July 26, 1992
BaseballNew York Mets -- Signed P Hipolito Pena to a minor-league contact and assigned him to Triple A Tidewater.Oakland Athletics -- Activated P Dave Stewart from the 15-day DL. Placed P Goose Gossage on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 19.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Placed P Zane Smith on 15-day DL. Unconditionally released former Orioles P Jeff Robinson and P Jerry Don Gleaton. Purchased contract of P Paul Wagner of Double-A Carolina and P Steve Cooke and P Blas Minor from Triple-A Buffalo.
February 1, 1991
BASEBALL American League * Milwaukee Brewers -- Agreed to terms with Mike Felder (outfielder) on a one-year contract.* New York Yankees -- Agreed to terms with Chuck Cary (pitcher) on a one-year contract.* Texas Rangers -- Named Tom Schieffer president.National League * Los Angeles Dodgers -- Agreed to terms with Fernando Valenzuela, Tim Crews and Jim Gott (pitchers), Jeff Hamilton (third baseman) and Stan Javier (outfielder) on one-year contracts.* Montreal Expos -- Signed Nikco and Bill Long (pitcher)
June 24, 1992
BaseballNational League -- Suspended San Diego Padres 1B Fred McGriff and San Francisco Giants P Trevor Wilson for four days and fined them an undisclosed amount for their roles in a bench-clearing incident Thursday.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Placed OF Barry Bonds on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 15.BasketballDetroit Pistons -- Named Billy McKinney director of player personnel.CollegesLoyola -- Signed Catonsville High G Teron Owens (21.3 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 4.3 apg) to a basketball letter of intent.
May 9, 1994
BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Recalled P Gar Finnvold from Triple-A Pawtucket.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Sent P Blas Minor to Triple-A Buffalo. Recalled P John Hope from Buffalo.Toronto Blue Jays -- Placed SS Alex Gonzalez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 29. Recalled OF Rob Butler from Triple-A Syracuse.CollegesYale -- Named Todd Rice strength and conditioning coach.FootballLas Vegas Posse (CFL) -- Signed QB Cale Gundy and DT Joe Ostaszewski.Shreveport Pirates (CFL) -- Signed WR Ron Dyson, DB J. J. Eldridge, DB Russell Cooper and DB Carey Broudy.
May 22, 1996
John Beradino, 79, a former major league baseball player who portrayed Dr. Steve Hardy on the soap opera "General Hospital" for 33 years, died of cancer Sunday in Los Angeles.He had appeared in the ABC-TV drama since its debut April 1, 1963, but left the show recently because of illness. He also guest-starred on the daytime show "One Life To Live," repeating his role as Dr. Hardy.Before "General Hospital," he played Sgt. Vince Cavelli in the crime show "The New Breed," which aired in 1961-1962.
December 3, 1991
BASEBALL (NL) * Chicago Cubs -- Claimed George Pedre (catcher) off waivers from the Kansas City Royals. Designated Steve Carter (outfielder) for reassignment.* Cincinnati Reds -- Claimed Bob Geren (catcher) off waivers from the New York Yankees, and Cesar Hernandez (outfielder) off waivers from the Montreal Expos. Named Doug Spreen (trainer) for Cedar Rapids of the Midwest League and Mark Mann (trainer) for Billings of the Pioneer League.* Pittsburgh Pirates -- Named Roger Wilson equipment manager; Carlos Ledezma assistant equipment manager and coordinator of minor league trainers, and Michael Hurd grounds superintendent at their Pirate City complex in BradentonFOOTBALL (NFL)
April 5, 1992
Baseball Detroit Tigers -- Optioned P John Kiely to Triple-A Toledo.Kansas City Royals -- Announced that P Curt Young (0.56 ERA in 16 innings this spring) has accepted assignment to Triple-A Omaha. Offered P Jerry Don Gleaton assignment to Omaha, but he has not decided whether to accept it.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Optioned P Rosario Rodriguez (1-1 with six saves and a 4.11 ERA in 18 Pirates games last season) to Triple-A Buffalo.San Francisco Giants -- Placed OF Kevin Bass on the 15-day DL retroactive to Sunday.
April 12, 1993
BaseballNew York Mets -- P Paul Gibson, having contemplated retirement and interest from other organizations, decided to join Triple-A Norfolk.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Waived C Mike LaValliere for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Activated P Dave Otto from the 15-day disabled list.Texas Rangers -- Activated P Kevin Brown from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned OF Dan Peltier to Triple-A Oklahoma City.BasketballPhoenix Suns -- Activated F Jerrod Mustaf (Maryland) from the injured list.
September 11, 1995
BaseballOrioles -- Recalled C Cesar Devarez and P Jimmy Haynes from Triple-A Rochester.Boston Red Sox -- Activated P Vaughn Eshelman from the DL.Houston Astros -- Activated IF Orlando Miller from the DL.Milwaukee Brewers -- Activated P Jeff Bronkey and P Graeme Lloyd from the DL.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Recalled 1B Michael Brown from Double-A Carolina.CollegeEastern College Athletic Conference -- Named Navy QB Chris McCoy and East Carolina QB Marcus Crandell Division I-A Co-Offensive Players of the Week.