L Blue Jays: Signed SS Joe Lawrence, a first-round draft pick.
Expos: Signed OF Milton Bradley, second-round pick.
Giants: Placed P Allen Watson (strained ligament in left elbow) on 15-day DL. Recalled P Steve Bourgeois from Triple-A Phoenix.
Indians: Signed IF Geronimo Pena to contract with Triple-A Buffalo.
Reds: Placed P Pete Schourek on 15-day DL. Placed 1B Hal Morris on 15-day DL. Placed IF Willie Greene on 15-day DL,
retroactive to June 28. Recalled OF Mike Kelly from Triple-A Indianapolis. Purchased contract of P Scott Service from Indianapolis. Activated OF Eric Anthony from 15-day DL.
Red Sox: Placed P Nate Minchey on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 28, with strained muscle in right arm. Transferred OF Mike Greenwell from 15-day DL to 60-day DL. Purchased contract of IF Tony Rodriguez from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Tigers: Optioned P Clint Sodowsky to Triple-A Toledo. Placed P Greg Gohr on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 30, with tendinitis in his left knee. Recalled P C. J. Nitkowski from Toledo.
Raptors: Announced that G Vincenzo Esposito was cut and will return to play in his native Italy.
Beloit: Named Kristi Straub women's basketball.
Vanderbilt: Named Todd Turner AD.
Chargers: Signed DT Junior Soli and C Brian Stoltenberg to two-year contracts.
Coyotes: Signed C Cliff Ronning, G Darcy Wakaluk and G Dominic Roussel. Agreed to terms with RW Kim McKenzie.
Sabres: Signed John Tortorella to coach AHL Rochester.
Pub Date: 7/03/96