Astros: Recalled P C. J. Nitkowski from Triple-A New...


September 02, 1998

Astros: Recalled P C. J. Nitkowski from Triple-A New Orleans.

Braves: Recalled OF Curtis Pride (Silver Spring) and P Bruce Chen from Triple-A Richmond. Optioned IF Wes Helms to Eugene of the Northwest League. Placed P Mike Cather on 60-day DL. Recalled OF George Lombard from Double-A Greenville. Purchased contract of P Odalis Perez from Triple-A Richmond.

Brewers: Activated 1B John Jaha from 15-day DL. Assigned P Al Reyes to Triple-A Louisville on rehabilitation assignment.

Cardinals: Purchased contract of OF Joe McEwing from Triple-A Memphis.

Cubs: Recalled IF Jason Maxwell and OF Pedro Valdez from Triple-A Iowa.

Dodgers: Activated P Ismael Valdes and IF Tripp Cromer from 15-day DL. Recalled C Paul LoDuca, IF Alex Cora, P Gary Rath and P Eric Weaver from Triple-A Albuquerque. Purchased contract of P Jeff Kubenka from Albuquerque. Designated P Will Brunson for assignment.

Giants: Recalled C Doug Mirabelli, IF Ramon Martinez and OF Armando Rios from Triple-A Fresno. Purchased contract of P Cory Bailey and OF Chris Jones from Fresno.

Marlins: Recalled OF Preston Wilson from Triple-A Charlotte.

Mets: Recalled P Rigo Beltran, P Brad Clontz, P Jeff Tam, IF Ralph Milliard and OF Jay Payton from Triple-A Norfolk. Signed P Carlos Pulido; assigned him to Triple-A Norfolk. Activated OF Butch Huskey from 15-day DL.

Padres: Activated OF Tony Gwynn. Optioned IF Ed Giovanola to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Pirates: Extended contract of GM Cam Bonifay through 2003. Recalled IF Abraham Nunez and P Elmer Dessens from Triple-A Nashville and OF Emil Brown from Double-A Carolina.

Reds: Activated P Keith Glauber from 60-day DL.

Rockies: Recalled IF Jason Bates and C Mark Strittmatter from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Pub Date: 9/02/98

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