Athletics: Recalled OF Allen Battle from Triple-A Edmonton. Placed OF Damon Mashore on the 15-day DL.
Cubs: Placed SS Rey Sanchez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 11. Purchased the contract of IF Terry Shumpert from Triple-A Iowa.
Mets: Placed P Jason Isringhausen on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Derek Wallace from Triple-A Norfolk. Signed 1996 draft selections P Eddie Yarnall, P Brendan Behn and 3B Michael Meadows.
Tigers: Placed P C. J. Nitkowski on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday.
Cavaliers: Renounced the rights to G John Crotty.
Hawks: Signed G Jon Barry to a one-year contract.
Pistons: Signed F Jerome Williams, the team's first-round draft pick.
Florida Southern: Announced the resignation of Mike Madagan, men's assistant basketball coach, to take a similar position at the University of South Florida.
Nebraska: Announced DT Larry Townsend and P Andy Bilanzich will not return to the football team.
Dolphins: Signed OL Everett McIver. Waived P Bill Kushner and TE Joe Planansky.
Jaguars: Waived OG Shawn Bouwens.
Pub Date: 8/14/96