Cubs: Agreed to a restructured two-year contract with 1B Mark Grace with a club option for 1999.
Mets: Sent OF Chris Jones, OF Andy Tomberlin and IF Matt Franco outright to Triple-A Norfolk.
Pirates: Named Pete Vuckovich pitching coach, Lloyd McClendon hitting coach, Spin Williams bullpen coach, Jack Lind first-base coach, Paul Tinnell director of player development and Leland Maddox director of scouting.
Rangers: Announced that Dick Bosman, pitching coach, Bucky Dent, dugout coach, Larry Hardy, bullpen coach, Rudy Jaramillo, batting coach, Ed Napoleon, first base coach, and Jerry Narron, third base coach, will return for the 1997 season.
Rockies: Announced that Ken Griffey Sr., first base coach, will not return in 1997.
America East Conference: Named Towson State freshman F Emeri Yarnoff women's soccer Rookie of the Week.
Big South Conference: Named sophomore outside hitter Lisa Cline volleyball Player of the Week.
Colts: Re-signed DE Freddie Joe Nunn. Waived LB Phil Yeboah-Kodie.
Dolphins: Waived S Gene Atkins. Signed OL Everett McIver to a two-year contract.
Blackhawks: Signed LW Basil McRae.
Canucks: Signed G Allan Hitchen. Placed G Corey Hirsch on the injured reserve list. Agreed to terms with G Mike Fountain on emergency recall.
Capitals: Recalled G Robb Stauber from AHL Portland.
Islanders: Sent LW Jarrett Deuling to AHL Kentucky.
Lightning: Sent F Marian Kacir to ECHL Wheeling.
Oilers: Recalled D Greg de Vries from AHL Hamilton.
Penguins: Sent RW Ben Hankinson to IHL Grand Rapids.
Stars: Recalled D Dan Keczmer from IHL Michigan.
Crunch (NPSL): Released D Wes Sechrist, D Judd Willmann and F Gabe Jones.
Pub Date: 10/08/96