August 25, 2001
Baseball Major League Baseball: Umpire Erik Stahlbusch resigned. Brewers: Placed P Lance Painter on 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 22, with sprained ulnar collateral ligament in left elbow. Recalled P Allen Levrault from Triple-A Indianapolis. Diamondbacks: Recalled C Rod Barajas from Tucson. Indians: Recalled P Jake Westbrook from Triple-A Buffalo. Marlins: Signed IF Andy Fox to one-year contract with club option for 2003. Red Sox: Recalled P Allen McDill from Triple-A Pawtucket.
June 24, 2000
Baseball Cardinals: Placed former Orioles P Jesse Orosco on 15-day DL. Called up P Gene Stechschulte from Triple-A Memphis. Assigned IF John Gall to Single-A New Jersey. Cubs: Activated SS Ricky Gutierrez from 15-day DL. Sent IF Augie Ojeda to Triple-A Iowa. Indians: Purchased contract of P Mike Mohler from Triple-A Buffalo. Designated former Orioles P Scott Kamieniecki for assignment. Mariners: Claimed P Mark Watson off waivers from Indians. Mets: Recalled P Bobby J. Jones from Triple-A Norfolk.
June 6, 2001
Baseball Expos: Sent P Brandon Agamennone (Arundel) from Triple-A Ottawa to Double-A Harrisburg. Indians: Recalled P Steve Woodard from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned P Jake Westbrook to Buffalo. Padres: Placed SS Donaldo Mendez on 15-day DL with tendinitis in left knee. Activated IF-OF Santiago Perez. Pirates: Placed P Jose Silva on 15-day DL with fractured left tibia. Recalled P David Williams from Triple-A Nashville. Tigers: Activated OF Bobby Higginson. Sent P Heath Murray outright to Triple-A Toledo.
November 7, 2002
Moves Baseball ANGELS: Released OF Julio Ramirez. ATHLETICS: Named former Phillies manager Terry Francona bench coach. BRAVES: Named Otis Nixon coordinator of base running and bunting. DEVIL RAYS: Agreed to terms with OF Adrian Brown, OF Chad Mottola, IF Jay Canizaro, P Mike James and P Matt Perisho on minor-league contracts with invitations to major-league spring training. INDIANS: Activated P Chad Paronto, P Jake Westbrook, P Bob Wickman, IF Ricky Gutierrez and OF Alex Escobar from 60-day DL and reinstated them to 40-man roster.
April 28, 2007
Giving it up Steve Trachsel had repeatedly gotten out of trouble through five innings, but neither he nor the suddenly struggling bullpen was able to repeat that feat in the sixth inning. Trachsel issued back-to-back two-out walks and Jeremy Guthrie turned a 1-0 lead into a four-run deficit in just four pitches. Guthrie, a one-time top prospect who was released by the Indians this offseason, hit pinch hitter David Dellucci, allowed a two-run single to Josh Barfield and then a three-run, inside-the-park homer to Grady Sizemore.
June 27, 2010
The Red Sox aren't expecting Josh Beckett back until late July. He's not expected to face hitters until July 1, and manager Terry Francona says Beckett will need three rehab starts. … Interim Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez is the first major league manager from Puerto Rico, a distinction that would have gone to the White Sox's Joey Cora if he had been hired by any of the teams with which he has interviewed. … One of Kerry Wood's problems with the Indians has been a lack of work.
January 31, 2001
Baseball Brewers: Agreed to $2.2 million, two-year contract with C Henry Blanco, who had filed for salary arbitration; he had asked for $1.1 million and team had offered $705,000. Indians: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Zach Day, P David Riske, P Martin Vargas, P Jake Westbrook and OF David Roberts. Marlins: Signed 3B David Bell, who had filed for salary arbitration, to one-year contract; he was seeking $2.65 million from team, which offered $1.85 million. Padres: C Rick Wilkins agreed to minor-league contract with invitation to spring training.
January 14, 1999
BaseballDevil Rays: Agreed to minor-league contract with OF-DH Billy Ashley, who had been with Red Sox.Expos: Agreed to minor-league contracts with OF Derrick May and C Darron Cox. Invited following to spring training: P Keith Evans, P Jake Westbrook, C Brian Schneider, C John Pachot, C Francisco Morales, IF Tomas De La Rosa, OF Peter Bergeron, OF Milton Bradley and OF Brad Wilkerson.Giants: Invited P Miguel Del Toro, P Osvaldo Fernandez, P Bronswell Patrick, P Aaron Fultz, C Giuseppe Chiaramonte, C Edwards Guzman, former Orioles OF Jesus Tavarez and former Orioles OF Jack Voigt to spring training.