June 16, 1996
BaseballBrewers: Sent RHP Al Reyes to Single-A Beloit on rehabilitation assignment.Cubs: Waived former Orioles RHP Doug Jones for purpose of giving him unconditional release. Recalled 1B Brant Brown from Triple-A Iowa. Purchased contract of RHP Kent Bottenfield from Iowa. Signed CF Quincy Carter.Indians: Signed LHP Greg Swindell. Designated OF Wayne Kirby for assignment.Phillies: Placed 2B Mickey Morandini on 15-day DL. Recalled IF David Doster from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.CollegesWayland Baptist: Named Johnna Pointer women's basketball coach.
May 16, 1999
Quote: "It was like being forgiven." -- A's closer Doug Jones, whose three-base throwing error allowed the Twins to tie, after Matt Stairs' homer bailed him out.It's a fact: The Whites Sox are the only visiting team with a winning record (25-23) at Yankee Stadium this decade.Who's hot: The Indians' David Justice is hitting .455 (15-for-33) with five homers and 18 RBIs in his past eight games.Who's not: The Tigers have lost eight of 11.On deck: Twins catcher Terry Steinbach will likely go on the disabled list today with a knee injury.
April 19, 1993
BaseballHouston Astros -- Extended the contract of P Doug Jones through the 1994 season.Minnesota Twins -- Placed P Larry Casian on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF J. T. Bruett from Triple-A Portland.New York Yankees -- Activated P Melido Perez from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Mike Humphreys to Triple-A Columbus.Basketball Orlando Magic -- Signed F Howard Wright to a second 10-day contract.College Miami, Fla. -- Athletic director Dave Maggard is resigning to become director of sports for the Atlanta Organizing Committee at the 1996 Olympic Games.
July 23, 2003
On July 16, 2003, in Camarillo, CA, JAN THOMAS SAYRE, beloved husband of Martha J. Sayre (nee Romesburg); dear father of Christina and Joseph Sayre, dear step-father of Ian Bonds; dear son of Emily and Doug Jones, and the late Jasper Sayre; devoted brother of David Sayre, Christopher, Jon and Ben Jones. Friends may call at the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home Inc., 6500 York Rd (at Overbrook) on Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday 7 P.M. at Govans Presbyterian Church.
July 22, 1995
On the field: Mike Oquist pitched 3 1/3 innings in relief of Jamie Moyer, allowing two hits and walking one, as he picked up his second victory of the year. Jesse Orosco and Doug Jones combined to pitch the last two innings.In the dugout: The Kansas City offense is to baseball what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense has been to football over the years. Therefore, when the Royals got back-to-back singles to open the game against Moyer, Kansas City manager Bob Boone ordered No. 3 hitter Greg Gagne to drop a sacrifice bunt.
December 8, 1996
BaseballBrewers: Agreed to minor-league contract with RHP Doug Jones.Mets: Offered salary arbitration to C Brent Mayne, preserving right to negotiate with him through Jan. 8.Red Sox: Agreed to one-year contract with RHP Mike Maddux.National Association (NAPBL): Awarded Erie, Pa., and Springfield, Mass., Double-A expansion teams, beginning in 1999. Cities that lost included Austin, Texas, Lexington, Ky., and Springfield, Mo.HockeyPanthers: Acquired LW Craig Fisher from Islanders for future considerations and assigned him to AHL Carolina.
May 16, 1999
Athletics: Pitchers have not walked more than three batters in any of the past 10 games. Doug Jones' appearance was the 737th of this career, tying him with Ron Perranoski for 36th place on the career games pitched list.Blue Jays: Homer Bush started at second for the first time since being activated off the disabled list Friday. Alex Gonzalez, who missed Friday's game with soreness in his throwing shoulder, was the designated hitter.Red Sox: Nomar Garciaparra's 16-game hitting streak was broken.