June 19, 1995
BaseballOrioles -- Traded OF Andy Van Slyke to the Philadelphia Phillies for P Gene Harris.Cincinnati Reds -- Placed 1B Hal Morris on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of IF Craig Worthington from Triple-A Indianapolis.Cleveland Indians -- Purchased the contract of former Orioles P Gregg Olson from Triple-A Buffalo. Designated P Dennis Cook for assignment.Colorado Rockies -- Activated P Armando Reynoso from the 15-day DL. Outrighted P Omar Olivares to Triple-A Colorado Springs.Philadelphia Phillies -- Placed OF Gregg Jefferies on the 15-day DL. Called up P Ryan Karp from Double-A Reading.
June 12, 1994
BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Sent former Orioles P Todd Frohwirth to Triple-A Pawtucket. Recalled P Nate Minchey from Pawtucket.Colorado Rockies -- Acquired OF Ronnie Hall from the Montreal Expos to complete an earlier trade involving OF John Vander Wal.Florida Marlins -- Placed P Chris Hammond on the 15-day disabled list.Los Angeles Dodgers -- Signed C Paul Konerko, their first-round draft pick, and assigned him to Vero Beach (Rookie).Montreal Expos -- Recalled P Kirk Rueter from Triple-A Ottawa.
August 14, 1995
BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Released Triple-A 3B Gary Scott.Colorado Rockies -- Placed P Marvin Freeman on the 15-day DL with a strained left side. Recalled P David Nied from Triple-A Colorado Springs.Montreal Expos -- Double-A Harrisburg activated P Scott Gentile from the DL, placed P Antonio Grissom on the DL, retroactive to Aug. 10, and added P Ralph Diaz from Triple-A Ottawa.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Added P Matt Ryan and P Brian Shouse to Double-A Carolina roster. Sent P Sean Lawrence from Carolina to Single-A Lynchburg.
August 21, 1995
BaseballChicago White Sox -- Activated P Jason Bere from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Rod Bolton to Triple-A Nashville.Colorado Rockies -- Recalled P Bruce Ruffin off medical rehabilitation. Optioned P David Nied to Triple-A Colorado Springs.Oakland Athletics -- Placed P Ron Darling on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Recalled P Doug Johns from Triple-A Edmonton.FootballNFL -- Fined Pittsburgh Steelers LB Greg Lloyd $12,000 for making a concussion- inducing hit Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre.
June 13, 1993
BaseballColorado Rockies -- Signed IF Jeremy Houser, OF John Myrow and P Morgan Burdick.Milwaukee Brewers -- Assigned OF Wayne Housie to Triple-A New Orleans.New York Mets -- Placed 3B Howard Johnson on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 11. Purchased the contract of IF Doug Saunders from Triple-A Norfolk. Acquired P Josias Manzanillo from the Milwaukee Brewers for OF Wayne Housie. Assigned Manzanillo to Norfolk. Signed P Joe Atwater, C Kevin Lewis, IF Mike Johnson and OF Rodney Mazion.San Diego Padres -- Signed P Mike Campbell and assigned him to Single-A Rancho Cucamonga.
August 22, 1993
BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Acquired OF/DH Rob Deer from the Detroit Tigers for a player to be named. Placed IF Luis Rivera on the 15-day DL.Colorado Rockies -- Activated 1B Andres Galarraga and P Bruce Hurst from the 15-day DL.Detroit Tigers -- Signed P Joe Boever.San Francisco Giants -- Placed CF Darren Lewis on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled C Craig Colbert from Triple-A Phoenix.CollegesNebraska -- Announced that women's soccer will be a varsity sport beginning in 1994-95.
July 26, 1993
BaseballColorado Rockies -- Placed 1B Andres Galarraga on the 15-day DL. Recalled IF Pedro Castellano from Triple-A Colorado Springs.Florida Marlins -- Activated 2B Bret Barberie from the 15-day DL. Sent IF Gus Polidor to Triple-A Edmonton.Houston Astros -- Activated P Greg Swindell from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Shane Reynolds to Triple-A Tucson.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Sent P Denny Neagle (Arundel High) to Triple-A Buffalo.FootballNew Orleans Saints -- Agreed to terms with TE Irv Smith on a four-year contract plus an option year.
April 1, 2007
BREAKOUT PLAYER / / TROY TULOWITZKI Team / / Colorado Rockies Position / / Shortstop Comment / / Tulowitzki was taken with the seventh pick in the first round of the 2005 draft. By the end of August 2006, he was in the major leagues. And he might stay there for years. He's 6 feet 3 and 205 pounds and should be able to take advantage of the thin air at Coors Field. He's just 22, but the Rockies have cleared a space for him. COLORADO ROCKIES LAST SEASON / / 76-86 / / TIED FOR FOURTH PLACE LINEUP 2006 STATISTICS CF Willy Taveras .278, 83 runs, 33 SBs 2B Kaz Matsui .267, 3 HRs, 26 RBIs 3B Garrett Atkins .329, 29 HRs, 120 RBIs 1B Todd Helton .302, 15 HRs, 81 RBIs LF Matt Holliday .326, 34 HRs, 114 RBIs RF Brad Hawpe .293, 22 HRs, 84 RBIs SS Troy Tulowitzki .240, 1 HR in 96 ABs C Chris Iannetta .260, 2 HRs, 10 RBIs ROTATION RHP Aaron Cook 9-15, 4.23, 92 K's LHP Jeff Francis 13-11, 4.16 ERA, 117K's RHP Rodrigo Lopez 9-18, 5.90 ERA, 136 K's RHP Jason Hirsh 3-4, 6.04 ERA, 29 K's RHP Josh Fogg 11-9, 5.49, 93 K's BULLPEN LHP Brian Fuentes 3-4, 3.44 ERA, 30 saves RHP LaTroy Hawkins 3-2, 4.48 ERA, 0 saves LHP Jeremy Affeldt 8-8, 6.20 ERA, 1 save Manager / / Clint Hurdle, sixth season Payroll / / $54 million X-factor / / Is Willy Taveras the slap hitter who nearly got benched in the first half last year or the author of a 30-game hitting streak in the second half?
April 11, 1995
California Angels -- Agreed to terms with 1B J. T. Snow, OF Kevin Flora and P Mike James on one-year contracts.Chicago Cubs -- Signed free-agent P Mike Perez to a minor-league contract and invited him to spring training as a nonroster player.Chicago White Sox -- Signed free-agent 3B Chris Sabo, who had been with the Orioles, to a one-year contract.Cincinnati Reds -- Obtained P Marcus Moore (4-2 with a 6.45 ERA in 56 relief appearances during the past two seasons) from the Colorado Rockies for Single-A IF Chris Sexton.