Brewers: Designated P Cris Carpenter for assignment and called up P Ramon Garcia from Triple-A New Orleans.
Cardinals: Placed 3B Gary Gaetti on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 28, with a broken toe. Activated SS Ozzie Smith from the 15-day DL.
Expos: Recalled OF Cliff Floyd from Triple-A Ottawa.
Giants: Activated OF Stan Javier from DL. Optioned P Steven Bourgeois to Triple-A Phoenix.
White Sox: Promoted P Barry Johnson from Double-A Birmingham to Triple-A Nashville.
USA Basketball: Named Mike Montgomery coach and Bill Herrion and Oliver Purnell assistant coaches of the 1996 USA Men's 22-and-under Team.
Magic: Promoted Pat Williams, general manager, to senior executive vice president and John Gabriel, vice president of basketball operations-player personnel, to general manager.
Cornell: Announced the resignation of Al Walker, men's basketball coach.
St. John's: Named Tony Barbee, Brian Cousins and Ron Rutledge men's assistant basketball coaches.
Texas A&M;: Named Frank Haith associate head basketball coach.
Chiefs: Signed WR Michael Dritlein, WR Eric Smith, and RB Reynard Rutherford.
Patriots: Signed free-agent T Larry Tharpe.
Canadiens: Returned RW Oleg Petrov and D Craig Rivet to AHL Fredericton.
Canucks: Returned D John Namestnikov to AHL Syracuse.
Jets: Returned C Iain Fraser to AHL Springfield.
Pub Date: 4/30/96