BaseballAL: Named Blue Jays OF Shannon Stewart Player of...

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May 04, 1999

Baseball

AL: Named Blue Jays OF Shannon Stewart Player of the Week.

NL: Named Rockies OF Larry Walker Player of the Week.

Devil Rays: Placed P Julio Santana (right shoulder tendinitis) on 15-day DL. Recalled P Ryan Rupe from Double-A Orlando.

Expos: Signed P Charles Debuc to minor-league contract.

Mariners: Purchased contract of P Sean Spencer from Triple-A Tacoma.

Marlins: Recalled P Rafael Medina from Triple-A Calgary.

Mets: Optioned P Rigo Beltran to Triple-A Norfolk.

Reds: Recalled P Steve Parris from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Rockies: OF Pat Watkins cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Recalled IF Chris Sexton from Colorado Springs.

Yankees: Called up P Jay Tessmer from Triple-A Columbus.

Basketball

NBA: Named Suns G Jason Kidd Player of the Month, Raptors F Vince Carter Rookie of the Month, Spurs' Gregg Popovich Coach of the Month and Pistons F Grant Hill Player of the Week.

Bulls: Placed G Randy Brown on injured list. Activated G Charles Jones.

WNBA: Allocated F Katie Smith to Minnesota and G Shannon Johnson to Orlando.

Los Angeles (WNBA): Named Michael Cooper assistant coach.

College

NCAA: Maryland gymnast Gillian Cote and softball player Amy Sandler were nominated for Outstanding Sportsperson of the Year.

Capital Athletic Conference: Named Salisbury State 3B Steve Oursler co-Player of the Year and St. Mary's Lew Jenkins co-Coach of the Year. Named Salisbury C Charles Walter, Salisbury OF Jason Ewing, Salisbury P Michael Bostonian, St. Mary's IF Mike Bolmer, St. Mary's DH Jerry Grable and Oursler to all-league first team. Named Salisbury OF Larry Williams to all-league second-team.

Centennial Conference: Named Johns Hopkins OF/P John Christ baseball Player of the Year. Christ was first-team all-star with Hopkins C Johnny Craig, 1B Osama Abdelwahab and 2B Karl Sineath.

Iona: C Ned Rolsma left men's basketball team.

Tennessee Tech: Received letter of intent from G Trey Ferguson, who reneged two weeks ago on commitment with Indiana.

Football

Bengals: Waived rookie free-agent T Brien Hanley.

Dolphins: Re-signed G Mike Sheldon to one-year contract.

Vikings: Jeff Diamond resigned as senior VP of football operations and will remain with club through Jan. 31 as consultant.

Hockey

Rangers: Acquired RW Brad Smyth from Predators for future considerations.

Soccer

Major League Soccer: Fined D.C. United president/GM Kevin Payne $15,000 for comments about officiating Saturday.

Pub Date: 5/04/99

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