BaseballChicago Cubs -- Placed P Danny Jackson (lower...


June 27, 1991


Chicago Cubs -- Placed P Danny Jackson (lower abdominal strain) on the DL, retroactive to June 20. Called up P Frank Castillo (3-1, 2.52 ERA) from Class AAA Iowa.

Detroit Tigers -- Signed P Justin Thompson and assigned him to rookie league Bristol.

Houston Astros -- Optioned former Baltimore Orioles P Curt Schilling (3-5, 4.86 in 28 games) to Class AAA Tucson. Activated P Xavier Hernandez from the 15-day DL.

New York Mets -- Optioned P Rich Sauveur (10.80 in 6 games) to Class AAA Tidewater. Purchased the contract of IF Kelvin Torve (former Orioles farmhand) from Tidewater.

New York Yankees -- Traded P Steve Adkins to the Chicago Cubs for P David Rosario. Assigned Rosario to Class AAA Colombus.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Signed P Tyler Green and assigned him to Class A Batavia.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Claimed P Willie Fraser (0-2, 6.15 in 13 games) on waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. Moved P Frank DiPino from the 15-day DL to the 60-day emergency medical list.

Seattle Mariners -- Reinstated P Gene Harris from the disqualified list and assigned him to Class AAA Calgary.

Texas Rangers -- P Mark Petkovsek (0-1, 14.46 in 4 games) cleared waivers and was assigned to Class AAA Oklahoma City.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Signed 1B Theodore Langowski, P Jose Silva, P Kenneth Robinson, P Adam Meinershagen and OF Rickey Cradle.


Los Angeles Clippers -- Acquired G Doc Rivers from the AtlantHawks for a 1991 first-round draft pick and a 1993 and 1994 second-round draft pick. Traded G Winston Garland to the Denver Nuggets for a 1996 or 1997 second-round draft pick. Renounced the rights to G Tom Garrick and C Mike Smrek.


Akron -- Accepted an invitation to join the Mid-American Conference in 1992-93.

Dayton -- Named Tom Westendorf interim AD.

James Madison -- Named Mary Harrington volleyball coach.

Massachusetts -- Named Joe Cullen assistant football coach.

Minnesota -- Signed hockey coach Doug Woog to a 5-year contract.


Pittsburgh Steelers -- Agreed to contract with LB Jerry Olsavsky.


Detroit Red Wings -- Signed a 1-year affiliation agreement with the Toledo Storm of the East Coast Hockey League.


Fort Lauderdale Strikers (APSL) -- Signed F Dale Ervine for the remainder of the season.

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