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Atlanta Braves -- Extended the contract of manager Bobby Cox two years through the 1997 season.

Boston Red Sox -- Activated OF Mike Greenwell from 15-day DL. Optioned P Brian Bark (Randallstown) to Triple-A Pawtucket.

California Angels -- Waived IF Carlos Martinez for purpose of giving him his unconditional release.

Chicago Cubs -- Activated P Anthony Young from 15-day DL. Purchased contract of C Joe Kmak from Triple-A Iowa. Optioned C Todd Pratt to Iowa. Designated P Mike Walker for assignment.

Cincinnati Reds -- Traded OF Deion Sanders, P John Roper, P Ricky Pickett, P Scott Service and IF Dave McCarty to San Francisco for P Mark Portugal, P Dave Burba and OF Darren Lewis. Placed P Jose Rijo on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 19. Purchased contract of P Rick Reed from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Detroit Tigers -- Optioned P Brian Maxcy to Triple-A Toledo. Recalled 1B/OF Derrick White.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Acquired IF Tommy Nevers from Houston to complete the Derrick May trade.

New York Mets -- Activated 2B Jeff Kent from 15-day DL. Placed OF Ryan Thompson on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 18. Traded P Jason Jacome and P Allen McDill to the Kansas City Royals for P Eugenio Morones and P Derek Wallace. Assigned Morones and Wallace to Double-A Binghamton.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Activated P Bobby Munoz from DL. Optioned P Mike Williams to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Placed C Don Slaught on 15-day DL. Recalled C Angelo Encarnacion from Triple-A Calgary. Activated Paul Wagner from 15-day DL. Sent P John Hope to Calgary.

San Francisco Giants -- Moved P Andy Heckman from 15-day to 60-day DL.

Seattle Mariners -- Recalled SS Alex Rodriguez from Triple-A Tacoma. Designated OF Gary Thurman for assignment.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Assigned P Frank Viola to Double-A Knoxville.


NFL -- Approved the move of the Raiders from Los Angeles to Oakland, Calif.

Atlanta Falcons -- Signed K Morten Andersen to a three-year contract.

Chicago Bears -- Agreed to terms with DL Pat Riley on a three-year contract.

Dallas Cowboys -- Signed RB Sherman Williams to a four-year contract.

Indianapolis Colts -- Agreed to terms with FB Zack Crockett. Waived DT Mike Berry.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed WR Danan Hughes and OL Lindsay Knapp to one-year contracts.

New Orleans Saints -- Agreed to terms with LB Mark Fields on a four-year contract.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed LB Derrick Oden to a one-year contract. Agreed to terms with S David Whitmore, WR Rob Carpenter, WR Patrick Rowe and RB Ron Dickerson. Waived S Mike Reid, WR Anthony Jordan, CB George Johnson and CB Charles Butler.

San Francisco 49ers -- Signed WR Mike Cook, RB Jerone Davison and RB Jamal Willis. Waived DE Todd Kelly, RB Sean Millington and RB Terry Wilburn.

Seattle Seahawks -- Agreed to terms with WR Robb Thomas.

Washington Redskins -- Signed G Louis Age.

Birmingham Barracudas (CFL) -- Released LB John Motton. Placed S Junior Thurman and WR Derrick Crawford on injured reserve. Activated WR Eddie Britton from practice squad.

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