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August 14, 1999

Baseball

Angels: Recalled IF Andy Sheets from Triple-A Edmonton.

Astros: Recalled OF Lance Berkman from Triple-A New Orleans.

Dodgers: Activated 2B Eric Young. Optioned P Matt Herges to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Expos: Expos: Optioned former Orioles P Mike Johnson and P Guillermo Mota to Triple-A Ottawa. Purchased contract of P Scott Strickland from Ottawa.

Indians: Activated CF Kenny Lofton. Optioned 3B Russell Branyan to Triple-A Buffalo. Sent contract of P Chris Haney outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Signed former Orioles IF Jeff Manto.

Padres: Purchased contract of C Wiklenman Gonzalez from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Phillies: Recalled P Anthony Shumaker from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Royals: Traded minor-league P Jeremy Jackson to Mets for P Derek Wallace.

White Sox: Optioned IF Liu Rodriguez to Birmingham.

Basketball

Pistons: Named Mo McHone and Larry Drew assistant coaches.

Rockets: Signed F Kenny Thomas, 22nd pick in draft, to three-year, $2.7 million deal.

College

Caldwell: Named Robert Costello women's basketball coach.

San Jose State: Accepted men's basketball C Brian Stewart as transfer from Washington State.

Hockey

Canadiens: Signed D Byron Briske.

Penguins: Signed restricted free-agent C Martin Straka to two-year, $4.2 million contract.

Sabres: Signed C free-agent C Chris Taylor, who had been with Bruins.

Stars: Signed D Jamie Pushor to two-year contract, avoiding arbitration.

Pub Date: 8/14/99

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