National League -- Named New York Mets OF Darryl Strawberry (batted .529, four home runs) player of week.

American League -- Named New York Yankees 1B Don Mattingly (batted .542, 1.042 slugging average) player of week.

Chicago White Sox -- Released pinch hitter Oscar Gamble unconditionally. Gamble, 35, had signed as free agent March 16. He had batting average of .203., five doubles, four home runs, 20 RBI, and 200 career homers.

Atlanta Braves -- Placed RHP Pascual Perez (1-8, 6.24 ERA) on 21-day disabled list (recurring pain in shoulder) for third time this season and recalled RHP Craig McMurtry (0-1 with Atlanta, 7-5 in minor leagues) from AAA Richmond.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Recalled left-handed pitcher Ray Searage from Vancouver and sent right-handed pitcher Chuck Porter, who has been on the disabled list all season following elbow surgery, to Beloit, Wis. AUTO RACING

Seven-time Indianapolis 500 driver Billy DeVore died of cancer in a Brownsburg, Ind., nursing home at age 74. DeVore's best finish was in his first race in 1937, when he finished seventh. COLLEGES

Valparaiso -- Named Joe Rosado, former coach at Fort Hays State, Kan., as assistant basketball coach.

Notre Dame -- Named part-time basketball assistant Jim Baron as a full-time assistant, replacing Pete Gillen, who resigned to become head coach at Xavier. Baron's old job will be filled by Matt Kilcullen, assistant at Siena College for three years.

UCLA -- Released basketball F-C Carl Pitts from national letter of intent because he didn't meet "certain entrance requirements necessary for admission."

Wake Forest -- New head basketball Coach Bob Staak named assistants: Jerry Wainwright, 37, his top assistant at Xavier; Dennis Wolff, 30, assistant at St. Bonaventure for three years; Herb Krusen, 26, part-time assistant at Wake Forest for three years. HOCKEY

Quebec Nordiques -- Signed C Paul Gillis to multiyear contract, length and financial terms not announced. Last season, Gillis played in 77 games, scored 14 goals and had 28 assists in a utility role. LOCALLY

Swimming -- Pamela Minthorn, of Rockville, finished 24th in the 800-meter freestyle in 9:14.09 in the McDonald's U.S. Swimming National Junior Olympic Long Course championship in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Annemarie Straub, of Bowie, was 41st in 9:32.87 and Brooke Bowman, of Bethesda, finished 42nd in 9:34.40 in the same event.