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The Rangers replaced ten-year GM TOM GRIEVE with Scouting Director SANDY JOHNSON yesterday. Johnson is acting GM and a candidate for the permanent position. Grieve will stay with the Rangers as Assistant to Club President Tom Schieffer. Potential GM candidates include: former Rangers and Astros GM BILL WOOD, Cubs GM LARRY HIMES, and Assistant GMs for the Orioles' DOUG MELVIN, Braves' CHUCK LAMAR and Rockies' WALT JOCKETY (FT. WORTH STAR TELEGRAM, 9/15)....The Raptors are expected to name their head scout today. The "top man in line" is BOB ZUFFELATO (TORONTO SUN, 9/15)....LUCIE SALHANY, the former chair of Fox Broadcasting is expected to be named to run a new fifth network being launched by Chris-Craft Industries and Paramount Communications. She reportedly signed a contract yesterday (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 9/15).