BaseballAthletics: Optioned IF Jorge Velandia and P Tim...


March 16, 1998


Athletics: Optioned IF Jorge Velandia and P Tim Kubinski to Triple-A Edmonton. Reassigned OF Mike Neill to minor-league camp. IF Hiromi Matsunaga retired. Optioned P Tim Kubinski to Triple-A Edmonton.

Blue Jays: Signed P Dan Plesac to contract extension through 1999. Placed 1B Carlos Delgado on 15-day DL.

Brewers: Reassigned P Valerio De Los Santos, P Patrick Bronswell Patrick and P Robert Ellis to minor-league camp.

Cubs: Optioned P Rodney Myers to Triple-A Iowa.

Dodgers: Re-signed P Sug Chung to minor-league contract. Assigned him to Single-A San Bernardino.

Mets: Reassigned P Mark Mimbs, P Mike Fyhrie, P Jae Weong Seo, IF Mike Bell, IF Todd Haney, OF Benny Agbayani and former Orioles OF Brent Bowers to minor-league camp. Optioned OF Preston Wilson to Norfolk.

Phillies: Reassigned P Carlton Loewer, P Tony Costa and P Mike Welch to minor-league camp.

Rangers: Assigned P Jason Johnson and P Todd Van Poppel to minor-league camp.

Rockies: Optioned P Lariel Gonzalez, P Mike Saipo, P Steve Shoemaker, P Mike Vavrek, P Mark Brownson, IF Chris Sexton, OF Derrick Gibson, OF Edgard Clemente and OF Angel Echevarria to Triple-A Colorado Springs and P Scott Randall to Double-A West Haven. Assigned P Robbie Beckett and C Dan Chowlowsky to Colorado Springs.

Tigers: Reassigned P Matt Anderson and P Seth Greisinger to minor-league camp. Optioned P Dean Crow, P Matt Drews, P John Rosengren, C Paul Bako, IF Richard Almanzar and IF Gabe Alverez to Triple-A Toledo. Optioned P Francisco Cordero to Double-A Jacksonville.

Twins: Assigned P Chris Cumberland, P Dan Naulty, P Dan Serafini, OF Brian Buchanan, OF Chris Latham and OF Marc Lewis to Triple-A Salt Lake; P Dan Perkins, P Mark Redman and C A. J. Pierzynski to Double-A New Britain; and IF Cleatus Davidson to Single-A Fort Myers. Reassigned P Ricky Bones, C Matt LeCroy, IF Esteban Beltre, IF Jeff Ferguson and OF Keith LeGree to minor-league camp.

Yankees: Released P Doug Linton.


Lakers: Activated G Nick Van Exel from injured list. Placed G Shea Seals (back spasms) on injured list.

Nuggets: Activated C Priest Lauderdale from injured list. Named Jan Volk consultant.


Alabama State: Women's basketball coach Ron Mitchell resigned.

Manhattan: Women's basketball coach Michele Sharp resigned.


Canadiens: Traded F David Ling to Blackhawks for F Martin Gendron.

Hurricanes: Recalled F Kevin Brown from AHL New Haven.

Islanders: Recalled LW Sean Haggerty from AHL Kentucky.

Panthers: Reassigned D Dallas Eakins to AHL New Haven.

Stars: Assigned F Peter Douris, F Jason Botterill, F Jamie Wright, Petr Buzek and D Brad Lukowich to IHL Michigan.

Pub Date: 3/16/98

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