BaseballAngels: Optioned OF Darin Erstad to Triple-A...


August 03, 1996


Angels: Optioned OF Darin Erstad to Triple-A Vancouver. Recalled OF Orlando Palmeiro from Vancouver.

Mariners: Extended contract with Triple-A Tacoma through 2000.

Pirates: Placed OF Orlando Merced (strained calf muscle) on 15-day DL. Recalled OF Trey Beamon from Triple-A Calgary.

Red Sox: Placed SS John Valentin (severe left shoulder pain) on 15-day DL. Reinstated P Mike Maddux from DL. Recalled P Jeff Suppan and C Alex Delgado from Triple-A Pawtucket. Optioned P Ken Lacey to Pawtucket.

Royals: Recalled OF Les Norman from Triple-A Omaha. Designated P Julio Valera for assignment.


Alabama State: Named Rob Spivery men's basketball coach.

Maine: Named John Giannini men's basketball coach.

Wright State: F Antuan Johnson is leaving school.


U.S. Women's Lacrosse Association: Named Dorothy B. McKnight executive director.

Pub Date: 8/03/96

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