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August 17, 1996

Baseball

Mariners: Designated IF Luis Sojo for assignment. Activated OF Mark Whiten. Recalled P Paul Menhart from Triple-A Tacoma; placed him on 60-day DL.

Phillies: Recalled OF Wendell Magee Jr. from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Optioned OF Manny Martinez to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Pirates: Activated OF Orlando Merced. Optioned OF Trey Beamon to Triple-A Calgary. Assigned P Elmer Dessens to Double-A Carolina on injury rehab.

Reds: Former Orioles 3B Chris Sabo agreed to go to minor leagues to open roster spot.

Red Sox: Placed P Aaron Sele on 15-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Recalled P Kerry Lacy from Triple-A Pawtucket.

White Sox: Recalled P Alan Levine from Triple-A Nashville. Optioned IF Chris Snopek to Nashville.

Yankees: Recalled P Dave Pavlas from Triple-A Columbus.

Basketball

76ers: Executive VP Tom Chestnut resigned.

College

ECAC: Added Virginia Tech and Cabrini.

Iowa State: Extended contract of men's basketball coach Tim Floyd through 2005-06.

Hockey

Canadiens: Re-signed D Miloslav Guren and F Eric Houde for three years, D Peter Popovic and RW Turner Stevenson for two and LW Donald Brashear, F Pierre Sevigny and D Alain Letang for one.

Red Wings: Re-signed C Kris Draper to four-year contract.

Senators: Re-signed G Mike Bales and F Bruce Gardiner.

Grand Rapids (IHL): Signed former Bandits D Don McSween.

Pub Date: 8/17/96

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