Mariners: Designated IF Luis Sojo for assignment. Activated OF Mark Whiten. Recalled P Paul Menhart from Triple-A Tacoma; placed him on 60-day DL.
Phillies: Recalled OF Wendell Magee Jr. from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Optioned OF Manny Martinez to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Pirates: Activated OF Orlando Merced. Optioned OF Trey Beamon to Triple-A Calgary. Assigned P Elmer Dessens to Double-A Carolina on injury rehab.
Reds: Former Orioles 3B Chris Sabo agreed to go to minor leagues to open roster spot.
Red Sox: Placed P Aaron Sele on 15-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Recalled P Kerry Lacy from Triple-A Pawtucket.
White Sox: Recalled P Alan Levine from Triple-A Nashville. Optioned IF Chris Snopek to Nashville.
Yankees: Recalled P Dave Pavlas from Triple-A Columbus.
76ers: Executive VP Tom Chestnut resigned.
ECAC: Added Virginia Tech and Cabrini.
Iowa State: Extended contract of men's basketball coach Tim Floyd through 2005-06.
Canadiens: Re-signed D Miloslav Guren and F Eric Houde for three years, D Peter Popovic and RW Turner Stevenson for two and LW Donald Brashear, F Pierre Sevigny and D Alain Letang for one.
Red Wings: Re-signed C Kris Draper to four-year contract.
Senators: Re-signed G Mike Bales and F Bruce Gardiner.
Grand Rapids (IHL): Signed former Bandits D Don McSween.
Pub Date: 8/17/96