Carlisle, Pa. The buses will leave from Carter Barron Parking Lot at 16th and Kennedy, N.W. at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 6. YACHTING

Admiral's Cup -- Defending champion West Germany maintained its lead in the series at the end of the third race, a 212-mile chase across the English Channel. Britain is in second. BOXING

Johnny Collins scored a two-round technical knockout over previously unbeaten Mark Holmes for the vacant United States Boxing Association middleweight championship in Scranton, Pa.