August 9, 1995
BaseballOrioles -- Signed P Mike Hartley and assigned him to Triple-A Rochester.Cincinnati Reds -- Claimed IF Mariano Duncan off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies and announced that IF Brian Koelling will be awarded to the Phillies as consideration for the waiver claim.Cleveland Indians -- Agreed to terms with P Dennis Martinez on a contract for the 1996 season.Colorado Rockies -- Agreed to terms with C Ben Petrick. Optioned P Mark Thompson to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Recalled P Roger Bailey from Colorado Springs.
July 27, 1995
BaseballAmerican League -- Suspended Chicago White Sox manager Terry Bevington and Milwaukee Brewers manager Phil Garner for four games each for their participation in a bench-clearing brawl July 22.California Angels -- Signed OF Darin Erstad, the top overall pick in the 1995 draft.Chicago Cubs -- Signed P Kerry Wood, their first-round pick in the 1995 draft, and assigned him to Rookie-level Fort Myers.Montreal Expos -- Traded minor-league OF Kevin Northrup to the Oakland Athletics for P Dave Leiper.
July 21, 1995
The Sun's national baseball writer, Peter Schmuck, ranks the major leagues' 28 teams.Rank, Team, Previous Rank, Comment1. Cleveland Indians -- 1 -- Hargrove has been great, but Chief Wahoo could win with this team.2. Atlanta Braves -- 2 -- Looks like a big year for politically incorrect nicknames.3. Cincinnati Reds -- 3 -- Marge Schott a shoo-in for Superstitious Executive of the Year Award.4. Colorado Rockies -- 4 -- Too legit to quit.5. California Angels -- 7 -- Next year's uniform caps to have mouse ears.
July 7, 1995
BaseballThe Baseball Network -- Announced the resignation of Dave Alworth, vice president of broadcasting and production.Arizona Diamondbacks -- Named Don Mitchell director of scouting.Orioles -- Called up P Rick Krivda from Triple-A Rochester.Boston Red Sox -- Placed P Vaughn Eshelman on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Brian Bark from Triple-A Pawtucket.Chicago Cubs -- Released 3B Steve Buechele.Florida Marlins -- Extended their player development contract with Double-A Portland through the 1998 season.
June 18, 1995
BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Activated OF David Justice. Optioned OF Brian Kowitz to Triple-A Richmond.California Angels -- Released P Mitch Williams.Chicago White Sox -- Reassigned 3B Paul Gonzalez from Double-A Birmingham to Single-A Prince William.Cincinnati Reds -- Activated P Jose Rijo.Colorado Rockies -- Activated P Bruce Ruffin from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Lance Painter to Triple-A Colorado Springs.Detroit Tigers -- Signed OF Greg Briley and assigned him to Double-A Jacksonville. Promoted P Scott Aldred from Double-A Lakeland.
June 4, 1995
BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Placed P Aaron Sele on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 24.Chicago White Sox -- Requested waivers on 3B Chris Sabo for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.Cincinnati Reds -- Signed SS Jerry Vecchioni (Patapsco).Houston Astros -- Agreed to terms with IF Craig Shipley, thus avoiding arbitration.Kansas City Royals -- Recalled IF Chris Stynes from Triple-A Omaha. Placed IF Jose Mota on the DL.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Agreed to terms with P Chad Hermansen.Texas Rangers -- Placed IF Dean Palmer on the 15-day DL. Recalled IF Luis Ortiz from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
May 22, 1995
BaseballFlorida Marlins -- Designated P Matt Dunbar for assignment; purchased the contract of OF Tommy Gregg.Kansas City Royals -- Activated OF Phil Hiatt from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned 2B Chris Stynes to Triple-A Omaha. Placed P Tom Browning on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Tim Pittsley from Omaha.Los Angeles Dodgers -- Activated 3B Tim Wallach from the 15-day DL. Optioned IF Eddie Pye to Triple-A Albuquerque.Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed P Michael Ignasiak on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 15. Recalled P Sid Roberson from Triple-A New OrleansPittsburgh Pirates -- Placed OF Jacob Brumfeld on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 19. Recalled 3B John Wehner from Single-A Erie.
April 18, 1995
American League -- Named Larry Doby special assistant to president Gene Budig.Atlanta Braves -- Claimed P Lee Daniels on waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.Orioles -- Received P Francisco Saneaux back from the Texas Rangers, who chose him in the Rule V draft. Assigned Saneaux to Triple-A Rochester.Chicago Cubs -- Optioned C Darron Cox to Triple-A Iowa. Invited Iowa C Joe Kmak to spring training.Chicago White Sox -- Demoted 3B Pete Rose Jr., a former Orioles prospect, from Double-A Birmingham to Single-A South Bend.