BaseballAstros: Purchased the contract of RHP John...


June 20, 1996


Astros: Purchased the contract of RHP John Johnstone from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League. Optioned RHP Anthony Young to Tucson.

Baysox (Double-A): Called up OF Rolando Avila and C Melvin Rosario from Single-A High Desert. Sent C Chris Gresham to High Desert. Returned OF David Dellucci to Single-A Frederick.

Reds: Released OF Vince Coleman and designated LHP Mike Remlinger for assignment.


American Basketball League: Assigned C Rebecca Lobo and G-F Teresa Weatherspoon to New England team, F Lisa Leslie and G Dawn Staley to Richmond, G Teresa Edwards and F Katrina McClain to Atlanta, G Nikki McCray and C Carla McGhee to Columbus, G Edna Campbell and C Sylvia Crawley to Denver, F Katy Steding and G Ruthie Bolton to Portland, G Jennifer Azzi and F-C Val Whiting to San Jose and F Cindy Brown and C Venus Lacy to Seattle.

Grizzlies: Traded two 1996 second-round draft picks (30th and 42nd overall) to Rockets for F Pete Chilcutt, F Tim Breaux, 1996 first- and second-round draft picks (22nd and 51st overall) and 1997 conditional second-round pick.


Eagles: Claimed DB Michael Davis off waivers from Ravens. Signed WR Dialleo Burks to one-year contract. LB Byron Evans retired for medical reasons.

Lions: Re-signed P Mark Royals to a one-year contract.

Oilers: Reached terms with TE Frank Wycheck (Maryland) and CB Anthony Dorsett.

Seahawks: Signed free-agent WR Mike Pritchard.


MLS: Suspended Kansas City Wiz D Samuel Ekeme for one game and fined him $1,000 for confrontation with officials.

Pub Date: 6/20/96

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