Houston Astros -- Activated OF Billy Hatcher, optioned IF Jim Pankovits to AAA Tucson. New York Yankees -- Optioned IF Jeff Moronko to AAA Columbus; purchased contract of IF Juan Bonilla from Columbus. Kansas City Royals -- Put C Jamie Quirk (cracked bone in right hand) on 15-day DL. Cleveland Indians -- Put C Rick Dempsey (dislocated left thumb) on 21-day DL; recalled C Andy Allanson from AAA Buffalo. Oakland Athletics -- Placed C Mickey Tettleton on 15-day DL; requested C Matt Sinatro from AAA Tacoma.
BASKETBALL NBA -- Named Tom Sanders, 49, former Boston Celtics player and coach, director of player programs. Sanders will design programs to help NBA players in their lives off the court.
FOOTBALL Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed second-round draft pick RB Christian Okoye from Azusa Pacific to three one-year contracts. Seattle Seahawks -- Signed 13 players, including veteran QB Dave Krieg to a three-year contract. Also signed second-round draft pick LB Dave Wyman of Stanford, veterans WR Danny Green and QB Gale Gilbert. Indianapolis Colts -- Signed free agents RB Brian Miles, S Tate Randle, CB Kenny Daniel and DL Chris Scott. New York Jets -- Signed second-round draft pick LB Alex Gordon from Cincinnati. Terms were not disclosed. Houston Oilers -- Signed WR Haywood Jeffires, first-round draft pick from N.C. State, and two late-round choices. Buffalo Bills -- Signed CB Nate Odomes of Wisconsin, second-round draft choice.New Orleans Saints -- Signed DE Frank Warren to a one-year contract.
HOCKEY Winnipeg Jets -- Defenseman Randy Carlyle, 1981 Norris Trophy winner, signed three-year contract.
COLLEGES Old Dominion -- Signed basketball G Terrance Raycrow of Cardozo High School. Raycrow, 6-1, averaged 15.2 points and 7.1 assists last season.