BaseballAngels: Promoted C Todd Takayoshi from Single-A...


April 19, 1996


Angels: Promoted C Todd Takayoshi from Single-A Lake Elsinore to Triple-A Vancouver.

L Braves: Called up 2B Tony Graffanino from Triple-A Richmond.

Cardinals: Activated P Mark Petkovsek from 15-day DL.

Mariners: Gave IF Felix Fermin unconditional release.

Rangers: Acquired P Bryan Eversgerd from Red Sox for player to be named and assigned him to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Yankees: Optioned C Jorge Posada to Triple-A Columbus and hired Wade Taylor as major-league scout.


Grizzlies: Activated F Doug Edwards from injured list. Placed C Rich Manning on injured list.

Knicks: Placed F Charles Oakley (fractured eye socket) on injured list. Signed G Ronnie Grandison.


Colonial Athletic Association: Named Loyola's Michelle Meyer women's lacrosse Player of the Year and Diane Aikens Coach of the Year. Named Loyola A Allison Valentino, D Suzy Waire and M Kerri Johnson to first team.

Abilene Christian: Named Shannon Hays men's basketball coach.

Georgetown, Ky.: Named Happy Osborne men's basketball coach.


Bears: Re-signed DE Al Fontenot and LB Myron Baker.

Bengals: Terminated contract of CB Mike Brim after he failed team physical.

Eagles: Signed free-agent T Steve Wallace, who had been with 49ers. Signed P Tom Hutton, RB Vaughn Hebron (Cardinal Gibbons), RB Derrick Witherspoon, TE Jimmie Johnson and TE Ed West. Agreed to terms with free-agent DT Sebastian Barrie.

Falcons: Acquired S Patrick Bates from Raiders for second-round pick.

Giants: Signed three-time Pro Bowl DE Leonard Marshall, third on the team's sack list; Marshall then retired.

Jets: Signed DT Mike Chalenski.

Lions: Signed S Bennie Blades, a transition player, for $1.7 million.

Raiders: Traded S Patrick Bates to Falcons for No. 48 pick in draft.

Arizona (Arena): Traded former Stallions FB-LB Grant Carter to Albany.

St. Louis (Arena): Activated FB-LB Chad Wiestling (Maryland) from refused-to-report-list.


Red Wings (AHL): Sent D Jamie Pushor to AHL Adirondack.

Pub Date: 4/19/96

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