April 17, 1992
BASEBALL American League* BALTIMORE ORIOLES -- Named Rick Dempsey organizational instructor.* BOSTON RED SOX -- Signed Bob Geren, catcher, to a minor league contract.* OAKLAND ATHLETICS -- Placed Terry Steinbach, catcher, on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 10. Recalled Henry Mercedes, catcher, from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League.* SEATTLE MARINERS -- Activated Matt Sinatro, catcher, from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled Jeff Nelson, pitcher, from Calgary of the Pacific Coast League.
April 9, 1992
BASEBALL* COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE -- Approved the nomination of Joseph Molloy as managing director of the New York Yankees.American League* TORONTO BLUE JAYS -- Placed Derek Bell, outfielder, on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled Jeff Kent, infielder, from Syracuse of the International League.National League* CINCINNATI REDS -- Placed Chris Sabo, third baseman, on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled Jeff Branson, infielder, from Nashville of the American Association.* PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES -- Placed Lenny Dykstra, outfielder, on the 15-day disabled list.
April 8, 1992
AUTO RACINGAuto Racing* CART -- Named John Chuhran director of media relations.BASEBALLAmerican League* BOSTON RED SOX -- Placed John Marzano, catcher, on the 15-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of John Flaherty, catcher, from Pawtucket of the International League.* MILWAUKEE BREWERS -- Placed Bill Spiers, shortstop, on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled Pat Listach, infielder, from Denver of the American Association. NEW YORK YANKEES -- Placed Mike Gallego, infielder, on the 15-day disabled list.
August 17, 1991
The Boston Red Sox acquired veteran pitcher Dan Petry from the Atlanta Braves yesterday for a minor-league player to be named.The right-hander was 0-0 with a 5.55 ERA with the Braves. He was traded to Atlanta on June 25 by the Detroit Tigers for shortstop Victor Rosario. With Detroit this season, he was 2-3 with a 4.94 ERA in 17 games, including six starts."Getting Petry gives us some experience in the bullpen," Red Sox general manager Lou Gorman said. "We feel Petry knows the league very well, and he should help shore up things there."
August 11, 1991
BaseballNew York Mets -- Activated P Wally Whitehurst from 15-day disabled list.Seattle Mariners -- Placed OF Henry Cotto on 15-day disable list.Texas Rangers -- Placed P Goose Gossage (sore right shoulder) on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled P Terry Mathews (5-6, 3.49ERA in 18 games) from Class AAA Oklahoma City.FootballMA Chicago Bears -- Signed TE James Thornton to 2-year contract.
August 7, 1991
BASEBALLAmerican League * League -- Suspended Carlos Martinez (Cleveland first baseman) for three games, effective Aug. 7, for making physical contact with umpire Tim Welke.* Cleveland Indians -- Placed Sandy Alomar Jr. (catcher) on the 15-day disabled list. Claimed Tony Perezchica (infielder) off waivers, from the San Francisco Giants.* Kansas City Royals -- Placed Gary Thurman (pitcher) on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled Harvey Pulliam (outfielder) from Omaha of the American Association.