September 27, 1995
BaseballNational League: Upheld the eight-game suspension of Cincinnati Reds P Xavier Hernandez for intentionally throwing at a batter, fighting and instigating a bench-clearing incident Sept. 5 vs. Houston.Tampa Bay Devil Rays: Named Bill Livesey director of player personnel.Toronto Blue Jays: Named Herb Raybourn director of Latin America operations.BasketballAtlanta Hawks: Signed F Alan Henderson to a three-year contract. Signed F Cuonzo Martin to a one-year contract.Boston Celtics: Signed F Junior Burrough to a three-year contract.
July 5, 1995
BaseballOrioles -- Announced that Lee MacPhail, assistant for player development, resigned, effective July 15.Chicago White Sox -- Agreed to terms with OF Brian Simmons.Cincinnati Reds -- Activated C Benito Santiago from the 15-day DL. Sent former Orioles IF Craig Worthington outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.Toronto Blue Jays -- Placed C Randy Knorr on the 15-day DL. Activated P Darren Hall from the 15-day DL.FootballBaltimore (CFL) -- Waived RE Jock Jones. Signed RE Malcolm Goodwin. Released LB Greg Tucker, then signed him to the practice roster.
June 26, 1995
BaseballOrioles -- Placed P Gene Harris and 3B Jeff Manto on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contracts of P John DeSilva and IF Jeff Huson from Triple-A Rochester.Chicago White Sox -- Signed OF Ryan Topham.Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed 1B John Jaha on the 15-day DL.FootballSt. Louis Rams -- Named Gary Bender and Jack Snow to the radio broadcast team.Baltimore (CFL) -- Released S Michael Brooks, LB Malcolm Goodwin, S Jaime Mendez, DB Mike Jones, DB James Bullock, DT Jeff Cooke, WR Jeff Johnson, SB Chris Beatty, FB William Pollard and OL Marc Borrelli.
May 24, 1995
BaseballAmerican League -- Suspended Toronto Blue Jays 2B Roberto Alomar for two games for overly aggressive behavior and throwing equipment during and after a game against Texas on May 17; the suspension is delayed pending an appeal by Alomar.Atlanta Braves -- Released 1B-C Francisco Cabrera from his contract with Triple-A Richmond.Kansas City Royals -- Signed P Kevin Appier to a one-year contract and avoided salary arbitration.Los Angeles Dodgers -- Traded OF Henry Rodriguez and IF Jeff '' Treadway to the Montreal Expos for OF Roberto Kelly and P Joey Eischen; designated the contract of C Noe Munoz for assignment; optioned P Felix Rodriguez to Triple-A Albuquerque; purchased the contract of IF-OF Rick Parker from Albuquerque.
April 28, 1995
BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with P Kent Mercker on a one-year contract.Chicago White Sox -- Assigned P Rob Dibble to Double-A Birmingham. Sent Al P Levine from Triple-A Nashville to Birmingham. Sent P Jason Watkins from Birmingham to Single-A Prince William.Los Angeles Dodgers -- Placed 3B Tim Wallach on the DL, retroactive to April 22, with a bulging disk in his lower back. Transferred P Rick Gorecki from the 15- to the 60-day DL. Purchased the contract of C Noe Munoz from Triple-A Albuquerque.
April 25, 1995
Baseball(See Page 4C)BasketballNBA -- Named Utah Jazz F Karl Malone (30.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists) Player of the Week.USA Basketball -- Named Lenny Wilkens, Atlanta Hawks coach, as coach of the 1996 U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.CollegeCarquest Bowl -- Announced that Carquest Corp. renewed its title sponsorship for three years.Conference USA -- Announced it will begin basketball competition this year. The new 12-school league will include Alabama-Birmingham, Cincinnati, DePaul, Marquette, Memphis, Saint Louis, Louisville, North Carolina-Charlotte, Southern Mississippi, South Florida and Tulane.