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June 05, 1998

Baseball

Angels: Optioned IF Frank Bolick to Triple-A Vancouver. Recalled OF Orlando Palmeiro from Vancouver.

Athletics: Recalled P Jay Witasick (C. Milton Wright, UMBC) from Triple-A Edmonton. Sent former Orioles OF Jack Voigt outright to Edmonton.

Blue Jays: Signed C Michal Kremblas; assigned him to short-season Single-A St. Catharines. Signed P Jarrod Kingrey and OF Justin Davies; assigned them to Rookie-level Medicine Hat.

Cardinals: Signed P Robert Smith, P Andrew Shibilo and SS Jack Wilson, 1998 draft picks.

Cubs: Sent P Kevin Foster and OF Robin Jennings to Triple-A Iowa on rehab.

Devil Rays: Signed P Joseph Kennedy, P Patrick Hertzel, 1B Brian Martin and 1B Dan Grummitt.

Giants: Signed 3B Tony Torcato to minor-league contract.

Marlins: Claimed P Brian Edmonson off waivers from the Braves.

Padres: Placed C Greg Myers on 15-day disabled List. Recalled C Mandy Romero from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Rangers: Assigned P Rodney Allen to Single-A Savannah.

Reds: Purchased contract of former Orioles P Scott Klingenbeck from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Basketball

NBA: Announced that Spurs G Avery Johnson won league's sportsmanship award.

Sonics: Announced that C Jim McIlvaine had minor surgery on his left ankle.

New Hampshire (USBL): Released C Randy Edney (Mount St. Mary's).

New Jersey (USBL): Released C Yinka Dare.

Football

Buccaneers: Signed DT James Cannida and S Shevin Smith.

Chiefs: Signed FB Ernest Blackwell to a three-year contract.

Hockey

Maple Leafs: Agreed to terms with G Marc Robitaille.

Sharks: Announced affiliation agreement with ECHL Richmond.

Pub Date: 6/05/98

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