Athletics: Optioned P Matt Dunbar, P Steve Montgomery and...


March 22, 1997

Athletics: Optioned P Matt Dunbar, P Steve Montgomery and P Jay Witasick (C. Milton Wright High, UMBC) to Triple-A Edmonton. Assigned former Orioles P Mike Oquist to minor-league camp.

Blue Jays: Sent OF Lonell Roberts outright to Double-A Knoxville.

Cardinals: Optioned P Brady Raggio, P Manuel Aybar and C Mike Difelice to Triple-A Louisville. Assigned OF Micah Franklin, OF Cory Snyder and former Orioles IF Steve Scarsone to Louisville.

L Giants: Sent P Steve Bourgeois outright to Triple-A Phoenix.

Marlins: Signed IF John Wehner to minor-league contract and assigned him to minor-league camp. Optioned P Bill Hurst and P Rob Stanifer to Triple-A Charlotte. Optioned IF Josh Booty to Double-A Portland. Assigned P Jarod Juelsgaard, C Mike Redmond, IF Russ Morman, OF Mark Kotsay and OF Chris Sheff to minor-league camp.

Mets: Optioned OF Alex Diaz, IF Matt Franco, IF Jose Oliva and former Orioles minor-league IF Rico Rossy to Triple-A Norfolk.

Phillies: Waived OF Tony Longmire.

Rangers: Signed former Orioles C Jeff Tackett to minor-league contract. Sent P Tanyon Sturtze outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Rockies: Sent P Robbie Beckett outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Tigers: Placed IF Phil Nevin (sprained left wrist) on 15-day DL.

Pub Date: 3/22/97

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