April 25, 1992
Twenty-one months of litigation caused by George Steinbrenner's removal from control of the New York Yankees came to an end yesterday when the third and final lawsuit was dropped.Leonard Kleinman, the team's former chief operating officer, dropped the suit in U.S. District Court after receiving a $1.05 million payment from Steinbrenner. Commissioner Fay Vincent had said he would not entertain a request for Steinbrenner's instatement until the lawsuits disappeared.Vincent was prepared to suspend Steinbrenner for two years on July 30, 1990, after the owner's association with and $40,000 payment to gambler Howard Spira, who had provided information about former Yankees outfielder Dave Winfield.
July 16, 1991
BASEBALLAmerican League* Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed Robin Yount (outfielder) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 6.* California Angels -- Activated Scott Bailes (pitcher) from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned Cliff Young (pitcher) to Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.* Cleveland Indians -- Optioned Reggie Jefferson (infielder) to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League. Recalled Steve Olin (pitcher) from Colorado Springs.* Oakland Athletics -- Designated Todd Burns (pitcher)
April 25, 1996
Athletics: Oakland is 63-47 against the Blue Jays in Toronto, including 22-15 at SkyDome. . . . The Athletics have 10 victories this month, the most in April since they went 14-8 in 1992.Blue Jays: Toronto has not attempted a stolen base in the past eight games.Brewers: Jim Edmonds' homer was the first off Ben McDonald since July 19, 1995, a span of 37 innings.Mariners: Reliever Bobby Ayala was placed on the 15-day disabled list with lacerations on the right hand and wrist suffered in an off-field incident.
June 29, 1992
BASEBALL American League* CALIFORNIA ANGELS -- Recalled Bobby Jose, infielder, from rehabilitation assignment and optioned him to Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.* DETROIT TIGERS -- Placed Rob Deer, outfielder, on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 24. Activated Mark Carreon, outfielder, from the 15-day disabled list. Activated John Doherty, pitcher, from the disabled list. Optioned Shawn Hare, outfielder, to Toledo of the International League.* NEW YORK YANKEES -- Signed Derek Jeter, shortstop, to a contract with Tampa of the Gulf Coast League.
May 8, 1998
BaseballBlue Jays: Traded RHP Dane Johnson to the Brewers for future considerations.Marlins: Purchased the contract of LHP Chris Hammond from Triple-A Charlotte. Transferred RHP Eric Ludwick from 15-day to 60-day disabled list.Mets: Placed INF/OF Craig Paquette (sprained left ankle) on 15-day DL. Recalled OF Preston Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk.Rangers: Placed OF Roberto Kelly (pulled left hamstring) on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 26. Recalled P Al Levine from Triple-A Oklahoma.
April 1, 1993
Baseball Orioles -- Placed P Anthony Telford on waivers. Sent P Brad Pennington to their minor-league camp for reassignment. Optioned SS Manny Alexander, C Rey Palacios, OF Mark Leonard and OF Jack Voigt to Triple-A Rochester. Sent OF Jeffrey Hammonds to Double-A Bowie. Announced that P Mike Flanagan has left camp.Boston Red Sox -- Optioned P Scott Taylor, P Nate Minchey and P Brian Conroy to Triple-A Pawtucket.California Angels -- Sent P Darryl Scott to Triple-A Vancouver. Added IF Rene Gonzales and OF Stan Javier to their 40-man roster.
April 10, 1998
BaseballMajor League Baseball: Named Rick Oliver assistant director of the major-league scouting bureau.Blue Jays: Announced that they will recall P Carlos Almanzar from Triple-A Syracuse today.Braves: Placed IF Rafael Belliard on 15-day disabled list. Recalled IF Ray Holbert from Triple-A Richmond.Cardinals: Activated P Jeff Brantley. Designated IF David Bell for assignment.Devil Rays: Placed OF Mike Kelly (groin strain) on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 1. Purchased contract of former Orioles OF Jerome Walton from Triple-A Durham.