BaseballBlue Jays: Announced that OF Joe Carter will get...


July 27, 1996


Blue Jays: Announced that OF Joe Carter will get $6.5 million next season under terms of his contract extension. Carter also is getting $6.5 million this season, Toronto's option year in a contract that cost Jays $25 million over four years.

Brewers: Extended contract of P Mike Fetters through 1998.

Rangers: Recalled P Danny Patterson from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Optioned P Jose Alberro to Oklahoma City.

Red Sox: Placed P Rich Garces (right triceps strain) on 15-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Activated P Stan Belinda from 15-day DL.

Rockies: Assigned contract of P David Nied from Triple-A Colorado Springs to Single-A Salem.

Yankees: Optioned P Billy Brewer to Triple-A Columbus.


Bucks: Signed G Ray Allen, fifth pick in draft, to three-year contract. The NBA rookie pay scale entitles him to $5.13 million over three years, $1,487,200 this season, $1,710,300 in 1997-98 and $1,933,400 in 1998-99.

Cavaliers: Signed C-F Vitaly Potapenko, a native of Ukraine selected 12th overall in draft. The rookie pay scale entitles him to three-year deal worth $3,071,500.

Jazz: Signed G Howard Eisley.

Rockets: Promoted Robert Barr to senior executive VP of basketball affairs, Carroll Dawson to executive VP of basketball and Jim Boylen to assistant coach.


Pittsburgh: Suspended DB Denorse Mosley from football team for season for team rules violations.

Rider: Suspended F Charles Smith from basketball team for 1996-97 season for team rules violations.


Bengals: Signed K Doug Pelfrey to five-year contract worth $3.4 million. Waived free-agent WR Jay Kearney.

Broncos: Signed DE Ricky Sutton. Released RB Del Graven.

Chiefs: Signed DB Reggie Tongue, second-round pick, and WR Dietrich Jells, sixth-round pick. Signed free-agent CB Rogerick Green, who had been with Jaguars. Released G Elias Faupula after he failed physical. LB Jerrott Willard retired.

Dolphins: Announced that DT Demetrius Edwards was waived/left team.

49ers: Signed RB Russell White.

Jaguars: Waived OT Omari Mangrum.


Coyotes: Signed D Norm Maciver to multi-year contract.

Philadelphia (AHL): Signed D-F Frank Bialowas and D Brian Curran.

Pub Date: 7/27/96

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