BaseballAL: Suspended Indians P Jaret Wright five games...

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April 30, 1999

Baseball

AL: Suspended Indians P Jaret Wright five games and Indians IF Jim Thome, Red Sox OF Darren Lewis and Red Sox P Rheal Cormier three games each -- and fined them -- for parts in two brawls in game last Friday.

Devil Rays: Activated P Wilson Alvarez from 15-day DL. Optioned former Orioles P Norm Charlton to Triple-A Durham.

Indians: Activated OF Jacob Cruz from 15-day DL; optioned him to Triple-A Buffalo.

Phillies: Purchased contract of former Orioles minor-league P Steve Montgomery from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Yankees: Purchased contract of P Tony Fossas from Triple-A Columbus. Activated 3B Scott Brosius. Optioned OF Shane Spencer to Columbus.

Basketball

Rockets: Activated C Stanley Roberts. Placed G Matt Maloney (left thigh contusion) on injured list.

College

MEAC: Named OF Faheem Hammett (Randallstown) first-team all-conference in baseball.

Northeast Conference: Named UMBC P Crystal Ray (Archbishop Spalding) Player and Pitcher of the Year. Also named to first team were UMBC C Taryn McDonald and SS Deanna Vecchio and Mount St. Mary's 1B Nicki Trumpier (Spalding). Named UMBC OF Kelley Maria and Mount St. Mary's C Amanda Blizzard, SS Tiffany Sammataro and OF Nikki Wisniewski to second team.

Kentucky: F-C Nate Knight, junior college transfer and younger brother of Lakers F Travis Knight, signed letter of intent.

Kenyon: Named Jamie Harless men's basketball coach.

Mansfield: Named Vince Alexander men's basketball coach.

Monmouth, N.J.: G Aaron Faulkner left men's basketball program.

Pennsylvania: Named Kelly Greenberg women's basketball coach.

Rosemont: Will start Division III women's lacrosse program, beginning in 1999-2000.

Siena: Extended contract of women's basketball coach Gina Casetlli through 2001-02.

Football

Browns: Released RB Pepe Peason, RB John Henry Mills, QB James Ritchey and WR Fred Brock.

Cardinals: Signed OT Ernest Dye to one-year contract.

Dolphins: Waived WR Terry Guess. Re-signed K Olindo Mare.

Rams: Released OL Zach Wiegert.

Hockey

Blues: Extended agreement with AHL Worcester through 2003-04.

Coyotes: Assigned D Brad Tiley and C Daniel Briere to AHL Springfield.

Pub Date: 4/30/99

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