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June 05, 1999

Baseball

Angels: Placed C Charlie O'Brien (partial tear of plantar fascia ligament of right foot) on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 3. Recalled OF Reggie Williams from Triple-A Edmonton.

Devil Rays: Purchased contract of OF Terrell Lowery from Triple-A Durham. Optioned former Orioles OF Danny Clyburn to Durham. Transferred OF Quinton McCracken from 15-day to 60-day DL.

Dodgers: Activated IF Jose Vizcaino from 15-day DL. Purchased contract of IF Chance Sanford from Triple-A Albuquerque. Placed OF Todd Hollandsworth (strained oblique muscle) and IF Mark Grudzielanek (fractured right hand) on 15-day DL. Recalled OF Kevin Gibbs (lives in Davidsonville) from Albuquerque; placed him on 60-day DL with lesion on right shoulder. Signed SS Jason Repko, first-round draft choice.

Expos: Agreed to terms with P Josh Girdley, first-round draft choice.

Marlins: Optioned P Brett Billingsley to Triple-A Calgary.

Mets: Signed former Orioles P Jose Bautista to minor-league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Norfolk.

Padres: Placed SS Chris Gomez (left knee strain) on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 2, and OF Reggie Sanders (pulled stomach muscle) on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 3. Recalled OF Gary Matthews Jr. from Triple-A Las Vegas. Purchased contract of IF David Newhan from Las Vegas. Transferred former Orioles P Randy Myers from 15-day to 60-day DL.

Reds: Released 2B Carlos Baerga so he can sign a minor-league contract with Padres.

Red Sox: Activated P Kip Gross from 15-day DL; sent him outright to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Rockies: Activated C Kirt Manwaring from 15-day DL. Sent contract of 1B J. R. Phillips outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Named John Cangelosi roving minor-league base running-outfield instructor.

Yankees: Recalled INF Clay Bellinger and RHP Todd Erdos from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned P Greg McCarthy to Columbus.

College

Rhode Island: Named ex-Virginia coach Jeff Jones men's basketball assistant.

Shenendoah: Signed F Dominic Fulcher (City College).

Football

Buccaneers: Re-signed T Jason Odom to one-year contract. Signed free-agent P Scott Terna to two-year contract.

Falcons: Released P James Gracia.

Seahawks: Signed WR Charles Jordan, who had been with Dolphins. Released WR Brian Blades.

Redskins: Signed DE Marco Coleman to one-year contract.

Vikings: Signed DE Talance Sawyer.

Pub Date: 6/05/99

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