BaseballCubs: Placed P Kevin Tapani (sore lower back) on...


August 27, 1999


Cubs: Placed P Kevin Tapani (sore lower back) on 15-day DL. Optioned P Steve Rain to Triple-A Iowa. Recalled P Rodney Myers from Iowa.

Marlins: Released C Jorge Fabregas. Recalled C Ramon Castro from Triple-A Calgary.

Padres: Purchased contract of P Buddy Carlyle. Recalled P Heath Murray from Triple-A Las Vegas. Optioned IF Ed Giovanola and P Stan Spencer to Las Vegas.

Tigers: Acquired OF Jerry Amador from Mariners as second player to be named in deal for OF Brian Hunter on April 28.


Jazz: Named Kevin O'Connor VP of basketball operations.

Timberwolves: Re-signed free-agent F Andrae Patterson.


Rutgers: RB-WR Tosh Riddick is academically ineligible for season.

UMBC: Named Deborah Anekstein assistant AD of fund raising.

Vanderbilt: Suspended starting DT Ryan Aulds indefinitely for violating team rules.

Villa Julie: Named Sterling Chadwick men's lacrosse coach and Kevin Cromwell men's soccer coach.


Bears: Waived former Ravens WR James Roe, LB Shawn Banks and DE David Sanders.

Broncos: Waived LB Troy Dumas.

Cardinals: Placed OL Ernest Dye on reserve non-football-injury list. Waived FB Joey Dozier, S Ricky Thompson, WR Damon Williams and TE Billy Woodard.

Colts: Agreed to injury settlement with P Lonny Calicchio and waived him. Waived WR Wes Caswell, WR Jason Shelley, LB Jason Chorak and TE Melvin Pearsall. Placed WR Issac Jones on reserve physically-unable-to-perform list.

Falcons: Waived DE Brett Williams after reaching injury settlement.

49ers: Placed RB Travis Jervey on active roster.

Lions: Waived S Sorie Kanu, TE Anthony McKinney, RB Jerris McPhail, P Daniel Pope and T Marek Rubin.

Packers: Waived DE Pat Ivey.

Seahawks: Claimed WR Phil Savoy off waivers from Ravens.


Avalanche: Signed D Jason Bowen, RW Christian Matte and C Serge Aubin.

Coyotes: Signed D Trent Cull.

Flames: Signed C Clarke Wilm.

Kings: Agreed to terms with D Jan Nemecek, D Jaroslav Modry, D David MacIsaac and RW Scott Thomas.

Rangers: Agreed to terms with RW Brad Smyth.

Thrashers: Signed C Herbert Vasiljevs to one-year contract.


Harrisburg (NPSL): Signed F David Bascome to three-year contract.

St. Louis (NPSL): Named Jamie Swanner coach.

Pub Date: 8/27/99

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