BaseballAL: Named Mariners SS Alex Rodriguez player of the...


September 04, 1996


AL: Named Mariners SS Alex Rodriguez player of the week and player of the month and Blue Jays' Pat Hentgen pitcher of the month.

NL: Upheld the four-game suspension of Montreal Expos P Jeff Juden. Named Reds OF-IF Kevin Mitchell player of the week. Named Padres 3B Ken Caminiti and Marlins P Kevin Brown player and pitcher of the month.

Braves: Recalled IF Ed Giovanola, IF Tony Graffanino, P Brad Woodall and P Carl Schutz from Triple-A Richmond.

Brewers: Recalled OF Brian Banks, C Mike Matheny and IF Tim Unroe from Triple-A New Orleans.

Cubs: Recalled OF Doug Glanville and OF Robin Jennings from Triple-A Iowa. Activated IF Terry Shumpert from 15-day DL.

Expos: Recalled P Tavo Alvarez and P Yamil Benitez from Triple-A Ottawa.

Giants: Recalled P Shawn Barton and P Chris Hook from Triple-A Phoenix.

Marlins: Acquired P Rick Helling from the Texas Rangers to complete the trade Aug. 8 for John Burkett.

Reds: Signed P Mike Morgan for the remainder of the season. Recalled P Derek Lilliquist, P Scott Sullivan and OF Chad Mottola from Triple-A Indianapolis and P Roger Salkeld and P Kevin Jarvis from Rookie League Billings. Purchased the contracts of C Brook Fordyce and OF Keith Mitchell from Indianapolis.

Tigers: Purchased the contracts of OF Shannon Penn and 3B Phil Hiatt from Triple-A Toledo. Recalled C Raul Casanova, IF Fausto Cruz, P Brian Williams and P C. J. Nitkowski from Toledo.

White Sox: Activated P Jason Bere from the 60-day DL. Recalled P Scott Ruffcorn and IF Chris Snopek from Triple-A Nashville. Purchased the contract of 1B Mike Robertson from Nashville.


Bucks: Signed F-C Joe Wolf.

Bulls: Named Frank Hamblen and Bill Cartwright assistant coaches.

Hornets: Signed F Ochiel Swaby.


Clemson: Announced WR Tony Horne had been suspended indefinitely after an investigation into a student's complaint that Horne had hit him at a party.

Prairie View A&M: Suspended AD and football coach Hensley Sapenter Jr., pending an internal investigation into charges he used ineligible players in Saturday's game against Texas Southern.


Jets: Signed DL Jeff Faulkner.

Pub Date: 9/04/96

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