BaseballDevil Rays: Released P Dennis Springer. Outrighted...


November 07, 1998


Devil Rays: Released P Dennis Springer. Outrighted contracts of P Santos Hernandez and OF Brooks Kieschnick to Triple-A Durham. Reinstated P Rolando Arrojo, P Rick Gorecki, P Jason Johnson, OF Dave Martinez and IF Kevin Stocker to 40-man roster.

Diamondbacks: Asked unconditional release waivers on OF Brent Brede, who has signed to play in Japan.

Marlins: Named Dave Littlefield assistant GM.

Pirates: Activated P Jeff Wallace and P Marc Wilkins from 60-day DL.

Rangers: Signed manager Johnny Oates and GM Doug Melvin, who previously worked for Orioles, to one-year contract extensions, through 2000. Activated P Mark Brandenburg and P Eric Moody from 60-day DL.

Reds: Named Leland Maddox senior director of scouting and player development and Kasey McKeon major-league scout and national cross checker.

Red Sox: Agreed to $7 million, three-year contract with OF Darren Lewis.

Twins: Named former Oriole Jarvis Brown coach at Single-A Fort Myers.

Yankees: Double-A Norwich named Lee Mazzilli manager.


America East: Named Towson's Richie Moller Player of the Year in men's soccer. Named Towson's Alphonso DeMares Rookie of the Year and Towson's Frank Olszewski Coach of the Year.

MAAC: Named Loyola's Christof Lindenmayer co-Player of the Year in men's soccer.

Patriot League: Honored following Navy soccer players: Matt Neely, men's all-league first team; Michael Paisant and Loren Morgan, men's all-league second team; Shannon Filbin, Kristan Riismandel (Wilde Lake), Anne Kipp, Nicole Aunapu, Justine Fisher, Sarah Wilson, Michelle Nance and Margaret Evans, women's all-league first team; Vanessa Solon, women's all-league second team. Aunapu was named Defensive Player of the Year.

WAC: Suspended San Jose State DB Ghalee Wadood one game for part in a fight during Oct. 31 game.

Kings Point: Named Jarred Testa men's assistant lacrosse coach.


49ers: Activated C Jeremy Newberry from physically unable to perform list. Waived WR Iheanyi Uwaezuoke.

Toronto (CFL): Signed coach Don Matthews, former coach of Stallions, to one-year contract.


Avalanche: Recalled D Jeff Buchanan from AHL Hershey.

Canucks: Re-assigned G Mike Valley to AHL Syracuse.

Devils: Assigned RW Sasha Lakovic to AHL Albany on conditioning loan.

Flyers: Assigned D Ryan Bast and D Andy Delmore to AHL Philadelphia.

Lightning: Assigned G Martin Bradette to UHL Winston-Salem.

Mighty Ducks: Assigned C Josef Marha to AHL Cincinnati.

Pub Date: 11/07/98

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