Athletics: Claimed P Dane Johnson off waivers from Blue Jays.
Blue Jays: Named Garth Iorg Triple-A Syracuse manager, Scott Breeden Triple-A pitching coach and Willie Wilson Triple-A coach.
Giants: Assigned 1B-OF David McCarty to Triple-A Phoenix. Requested outright waivers on two former Orioles, IF Steve Scarsone and P Jose Bautista. Named Ron Perranoski bench coach, Gene Clines hitting and outfield coach and Sonny Jackson third base coach. Announced that Dick Pole will return as pitching coach, Carlos Alfonso will move from bullpen coach to first base coach and Juan Lopez will be bullpen coach.
Reds: Claimed OF Glenn Murray off special waivers from Phillies.
Rockies: Activated P Lance Painter from DL. Sent P Mike Farmer and C Jorge Brito outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Royals: Released P Mike Magnante. Activated P Kris Ralston from 60-day DL.
Mavericks: Signed free-agent F Fred Roberts, who had been with Lakers.
Raptors: Invited Harold Miner, Mike Smrek, Corey Gaines and Michael McDonald to camp.
USC: TB Shawn Walters, who completed a 12-game NCAA suspension only to be held out for another game as school investigated a new allegation, received clearance to play.
Colts: Released DE Freddie Joe Nunn. Signed LB Phil Yeboah-Kodie.
Saints: Added LB Don Davis to 53-man active roster.
Blues: Sent D Jamie Rivers to AHL Worcester.
Canucks: Signed RW Troy Crowder.
Mighty Ducks: Claimed C Kevin Todd off waivers from Penguins. Signed LW Bob Wren.
Red Wings: Assigned F Mike Knuble to AHL Adirondack.
Stars: Assigned G Manny Fernandez to IHL Michigan. Placed C Bob Bassen (herniated disk in neck) on IR.
Pub Date: 10/05/96