Baseball Angels: Optioned P Matt Wise to Triple-A...


March 15, 2000


Angels: Optioned P Matt Wise to Triple-A Edmonton. Optioned P Elvin Nina, P Scot Shields and C Jason Dewey to Double-A Erie. Optioned OF Elpidio Guzman to Single-A Lake Elsinore. Assigned P Steve Green and C Shawn Wooten to minor-league camp.

Astros: Assigned P Jason Green, P Eric Ireland, P Tony McKnight, P Brian Powell, P Travis Driskill, P Rick Huisman, P Brad Kaufman, P Rusty Meacham, P Don Wengert, P Bryan Wolff, P Wayne Franklin, P Wilfredo Rodriguez and IF Aaron McNeal to minor-league camp.

Athletics: Optioned P Eric DuBose, P Chris Enochs, P Kevin Gregg, P Justin Miller, IF Josue Espada and IF Adam Piatt to Triple-A Sacramento.

Brewers: Sent P Allen Levrault, P Ben Sheets, P Jose Garcia, P Paul Stewart, P Greg McCarthy, P Greg Mix, P Mike Rossiter, C Alex Andreopoulos, C Obispo Brito, IF Kurt Bierek, IF Mickey Lopez, IF Norberto Martin, OF Chad Green, OF Matt Luke and OF Brad Tyler to minor-league camp.

Cardinals: Assigned P John Ambrose, P Justin Brunette, P Jim Dougherty, P Rick Heiserman, P John Hudek, P Chad Hutchinson, C Steve Beiser, IF Casey Candaele, IF Luis Garcia, IF Chris Haas, IF Lou Lucca, IF Chris Richard, IF Jason Woolf, OF Luis Saturria, OF Glenn Murray and Ernie Young to minor-league camp.

Devil Rays: Optioned P Mike Duvall and P Cory Lidle to Triple-A Durham. Assigned P Mickey Callaway, P Doug Creek, OF Josh Hamilton, C Paul Hoover, IF Ryan Jackson, former Orioles P Terry Mathews, P Chris Michalak, OF Ozzie Timmons and P Marc Valdes to minor-league camp.

Dodgers: Optioned P Chad Ricketts and IF Jorge Nunez to Triple-A Albuquerque. Assigned P Jim Bullinger, P Maximo Nunez, IF Adam Riggs and IF Shawn Gilbert to minor-league camp.

Indians: Optioned P Jamie Brown to Triple-A Buffalo and P Martin Vargas to Double-A Akron.

Expos: Optioned P Brent Billingsley, P Trey Moore, SS Tomas De La Rosa and 1B/OF Talmadge Nunnari to Triple-A Ottawa. Optioned P Matt Blank to Double-A Harrisburg. Assigned C Yohanny Valera, IF Jamey Carroll and OF Scott Hunter to minor league camp.

Mariners: Optioned P Rob Ramsay and P Ivan Montane to Triple-A Tacoma. Optioned P Chris Mears to Single-A Lancaster.

Red Sox: Optioned P Jason Sekany and P Tomokazu Ohka to Triple-A Pawtucket and P Paxton Crawford to Double-A Trenton. Returned P Dario Perez and IF Aaron Holbert to minor-league camp.

Padres: Optioned P Domingo Guzman, P Rodrigo Lopez and IF Kevin Nicholson to Triple-A Las Vegas. Optioned P Wascar Serrano, P Jason Middlebrook, P Kevin Walker and OF Pete Tucci to Double-A Mobile. Assigned P Luis Andujar, P Jayson Durocher, P Adam Eaton, P Oscar Henriquez, P Eric Moody, P Len Hart, P Derek Root, IF Jed Hansen and OF Kevin Faggett to minor-league camp.

Pirates: Assigned P Dave Stevens, P Clint Johnston, P Bronson Arroyo, P Blas Minor, P Jason Phillips, IF Eddie Zosky, OF Darryl Brinkley and OF Tike Redman to minor-league camp.

Tigers: Optioned P Erik Hiljus and P Brandon Villafuerte to Triple-A Toledo.

White Sox: Optioned P Lorenzo Barcelo and P Jason Secoda to Triple-A Charlotte. Sent P Joe Davenport outright to Charlotte. Assigned P Matt Ginter, C Humberto Quintero, IF Esteban Beltre and OF Aaron Rowand to minor-league camp. Optioned IF Jason Dellaero to Double-A Birmingham.


Clippers: Signed G Jeff McInnis through end of next season.

Mavericks: Named Brad Davis assistant coach. Activated C Bruno Sundov from injured list.

Raptors: Acivated C Michael Stewart from injured list. Placed G Dee Brown (respiratory infection) on injured list.

76ers: Activated F Tyrone Hill from injured list. Placed G Ira Bowman (knee) on injured list.

Wizards: Signed F-C Don Reid.

Cincinnati (IBL): Signed F Fred Williams.


Alvernia: Named Tom Baldwin men's lacrosse coach.

Drexel: Announced resignation of Kevin Murphy, women's basketball coach.

Kentucky: Suspended CB Jeremy Bowie from football team.

Pittsburgh: Extended contract of Walt Harris, football coach, four years through 2006 season.

Tulane: Suspended RB Michael Burks, RB Toney Converse and LB Noel Ellis from football team for violations of team policy.


Blues: Recalled F Pascal Rheaume from AHL Worcester.

Canadiens: Assigned F Jason Ward and G Eric Fichaud to AHL Quebec.

Coyotes: Claimed D Chris Joseph off waivers from Canucks.

Flames: Traded F Rene Corbet and G Tyler Moss to Penguins for D Brad Werenka. Acquired Sergei Krivokrasov from Predators for D Cale Hulse and future draft pick. Assigned F Dave Roche and D Darrel Scoville to AHL Saint John.

Hurricanes: Acquired RW Sandy McCarthy from Flyers for C Kent Manderville.

Islanders: Traded F Petr Sachl to Predators for future draft pick. Assigned D Aris Brimanis to AHL Providence, F Mike Watt to AHL Lowell and F Sean Haggerty to IHL Kansas City.

Maple Leafs: Recalled F Kris King from IHL Chicago.

Mighty Ducks: Acquired RW Ed Ward from Thrashers for future considerations. Acquired G Corey Hirsch from Predators for future considerations. Acquired future draft pick from Penguins for D Dan Trebil. Recalled G Gregg Naumenko and D Niclas Havelid from AHL Cincinnati.

Rangers: Assigned C Manny Malhortra to OHL Guelph.

Stars: Claimed D Joel Bouchard off waivers from Predators.

Thrashers: Traded F Kirby Law to Flyers for future draft picks.

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