*TC BaseballIndians: Sent IF Casey Candaele and...


*TC Baseball

Indians: Sent IF Casey Candaele and OF Trenidad Hubbard outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Claimed P Teddy Warrecker off waivers from Dodgers and designated him for assignment.

Padres: Activated P Doug Bochtler from 15-day DL. Optioned P Rich Batchelor to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Pirates: Recalled P Paul Wagner from Double-A Carolina. Optioned P Jose Silva to Triple-A Calgary.

Reds: Placed C Brook Fordyce (strained left hip flexor) on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 16.

Red Sox: Agreed to terms with P John Curtice, first-round draft pick. Signed P Travis Harper, third-round pick.

Rockies: Optioned P Nate Minchey to Triple-A Colorado Springs.


Hornets: Named Paul Silas assistant coach.


Boston College: AD Chet Gladchuk resigned to take same job at Houston.

Texas Tech: Sophomore FB Sammy Morris and sophomore DT Jason Jones will be academically ineligible for 1997.


Bears: Signed OL Bill Schultz. Named Tom Rossley volunteer offensive assistant coach and scout.

Bengals: Signed CB Jimmy Spencer to two-year extension through 1999. Placed OL Kevin Sargent on physically-unable-to-perform list.

Buccaneers: Agreed to terms with OT Jerry Wunsch, second-round pick, on four-year contract, and CB Ronde Barber, third-round pick, on three-year contract. Released TE Tracy Greene, WR Shaston Coleman and CB Floyd Young.

Cardinals: Waived DT Blaine Berger and LB Wesley Leasy.

Chargers: Signed G Ron Lewis.

Chiefs: Agreed to terms with WR Chris Penn on three-year contract.

Colts: Waived RB Arnold Mickens, who failed physical. Placed WR Mark Stock (neck) on non-football injured list.

49ers: Signed TE Greg Clark to three-year contract. Signed T Andrew Moore.

Giants: Signed RB Tiki Barber, second-round pick, to three-year contract.

Oilers: Signed DE Kenny Holmes, first-round pick.

Packers: Claimed S Sean Boyd off waivers from Falcons. Released CB Matthew Dorsett.

Saints: Signed Heisman Trophy-winning QB Danny Wuerffel, fourth-round pick, to three-year contract. Exclusive-rights free-agent LB Winfred Tubbs agreed to tender offer. Terminated contract of DT Willie Broughton. Waived G Darren Reese. Placed TE Paul Green, G Mike Jerich, T Keno Hills and RB Ray Zellars on physically-unable-to-perform list.

Vikings: Signed LB Dwayne Rudd, first-round pick, to $4.2 million, four-year contract.


Flyers: Signed RW Brett Bruininks to one-year contract.

Kings: Named Bill O'Flaherty director of player personnel. Signed D Mark Visheau to two-year contract.

Red Wings: Assistant coaches Dave Lewis and Barry Smith will return for two more years.

Pub Date: 7/19/97

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