April 28, 1991
Baseball Kansas City Royals -- Placed 3B Kevin Seitzer on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of IF Paul Zuvella from Class AAA Omaha.Oakland Athletics -- Activated OF Rickey Henderson from DL. Optioned IF Scott Hemond (.200 in 5 AB) to Class AAA Tacoma.Toronto Blue Jays -- Placed DH Rance Mulliniks on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of OF Kenny Williams from Class AAA Syracuse.FootballCincinnati Bengals -- Signed DE David Grant.Dallas Cowboys -- Announced that OL Mike Sullivan failed his physical.
August 2, 1991
Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Optioned OF Deion Sanders to Class AAA Richmond and placed him on the ineligible list.Baltimore Orioles -- P Paul Kilgus cleared waivers and was optioned to Class AAA Rochester. Utility man Jeff McKnight (shoulder) was transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.Chicago White Sox -- Recalled P Brian Drahman from Class AAA Vancouver. Optioned P Jeff Carter to Vancouver.Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed IF Gary Sheffield on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 26. Activated P Edwin Nunez from the 60-day DL.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Sent P Rick Reed to Class AAA Buffalo.
July 4, 1991
Baseball California Angels -- Placed P Scott Bailes on the 15-day DL retroactive to June 30. Recalled P Cliff Young from Class AAA Edmonton.Cincinnati Reds -- Optioned OF Chris Jones (.625 in 24 AB) to Class AAA Nashville. Recalled C Glenn Sutko from Nashville.Los Angeles Dodgers -- Reactivated OF Darryl Strawberry from 15-day DL. Optioned IF Dave Hansen (0-for-5) to Class AAA Albuquerque.Milwaukee Brewers -- Waived 1B Greg Brock (.283 in 60 AB) for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
April 4, 1991
BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Promoted P Tony Fossas from roster of Class AAA Pawtucket. Announced that P Josias Manzanillo had cleared major-league waivers and will start season with Pawtucket.Chicago Cubs -- Optioned P Steve Wilson to Class AAA Iowa.Chicago White Sox -- Signed OF Bo Jackson to 1-year contract and placed him on 60-day disabled list.Cleveland Indians -- Sent OF Carlos Martinez and P Mike Walker to Class AA Canton-Akron. Sent P Rudy Seanez and P Willie Blair to Class AAA Colorado Springs.
June 5, 1991
BaseballBaltimore Orioles -- Named Frank Robinson assistant GM.California Angels -- Optioned P Scott Lewis to Class AAA Edmonton. Placed OF Junior Felix on 15-day DL. Recalled P Joe Grahe and OF Ruben Amaro Jr. from Edmonton.Cincinnati Reds -- Placed P Scott Scudder on 15-day DL. Designated 1B Reggie Jefferson for minor-league assignment. Assigned SS Calvin Reese to rookie-league Princeton.Houston Astros -- Recalled OF Eric Anthony from Class AAA Tucson. Optioned OF Karl Rhodes Tucson.Montreal Expos -- Claimed OF Kenny Williams off waivers from Toronto Blue Jays.
August 10, 1991
BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Waived OF Kevin Romine (.164 in 55 at-bats). Recalled OF Phil Plantier from Class AAA Pawtucket.Chicago Cubs -- Optioned P Heathcliff Slocumb to Class AAA Iowa. Recalled P Shawn Boskie from Iowa.Cincinnati Reds -- Fired director of player development Howie Bedell and named Jim Bowden to replace him.Milwaukee Brewers -- Optioned P Jim Hunter (0-5, 7.26) to Class AAA Denver. Purchased the contract of P Mike Igansiak from Denver. Recalled IF George Canale from Denver.
June 27, 1991
A bid to put a Class AAA expansion baseball team in the Annapolis-Bowie area has survived the latest cut, which narrowed the field of candidates to five.With Annapolis-Bowie is Birmingham, Ala., Charlotte, N.C., Tulsa, Okla., and Ottawa. The two franchises will be awarded at a meeting of Class AAA owners in September.The Annapolis-Bowie bid is being led by Columbia developer Peter Kirk, a partner in Maryland Baseball Partnership. The group owns the state's other minor-league teams -- the Class A Frederick Keys and Class AA Hagerstown Suns.
April 5, 1991
BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Placed P Pete Smith (5-6, 4.79) on 15-day disabled list.Cincinnati Reds -- Sent OF Chris Jones to Class AAA Nashville.Cleveland Indians -- Claimed C Eddie Taubensee off waivers from Oakland Athletics.Minnesota Twins -- Sent C Lenny Webster to Class AAA Portland. Placed OF Pat Howell on waivers.Montreal Expos -- Recalled OF Eric Bullock from minor-league camp.New York Yankees -- Assigned P Steve Howe and IF Jim Walewander to Class AAA Columbus. Optioned P Alan Mills, C John Ramos and OF Mike Humphreys to Columbus.
April 12, 1991
Baseball Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed OF Candy Maldonado on 15-day disabled list. Called up P Don August from Class AAA Denver (American Association).Oakland Athletics -- Placed P Gene Nelson and P Eric Show on 15-day disabled list. Recalled P Reggie Harris and P Joe Slusarski from Class AAA Tacoma (Pacific Coast League).FootballLos Angeles Rams -- Released LB Mel Owens, who missed the season because of a back injury.OlympicsU.S. Olympic Committee -- Named Dr. Wade Exum director of drug control administration.
September 6, 1991
Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Called up SS Rico Rossy (former Baltimore Orioles farmhand) from Class AAA Richmond to replace Jeff Blauser, who has a broken big toe on his left foot.Cincinnati Reds -- Called up P Jack Armstrong, P Steve Foster and IF Freddie Benavides from Class AAA Nashville.Detroit Tigers -- Called up P David Haas, C Rich Rowland, 2B Johnny Paredes and OF Shawn Hare from Class AAA Toledo.Los Angeles Dodgers -- Purchased the contract of P Mike Christopher from Class AAA Albuquerque.