BaseballAngels: Optioned OF Darin Erstad, IF Ty Van...


March 13, 1996


Angels: Optioned OF Darin Erstad, IF Ty Van Burkleo, IF Tim Harkrider and P Pete Janicki to minor-league camp. Returned C Todd Greene, C John Orton, C Fausto Tejero, IF Brian Grebeck, IF P. J. Forbes, IF Jamie Burke, IF Keith Luuloa, OF Jovino Carvajal, OF Marquis Riley, OF Emmitt Cohick, P Ryan Hancock, P Mike Holtz, P Geoff Edsell, P Pep Harris, P Shad Williams, P Mike Freehill, David Holdridge and P Jeff Schmidt to minor-league camp.

Diamondbacks: Hired Doc Edwards as major-league scout.

Indians: Signed C Jesse Levis to one-year contract. Sent P J. J. Thobe outright to minor-league camp. Reassigned P Bartolo Colon, P Danny Graves, P Willie Smith, P Kevin Tolar, C Ryan Martindale, IF Drew Denson, IF Steve Dunn and IF Don Sparks to minor-league camp. Optioned P Jim Lewis, P Casey Whitten and IF Damian Jackson to Triple-A Buffalo and P Maximo DeLaRosa, P Jeff Sexton, P Daron Kirkreit, P Steven Kline and C Einar Diaz to Double-A Canton-Akron.

Phillies: Placed P B. J. Wallace on waivers to give him unconditional release.

Rangers: Optioned P Julio Santana to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Reds: Reassigned P Gene Harris, P Scott Sullivan, P Gabe White, OF Chad Mottola and 1B Tim Belk to minor-league camp.

Royals: Released P J. J. Munoz.


NBA: Fined Timberwolves' Isaiah Rider $5,000 for failing to leave court in timely fashion after ejection Sunday. Named Bulls' Michael Jordan Player of the Week.

Knicks: Waived F-C Victor Alexander. Signed F Ronnie Grandison to 10-day contract.


Florida State: Fired women's basketball coach Marynell Meadors.

Western Maryland: Named Jim Lopez (Crofton) men's and women's tennis coach, replacing Lex Ober and Christian Conklin, respectively.


Jaguars: Named Michael Huyghue senior VP of football operations.

Saints: Signed DE Darren Mickell, who had been with Chiefs, to three-year contract.


Blues: Sent LW Dave Roberts to Oilers for considerations. Claimed RW Glenn Anderson off waivers from Oilers. Flames: Sent C Claude Lapointe to AHL Saint John.

Jets: Recalled RW Ravil Gusmanov from AHL Springfield.

Maple Leafs: Sent F Brandon Convery and F Mark Kolesar to AHL St. John's.

Senators: Recalled LW Michel Picard from AHL PEI.

Pub Date: 3/13/96

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