BaseballBlue Jays: Put P Tim Crabtree on 15-day DL...


August 27, 1996


Blue Jays: Put P Tim Crabtree on 15-day DL. Recalled P Scott Brow from Triple-A Syracuse. Assigned C Sandy Martinez to Double-A Knoxville on rehab. VP Al LaMacchia took job with Devil Rays.

Mariners: Recalled P Tim Davis from Triple-A Tacoma. Optioned P Matt Wagner to Tacoma.

Mets: Named Bruce Benedict manager at Triple-A Norfolk and Rick Waits pitching coach at Norfolk.

Red Sox: Acquired P Pat Mahomes from Twins for player to be named. Designated P Ken Grundt for assignment.

Rockies: Activated P Bill Swift.

Tigers: Named Greg Smith director of scouting.

Yankees: Recalled OF Ruben Rivera from Triple-A Columbus.


Clippers: Signed F-C Lorenzen Wright, seventh draft pick overall in first round, to three-year contract.

Magic: Signed F Derek Strong.


Bengals: Signed FB Chris Hetherington, LB Randy Neal and WR Gunnard Twyner to practice squad.

Bills: Signed C Ethan Albright. Waived C Tom Nutten. Signed RB Carey Bender, RB Jason Bratton, TE Jay Riemersma, OL Mike Rockwood and LB Dan Brandenburg.

Chargers: Cut DT Junior Soli. Signed C Bryan Stoltenberg to developmental squad.

49ers: Signed WR Mark Harris, LB Sam Manuel, DB Pat McGuirk, DB Mike Salmon and DT Albert Reese to practice squad.

Giants: Waived WR Arthur Marshall, G Derek Allen, FB Jeremy Burkett, K Olindo Mare, RB Robert Walker and DT Darnell Gilliard. Placed DE Jamal Duff on IR.

Jaguars: Signed LB Cedric Thornton, LB Sedric Clark, OT Seth Dittman and WR Kenricke Bullard to practice squad.

Jets: Signed OT Melvin Hayes.

Oilers: Signed LB Lenoy Jones, DE James Roberson, WR Mitch Running and RB Chris Sanders to practice squad.

Packers: Signed QB Kyle Wachholtz, WR Eric Matthews and DB Michael Robinson.

Panthers: Signed QB Jay Barker. Waived QB Kelly Stouffer.

Rams: Traded WR Todd Kinchen to Broncos for draft choice.

Redskins: Signed LB Jeremy Asher, DT Ryan Kuehl, TE Ed Smith and CB Eric Sutton to practice squad. Placed G Brian Thure on IR. Signed T Matt Reem.

Saints: Signed WR Terry Guess and DT Emile Palmer to practice squad.

Steelers: Signed DB Ricky Bell, TE John Farquhar, WR Jay Kearney, OL Matt Storm and RB Terry Richardson to practice squad.

Vikings: Waived P Mike Saxon. Signed FB Harold Morrow. Signed G Orlando Bobo, S Sean Boyd, S Chris Johnson and WR Tony Bland.


Avalanche: Announced that Bob McGill will be assistant coach at AHL Hershey.

Sharks: Signed free agents: C Iain Fraser, LW Stephen Guolla, D Alexandre Boikov, D Chris LiPuma. Agreed to terms with LW Jaroslav Kudrna, sixth-round pick.

Pub Date: 8/27/96

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