National League -- Detroit Tigers -- Designated RHP Doug Bair for assignment and optioned C Bob Melvin, subject to 24-hour recall, to AAA Nashville; recalled OF Nelson Simmons and purchased contract of RHP Chuck Cary from Nashville. Texas Rangers -- Placed P Dave Rozema (arthrogram on left knee) on 15-day disabled list; recalled P Dwayne Henry from Tulsa. Chicago Cubs -- Recalled RHP Dave Gumpert from AAA Iowa; moved OF Brian Dayett from 21-day DL to 60-day DL.California Angels -- Recalled 3B Jack Howell from AAA Edmonton; optioned OF-3B-C Darrell Miller to Edmonton. Milwaukee Brewers -- Optioned OF Mark Brouhard (.266, 33 games) to AAA Vancouver. HOCKEY

Toronto Maple Leafs -- Signed free-agent RW Marian Stastny. New York Rangers -- Signed free-agent C Bill O'Dwyer. INDOOR SOCCER

San Diego Sockers (MISL) -- Signed Juli Veee, who scored 50 goals last season for Las Vegas, to three-year contract. LOCALLY Softball

Bowie Community Center/Sports Plus women's team defeated team from Richmond, 1-0, Sunday to win the Central Atlantic Eastern Regional tournament and advance to the national tournament.

Cycling -- Ellen Braun of Arlington qualified for world championships Aug. 22-23 in Italy by reaching finals of the match sprint race at U.S. national track and field championships last weekend. Braun, who got a silver medal, lost in the final to Connie Paraskevin.