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July 20, 1998

Baseball

Diamondbacks: Placed 3B Matt Williams (micro-stress fracture of left foot) on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 17. Activated IF Andy Stankiewicz from 15-day DL.

Expos: Outrighted former Orioles P Shawn Boskie to Triple-A Ottawa. Purchased contract of C Bob Henley from Ottawa.

Mets: Designated OF Wayne Kirby for assignment.

Tigers: Placed former Orioles IF Bill Ripken on waivers for purpose of giving him unconditional release. Purchased contract of P A. J. Sager from Triple-A Toledo.

Twins: Placed P Bob Tewksbury on 15-day DL.

White Sox: Placed C Charlie O'Brien (chip fracture and dislocation of right thumb) on 15-day DL. Called up C Robert Machado from Triple-A Calgary.

Football

Bears: Named Pat Roberts scout.

Bengals: Signed LB Steve Foley and G Mike Goff, third-round draft picks, to four-year contracts, and WR Jason Tucker, sixth-round pick, to three-year contract.

Buccaneers: Signed WR Jacquez Green and CB Brian Kelly, second-round draft picks.

49ers: Placed DE Gabe Wilkins on active-physically-unable-to-perform list and LB Vincent Bradford on the non-football injury list. Waived DB Mario Bradley and DE Daryl Price.

Packers: Re-signed OL Jeff Dellenbach. Signed free-agent CB Terry McDaniel, who had been with Raiders. Waived RB Aaron Hayden and CB-S Terrell Farley. Placed DT Jermaine Smith on reserve-non-football injury list.

Patriots: Signed LB Ron Merkerson, fifth-round draft pick. Re-signed K Adam Vinatieri to one-year contract.

Raiders: Signed FB Jon Ritchie and TE Jeremy Brigham.

Seahawks: Agreed to terms with QB John Friesz and RB Ahman Green on three-year contracts.

Pub Date: 7/20/98

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