American League -- Named OF Tony Armas of the Boston Red Sox, who hit .405 with 11 RBI, player of the week. National League -- Named 2B Juan Samuel of the Philadelphia Phillies, who hit .480 with eight RBI, player of the week. Kansas City Royals -- Activated RHP Dennis Leonard. Pittsburgh Pirates -- Signed P Rick Reuschel for three years. Kansas City Royals -- Signed OF Omar Moreno for the rest of the season to replace OF Willie Wilson, hospitalized with a reaction to penicillin.New York Yankees -- Recalled OF Henry Cotto from Columbus. Oakland A's -- Fined C-OF Mike Heath $1,000 for not running out a grounder Sunday in Detroit. Toronto Blue Jays -- Activated RHP Jim Clancy, disabled since July 27 with tendinitis in his right shoulder; he will start Sunday against the Minnesota Twins. BASKEBALL

New Jersey Nets -- Signed Micheal Ray Richardson, the NBA's comeback player of the year, to a multiyear contract.Cleveland Cavaliers -- Cut F Leonard Mitchell and Gs Mark Davis, Rickie Johnson and Buzz Peterson. HOCKEY

Hartford Whalers -- Signed Ds Joel Quenneville and Scot Kleinendorst, and G Steve Weeks to multiyear contracts. COLLEGES

Texas -- WR Billy Boy Bryant might need arthroscopic on his right knee. If so, he would be out a month to six weeks. Arizona State -- Settled with former basketball coach Bob Weinhauer; he will get $13,631 now, $300,000 spread over five years and $30,400 in lawyers' fees, and can keep a $12,000 advance he got when he was fired in July.Oberlin -- Named Elliott Beard an assistant men's basketball coach. New Hampshire -- Named Edward Sides assistant women's basketball coach and Vincent Perroni men's lacrosse coach. St. Joseph's -- Named Kevin Quinn men's and women's track cach. Southern Methodist -- Named Bob Weber linebacker coach.