Baseball Astros: Purchased contracts of P Dwight Gooden...


April 04, 2000


Astros: Purchased contracts of P Dwight Gooden and P Mike Maddux from Triple-A New Orleans.

Cubs: Recalled 1B Julio Zuleta from Triple-A Iowa. Optioned C Jose Molina to Iowa.

Devil Rays: Called up 3B Herbert Perry from Triple-A Durham. Designated IF Bobby Smith for assignment.

Diamondbacks: Optioned P Vicente Padilla to Triple-A Tucson. Waived IF Luis Ordaz for purpose of giving him unconditional release. Assigned former Orioles P Jim Corsi to Tucson.

Dodgers: Assigned former Orioles OF Geronimo Berroa to minor-league camp.

Expos: Placed P Tony Arness, C Bob Henley and P Graeme Lloyd on 15-day DL.

Indians: Signed C Bobby Hughes to minor-league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Buffalo.

Marlins: Purchased contracts of former Orioles P Ricky Bones and former Orioles OF Mark Smith. Designated P Jared Camp and OF Derrick Gibson for assignment.

Pirates: Purchased contract of IF Luis Sojo from Triple-A Nashville.

Red Sox: Purchased contract of 3B Gary Gaetti from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Royals: Signed P Paul Spoljaric and 3B Kevin Orie to minor-league contracts.


NBA: Named Lakers C Shaquille O'Neal Player of the Month, Rockets G Steve Francis (Maryland) Rookie of the Month, Jazz G Jerry Sloan Coach of the Month and Spurs F Tim Duncan Player of the Week.

76ers: Signed F Antonio Lang for remainder of season.


Clemson: Suspended starting TE Pat Cyrgalis for rest of spring practice for violating team rules.


Bengals: Re-signed WR James Hundon to one-year contract.

Cowboys: Signed free-agent K Jaret Greaser.

Patriots: Re-signed CB Kato Serwanga.


NHL: Named Avalanche C Joe Sakic Player of the Month, Capitals C Jeff Halpern Rookie of the Month and Hurricanes G Arturs Irbe Player of the Week.

Panthers: Recalled D Joey Tetarenko from AHL Louisville.

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