BaseballNL: Upheld three-game suspension of Mets P John...


July 18, 1998


NL: Upheld three-game suspension of Mets P John Franco for bumping umpire July 5.

Angels: Sent C Todd Greene to Triple-A Vancouver on rehabilitation assignment. Outrighted C Angelo Encarnacion to Double-A Midland.

Dodgers: Placed former Orioles LF Bobby Bonilla (tendinitis in surgically repaired left wrist) on 15-day DL. Announced that they will replace him on 25-man roster with IF Tripp Cromer.

Expos: Purchased contract of IF Ray Holbert from Triple-A Ottawa. Placed IF-OF F. P. Santangelo (chip fracture of left kneecap) on 15-day DL. Transferred P Marc Valdes from 15-day to 60-day DL.

Giants: Recalled P Chris Brock from Triple-A Fresno.

Reds: Placed C Brook Fordyce (strained left shoulder) on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 13. Announced that they will purchase contract of C Guillermo Garcia from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Rockies: Claimed OF Derrick White off waivers from Cubs. Designated OF Jeff Barry for assignment.

White Sox: Signed P Luis Andujar; assigned him to Triple-A Calgary.

Duluth-Superior (Independent): 1B Ozzie Canseco, twin brother of Blue Jays OF Jose Canseco, left team and moved home to Miami.


Washington: Men's basketball C Patrick Femerling signed a contract to play in Germany and will not play senior season.


Chiefs: Signed RB Rashaan Shehee, LB Greg Favors and CB Robert Williams, their third-, fourth- and fifth-round picks.

Cowboys: Signed OL Flozell Adams to four-year contract.

Dolphins: Signed G Scott Shaw, their fifth-round pick, to three-year contract.


Avalanche: Agreed to terms with LW Rene Corbet on two-year contract.

Devils: Signed F Pierre Dagenais and F Chris Thompson to multi-year contracts. Re-signed F Vadim Sharifijanov and F John Madden to multi-year contracts.

Lightning: Acquired D Michal Sykora from Blackhawks for G Mark Fitzpatrick and 1999 fourth-round draft pick.

Red Wings: Promoted Jim Nill to assistant GM.

Senators: Signed D Sami Salo to one-year contract.

Pub Date: 7/18/98

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