NL: Suspended Braves 1B Andres Galarraga three games and fined him undis closed amount for actions Aug. 22 against Dodgers.
Devil Rays: Activated P Albie Lopez from 15-day DL. Placed P Ramon Tatis (tendinitis in his left elbow) on 15-day DL. Transferred rehabilitation assignment of IF Herbert Perry to Single-A St. Petersburg.
Rangers: Sent OF-1B Lee Stevens to Triple-A Okahoma on medical rehabilitation. Optioned OF Warren Newson to Oklahoma.
Twins: Recalled P Travis Baptist from Triple-A Salt Lake.
Yankees: Optioned P Ryan Bradley to Triple-A Columbus. Purchased contract of P Jay Tessmer from Columbus. Designated minor-league 1B Ivan Cruz for assignment.
NCAA: Ruled that Kansas State RB Frank Murphy must sit out first four games of 1998 season as penalty for accepting money from boosters to buy car.
James Madison: Men's assistant basketball coach Herb Krusen resigned.
Louisiana Tech: Promoted Keith Richard to men's basketball coach, replacing Jim Woolridge, who will join coaching staff of Chicago Bulls.
New Mexico: Signed men's basketball coach Dave Bliss to seven-year contract.
Seton Hall: Named Chris Collins men's assistant basketball coach, replacing Kerry Keating, who left for similar position at Appalachian State.
Bengals: Waived K Jay Kirchoff. Claimed DL Harry Deligianis off waivers from Jaguars.
Bills: Claimed K Cole Ford off waivers from Raiders. Released WR Undre Williams.
Cardinals: Waived WR Phil Savoy.
Chargers: Released LB Toran James.
Colts: Waived WR Kaipo McGuire. Signed WR Tutu Atwell.
Dolphins: Claimed WR Nate Jacquet, WR Phil Savoy and TE Hendrick Lusk off waivers.
49ers: Waived K John Becksvoort and DT Carlos Thornton. Claimed K Wade Richey off waivers from Seahawks and DT Corey Sears off waivers from Rams.
Raiders: Released WR Na'il Benjamin, WR Jason Shelley, WR Obadiah Cooper, WR Edward Hervey, QB Mike McQuery, QB Jason Davis, C Danny Villa, C Greg Engel, G Tim Kohn, LB Shay Muirbrook, DE Ta'ase Faumui, DE Shatony Sargeant and DT David Sanders.
Blackhawks: Signed RW Eddie Olczyk.
Devils: Acquired D Ken Sutton from Sharks for future considerations.
Maple Leafs: Named Alpo Suhonen assistant coach.
Stars: Signed unrestricted free-agent RW Brent Severyn, who had been with Mighty Ducks, to one-year contract.
Pub Date: 8/27/98