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July 04, 1996

Baseball

NL: Announced Montreal OF Henry Rodriguez will replace San Diego OF Tony Gwynn on the All-Star team.

Cubs: Announced that special assistant to the GM Al Goldis has left the organization, effective June 28.

Orioles: Signed P John Stephens.

Padres: Placed OF Tony Gwynn on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of OF Rob Deer from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Reds: Optioned IF-OF Eric Owens to Triple-A Indianapolis. Recalled IF Eduardo Perez from Indianapolis. Claimed P Giovanni Carrara on waivers from the Blue Jays and optioned him to Indianapolis. Fired Tommy Thompson, manager of Single-A Charleston, and named Donnie Scott interim manager.

White Sox: Recalled P Luis Andujar from Triple-A Nashville. Sent P Alan Levine to Nashville.

Yankees: Signed OF Jackson Melian.

Basketball

Grizzlies: Released G Gerald Wilkins and G Eric Murdock.

Lakers: Re-signed announcer Chick Hearn to a multi-year contract and analyst Stu Lantz to an undisclosed contract.

College

Arizona: Named Jerry Stitt head baseball coach.

Baylor: Announced the resignation of Jack Crowe, offensive coordinator.

Long Island University: Named Julius Allen men's assistant basketball coach.

Mississippi State: Named Gary Miller women's assistant basketball coach.

North Carolina State: Named Les Robinson interim athletic director.

Football

Buccaneers: Signed free-agent P Robbie Colley to a two-year contract.

Falcons: Extended the contract of head coach June Jones two years.

Lions: Signed unrestricted free-agent P Rich Camarillo and waived P Bryan Wagner.

Oilers: Signed Jeff Fisher, coach, to a two-year contract extension through 1999.

Saints: Signed DB Je'Rod Cherry and RB Ricky Whittle.

Hockey

Blues: Signed unrestricted free-agent RW Joe Murphy to multi-year contract. Signed LW Scott Pellerin, RW Jim Campbell, D David Williams, G Jamie McLennan and C Harry York. Re-signed C Peter Zezel and C Mike Hudson. Came to terms with F Stephane Matteau and F Rob Pearson on multi-year contracts.

Coyotes: Signed unrestricted free-agent C Craig Janney and unrestricted free-agent D Brad McCrimmon. Announced that they would not re-sign F Ed Olczyk and D Craig Muni.

Maple Leafs: Named Mike Murphy head coach.

Senators: Named Marshall Johnston director of player personnel.

Stars: Signed unrestricted free-agent RW Pat Verbeek, who had been with the New York Rangers, and unrestricted free-agent LW Dave Reid, who had been with the Bruins, to three-year contracts.

Pub Date: 7/04/96

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