BaseballBlue Jays: Purchased contract of IF Norberto...


July 16, 1999


Blue Jays: Purchased contract of IF Norberto Martin from Triple-A Syracuse; sent OF Rob Butler outright to Double-A Knoxville.

Braves: Activated IF Wes Helms from 60-day DL and optioned him to Double-A Greenville; transferred 1B Andres Galarraga from 15-day to 60-day DL; activated C Javy Lopez from 15-day DL; optioned C Pascual Matos to Triple-A Richmond.

Cardinals: Signed P Chance Caple.

Devil Rays: Activated P Esteban Yan from 15-day DL; designated P Julio Santana for assignment.

Diamondbacks: Activated P Darren Holmes from 15-day DL; sent P Erik Sabel outright to Triple-A Tucson.

Mariners: Activated OF Jay Buhner off 15-day DL; recalled OF Ozzie Timmons from Triple-A Tacoma; placed OF Charles Gipson on 15-day DL with separated right shoulder; placed OF Brian Hunter on 15-day DL with hyperextended left knee.

Marlins: Acquired P Ryan Moskau from Dodgers as player to be named in June 15 deal that sent IF Craig Counsell to Dodgers.

White Sox: Signed P David Saunders.

Yankees: Recalled P Allen Watson from Triple-A Columbus; optioned IF Clay Bellinger to Columbus; transferred P Mike Jerzembeck from 15-day to 60-day DL.


Cavaliers: Named Bill Blair assistant coach.


Bucknell: Placed on four years probation for wrestling violations.

Ohio: Promoted Geno Ford to assistant men's basketball coach.


Browns: Signed S Marquis Smith to three-year contract.

Cardinals: Named Bill Urbanik scout.

Chiefs: Signed S Larry Atkins to three-year contract.

Dolphins: Waived QB Jon Denton; signed G Derrick LeVake to one-year contract.

49ers: Waived RB Chuck Levy.

Panthers: Signed CB Tony Booth.

Vikings: Signed LB Mike Parker.


Blues: Signed D Libor Prochazka.

Coyotes: Signed C Mike Sullivan and D Todd Gill to two-year contracts.

Hurricanes: Signed C Josef Vasicek to a multi-year contract.

Kings: Signed D Frantisek Kaberle and LW Steve McKenna.

Lightning: Reassigned assistant coaches Rick Paterson and Paulin Bordeleau; retained assistant John Cullen.

Maple Leafs: Signed unrestricted free-agent F Jason Bonsignore and LW Vladimir Antipov.

Mighty Ducks: Agreed to terms with D Niclas Havelid on one-year contract.

Oilers: Named Craig MacTavish an assistant coach.

Predators: Signed F Phil Crowe, F Jonas Andersson and G Jan Lasak.

Rangers: Announced D Jeff Beukeboom will be unable to resume playing career due to head injury; signed unrestricted free-agent C Tim Taylor, who had been with Bruins.

Red Wings: Signed G Manny Legace to a multi-year contract.

Senators: Signed C Konstantin Gorovikov to multi-year contract.

Stars: Acquired D Jamie Pushor from Thrashers for LW Jason Botterill.

Thrashers: Acquired RW Martin Prochazka from Maple Leafs for 2001 sixth-round pick; signed C Andreas Karlsson.

Pub Date: 7/16/99

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