Baseball Astros: Placed P Shane Reynolds on the 15-day...


March 31, 2001


Astros: Placed P Shane Reynolds on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 27. Placed P Doug Brocail on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 23.

Braves: Placed P John Smoltz on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 23. Placed P Brad Voyles on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 29. Released P Steve Avery.

Cubs: Reassigned C Robert Machado and P Dave Wainhouse to their minor-league camp. Claimed 1B Chris Haas off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals and optioned him to Double-A West Tenn.

Giants: Optioned P Julio Santana to Triple-A Fresno.

Indians: Acquired OF Tracy Coquilette from the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named.

Marlins: Traded P Manny Aybar to the Chicago Cubs for P Oswaldo Mairena.

Mets: Optioned IF-OF Jorge Toca to Triple-A Norfolk of the International League. Returned P Julio Santana to the San Francisco Giants.

Phillies: Optioned P Ed Vosberg and P Clint Sodowsky to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Released 1B Brian R. Hunter. Announced OF Turner Ward will begin the season in extended spring training.

Pirates: Sent 2B Warren Morris, OF Chad Hermansen and IF Abraham Nunez to Triple-A Nashville. Called up IF John Wehner from Nashville. Placed P Kris Benson, P Francisco Cordova and P Jason Schmidt on the 15-day DL and P Rich Loiselle, OF Alex Hernandez on the 60-day DL.

Rockies: Claimed P Horacio Estrada off waivers from the Florida Marlins.

Royals: Acquired OF Endy Chavez from the New York Mets and sent him outright to Double-A Wichita. Sent P Chad Durbin, P Chris Fussell, P Shawn Sonnier and IF Wilson Delgado outright to Triple-A Omaha. Assigned P Cory Bailey and OF Jon Nunnally to Omaha. Placed P Scott Mullen, P Jose Rosado, P Orber Moreno and C Gregg Zaun on the DL. Purchased the contracts of P Tony Cogan, P Jason Grimsley and 1B-OF Raul Ibanez and added them to the 25-man roster.

Tigers: Reassigned P Dave Borkowski, P Kevin Tolar, 1B Randall Simon and C Carlos Mendez their minor-league camp.

Yankees: Traded P Craig Dingman to the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named.


Cavaliers: Placed F Cedric Henderson on the injured lis. Activated F-C Robert Traylor from the injured list.


Howard: Named Reggie White (former head coach at Woodlawn High) defensive linemen coach, James Garland linebackers coach, and John Swigart defensive backs coach.


Browns: Re-signed PK Phil Dawson to a one-year contract.

Patriots: Signed WR Bert Emanuel and QB Damon Huard.

Saints: Re-signed LB Darrin Smith to a four-year contract.

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