BaseballAstros: Placed IF Jack Howell on 15-day DL...


May 27, 1999


Astros: Placed IF Jack Howell on 15-day DL. Recalled IF Carlos Hernandez from Triple-A New Orleans.

Cardinals: Purchased contract of former Orioles P Heathcliff Slocumb from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned P Rick Heiserman to Memphis. Transferred P Matt Morris from 15-day to 60-day DL.

Devil Rays: Placed P Rolando Arrojo (inflamed shoulder) on 15-day DL. Recalled P Mike Duvall from Triple-A Durham.

Dodgers: Glenn Hoffman will now coach third base. Former Oriole Rick Dempsey will assume bullpen coaching duties.

Indians: Recalled P Rich DeLucia from Triple-A Buffalo. Placed P Mark Langston on 15-day DL. Extended contract of P Ricky Rincon through 2001 with club options for 2002 and 2003.

Mariners: Claimed P Frankie Rodriguez off waivers from Twins. Assigned OF Raul Ibanez to Triple-A Tacoma on injury rehabilitation. Designated P Greg McCarthy for assignment.

Phillies: Signed P Dan Hubbs; assigned him to Double-A Reading.

Pirates: Agreed to two-year contract extension, through 2001, with P Mike Williams.

Red Sox: Designated C Mandy Romero for assignment. Called up C Creighton Gubinach from Triple-A Pawtucket. Signed C Bryan Barnowski.

Tigers: Purchased contract of former Orioles OF Luis Polonia from Triple-A Toledo. Placed 1B Tony Clark (ligament sprain in right shoulder) on 15-day DL.


ACC: Named Maryland's Kelly Shipman softball Player of the Year. Named Shipman and two teammates, SS Jennifer Potzman and 1B Kiesha Pickeral, first-team all-conference. Named Maryland's Gina LaMandre Coach of the Year.

ECAC: Named Maryland's Jen Adams 1999 Eastern College Athletic Conference/Reebok Division I women's lacrosse Player of the Year.

Auburn: Promoted Shannon Weaver to men's assistant head basketball coach.

Butler: Junior G Jerry Johnson withdrew from school.

Cal State Northridge: Named former Maryland AD Dick Dull to same position, effective July 1.

Georgia Tech: Signed F Alex Luyk from Mobile, Ala.

James Madison: Men's assistant basketball coach Chris Theobold resigned.

Loyola College: Signed following to national letter of intents for women's cross country: Jen Aversa and Colleen McGarvey (Mount de Sales), Sandra Gallagher (Catonsville), Kristin Fallon, Aime Lestrange, Jessica Sarinelli, Jennifer Toolan, and Danielle Walther. Signed Daniel DeYoung for men's cross country.

St. Mary's: 3B Steve Oursler was named to American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division III All-South Region first team.


Devils: Named Hall of Fame D and ex-Kings coach Larry Robinson assistant coach.

Hurricanes: Coach Paul Maurice will receive contract extension of at least three years.

Pub Date: 5/27/99

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