Blue Jays: Signed SS-OF Ryan Stromsborg.
Padres: Traded C Brad Ausmus, SS Andujar Cedeno and P Russ Spear to Detroit for C John Flaherty and SS Chris Gomez.
Phillies: Signed P Evan Thomas.
Pirates: Optioned P Esteban Loaiza to Triple-A Calgary. Recalled P Steve Cooke from Double-A Carolina. Calgary placed C Angelo Encarnacion on DL. and activated IF Dale Sveum from DL.
Reds: Requested waivers on OF Vince Coleman for purpose of giving him unconditional release. Signed OF John Oliver, their first-round draft pick; assigned him to Rookie-level Princeton.
Tigers: Purchased contract of P A. J. Sager from Triple-A Toledo. Sent P Bob Scanlan outright to Toledo.
Yankees: C Tim MacIntosh cleared waivers and was sent outright to Triple-A Columbus.
Washington: Sophomore Mark Sanford withdrew name from NBA draft and will return to school for his junior season.
Dolphins: Signed DT Shane Burton.
Jets: Signed DE-FB Lou D'Agostino.
Lions: Restricted free-agent CB Ryan McNeil re-signed, agreeing to a one-year qualifying offer of $785,000.
Raiders: Re-signed OL Rich Stephens.
Saints: Signed unrestricted free-agent S Greg Jackson, formerly of Eagles.
Capitals: Signed LW Brad Church to three-year contract.
Flyers: Signed D Janne Niinimaa and LW Scott Daniels. Named Dave Brown assistant coach.
Oilers: Signed F Mike Grier and D Sean Brown.
Pub Date: 6/19/96