BaseballAstros: Purchased the contract of P Tyrone...


March 29, 1996


Astros: Purchased the contract of P Tyrone Narcisse from the Brewers.

Brewers: Released C Matt Nokes.

Cardinals: Placed P Mike Morgan, P Donovan Osborne, P Mark Petkovsek and IF Mike Gallego on the 15-day DL. Returned P Matt Morris and 2B Geronimo Pena to their minor-league camp.

Cubs: Placed IF Dave Magadan on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22.

Phillies: Optioned P Ricardo Jordan and P Carlos Crawford to Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes-Barre. Assigned C Rick Wrona to Scranton.

Reds: Placed P Chuck McElroy on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Johnny Ruffin from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Royals: Announced that C Scooter Tucker, C Henry Mercedes and IF Jose Mota will be reassigned to minor-league camp.


Bulls: Placed C Luc Longley on the injured list. Activated F Jason Caffey.

Grizzlies: Activated C Eric Mobley from the injured list. Placed F Doug Edwards on the injured list.

Nuggets: Placed G Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf on the injured list.


Boston College: Announced QB Mark Hartstell will forgo final year of eligibility.


49ers: Signed free-agent RB Johnny Johnson, WR Mike Caldwell, LB Marvin Pope and LB Randy Kirk.

Pub Date: 3/29/96

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