Astros: Placed C Tony Eusebio (strained right hamstring...

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August 01, 1999

Astros: Placed C Tony Eusebio (strained right hamstring) on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 30. Purchased contract of C Randy Knorr from Triple-A New Orleans.

Athletics: Traded P Blake Stein (0-0, 16.88 ERA), P Brad Rigby (3-4, 4.33) and minor-league P Jeff D'Amico to Royals for P Kevin Appier (9-9, 4.87 ERA). Traded P Billy Taylor (1-5, 26 saves, 3.98) to Mets for P Jason Isringhausen (1-3, 1 save, 6.41) and P Greg McMichael (1-1, 4.82).

Blue Jays: Signed P John Hudek to minor-league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Syracuse.

Brewers: Placed C Bobby Jenkins on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 25. Recalled IF Eddie Zosky from Triple-A Louisville.

Cardinals: Traded IF Shawon Dunston (.307, 5, 25) to Mets for minor-league IF Craig Paquette.

Cubs: Traded P Terry Mulholland (6-6, 5.15) and IF Jose Hernandez (.272, 15, 43) to Braves for minor-league P Micah Bowie, another minor-leaguer and player to be named.

Giants: Recalled IF Ramon Martinez from Triple-A Fresno. Optioned IF Wilson Delgado to Fresno.

Mariners: Added P Tom Davey to 25-man roster.

Marlins: Traded P Brandon Villafuerte to Tigers for P Mike Drumright and assigned Drumright to Triple-A Calgary. Designated former Orioles P Archie Corbin for assignment. Called up P Rafael Medina from Calgary.

Mets: Traded OF Brian McRae (.221, 8 HRs, 36 RBIs), P Rigo Beltran (1-1, 3.48) and minor-league OF Thomas Johnson to Rockies for OF Darryl Hamilton (.303, 4, 24) and P Chuck McElroy (3-1, 6.20).

Orioles: Traded P Juan Guzman (5-9, 4.18) and cash to Reds for P B. J. Ryan and P Jacobo Sequea, both minor-leaguers. Double-A Bowie released P Ron Blazier.

Padres: Traded C-IF Jim Leyritz (.239, 8, 21) to Yankees for P Geraldo Padua. Activated SS Chris Gomez.

Pirates: Named Mike Kennedy director of Florida baseball operations.

Red Sox: Transferred P Tom Gordon from 15-day to 60-day DL. Optioned P Jin Ho Cho to Triple-A Pawtucket. Called up P Jared Fernandez from Pawtucket. Traded minor-league P Mike Maroth to Tigers for P Bryce Florie (2-1, 4.62).

Pub Date: 8/01/99

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