BASEBALL

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Agreed to terms with OF Orlando Merced on a minor league contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Agreed to terms with 1B-OF John Mabry and LHP Doug Creek on minor league contracts.

Frontier League

KALAMAZOO KINGS—Signed RHP Greg Wiltshire and RHP David McWatters.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Recalled RW David Ling from Syracuse of the AHL.

EDMONTON OILERS—Recalled G Michael Morrison from Toronto of the AHL.

OTTAWA SENATORS—Recalled F Denis Hamel from Binghamton of the AHL.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS—Assigned F Ryan Kesler to Manitoba of the AHL. Recalled G Alex Auld from Manitoba.

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS—Signed D Jay Leach.

COLLEGE

RICHMOND—Announced the resignation of Jim Reid, football coach, to become defensive line coach at Syracuse.