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By Peter Schmuck and Peter Schmuck,SUN STAFF | October 2, 1998
ARLINGTON, Texas -- New York Yankees outfielder Darryl Strawberry was found to have colon cancer yesterday and is scheduled to undergo surgery to remove a walnut-sized tumor tomorrow at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in New York.Strawberry, 36, underwent two days of testing to find the cause of lingering intestinal discomfort. Doctors detected a spot on his colon Wednesday and conducted a colonoscopy that revealed the tumor yesterday.Club officials announced the results of the examination during a team meeting late yesterday afternoon at The Ballpark in Arlington, where the Yankees were preparing for Game 3 of their Division Series against the Texas Rangers.
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By Jim Henneman and Jim Henneman,Staff Writer | November 19, 1992
After paying $95 million each for the privilege of trying to avoid 100 losses, the Colorado Rockies and Florida Marlins took the economic approach.Maybe the National League's two expansion teams will get involved in the free-agent market, but if the first steps of their track record are any indication, it will be with extreme caution.After Tuesday's expansion draft, it appeared that the Rockies were better prepared for the immediate future, but the Marlins had the best hopes for the long haul.
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June 18, 1995
Enough of the season has been played to pass judgement on some of the major free agent signings. But in some cases,disaster seemed inevitable from the beginning:Player, teamDanny Jackson, CardinalsCommentHe had a terrible medical history anyway, and now it turns out the Cards gave him a three-year, $10.8 million deal when they knew he was facing thyroid cancer surgery? Dumb and dumbest.Player, teamKevin Gross, RangersCommentHe's being paid $6 million over two years and being dropped from the rotation after starting the year 1-6, 9.89 ERA. But hey, it wasn't like he was ever good enough to merit that sort of money.
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November 18, 1992
BaseballColorado Rockies -- Traded OF Kevin Reimer, drafted from the Texas Rangers, to the Milwaukee Brewers for OF Dante Bichette (.287, 41 RBI, 5 HRs). Traded IF Jody Reed, drafted from the Boston Red Sox, to the Los Angeles Dodgers for P Rudy Seanez.Florida Marlins -- Sent C Eric Helfand, drafted from Oakland, back to the Athletics for SS Walt Weiss and a player to be named. Sent P Danny Jackson, drafted from the Pittsburgh Pirates, to the Philadelphia Phillies for P Joel Adamson and P Matt Whisenant.
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April 22, 1991
Baseball Chicago Cubs -- Placed P Danny Jackson on 15-day disabled list. Activated C Hector Villanueva from 15-day disabled list.Oakland Athletics -- Placed OF Rickey Henderson on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 12.BasketballPhoenix Suns -- Activated C Joe Barry Carroll from injured list. Placed F Tim Perry on injured list.FootballCincinnati Bengals -- Traded second-round pick to San Francisco ers for second- and fourth-round picks.Dallas Cowboys -- Traded first-round pick (No. 14) to New England Patriots for first-round (No. 17)
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June 10, 1991
BASEBALLAmerican League* Cleveland Indians -- Announced they will move their spring training facility to Homestead in 1993.* Oakland Athletics -- Sent Eric Show (pitcher) outright to Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League.* Texas Rangers -- Purchased the contract of Mark Petkovsek (pitcher) from Oklahoma City of the American Association. Placed Jack Daugherty (outfielder) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 5. Signed Tim Minik (pitcher).National League* Atlanta Braves -- Optioned Jeff Parrett (pitcher)
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July 11, 1992
BaseballOrioles -- Designated P Jose Mesa for reassignment.Chicago Cubs -- Traded P Danny Jackson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for 3B Steve Buechele.Chicago White Sox -- Acquired IF Eric Yelding as the player to be named to complete the trade made July 4 with the Houston Astros for P Rich Scheid.Florida Marlins -- Released 1B Rusty Bumgardner.Houston Astros -- Suspended P Mark Portugal for one game for an undisclosed violation of team rules.Hawaiian Winter League -- Canceled its inaugural season because of problems with stadiums and other logistics.
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June 27, 1991
BASEBALL American League * Detroit Tigers -- Signed Justin Thompson (pitcher) and assigned him to Bristol of the Appalachian League.* New York Yankees -- Traded Steve Adkins (pitcher) to the Chicago Cubs for David Rosario (pitcher) and assigned Rosario to Colombus of the International League.* Seattle Mariners -- Re-instated Gene Harris (pitcher) from the disqualified list and assigned Harris to Calgary of the Pacific Coast League.* Texas Rangers -- Announced Mark Petkovsek (pitcher) has cleared waivers and will be assigned outright to Oklahoma City of the American Association.
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By Tom Keegan and Tom Keegan,Sun Staff Writer | November 21, 1994
Some major-league clubs have decided to sit out the free-agent hunt until January, hoping the dearth of activity will lower salary demands. Others are sitting it out to wait to see what economic system will govern the game, thus protecting themselves from having to pay penalties for overspending.The Orioles, meanwhile, continue to talk to free agents, but remain undecided as to how quickly they will take the next step to actually sign players.Free-agent pitchers Bill Swift (with the San Francisco Giants in 1994)
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