BaseballAstros: Recalled IF Russ Johnson from Triple-A New...


April 28, 1999


Astros: Recalled IF Russ Johnson from Triple-A New Orleans.

Blue Jays: Recalled P Steve Sinclair from Triple-A Syracuse. Optioned OF Anthony Sanders to Syracuse.

Cubs: Activated P Kurt Miller from DL.

Expos: Activated P Steve Kline.

Marlins: Activated OF Cliff Floyd and P Alex Fernandez. Optioned OF Tim Hyers to Triple-A Calgary.

Padres: Sent 3B George Arias to Single-A Rancho Cucamonga on 20-day rehabilitation assignment.


Nets: Re-signed C William Cunningham for remainder of season.

Pistons: Placed G Khalid Reeves (lower back strain) on injured list. Activated F Christian Laettner from injured list.

SuperSonics: Activated C Vladimir Stepania from injured list. Placed F Rashard Lewis on injured list.

Richmond (IBL): Named former NBA All-Star Ralph Sampson VP and GM.


Northeast Conference: Named UMBC's Crystal Ray (Archbishop Spalding) softball Pitcher of the Week.

Iowa State: Suspended NT Clyde Sanders from football team after he was accused of writing $104.59 in stolen checks.

Yale: Named James Jones men's basketball coach and Amy Backus women's basketball coach.


Bengals: Waived WR Alonzo Clayton. Signed WR Greg Ainsworth, LB Louis Hampton, WR Quincy Jackson, TE John Jennings, OL Greg Krause, WR Terry Murphy and NT Chad Pegues to three-year contracts and NT Marcus Dow and WR Geoff Noisy to two-year contracts.

Browns: Released C Hicham El-Mashtoub.

Giants: Signed WR Ray Curry, C Greg Davis and CB Reggie Stephens.


Coyotes: Recalled D Brad Tiley and C Daniel Briere from AHL Springfield.

Mighty Ducks: Signed LW Maxim Balmochnykh.

Sabres: Recalled RW Dean Sylvester from AHL Rochester.

Pub Date: 4/28/99

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