April 3, 2005
Chicago White Sox Record, finish: 83-79, 2nd. Manager: Ozzie Guillen, 2nd season with Sox. Payroll: $76 million. Hot seat: Jermaine Dye. Steps into the void left by the departure of Magglio Ordonez. Best case: Scott Podsednik and Tadahito Iguchi transform a previously station-to-station lineup. ... Adding Dustin Hermanson to an already-solid bullpen makes it a bigger team strength. ... Jose Contreras and Orlando Hernandez settle into the rotation under Guillen's Latin-tinged influence.
June 25, 2007
Moves Baseball INDIANS -- Activated P Jake Westbrook from 15-day DL. Optioned P Edward Mujica to Triple-A Buffalo. WHITE SOX -- Named Doug Laumann director of amateur scouting. Football BUCCANEERS -- Signed CB Marcus Hamilton. Colleges LIBERTY -- Named Jim Toman baseball coach.
April 23, 2001
Baseball Diamondbacks: Recalled P Bret Prinz from Triple-A Tucson. Indians: Purchased contract of P Rich Rodriguez from Double-A Akron. Optioned P Jake Westbrook to Triple-A Buffalo. Designated P Roy Padilla for assignment. Rangers: Activated OF Gabe Kapler from DL. Designated P Jonathan Johnson for assignment. Yankees: Acquired P Julio de Paula from Rockies to complete an earlier deal. Recalled P Ted Lilly from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned P Adrian Hernandez to Columbus.
April 28, 2005
WHO'S UP The Cardinals are 14-5 and off to their best start since the 1968 team opened with that record. WHO'S DOWN The Astros have dropped five straight and are a major league-worst 1-10 on the road. BATTING LINE OF THE DAY Derrek Lee, Cubs 1B AB R H RBI HR 4 2 4 6 2 PITCHING LINE OF THE DAY Jake Westbrook, Indians IP H R BB SO 2 1/3 8 9 2 0
June 3, 2001
Baseball Brewers: Purchased contract of IF Lou Collier from Triple-A Indianapolis. Optioned P Kyle Peterson to Indianapolis. Diamondbacks: Recalled IF Junior Spivey from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned P Geraldo Guzman to Tucson. Giants: Placed 1B J. T. Snow on 15-day DL with bruised rib. Recalled IF Edwards Guzman from Triple-A Fresno. Indians: Recalled P Jake Westbrook from Triple-A Buffalo. Rockies: Designated OF Kevin Sefcik for assignment. Basketball Rockets: Sent 22nd pick in this year's NBA draft to Magic for 23rd pick and received 18th pick from Magic through Suns for future considerations, to complete earlier trade.
November 19, 1997
Devil Rays: Signed P Roberto Hernandez. Acquired 1B Fred McGriff from Braves for player to be identified.Diamondbacks: Acquired CF Devon White from Marlins for P Jesus Martinez. Acquired OF Harvey Pulliam from Rockies for P Chuck McElroy.Expos: Traded P Pedro Martinez to Red Sox for P Carl Pavano and player to be identified. Traded 2B Mike Lansing to Rockies for P Jake Westbrook, P John Nicholson and OF Mark Hamlin.Marlins: Traded P Robb Nen to Giants for P Mike Villano, P Joe Fontenot and P Mike Pageler.
March 20, 2000
Baseball Athletics: Optioned P Chad Harville, P Ariel Prieto, P Leo Vazquez, IF Jose Ortiz and OF Mario Encarnacion to Triple-A Sacramento. Assigned P Tim Kubinski, P Rich Sauveur, P Barry Zito, C Javier Flores and OF Greg Martinez to minor-league camp. Indians: Optioned OF Scott Morgan to Triple-A Buffalo. Assigned IF-OF Bill Selby and C Mandy Romero to minor-league camp. Gave OF Ruben Sierra outright release. Mets: Optioned C Vance Wilson to Triple-A Norfolk. Assigned IF David Lamb, IF Domingo Cedeno, OF Mike Kelly, OF Jason Tyner and IF-OF Mike Kinkade and IF-OF Ryan McGuire to minor-league complex.