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