BaseballNL: All-Star manager Bobby Cox named Dodgers...

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June 17, 1996

Baseball

NL: All-Star manager Bobby Cox named Dodgers manager Tom Lasorda a coach in July 9 game.

Angels: Announced that they will place 3B Jack Howell on DL today.

Athletics: Recalled IF Tony Batista from Triple-A Edmonton. Placed 2B Brent Gates (hairline fracture of left tibia) on 15-day DL.

Cardinals: Traded C Pat Borders to Angels for P Ben VanRyn. Assigned VanRyn to Triple-A Louisville.

Devil Rays: Signed P Edward Koffler.

Giants: Activated 2B Robby Thompson from 15-day DL. Designated IF Kim Batiste for assignment.

Mets: Announced that P Bob MacDonald has cleared waivers and accepted assignment to Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned 1B Roberto Petagine to Norfolk. Purchased contract of OF Andy Tomberlin from Norfolk.

Twins: Optioned C Mike Durant to Triple-A Salt Lake.

USA Baseball: Announced P Ryan Drese withdrew from team because of elbow injury.

Pub Date: 6/17/96

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