April 18, 2012
A Windsor Mill man, a former NASA employee, has pleaded guilty in Delaware federal court to buying more than a million dollars' worth of pirated software from black-market Chinese vendors who themselves were indicted Wednesday in federal court in Delaware, said the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, or ICE. Cosburn Wedderburn, 38, described as a former NASA employee by federal authorities, recently pleaded guilty to conspiracy to...
April 23, 1995
BasketballHouston Rockets -- Signed former Washington Bullets C Charles Jones for the rest of the season.FootballPhiladelphia Eagles -- Signed QB Rodney Peete. Traded WR Victor Bailey and a fourth-round draft pick to the Kansas City Chiefs for a second-round pick this year and a sixth round selection in 1996.New York Jets -- Signed WR Rob Moore to a four-year contract and traded him to the Arizona Cardinals for RB Ron Moore and tTC first- and fourth-round picks in this year's draft. Signed DE Erik Howard to a three-year contract.
May 19, 1996
BaseballCardinals: Activated P Mike Morgan. Optioned P Cory Bailey to Triple-A Louisville.Mariners: Purchased the contract of P Bob Milacki from Triple-A Tacoma. Outrighted P Joe Klink to Tacoma.Orioles: Placed 3B B.J. Surhoff on 15-day DL with sprained left ankle. Placed IF Jeff Huson on 15-day DL with a left knee injury. Recalled OF Mark Smith from Rochester. Recalled P Esteban Yan from Double-A Bowie.Pirates: Activated OF Orlando Merced from 15-day DL. Optioned 1B Rich Aude to Triple-A Calgary.
February 28, 1997
What the Orioles did yesterday: They beat up on Minnesota in their first exhibition game of spring training, 12-4, bashing four homers, including two by Jeffrey Hammonds. Brady Anderson also went 2-for-2, and Jimmy Key, Mike Johnson and Esteban Yan each pitched two scoreless innings.What they'll do today: The Orioles will host the Marlins and their new, expensive lineup, including third baseman Bobby Bonilla.You know it's spring training when: Players begin exploring, with rules relaxed. Pitcher Mike Mussina borrowed a photographer's camera and, along with Alan Mills, who was using his own camera, took a few pictures in the early innings.
April 10, 1999
Red Sox: The most wins Boston has ever had to start a season was six in 1918. Jose Offerman doubled off Esteban Yan in the seventh for his 1,000th career hit.White Sox: Billy Pierce, who pitched for the 1959 pennant winner, threw out the first pitch. There was also a moment of silence for Hall of Famer Early Wynn, the ace of the 1959 team (22-10), who died earlier this week.Yankees: Tino Martinez homered in the home opener for the second straight season. Scott Brosius snapped an 0-for-10 season-opening slump with a two-run homer.
May 8, 1999
Quote: "The fans reacted the way they reacted and then it was back to business." -- Mo Vaughn, who got a standing ovation before his first Fenway Park as an Angel, then heard Pedro Martinez cheered when he struck Vaughn outIt's a fact: The Yankees have a 2.67 ERA at home, 5.72 on the road.Who's hot: The Royals have 19 home runs in their past 10 games after hitting 16 in the season's first 17 games.Who's not: The Angels' Andy Sheets has seven hits in his past 65 at-bats.On deck: Former Oriole Esteban Yan moves from the bullpen into the rotation, with his first start for the Devil Rays scheduled for today at Cleveland.
June 21, 1999
BaseballAstros: Acquired OF Matt Mieske from Mariners for P Kevin Hodges. Optioned OF Alex Diaz to Triple-A New Orleans.Devil Rays: Placed former Orioles P Esteban Yan (inflamed right shoulder) on 15-day DL. Recalled P Alan Newman from Triple-A Durham. Activated P Albie Lopez from rehab assignment.Twins: Activated C Terry Steinbach from 15-day DL. Optioned C A. J. Pierzynski to Triple-A Salt Lake.White Sox: Recalled P Scott Eyre from Triple-A Charlotte. Optioned P David Lundquist to Charlotte.
April 12, 2001
Who's hot The Yankees swept the season series from the Kansas City Roy als, 6-0. Who's not Dave Burba,Indians starter, allowed seven hits and six runs in 3 2/3 innings against the White Sox. Line of the day Alfonso Soriano,Yan kees second baseman AB R H RBI HR 4 2 4 3 1 Who's hot Jeff Fassero of the Cubs pitched a perfect ninth for second straight save and fourth in as many chances. Who's not Ben Sheets of the Brewers, the Olympic hero, was hit hard by the Expos in suffering second straight loss.
December 30, 2003
On December 27, 2003 RUTH V. BRENDEL (nee James) beloved wife of the late Robert A. Brendel, devoted mother of James A. Brendel and his wife Kim, Timothy A. Brendel and his wife Yan, dear grandmother of Alec M., Melissa H., and Todd J. Brendel. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck-Towson Funeral Home Inc., 1050 York Rd. (Beltway Exit 26A) on Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Service will be held at First Lutheran Church of Towson, Burke Ave., on Wednesday December 31 at 10 A.M. Interment will follow in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.