August 27, 1999
BaseballCubs: Placed P Kevin Tapani (sore lower back) on 15-day DL. Optioned P Steve Rain to Triple-A Iowa. Recalled P Rodney Myers from Iowa.Marlins: Released C Jorge Fabregas. Recalled C Ramon Castro from Triple-A Calgary.Padres: Purchased contract of P Buddy Carlyle. Recalled P Heath Murray from Triple-A Las Vegas. Optioned IF Ed Giovanola and P Stan Spencer to Las Vegas.Tigers: Acquired OF Jerry Amador from Mariners as second player to be named in deal for OF Brian Hunter on April 28.BasketballJazz: Named Kevin O'Connor VP of basketball operations.
September 22, 1999
BaseballExpos: Recalled former Orioles P Mike Johnson from Triple-A Ottawa.Phillies: Director of minor-league personnel and instruction Lee Elia will resign, effective at end of Florida Instructional League camp. Named Gary Ruby as his replacement.Pirates: Activated IF Pat Meares from 60-day DL. Named Charlie Sullivan Northeast regional scout.BasketballKnicks: Re-signed G Rick Brunson.CollegeNCAA: Granted Northeastern women's basketball G Tesha Tinsley another year of eligibility.ACC: Named Maryland sophomore F Taylor Twellman men's soccer Player of the Week.
August 28, 2000
NFL transactions Bengals: Terminated contract of G Brian DeMarco. Waived G Roger Roesler, DT Andre Purvis, HB Sedrick Shaw, S JoJuan Armour, OT Mike Doughty, CB Sirr Parker, CB Brian Gray, DT Chad Pegues, WR LaVell Boyd andWR Marvin Chalmers. Bears: Waived DT Ken Anderson, DT Russell Davis, LB Shawn Banks, LB Keith Burns, S Donnie Caldwell, DE Ben Williams, DE Chris Ward, CB Ray McElroy, CB Cordell Taylor, CB Terry Cousin, FB Scott Dragos, K Jaret Holmes, QB Mark Hartsell and RB Frank Murphy.
January 30, 1999
BaseballAthletics: Agreed to one year contracts with P Carl Dale, P Jeff D'Amico, P Brett Laxton, P Luis Vizcaino, IF Mark Bellhorn, IF Jose Ortiz, OF Brian Lesher and OF Eric Stuckenschneider.Brewers: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Greg Mullins, P Brian Passini, former Orioles C Charlie Greene and 1B Kevin Barker.Cubs: Agreed to minor-league contract with P Doug Creek; invited him to spring training.Mets: Designated IF Ralph Milliard for assignment.Rangers: Agreed to $2 million, one-year contract with 1B Lee Stevens; he had sought $2.65 million in salary arbitration and Texas had countered with $1.5 million.
August 20, 1997
Bills: Released QB Jim Ballard and WR Chris Brantley.Bears: Released QB Mark Butterfield, OT Tafa Jefferson, DT Mike Miano and FB Shawn Washington. Reached injury settlement with CB Dwayne Joseph.Broncos: Waived DB Jamal Ellis. Placed OL Matt Lepsis on IR.Cardinals: Placed DT Jerry Drake, OT Eric Jonassen and CB Dell McGee on IR. Waived QB Chad May, WR Stevie Anderson, WR Kevin Jordan, PK Scott Bentley, FB Ryan Christopherson, CB Anthony Cobbs, P Matt Peyton, OL Allen DeGraffenreid, OL Lance Scott, LB Jarrett Irons, LB Marcellus Mostella, LB Rory Wilfork, S Kevin Jackson, DT Lamar Mills, DT Ben Williams, DE Ronnie Woolfork, DE Brent Burnstein and DE Darrius Felder.
March 11, 1999
BaseballAngels: Optioned IF Nelson Castro to Double-A Erie. Assigned P Mark Harriger, P Ramon Ortiz and C Bret Hemphill to extended spring training. Assigned P Mike Bovee, P Mike Butcher, P Brian Cooper, P Seth Etherton, P Lou Pote, P Keith Troutman and C Fausto Tejero to minor-league camp.Blue Jays: Reassigned 2B Brent Abernathy, P John Bale, P Leo Estrella, C Joe Lawrence, SS Felipe Lopez, IF Mike Peeples, P Ben Van Ryn, OF Vernon Wells Jr. and P Clayton Andrews to minor-league camp.Mets: Announced three-year player development contract extension with Single-A Capital City.
November 2, 1999
BaseballBlue Jays: Named Kevin Briand manager of amateur baseball.Braves: Named Gene Watson and Rip Tutor scouts.Devil Rays: Declined to exercise option on 1B Paul Sorrento.Reds: Named Craig Kornfeld and Greg Zunino area scouting supervisors.Rockies: Declined to exercise option on C Kirt Manwaring. Hired Joe McDonald as minor-league scout.BasketballBulls: Placed G B. J. Armstrong, G Corey Benjamin and F-C Lari Ketner on injured list. Waived G Rusty LaRue.Bucks: Waived C Paul Grant. Placed F Darvin Ham and G Rafer Alston on injured list.
August 18, 2004
Moves Baseball MARINERS: Purchased contract of C Rich Rodrigues Northern League (Independent). PADRES: Waived P Rod Beck. Recalled OF Freddy Guzman from Triple-A Portland. RED SOX: Activated P Curtis Leskanic from 15-day DL. Purchased contract of IF Earl Snyder from Triple-A Pawtucket. Placed 3B Kevin Youkilis on 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday, with bruised right ankle. Placed 1B David McCarty on 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday, with a cyst in his right wrist. Transferred P Scott Williamson from 15- to 60-day DL. TWINS: Activated P Grant Balfour from 15-day DL. Optioned P Matt Guerrier to Triple-A Rochester.