September 15, 2003
Moves Baseball ATHLETICS: Recalled IF Esteban German, OF-IF Jason Grabowski, C Mark Johnson and P Jeremy Fikac from Triple-A Sacramento. Purchased contracts of OF Mike Edwards and IF Graham Koonce from Sacramento. Transferred P Micah Bowie to 60-day DL. Designated P Roy Smith for assignment. TWINS: Activated P Eric Milton (Maryland) from 60-day DL. Hockey COYOTES: Assigned LW Darren McLachlan and LW Ladislav Kouba to AHL Springfield. Returned LW Ben Eager, RW Lance Monych, RW Ryan Gibbons, RW Tyler Redenbach and C Randall Gelech to junior teams.
June 8, 2005
On Sunday, June 5, 2005, MICHAEL J. JOHNSON, beloved husband of Cheri M. (nee Davis) Johnson; devoted father of Felicia L. Johnson and Ryan M. Johnson; stepfather of Tiffany L. Rowe; loving son of Dorothy E. Smith; brother of Donald Gregory Johnson, William Garrett Johnson, A. Le Roy Smith, Jr., Albert E. Smith and Ellen Michele Johnson; son-in-law of Frank W. Davis and Marie Davis. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the family owned Peaceful Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Center, P.A., 2325 York Road, Timonium, on Wednesday, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., where Reverend Kenneth L. Jackson will officiate a Funeral Service on Thursday, June 9 beginning at 11 A.M. Interment to follow in the Piney Grove Methodist Church Cemetery.
April 8, 1991
Baseball Baltimore Orioles -- Placed P Ben McDonald on 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 29. Signed C Ernie Whitt to 1-year contract. Purchased contract of P Paul Kilgus from Class AAA Rochester and signed him to 1-year contract. Optioned 1B David Segui to Rochester. Optioned P Roy Smith to Rochester. Optioned P Bob Milacki to Class AA Hagerstown.Cincinnati Reds -- Reassigned P Kip Gross and P Gino Minutelli to minor leagues. Signed P Don Carman.San Diego Padres -- Optioned P Adam Peterson, P Steve Rosenberg, OF Jim Vatcher and C Brian Dorsett to Class AAA Las Vegas.
July 5, 2004
On July 3, 2004, MARGARET M. (nee Kelly); beloved wife of the late Roy L. Smith; devoted mother of Michael R. Smith; grandmother of Allison Smith; sister of Richard, James and Robert Kelly and the late Edward and Jack Kelly and Catherine Whittie. Friends may call at the family owned Leonard J. Ruck, Inc. Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road (at Echodale), on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Dominic Church, on Wednesday, 10 A.M. Interment Parkwood Cemetery.
February 6, 1994
BasketballNBA -- Suspended Dallas Mavericks F Randy White without pay for one game and fined him $7,500 for throwing punches at Los Angeles Lakers C Vlade Divac in a game Friday night. White will sit out tonight's game against the Nuggets in Denver.Detroit Pistons -- Activated C Olden Polynice. Waived former Washington Bullets F-C Charles Jones.CollegePace -- Named Ed Lusardi football coach.Pittsburgh -- Announced the resignation of linebacker coach John Russell.Texas Tech -- Named John Goodner assistant defensive football coach.
May 24, 2001
Auto racing CART: Placed driver Gil de Ferran of Brazil on probation for four races due to infractions at a race in Japan. Baseball Expos: Sent P Felipe Lira outright to Triple-A Ottawa. Recalled P Darwin Cubillan from Ottawa. Indians: Purchased the contract of P Roy Smith from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned P Danys Baez to Buffalo. Padres: Placed P Kevin Walker on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Mike Darr from Double-A Mobile. Rockies: Announced the retirement of 3B Sam Smith from Single-A Asheville.
March 18, 2002
Baseball ASTROS: Sent OF Jason Lane and P Brad Lidge to minor-league camp. INDIANS: Optioned P Tim Drew, P Alex Herrera, P Roy Smith and P Martin Vargas to Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned C Victor Martinez to Double-A Akron. Re-assigned P Jeff D'Amico, P Heath Murray, IF Anthony Medrano, IF Earl Snyder, OF Todd Dunwoody and OF Conzell McDonald to the minors. REDS: Optioned P Craig Dingman to Triple-A Louisville. Optioned Picardo Aramboles to Double-A Chattanooga. Basketball RAPTORS: Placed C Michael Stewart on injured list with hernia.
May 28, 1991
VS. INDIANS* WHEN: Today, 7:35 p.m.(HTS, WBAL-AM 1090, WTOP-AM 1500)* WHERE: Memorial Stadium.* SEASON SERIES: The Indians lead 1-0.* STANDINGS: The Orioles (13-28) are in last place in the AL East, 10 1/2 games behind Boston and Toronto. The Indians (16-25) are in sixth place in the AL East, 7 1/2 games behind the leaders.* PITCHERS: The Orioles' Roy Smith vs. the Indians' Charles Nagy (1-4, 3.92).* EXTRA BASES: Possessing the worst record in baseball, the Birds have dropped five in a row including the four since John Oates became manager on Thursday . . . The O's are batting .234 (42-for-175)
April 15, 1992
Navy's Intercollegiate Sailing Team members were impressive in acingfour regattas last weekend, including the prestigious Admiral's Cup at King's Point and the Mid-Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association Spring Windsurfing Championship at the Naval Academy.At the Admiral's Cup, Navy was first among 16 colleges racing 420s, Techs andLasers, marking the fifth consecutive year the academy's sailors wonthe event.Winning the A Division were Midshipman 2nd Class Brad Rodi and crew Heather Keane and Reid McLaughlin.
December 3, 1990
Baseball California Angels -- Traded OF Devon White (.217, 11 homers, 44 RBI), P Willie Fraser (5-4, 3.08) and a minor league player to be named to the Toronto Blue Jays for 2B Luis Sojo (.225, 1, 9), OF Junior Felix (.263, 15, 65) and a player to be named.Minnesota Twins -- Released P Roy Smith (5-10, 4.81 in 1990).San Diego Padres -- Sold the contract of 3B Eddie Williams to a Japanese team.CollegeGeorgia -- Announced resignations of offensive coordinator George Haffner and offensive line coach Joe Hollis.