BaseballBlue Jays: Assigned OF Wayne Kirby to minor-league...

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April 01, 1999

Baseball

Blue Jays: Assigned OF Wayne Kirby to minor-league camp; re-assigned 3B coach Sal Butera; named Terry Bevington 3B coach.

Brewers: Optioned P Al Reyes to Triple-A Louisville; sent P Joe Borowski and C Charlie Greene outright to Louisville; released P William VanLandingham.

Cubs: Placed P Kerry Wood on the 60-day disabled list with an elbow injury; acquired P Dan Serafini from the Twins for cash; claimed P Brad Woodall off waivers from Brewers.

Devil Rays: Waived OF Mike Kelly for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release; released P Steve Cooke, P Larry Casian, P Mark Hutton, P Steve Ontiveros, P Mark Sievert and OF Billy Ashley from minor-league camp.

Indians: Placed OF Mark Whiten and OF Jacob Cruz on the 15-day DL. Accepted OF David Miller back from the Phillies.

Mariners: Re-assigned C Raul Chavez to minor-league camp; released P David Chavarria, P Lindsay Gulin, P Marcus Moore, IF Claudio Liverziani, C Francisco Sentiesteban and C Jake Underwood from minor-league camp.

Marlins: Optioned P Brent Billingsley to Triple-A Calgary; optioned P A.J. Burnett to Double-A Portland; assigned C John Roskos to minor-league camp.

Rangers: Placed P Al Levine on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release; optioned P Jonathan Johnson to Triple-A Oklahoma; assigned P Brandon Knight outright to Oklahoma after he cleared waivers.

Royals: Released P Erik Hanson and P A.J. Sager; optioned P Glendon Rusch to Triple-A Omaha.

White Sox: Optioned 3B Carlos Lee to Triple-A Charlotte; optioned C Josh Paul to Double-A Birmingham; released OF John Cangelosi; reassigned IF Gabby Martinez to minor-league camp; placed P Darren Hall on the 15-day DL with a rotator cuff injury.

Basketball

NBA: Suspended Portland F Isaiah Rider for one game for entering the stands during a game against Golden State on March 30.

College

Bradley: Announced that G Fred Atkins will not return to the basketball program for the 1999-2000 season.

Drexel: Will name eight-year assistant coach Steve Seymour basketball coach today.

Navy: Announced that senior water polo player Brendan Beer has been named to the GTE/College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District II Men's University Division fall/winter at-large first team.

Washington State: Named Jenny Przekwas women's basketball coach.

Football

Bears: Named Jim Miller to handle contracts and manage the salary cap; signed DT Emile Palmer.

Cardinals: Signed OL Matt Joyce and LB Mark Maddox.

Colts: Withdrew their one-year contract offer to DE Kendall Shello.

Hamilton Tiger Cats (CFL): Signed QB Montressa Kirby, WR Curtis Jackson and CB Eurosius Parker.

Hockey

Coyotes: Recalled D Brad Tiley from AHL Springfield.

Mighty Ducks: Signed G Gregg Naumenko to a multi-year contract.

Pub Date: 4/01/99

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