BaseballDevil Rays: Named Bill Russell third base coach...


November 25, 1999


Devil Rays: Named Bill Russell third base coach. Sent OF Danny Clyburn (former Orioles farmhand) and P Dave Eiland outright to Triple-A Durham.

Diamondbacks: Sent P Erik Sabel and OF Rob Ryan outright to Triple-A Tucson.

Dodgers: Announced entire coaching staff would return for 2000 season. Sent P Ricky Stone, P Luke Prokopec and IF Adam Riggs outright to Triple-A Albuquerque. Agreed to terms with IF Craig Counsell on one-year contract and sent him outright to Albuquerque. Announced that IF Tripp Cromer has opted for free agency.

Reds: Claimed P Eddie Gaillard off waivers from Devil Rays.

Tigers: Claimed P Ramon Tatis off waivers from Devil Rays. Designated IF Carlos Villalobos for assignment. Sent P Nelson Cruz outright to Triple-A Toledo.


Magic: Placed F Corey Maggette on injured list with infected left toe. Activated G Anthony Parker from injured list.

Nets: Placed G Kendall Gill on injured list. Activated F-C Michael Cage from injured list.

76ers: Signed G Kevin Ollie.


Marshall: Signed football coach Bob Pruett to rolling seven-year contract.


Colts: Signed DB Eric Smedley and DL Shane Bonham.

Eagles: Placed FB Kevin Turner on IR. Re-signed WR Dietrich Jells to one-year contract.

Packers: Signed TE Lawrence Hart to practice squad.


USA Gymnastics: Named Peter Kormann coach of men's U.S. Olympic gymnastics team.


Flyers: Recalled C Roman Vopat from AHL Philadelphia.

Penguins: Assigned C Robert Dome to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

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