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