BaseballAstros: Obtained P Danny Darwin from the...


July 24, 1996


Astros: Obtained P Danny Darwin from the Pittsburgh Pirates for P Rich Loiselle. Signed P Terry Clark.

Braves: Placed P Steve Avery on the 15-day DL. Recalled former Orioles P Joe Borowski from Triple-A Richmond.

Mariners: Recalled IF Andy Sheets from Triple-A Tacoma.

Padres: Placed OF Chris Gwynn on the 15-day DL. Activated IF-OF Archi Cianfrocco from the 15-day DL.

Pirates: Placed P Paul Wagner on the 60-day DL. Purchased the contract of P John Ericks from Triple-A Calgary. Promoted OF Julian Redman from the Pirates of Rookie League Erie.


Hawks: Signed G Steve Smith to a seven-year contract.

Nuggets: Signed free-agent C Ervin Johnson, who had been with the Seattle SuperSonics.

Raptors: Renounced the rights to F-C Oliver Miller.

Trail Blazers: Renounced rights to G Rumeal Robinson and C Elmore Spencer. Signed F Dontonio Wingfield.


Bears: Signed free-agent QB Matt Blundin.

Broncos: Signed LB John Mobley, their first-round pick. Signed WR Curtis Shearer. Waived DB Erik McMillan and QB Josh LaRocca.

Chargers: Signed OT Harry Swayne.

Lions: Signed LB Reggie Brown, the first of their two first-round picks.

Dolphins: Waived LB Aubrey Beavers.

Jets: Signed WR Elbert Ellis and TE Brian Gaine. Waived TE Rickey Brady.

Raiders: Signed LB Paul Butcher.


Kings: Signed free-agent LW Brent Grieve.

Mighty Ducks: Signed LW Warren Rychel.

Rangers: Signed LW Bill Berg.

Red Wings: Announced the resignation of president Bill Evo.

Pub Date: 7/24/96

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