BaseballDevil Rays: Activated OF Rich Butler from 15-day...


April 18, 1999


Devil Rays: Activated OF Rich Butler from 15-day DL and optioned him to Triple-A Durham.

Diamondbacks: Reassigned OF Sandy McKinnon from Double-A El Paso to Single-A High Desert.

Giants: Placed P Mark Gardner on 15-day DL. Recalled OF Armando Rios from Triple-A Fresno.

Marlins: Accepted contract of P Eric Ludwick from Blue Jays and assigned him to Triple-A Calgary.

Rangers: Assigned DH/OF Mike Simms to Triple-A Oklahoma on rehabilitation assignment.

Tigers: Optioned P Beiker Graterol to Triple-A Toledo. Designated P Felipe Lira for assignment.

Yankees: Placed 3B Scott Brosius on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 14. Activated P Andy Pettitte from 15-day DL.


Timberwolves: Signed G James Robinson for rest of season.

Mavericks: Placed G Robert Pack on injured list. Activated C Bruno Sundov from injured list.

SuperSonics: Placed C Vladmir Stepania on injured list. Activated G James Cotton from injured list.


49ers: Signed P Shayne Edge to two-year contract.


Kings: Signed C Jason Blake.

Predators: Signed D David Legwand, first-round pick in 1998 draft, to three-year contract.

Pub Date: 4/18/99

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