BaseballAL: Named Rangers 1B Rafael Palmeiro Player of the...


August 24, 1999


AL: Named Rangers 1B Rafael Palmeiro Player of the Week.

NL: Named Diamondbacks P Randy Johnson Player of the Week.

Blue Jays: Sent P Pat Lynch to Rockies to complete earlier trade.

Cardinals: Purchased contract of P Rick Ankiel from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned P Rick Heiserman to Memphis.

Phillies: Purchased contract of P Joe Grahe from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre. Optioned P Anthony Shumaker to Scranton.

Red Sox: Optioned P Brian Rose to Triple-A Pawtucket. Recalled P Tomokazu Ohka from Pawtucket.


Johns Hopkins: Named Faith Shearer associate director of athletics.

Virginia: Named Tucker Radebaugh men's assistant lacrosse coach.

Wisconsin: Announced that D Dave Tanabe has decided to forgo final three years of eligibility.


Browns: Waived G-T Jeff Buckey in injury settlement.

Dolphins: Released WR Willie Green. Waived DE Shane Burton and TE Rickey Brady.

Falcons: Waived FB Eric Lane, WR Corey Allen, K Mike Panasuk, LB Brendon Ayanbadejo, T Octavious Bishop, RB Steve Hoofkin, G Ben Nichols, G Kenny Watts and S Eric Thigpen.

Giants: Released TE Andy Haase, WR Ray Curry, S Ty Ardoin, CB Cedric Stephens, C Greg Davis, LB Chike Egbuniwe, OT Dan Lauta, DT Steve Konopka.

Vikings: Cut RB Leroy McFadden.


Blackhawks: Re-signed C Josef Marha and LW Jean-Yves Leroux to multi-year contracts. Acquired G Michel Larocque from Sharks for fifth-round pick in 2000.

Pub Date: 8/24/99

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