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September 03, 1997

Baseball

Athletics: Purchased contract of OF Ben Grieve from Triple-A Edmonton.

Blue Jays: Recalled OF Rich Butler, P Carlos Almanzar and P Ken Robinson from Triple-A Syracuse. Purchased contracts of C Sandy Martinez, 3B Tom Evans, IF/OF Felipe Crespo and P Omar Daal from Syracuse.

Braves: Recalled IF Ed Giavanola, IF Mike Mordecai and P Chris Brock from Triple-A Richmond. Purchased contract of OF Tommy Gregg from Richmond. Released OF Wonderful Monds.

Brewers: Activated OF Matt Mieske, C Kelly Stinnett and P Jeff D'Amico from DL. Recalled OF Todd Dunn from Triple-A Tucson. Signed P Paul Wagner.

Cardinals: Recalled C Eli Marrero from Triple-A Louisville.

Dodgers: Recalled C Henry Blanco, IF Adam Riggs, IF Wilton Guerrero, OF Wayne Kirby, P Mike Harkey and P Dennis Reyes from Triple-A Albuquerque. Purchased contracts of OF Eric Anthony, former Orioles 1B Eddie Murray and IF Paul Konerko from Albuquerque. Transferred IF Tripp Cromer from 15-day to 60-day DL. Designated P Alvin Brown for assignment.

Expos: Recalled IF Orlando Cabrera, C Raul Chavez, P Mike Thurman and P Rick DeHart from Triple-A Ottawa. Purchased contracts of IF Brad Fullmer and IF Hensley Meulens from Ottawa. Transferred IF Shane Andrews and former Orioles OF Sherman Obando from 15-day to 60-day DL.

Padres: Recalled P Marc Kroon, IF Derrek Lee, IF Jorge Velandia, OF Trey Beamon, OF Ruben Rivera and C Mandy Romero from Triple-A Vancouver. Purchased contract of IF George Arias from Vancouver.

Pirates: Recalled IF Lou Collier, OF Adrian Brown, P Chris Peters and P Jose Silva from Triple-A Calgary. Recalled IF Freddy Garcia from Double-A Carolina.

Phillies: Activated OF Gregg Jefferies and former Orioles P Garrett Stephenson from 15-day DL. Transferred P Scott Ruffcorn from 15-day to 60-day DL.

Rangers: Activated P Roger Pavlik from DL. Purchased contract of C Henry Mercedes from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Recalled P Eric Moody from Oklahoma City.

Reds: Activated P Pete Schourek and former Orioles P Kent Mercker from 15-day DL.

Royals: Recalled SS Felix Martinez, P Brian Bevil and P Jim Pittsley from Triple-A Omaha.

Twins: Activated P Dan Naulty from 15-day DL. Recalled OF Chris Latham, P Dan Serafini, 1B David Ortiz and 3B Todd Walker from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Rochester (Triple-A): Called up P Julio Moreno from Double-A Bowie.

Basketball

Suns: Signed F George McCloud to one-year contract.

Colleges

Central Michigan: Announced TB Silas Massey will miss rest of season with torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

Duke: Announced retirement of Tom Butters, athletic director, effective at end of academic year.

NE Louisiana: Announced basketball G Brandon Hughes has transferred from Michigan.

Nichols: Named Kathleen Bantley women's basketball coach.

Siena: Announced that men's basketball F Hassan Jarrett will not return in the fall and is expected to transfer to Point Park College.

Football

Chargers: Waived LB Michael Hamilton and released DT Rashod Swinger from practice squad. Signed LB James Burgess from Cowboys' practice squad.

Eagles: Released LB DeShawn Fogle and CB Deauntae Brown. Signed RB Deland McCullough to practice squad. Released RB James Allen and CB Tim McKyer from practice squad.

Jaguars: Placed RB Chris Parker (knee) on IR.

Panthers: Waived TE Kris Mangum.

Hockey

Canucks: Promoted Steve Tambellini to senior vice president, hockey operations, and Mike Penny to assistant general manager.

Lightning: Re-signed C Brent Peterson.

Penguins: Signed C Robert Lang.

Rangers: Agreed to terms with F Ken Gernander and F Sylvain Blouin.

Sharks: Signed G Kay Whitmore and C Mike Casselman.

Stars: Agreed to terms with RW Jere Legtinen on three-year contract.

Pub Date: 9/03/97

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