BaseballAngels: Placed C Don Slaught on 15-day DL...


July 17, 1996


Angels: Placed C Don Slaught on 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday, with lower back spasms. Recalled 3B George Arias from Triple-A Vancouver.

Braves: Placed SS Jeff Blauser and P Jason Schmidt on 15-day DL. Recalled SS Pablo Martinez and P Brad Woodall from Triple-A Richmond.

Brewers: Called up P Tim VanEgmond from Triple-A New Orleans. Designated P Mike Potts for assignment.

Expos: Placed OF Moises Alou on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 8. Optioned P Kirk Rueter to Triple-A Ottawa.

Giants: Placed OF Stan Javier (strained right hamstring) on 15-day DL. Called up former Orioles minor-league IF Kim Batiste.

: Released P Brian Bark (Randallstown) and former Orioles P Mark Lee from Triple-A Norfolk.

L Pirates: Recalled C Angel Encarnacion from Triple-A Calgary.

Red Sox: Sent OF Mike Greenwell to Triple-A Pawtucket to begin rehab assignment. Recalled P Mike Maddux from rehab assignment at Pawtucket. Optioned C-IF Alex Delgado to Pawtucket.

Royals: Optioned 1B-DH Joe Vitiello and C Sal Fasano to Triple-A Omaha. Recalled C Mike Sweeney and P Rick Huisman from Omaha.

Eastern League (Double-A): President John Levenda's contract won't be renewed.


Grizzlies: Acquired G Anthony Peeler, F George Lynch and 1998 and 1999 second-round draft picks of Lakers for 1998 and 1999 second-round draft picks. Renounced rights to F Ashraf Amaya, F Anthony Avent, F Chris King, F Gerald Wilkins, F Rodney Dent, G Cuonzo Martin, G Eric Murdock and G Derrick Phelps.

Lakers: Signed free-agent C Sean Rooks, who had been with Hawks, to multi-year agreement.

Pacers: Re-signed free-agent F Antonio Davis and free-agent F Dale Davis to multi-year agreements.

Rockets: Signed free-agent G Brent Price, who had been with Bullets, to multi-year contract. Renounced rights to G Kenny Smith, G Melvin Booker, G Eldridge Recasner and F Earl Cureton.

76ers: Signed F Don MacLean, who had been with Nuggets.

SuperSonics: Traded G Vincent Askew to Nets for G Greg Graham. Renounced rights to C-F Frank Brickowski and C Ervin Johnson.


Navy: Named Eric Ruden assistant athletic director for external relations.


Bengals: Signed G Ken Blackman, third-round pick, to three-year contract. Signed free-agent WR Jay Kearney.

Bills: Signed WR Eric Moulds, first-round pick, to five-year contract worth $5 million. Signed TE Robert Coons.

Broncos: Signed four draft picks: DT Mark Campbell, S Tony Veland, OT Leslie Ratliffe and G Chris Banks. Signed TE Dwayne Carswell.

Buccaneers: Signed three draft picks: OT Jason Odom, S Eric Austin and DT Jason Maniecki.

Colts: Signed DB Derwin Gray, DB Damon Watts, WR Brian Stablein and DE Bernard Whittington. Released DT Dion Powell and DB Conrad Clarks.

Cowboys: Agreed to terms with DE Kavika Pittman, No. 1 pick, and C Clay Shiver, third-round pick.

Dolphins: Signed CB Dorian Brew, third-round pick, to three-year contract. Signed free-agent DT Demetrius Edwards. Waived S Walter Smith.

Lions: Signed CB Brad Ford. Agreed to terms with free-agent LB Mark Byers.

Packers: Traded S George Teague to Falcons for late-round draft pick.

4 Panthers: Re-signed free-agent LB Darion Conner.

Patriots: Re-signed S Larry Whigham. Signed TE Chris Griffin.

Redskins: Signed RB Stephen Davis, fourth-round pick, and LB Jeremy Asher, seventh-round pick.


Capitals: Signed C Miika Elomo to three-year contract and G Marc Seliger to two-year deal. Elomo was club's second pick in 1995; he played this season with TPS Turku (Finland). Seliger was drafted on ninth round in 1993; he played this season with Rosenheim Star Bulls (Germany).

Flames: Signed C Ravel Yakubov and F Marko Jantunen.

Maple Leafs: Signed D Marek Posmyk, first-round pick.

Panthers: Re-signed C Stu Barnes to multi-year contract.

Pub Date: 7/17/96

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