BASEBALL Chicago Cubs -- Put RHP Dickie Noles on 21-day disabled list; recalled RHP Mark Leonette from AAA Iowa. Cleveland Indians -- Put LHP Greg Swindell (sore left elbow, shoulder) on 15-day disabled list; bought contract of former Baltimore Orioles reliever Sammy Stewart from Class AAA Buffalo.Milwaukee Brewers -- Recalled RHP Mark Knudson from AAA Denver and scheduled him to start Sunday at California. In medical updates: RHP Mike Birkbeck had arthroscopic shoulder surgery and will miss 5-6 weeks; DH Cecil Cooper has minor strain of left hamstring, will miss a couple of days; 2B Jim Gantner has strained left hamstring, will be evaluated day-to-day.Atlanta Braves -- Put IF Rafael Ramirez (knee injury) on 21-day disabled list; called up Jeff Blauser from AA Greenville, S.C. New York Yankees -- Put SS Bobby Meacham (sprained right ankle) on 15-day disabled list; bought contract of IF Jeff Moronko from AAA Columbus.

BOXING USA Amateur Boxing Federation -- Selected Anthony Wilson of Washington, D.C., to travel to West Germany for two series between the United States and West German teams. The series will be July 8 in West Berlin and July 12 in Peissenberg. Wilson will fight at 112 pounds.

BASKETBALL Indiana Pacers -- Named former all-star Billy Knight to position in community relations department; did not pick up option on G Kyle Macy's contract, but retained right of first refusal.

FOOTBALL St. Louis Cardinals -- Signed draft choices DB Tim Peoples and LB Wayne Davis, and free agents WR Gill Steegall, RB Danny Crowell, P Todd Tschantz and DL Fred Benien.