BaseballDevil Rays: Placed P Dave Eiland on 15-day DL...


June 09, 1999


Devil Rays: Placed P Dave Eiland on 15-day DL. Recalled former Orioles P Norm Charlton from Triple-A Durham.

Diamondbacks: Recalled IF Hanley Frias from Triple-A Tucson. Signed C Steve Tomshack (North County, UMBC), who was drafted last week in 36th round; assigned him to Rookie-level Tucson.

Indians: OF Manny Ramirez dropped appeal of three-game suspension for charging mound against Tigers on May 22.

Marlins: Triple-A Calgary released P Erik Hanson and signed P Roger Salkeld.

Mets: Activated OF Jay Payton from 60-day DL; optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk. Designated OF Scott Hunter for assignment.

Phillies: Claimed P Amaury Telemaco off waivers from Diamondbacks. Transferred P Matt Beech from 15-day to 60-day DL.

Rangers: Activated P Mike Morgan from 15-day DL. Optioned P Danny Kolb to Triple-A Oklahoma.

Royals: Signed P Kyle Snyder, selected seventh overall in amateur draft.

New Jersey (Independent): Placed P Mark Lemke (sore arm) on 7-day DL.

International League (Triple-A): Named Rochester's Jason McCommon Pitcher of the Week.

Eastern League (Double-A): Named Bowie's Matt Riley Pitcher of the Week.


NBA: Fined F Larry Johnson and Knicks each $10,000 for Johnson's failure to make himself available during media access periods after team practices on June 4 and 6.

Mystics (WNBA): Waived F-C Heidi Burge and G Itoro Umoh.

Charlotte (WNBA): Waived G Sonia Chase (Maryland, McDonogh).

Washington (USBL): Released G-F Lonnie Harrell.


North Carolina A&T: Named Alfonso Scandrett AD and Karen Hall women's basketball coach.


Bears: Signed two draft picks, DB Jerry Azumah and RB Jim Finn, to three-year contracts.

Broncos: Signed free-agent C Clay Shiver, who had been with Cowboys.

Eagles: Re-signed RB James Bostic to one-year contract.

Falcons: Signed letter of intent to pursue moving team's headquarters and training facilities from Suwanee, Ga., to Stone Mountain Park in Atlanta.

49ers: Signed free-agent CB Mark McMillian, who had been with Chiefs.

Jets: Signed LB Marc Megna.

Vikings: Signed LB Antico Dalton.


Sharks: Signed C Andy Lundbohm and RW Adam Nittel.

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