January 13, 2001
Baseball Braves: Signed P Joe Slusarski and P Marc Valdes to minor-league contracts. Cardinals: Named Bob Gebhard VP-special assistant to GM, Marty Maier director of amateur scouting, Jeff Scott director of international scouting and operations and Martese Robinson director of professional scouting. Pirates: Signed P Marc Wilkins to minor-league contract. Reds: Signed P Justin Atchley to minor-league contract; invited him to spring training. Sent contract of 1B D. T. Cromer outright to Triple-A Louisville.
July 17, 2004
Moves Auto racing FORMULA ONE: Announced that Max Mosley, president of league's governing body, withdrew his resignation. Announced that Antonio Pizzonia will replace fellow test driver Marc Gene as BMW-Williams driver at German Grand Prix on July 25. Baseball BLUE JAYS: Activated OF Vernon Wells from 15-day DL. Optioned former Orioles IF-OF Howie Clark to Triple-A Syracuse. CUBS: Activated P Todd Wellemeyer from 15-day DL. Optioned IF Brendan Harris to Triple-A Iowa. ROYALS: Purchased contract of P Gabe DeHoyos from Schaumburg (Independent)
January 18, 1992
BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with P Pete Smith, P Marvin Freeman and P Mike Bielecki on 1-year contracts.Baltimore Orioles -- Invited C Rick Dempsey to spring training as a non-roster player. Agreed to terms with P Oswaldo Peraza and P Jeff Baumgarner on minor-league contracts. Assigned Peraza to Class AAA Rochester and Baumgarner to Class AA Hagerstown.California Angels -- Agreed to terms with IF Dick Schofield on a 1-year contract.Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with P Dwayne Henry on a 1-year contract.
January 20, 1999
BaseballBlue Jays: Agreed to one-year contract with P Vincente Palacios. Designated C Mark Dalesandro and OF Patrick Lennon for assignment.Brewers: Named former Orioles IF Ron Jackson first base coach. Moved former Orioles C Bob Melvin to bench coach.Dodgers: Named Steve Yeager hitting coach and Mark Brewer pitching coach at Single-A San Bernardino. Named Mitch Webster hitting coach and Max Leon pitching coach at Single-A Yakima.Mets: Agreed to one-year contract with P Allen Watson.Rangers: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Brandon Knight, P Corey Lee, P Mike Venafro, OF Mike Zywica and Heisman Trophy-winning OF Ricky Williams.
March 28, 1996
Auto racingDarwal Inc.: Named Jeff Hammond manager for driver Darrell Waltrip's Winston Cup team.BaseballAstros: Optioned P Jim Dougherty and P Donne Wall to Triple-A Tucson. Sent IF Mike Brumley and P Jerry to minor-league camp. Waived IF Ray Holbert.Blue Jays: Assigned P Frank Viola to Double-A Knoxville.Expos: Optioned P Derek Aucoin, OF Cliff Floyd and OF Ray McDavid to Triple-A Ottawa. Assigned P Ben Rivera, C Gilberto Reyes and IF Francisco Matos to Ottawa. Traded C Chris Howard to Mets for player to be named.
January 22, 1998
BaseballAstros: Agreed to terms with former Orioles P Bob Milacki on minor-league contract.Blue Jays: Agreed to terms with P Tomas Davey, P Gary Glover, P Joe Young, P Steve Sinclair, IF Ryan Jones, IF Mike Peeples, P Kevin Witt, OF Anthony Sanders and OF Shannon Stewart on one-year contracts.Mets: Agreed to terms with OF Rick Parker on minor-league contract.Twins: Named Ricardo Ingram hitting and outfield coach.BasketballHeat: Signed G Gerald Madkins to 10-day contract.Hornets: Signed C Michael McDonald to 10-day contract.
February 24, 1998
BaseballAngels: Signed P Jarrod Washburn to one-year contract.Dodgers: Agreed to terms on one-year contract with P Jim Bruske.Rangers: Agreed to terms with P Dan Kolb on one-year contract.Tigers: Signed 3B Joe Randa and OF Trey Beamon to one-year contracts.BasketballABL: Announced San Jose Lasers will be host of 1999 All-Star Game.CollegeAtlantic Coast Conference: Named Duke's Trajan Langdon men's Player of the Week and Wake Forest's Robert O'Kelley men's Rookie of the Week. Named North Carolina State's Chasity Melvin and Duke's Michele Van Gorp women's co-Players of the Week and N.C. State's Tynesha Lewis women's Rookie of the Week.