+SPORTS TRANSACTIONS FOR MONDAY, JULY 16+
(ADDING ARIZONA MOVES)
Arizona Diamondbacks -- Recalled catcher Rod Barajas from Tucson
of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); optioned catcher Chad Moeller
Chicago Cubs -- Placed left fielder Rondell White on the 15-day
disabled list, retroactive to July 14, with a strained left
groin; activated pitcher Courtney Duncan from the 15-day
New York Mets -- Activated outfielder Tsuyoshi Shinjo from the
15-day disabled list; optioned outfielder Timo Perez to Norfolk
of the International League (AAA).
Seattle Mariners -- Placed designated hitter Edgar Martinez on
the 15-day disabled lit with a strained left quadriceps;
recalled pitcher John Halama from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast
Durham Bulls (International League/AAA) -- Activated pitcher Dan
Wheeler from the disabled list and assigned him to Orlando of
the Southern League (AA).
Toledo Mud Hens (International League/AAA) -- Added pitcher Nate
Carnejo from Erie of the Eastern League (AA).
Brevard County Manatees (Florida State League/A) -- Transferred
outfielder Brett Ronberg to Portland of the Eastern League (AA);
added infielder Patrick Magness from Kane County of the Midwest
Fort Wayne Wizards (Midwest League/A) -- Released infielder
Dytarious Edwards; added infielder John Pucinelli to the roster.
Schaumburg Flyers (Northern League/independent) -- Signed
outfielder Nolan Lane.
Toronto Raptors -- Agreed in principle to trade the rights to
acquire forward Zeljko Rebraca to the Detroit Pistons for a 2002
second-round draft pick.
Sioux Falls Skyforce (IBA) -- Named Paul Woolpert coach.
Chicago Bears -- Signed defensive end Bryan Robinson, their
transition player, to a one-year tender offer.
Detroit Lions -- Signed wide receiver Scotty Anderson, their
fifth-round pick; released safety Donald Malloy.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed receiver Derrick Mayes to a
one-year contract and cornerback Corey Harris to a two-year
Atlanta Thrashers -- Agreed to terms with three unrestricted
free agents: center Tony Hrkac, who had been with the Mighty
Ducks of Anaheim; center Bob Corkum, who had been with the New
Jersey Devils; and defenseman Todd Reirden, who had been with
the St. Louis Blues.
Buffalo Sabres -- Signed defenseman Henrik Tallinder and right
wing Ales Kotalik.
Chicago Blackhawks -- Signed center Mikhail Yaboubov.
Edmonton Oilers -- Signed goaltender Jussi Markkanen and
defenseman Kari Haakana and Ales Pisa; reached an agreement with
SportsNet West to televise 48 games for each of the next three
Florida Panthers -- Re-signed defenseman Dan Boyle to a one-year
contract; signed defenseman Ivan Majesky to a one-year contract.
Minnesota Wild -- Signed free agent center Mark Beaufait and
center Dan Cavanaugh.
New York Rangers -- Agreed to terms with defenseman Fedor
Pittsburgh Penguins -- Signed defenseman David Koci and left
wing Tomas Surovy.
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Re-signed defenseman Stan Neckar to a
multi-year contract; signed left wing Jimmie Olvestad to a
Toronto Maple Leafs -- Agreed to terms with defenseman Francois
East Coast Hockey League -- Announced the Cincinnati Cyclones
will join the league for the 2001-02 season.
South Carolina Sting Rays (ECHL) -- Named Chris George director
International Olympic Committee -- Elected Jacques Rogge
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference -- Named Larry Keating
Baylor -- Dismissed linebacker Anthony Simmons for a violation
of team policy.
Bowling Green -- Named Mary Taylor Cowlee director of women's
Canisius -- Signed women's basketball coach Mike Decillis to a
three-year contract extension.
Colgate -- Named Hollie Young women's assistant basketball
Connecticut -- Named Tim Tolokan associate director of athletics
licensing and athletic traditions.
Harvard -- Named Robert Scalise director of athletics.
Louisiana-Lafayette -- Named Daryl Cetnar sports information
Maryland -- Named Trent Sanderson cross country coach.
Pacific -- Named Jayne McHugh women's volleyball coach.
Quinnipiac -- Named Eric Fekete men's lacrosse coach.
Washington University -- Named Roger Follmer men's tennis coach,
Mollie MacDonald assistant athletic trainer, Matt Miller
assistant facilities manager and Chris Mitchell assistant sports