Astros: Sent P Mark Small to Triple-A Tucson.
Athletics: Signed 3B Eric Chavez, club's first-round pick in draft.
Devil Rays: Signed SS Derek Mann, P T. J. Hill, P Spencer Young and OF Michael Jackson.
Indians: Activated former Orioles P Dennis Martinez from 15-day DL. Designated P Greg Swindell for assignment.
Pirates: President Mark Sauer resigned. Placed OF Orlando Merced on 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 22, with strained muscle in right calf. Activated 2B Carlos Garcia from 15-day DL.
Reds: Placed P Mark Portugal on 15-day DL. Recalled former Orioles OF Curtis Goodwin from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Red Sox: Acquired P Pat Mahomes from Twins for player to be named. Designated P Ken Grundt for assignment. Extended affiliation with Double-A Trenton through 1998.
Royals: Placed OF Michael Tucker (dislocation of a finger on his lefthand) on DL. Recalled OF Les Norman from Triple-A Omaha.
Tigers: Signed P Seth Greisinger, first-round draft pick. Acquired P Kevin Gallaher and SS Pedro Santana to complete Monday's trade with Astros.
White Sox: Promoted IF Glenn DiSarcina, OF Jimmy Hurst and P Chuck Smith to Triple-A Nashville.
Cavaliers: Re-signed F Donny Marshall.
Davidson: Basketball G Raymond Minlend transferred to St. Francis, N.Y.
Delaware Valley: Named Laura Rotz women's basketball coach.
Kentucky: Announced dismissal of DT Harold Bell from football team for undisclosed violations of team rules.
Bears: Signed WR Mill Coleman, RB Michael Hicks and DB Chris Martin to practice squad.
Bengals: Signed WR Tydus Winans. Waived WR James Hundon. Signed DT Brad Keeney to practice squad.
Buccaneers: Terminated contract of WR Charles Wilson, making him unrestricted free agent. Waived TE Cedric Saunders. Signed WR Robb Thomas. Signed C Kevin Dogins, LB LaCurtis Jones, WR-KR Marvin Marshall, CB Reggie Rusk and DE Steve White to practice squad.
Cardinals: Waived LB David Merritt and LB Simon Shanks. Signed CB Ronnie Bradford. Signed WR Fred Brock, QB Mark Butterfield and CB Dell McGee to practice squad.
Colts: Signed QB Mike Cawley, WR Chris Doering, WR Clarence Jones, DL Kendel Shello and OL Casey Wiegman to practice squad.
4 Cowboys: Agreed to terms with TE Tyji Armstrong.
tTC Dolphins: Signed QB Spence Fischer, G John Elmore, G Garin Patrick and T Mike Sheldon to practice squad.
49ers: Agreed to terms with T Steve Wallace. Waived C Steve Gordon. Signed CB Eric Carter to practice squad. Waived CB Pat McGuirk from practice squad.
Giants: Signed FB Jeremy Burkett, DT Darnell Gilliard, PK Olindo Mare and RB Robert Walker to practice squad.
Jaguars: Signed DT Andre Davis to practice squad.
Jets: Signed WR Henry Bailey and WR Phillip Riley to practice squad.
Raiders: Signed WR Sean Foster, RB Jerone Davison, QB Alfred Montez and G Joey Wylie to practice squad.
Redskins: Signed LB Alcides Catanho. Released LB Terry Crews.
Saints: Activated DE Fred Stokes from physically-unable-to-perform list. Waived TE Steve Brooks. Signed LB Don Davis, RB Don Esposito and OT Kevin Farkas to practice squad.
Steelers: Waived C Kendall Gammon. Claimed TE-C Kirk Botkin off waivers from Saints. Re-signed OL Tom Myslinski.
Coyotes: Signed G Nikolai Khabibulin to three-year, $3.3 million contract.
Kings: Agreed to terms with D Philippe Boucher, D Doug Zmolek and LW Barry Potomski.
Mighty Ducks: Signed D Adrien Plavsic.
Senators: Announced affiliation deal with ECHL Raleigh.
Thunder Bay (CHL): Announced that equipment manager Gary Linquist Jr. stepped down to accept similar position with AHL Bandits.
Philadelphia (NPSL): Acquired F Don D'Ambra from Milwaukee for F Steve Provan.
U.S. Soccer Federation: Named Keith Tozer assistant coach of U.S. indoor team.
Pub Date: 8/28/96