BaseballAstros: Placed IF Jack Howell (ruptured tendon...


July 21, 1999


Astros: Placed IF Jack Howell (ruptured tendon sheath in right wrist) on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 18; said he'll miss at least three weeks. Recalled 1B Daryle Ward from Triple-A New Orleans.

Athletics: Placed OF Tim Raines (inflamed kidney) on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 19. Recalled P Blake Stein from Triple-A Vancouver.

Blue Jays: Transferred former Orioles OF Geronimo Berroa from 15-day to 60-day DL. Placed OF Rob Butler on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 11.

Cardinals: Purchased contract of P Larry Luebbers from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned P Rick Heiserman to Memphis. Transferred P Donovan Osborne from 15-day to 60-day DL.

Devil Rays: Acquired P Marty Barnett from Phillies for player to be named and assigned him to Triple-A Durham.

Expos: Placed P Miguel Batista (strained oblique muscle) on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 16. Recalled P J. D. Smart from Triple-A Ottawa.

Marlins: Bought contract of IF Mariano Duncan from Bridgeport (Independent) and assigned him to Triple-A Calgary.

Orioles: Double-A Bowie put C Jayson Werth on seven-day DL and recalled C Mike Lopez-Cao from Single-A Frederick.

Rangers: Optioned P Ryan Glynn to Triple-A Oklahoma. Recalled P Danny Kolb from Oklahoma.


Clippers: Failed to renew contract for assistant coach Jim Brewer.

Jazz: Agreed to multi-year contract with G-F Quincy Lewis, 19th pick in draft.

Nuggets: Signed F James Posey to three-year contract.


Broncos: Signed LB Bill Romanowski and C Tom Nalen to five-year extensions. Signed following draft picks: RB Olandis Gary, WR Chad Plummer, WR Billy Miller, TE Justin Swift and DB Darwin Brown.

Cardinals: Signed TE Derek Brown.

Colts: Signed RB Jermaine Chaney and RB Joe Aska. Terminated contract of former Ravens OL Sale Isaia. Waived OL David Andres and OL Trey Sartin.

49ers: Signed K Wade Richey to one-year contract and RB Charlie Garner to two-year contract.

Packers: Signed LB Jeremy Beutle.

Rams: Signed P Rodney Williams.


Capitals: Signed RW Glen Metropolit.

Oilers: Signed free-agent C Eric Houde, who had been with Canadiens.

Panthers: Signed C-RW Eric Boguniecki and RW Craig Reichert.

Thrashers: Signed free-agent F Nelson Emerson to $7.2 million deal over four years; he had been with Senators.

Pub Date: 7/21/99

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