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

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June 04, 1998

Baseball

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.

Football

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.

Hockey

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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