BaseballGiants: Put P Rich DeLucia on rehab assignment...


April 26, 1996


Giants: Put P Rich DeLucia on rehab assignment with Single-A San Jose.

Mariners: Placed P Bobby Ayala on 15-day DL after he cut pitching hand and wrist, reportedly while punching hotel room window. Called up P Rafael Carmona from Triple-A Tacoma.

Marlins: Claimed OF Marquis Riley off waivers from Angels and optioned him to Triple-A Charlotte. Designated P Robbie Beckett for assignment.

Royals: Acquired free-agent OF Lamar Rackley; assigned him to Single-A Wilmington.

Tigers: Optioned P Clint Sodowsky to Triple-A Toledo. Recalled P Jose Lima from Toledo.


King's, Pa.: Named Jim Casciano men's basketball coach.

Purdue: Named national team assistant Nell Fortner women's basketball coach.


Buccaneers: Signed free-agent RB-KR Vernon Turner. S Barney Bussey retired due to herniated disk in neck.

Cardinals: Signed WR Marcus Dowdell, TE Oscar McBride, LB Simon Shanks and RB Ryan Terry.

Cowboys: Signed T Teka Brown, C Kevin Dogins, WR Mark Harris, DT Mike Harrison, LB Errick Herrin, TE Rob Higbee, G Tony Hutson, LB Kerry Mock, FB Harold Morrow, CB Buster Owens, RB Jarvis Perry, CB Reggie Reser, QB Scott Semptimphelter, WR Jason Shelley, DE Haywood Simmons, DE Rudy Smith, P Cameron Trickey and FB Germaine Williams.

Lions: Released LB Mike Johnson, second on the team in tackles in 1995; he was to make $1.25 million in 1996. Re-signed QB Rick Strom.

Steelers: Signed FB Steve Avery.


Flyers: Sent C Jim Montgomery on loan to AHL Hershey.

Red Wings: Signed minor-league D Jamie Pushor to three-year contract.

Pub Date: 4/26/96

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