BaseballBlue Jays: Signed 2B Pat Kelly. Placed IF Craig...

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April 16, 1999

Baseball

Blue Jays: Signed 2B Pat Kelly. Placed IF Craig Grebeck on 15-day DL. Announced P Eric Ludwick has cleared waivers and will be offered back to Marlins.

Devil Rays: Placed P Wilson Alvarez on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 11, with inflamed left shoulder. Recalled P Bryan Rekar from Triple-A Durham.

Expos: Recalled P Shayne Bennett from Triple-A Ottawa.

Marlins: Received cash consideration from Rangers as compensation for former Orioles C Gregg Zaun.

Pirates: Placed P Francisco Cordova on 15-day DL.

Colleges

College Football Hall of Fame: Florida A&M HB Willie Galimore; North Dakota LB Jim LeClair; Northern Illinois QB George Bork; Centre (Ky.) DB Teel Bruner; Eastern Kentucky DB George Floyd; Boise State DT Randy Trautman; Morris Brown and Prairie View A&M coach Billy Nicks; and California Davis coach James Sochor were named from non-Division I programs.

Eastern College Athletic Conference: Announced that Lasell College, Newbury College, Simmons College, Thiel College and Washington College have been voted into membership for 1999-2000 academic year.

NCAA: Placed St. Joseph's, Ind., on two years probation and took away five men's basketball scholarships for 1999-2000 season for violating NCAA rules.

Butler: Named Wendy Gatlin women's basketball coach.

New Mexico State: Announced resignation of AD Jim Paul, effective May 31.

Southern: Announced retirement of AD Marino Casem, effective June 30.

Southern Mississippi: Named Rick Reeves women's basketball coach.

Football

Bengals: Re-signed restricted free-agent G Rod Jones and restricted free-agent WR Stepfret Williams to one-year contracts. Waived G Cory Withrow.

Chiefs: Signed P-K Sean Fleming.

Dolphins: Waived WR Denis Montana.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL): Signed WR Ronald Bonner and WR Corey McCoy.

Hockey

Canucks: Assigned LW Robb Gordon, C Josh Holden and D Brent Sopel to AHL Syracuse.

Kings: Recalled G Ryan Bach from IHL Long Beach. Assigned G Manny Legace to Long Beach.

Lightning: Announced retirement of D Kjell Samuelsson, effective at end of season.

Mighty Ducks: Recalled D Scott Ferguson under emergency conditions from AHL Cincinnati.

Stars: Recalled G Manny Fernandez from IHL Houston and D Petr Buzek from IHL Michigan under emergency conditions. Reassigned G Marty Turco to Michigan.

Pub Date: 4/16/99

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