BaseballOrioles: Signed P Billy Whitecotton (North County...



Orioles: Signed P Billy Whitecotton (North County High), 24th-round draft pick, and P Marc Houle, 39th-round pick.

Brewers: Claimed P David Weathers off waivers from Reds.

Cubs: Activated C/IF Tyler Houston from DL.

Expos: Recalled IF Orlando Cabrera from Triple-A Ottawa. Placed IF Mike Mordecai (sprained left thumb) on 15-day DL.

Phillies: Waived former Orioles IF/OF Rex Hudler. Purchased contract of 1B/OF Jon Zuber from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Royals: Placed P Brian Bevil (right shoulder tendinitis) on 15-day DL. Activated P Chris Haney from DL.

Twins: Signed P Ryan Mills, sixth overall pick in 1998 draft, and assigned him to Single-A Fort Myers.


Alabama State: Named Freda Freeman-Jackson women's basketball coach.

Brown: Named Theresa Ingram women's lacrosse coach.

Syracuse: Named Roy Simmons III assistant lacrosse coach.


Bears: Signed TE Hayward Clay to two-year contract and T Dave Rilatt to one-year contract.

Broncos: Signed free-agent LB Sam Manuel.

Dolphins: Signed C Nathan Strikwerda, sixth-round draft pick, to three-year contract.

Lions: Re-signed QB Chris Dittoe.

NFL Europe: Suspended operations of England Monarchs. Announced franchise in Berlin will begin play in 1999.

Pub Date: 6/25/98

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