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August 01, 1998

Baseball

Braves: Optioned OF Curtis Pride (Silver Spring) to Triple-A Richmond.

Dodgers: Activated 2B Eric Young. Placed IF Tripp Cromer on 15-day DL.

Expos: Sent C Mike Hubbard outright to Triple-A Ottawa. Activated OF F. P. Santangelo.

Indians: Recalled P Steve Karsay from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned P Chad Ogea to Buffalo.

Mets: Optioned C Todd Pratt to Triple-A Norfolk. Recalled OF Benny Agbayani and C Vance Wilson from Norfolk. Traded P Bill Pulsipher to Brewers for IF Mike Kinkade.

Phillies: Placed P Tyler Green on 15-day DL. Recalled P Ken Ryan from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Pirates: Activated 3B Doug Strange. Optioned C-OF Steve Bieser to Triple-A Nashville.

Rangers: Placed SS Kevin Elster on waivers for purpose of giving him unconditional release. Recalled 3B Rob Sasser and P Dan Smith from Double-A Tulsa.

Red Sox: Placed OF Midre Cummings (sprained right wrist) on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 29. Traded P Joe Hudson to the Brewers for IF Eddy Diaz. Assigned Diaz to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Tigers: Signed P Jeff Weaver, first-round draft pick.

Basketball

Fenerabache (Turkish League): Signed G Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, who had been with Sacramento Kings.

Chicago (ABL): Team name will be Condors.

Los Angeles (WNBA): Fired coach Julie Rousseau. Named former NBA player Orlando Woolridge interim coach.

Washington (WNBA): Waived C Angela Jackson and F Leila de Souza. Signed C Margo Graham and F Leslie Johnson.

College

Rhode Island: Named Jim Harrick Jr. assistant men's basketball coach.

Southern Idaho: Men's basketball coach Jim Thrash resigned to become men's assistant coach at Purdue.

Football

Dolphins: Signed WR Andre Rone.

Jets: Placed LB Casey Dailey (season-ending foot surgery) on IR.

Hockey

Capitals: Re-signed free-agent LW Chris Simon.

Pub Date: 8/01/98

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