BaseballAthletics: Placed P Tim Worrell on 15-day...



Athletics: Placed P Tim Worrell on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 1. Activated P T. J. Mathews from 15-day DL. Recalled P Tim Kubinski from Triple-A Vancouver. Optioned P Luis Vizcaino to Double-A Midland.

Braves: Activated P John Smoltz from 15-day DL. Designated P John Hudek for assignment.

Devil Rays: Recalled P Alan Newman from Triple-A Durham.

Phillies: Acquired P Scott Aldred as player to be named in July 20 trade with Devil Rays. Optioned P Anthony Shumaker to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Designated P Joe Grahe for assignment.

Pirates: Placed IF Mike Benjamin (fractured left index finger) on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of IF Dale Sveum from Triple-A Nashville. Transferred OF Turner Ward to 60-day DL.

Rangers: Recalled P Jonathan Johnson from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned P Danny Kolb to Oklahoma.


Colts: Placed WR Isaac Jones on physically unable to play list. Signed WR Jason Shelley.

Lions: Signed LB Chris Claiborne and T Aaron Gibson to four-year contracts.

Raiders: Signed LB Roderick Coleman, DT Daren Yancey, S JoJuan Armour and DT Jon Kirksey. Waived WR James Battle and OL Rick Cunningham.

Rams: Acquired LB Mike Morton from Packers for seventh-round draft choice in 2001.

Pub Date: 7/25/99

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