Baseball Boston Red Sox -- Named John Doherty minor-league...

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December 08, 1990

Baseball Boston Red Sox -- Named John Doherty minor-league hitting instructor; offered OF Tom Brunansky (.267, 15 HR, 71 RBI) salary arbitration.

California Angels -- IF Fred Manrique (.237, 5 HR, 29 RBI with Minnesota Twins) agreed to a one-year, $325,000 contract; offered salary arbitration to IF Donnie Hill (.264, 3, 32) and OF Max Venable (.259, 4, 21).

Detroit Tigers -- Offered P Dan Petry (10-9, 4.45 ERA) salary arbitration.

Houston Astros -- Offered P Juan Agosto (9-8, 4.29) salary arbitration.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Offered salary arbitration to P Fernando Valenzuela (13-13, 4.59) and 2B-OF Juan Samuel (.242, 13, 52).

Milwaukee Brewers -- Offered P Bill Krueger (6-8, 3.98) salary arbitration; waived IF Gus Polidor (.067 in 15 at-bats) and P Tony Fossas (2-3, 6.44).

Minnesota Twins -- Offered OF Randy Bush (.243, 6, 18) salary arbitration.

Montreal Expos -- Offered salary arbitration to P Dave Schmidt (3-3, 4.31).

Oakland Athletics -- Offered P Scott Sanderson (17-11, 3.88) and P Bob Welch (27-6, 2.95) salary arbitration.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Offered salary arbitration to OF-1B Gary Redus (.247, 6, 23).

St. Louis Cardinals -- offered salary arbitration to 1F-OF Denny Walling (.220, 1, 19).

San Diego -- Offered salary arbitration to P Dennis Rasmussen (11-15, 4.51).

Texas Rangers -- Offered P Craig McMurtry (0-3, 9.72) salary

arbitration.

Basketball

CBA -- Suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount, La Crosse Catbirds coach Flip Saunder, who was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct and not leaving the court promptly after he was assessed a second technical foul during a game Wednesday. Suspended F Ron Draper, Quad City, and F Roy Marble, Cedar Rapids, one game for fighting.

Phoenix Suns -- Traded F Eddie Johnson (13.5 ppg) and first-round draft picks in 1991 and 1993 or 1994, to the Seattle SuperSonics for F Xavier McDaniel (21.8 ppg).

College

Auburn -- Coach Pat Dye hired Kentucky assistant Tommy Bowden, son of Florida State coach Bobby Bowden, as offensive coordinator.

Charleston Southern -- Named David Dowd football coach.

Fullerton State -- Announced the resignations of Larry Manfull, administrative director of football operations; and Dale Bunn and Don Morel, assistant coaches.

Howard -- Announced the resignation of AD William Moultrie.

Louisiana State -- Board of Supervisors approved the hiring of Curley Hallman as football coach.

Purdue -- Named Pat Henderson, Pete Hoener, Brock Spack, Tony Caviglia and Dino Barbers as assistant football coaches.

Football

NFL -- Fined New York Giants TE Mark Bavaro an undisclosed amount for bumping an official in a game on Nov. 25.

Hockey

Hartford Whalers -- Ron Francis removed as team captaim by coach Rick Ley.

Pittsburgh Penquins -- Sent LW Troy Loney to Muskegon (IHL) on rehabilitation program.

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