BaseballAstros: Traded IF Luis Rivera to Royals for cash...


June 04, 1998


Astros: Traded IF Luis Rivera to Royals for cash considerations.

Athletics: Placed P Dave Telgheder (knee injury) on 15-day DL. Activated OF-DH Kevin Mitchell.

Expos: Agreed to terms with SS Josh McKinley, first-round draft pick.

Indians: Activated OF Geronimo Berroa from 15-day disabled list. Placed OF Brian Giles on 15-day DL.

Mariners: Recalled P Greg McCarthy from Triple-A Tacoma.

Pirates: Signed P Clint Johnston, first-round draft pick.

Red Sox: Activated OF Damon Buford from DL. Optioned P John Wasdin to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Royals: Recalled SS Mendy Lopez from Triple-A Omaha. Optioned SS Felix Martinez to Omaha.

Tigers: Purchased contract of P Seth Greisinger from Triple-A Toledo. Designated former Orioles IF Jeff Manto for assignment.


Browns: Named Thomas Dimitroff Western area scout.

Chiefs: Signed DL Derrick Ransom, sixth-round pick, to three-year contract.

Eagles: Named Mike McCartney pro personnel coordinator. Re-signed following exclusive-rights free agents: DE Greg Jefferson, C Bubba Miller and C Morris Unutoa to one-year contracts.

Falcons: Agreed to terms with C Bob Hallen, second-round pick, on four-year contract and T Ephraim Salaam, seventh-round pick, on two-year contract.

Jaguars: Re-signed restricted free agent LB Tom McManus. Signed C John Wade, fifth-round pick.

Raiders: Waived CB Larry Brown.

Redskins: Signed LB Antwaune Ponds, seventh-round pick.

Arena Football League: Approved application of Tom Benson to NTC place team in New Orleans for 1999 or 2000 season, making Saints first NFL team with stake in the indoor league.


Maple Leafs: Agreed to terms with D Jason Smith on a multi-year contract and RW-D Nathan Dempsey.

Pub Date: 6/04/98

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