BaseballAthletics: Returned P Wilmer Montoya to...


March 25, 1997


Athletics: Returned P Wilmer Montoya to Indians.

Cubs: Sent P Miguel Batista outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Indians: Released P Derrick Hritz, P Brett Palmer, P Tony Runion, P Richard Grife and P Jason Bennett.

Marlins: Optioned contracts of P Vic Darensbourg, IF Ralph Milliard and OF Billy McMillon to Triple-A Charlotte. Assigned IF Dave Berg, C Alex Delgado and C BobNatal to minor-league camp.

Padres: Optioned P Marc Kroon to Triple-A Las Vegas. Sent C Eric Helfand, OF Phil Plantier and former Orioles OF Mark Smith to minor-league camp. Placed IF Craig Shipley on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 18.

Phillies: Reassigned P Tim Fortugno to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Placed P Tyler Green on rehab assignment.

Pirates: Released IF Esteban Beltre.

White Sox: Optioned OF Mike Cameron to Triple-A Nashville. Re-assigned 1B Mario Valdez to minor-league camp.


Magic: Activated F Amal McCaskill from injured list. Placed C David Vaughn on injured list.


Centenary: Announced resignation of Tommy Vardeman, men's basketball coach.

Clemson: Named Brian Cousins men's assistant basketball coach.

Lamar: Announced resignation of Mike O'Brien, athletic director, so he can become associate director of athletics-development at Kansas State.

North Carolina State: Named Kenny Phillips defensive tackles coach.

Northwestern: Named Bob Beyer assistant men's basketball coach.

Stanford: Named Chuck Moller offensive line coach for tackles and tight ends.


Chiefs: Promoted Russ Ball, assistant strength and conditioning coach, to administrative assistant to head coach. Named Roberto Parker assistant strength and conditioning coach.

Dolphins: Signed WR Lawrence Dawsey to two-year contract.

Patriots: Signed DB Steve Israel.

Pub Date: 3/25/97

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