Baseball Baltimore Orioles -- Signed P Mike Linskey and P...


January 24, 1991

Baseball Baltimore Orioles -- Signed P Mike Linskey and P David Martinez one-year contracts.

Boston Red Sox -- Agreed to minor-league contracts with P Cecilio Guante and P Tony Fossas.

Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with second baseman Mariano Duncan (.306 avg., 11 triples, 10 HRs) on a one-year contract worth $925,000, a $525,000 raise. Signed P Mo Sanford and P Luis Vasquez and OF Reggie Sanders to minor-league contracts.

Chicago Cubs -- Agreed to terms with OF Dave Clark (.275, 5 HRs, 20 RBI in 171 at-bats) on one-year contract worth $350,000, a $155,000 raise.

Houston Astros -- Agreed to four-year, player-development contract with Jackson of the Texas League.

Minnesota Twins -- Agreed to terms with first baseman Gene Larkin (.269 avg., 5 HR, 42 RBI in 401 at-bats) on two-year contract worth $1,675,000.

New York Mets -- Signed P Anthony Young and P John Johnstone to one-year contracts.

San Diego Padres -- Agreed to terms with P Calvin Schiraldi (3-8, 4.41 ERA in eight starts and 34 relief appearances) on one-year contract for $740,000, a raise of $140,000.

D8 Seattle Mariners -- Named Dan Warthen bullpen coach.


NBA -- Announced lineups for All-Star Saturday competition: Dunk contest -- Dominque Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks; Rex Chapman and Kendall Gill, Charlotte Hornets; Dee Brown, Boston Celtics; Shawn Kemp, Seattle SuperSonics; Kenny Smith, Houston Rockets; Otis Smith, Orlando Magic; Kenny Williams, Indiana Pacers. Three-point shootout -- Craig Hodges, Chicago Bulls; Danny Ainge and Clyde Drexler, Portland Trail Blazers; Tim Hardaway, Golden State Warriors; Glen Rice, Miami Heat; Hersey Hawkins, Philadelphia 76ers; Dennis Scott, Orlando Magic; Jack Sikma, Milwaukee Bucks. Legends Classic -- Rick Barry, Dave DeBusschere, Sam Jones, Jerry Lucas, Oscar Robertson, Tom Burleson, Phil Chenier, Dave Cowens, Phil Ford, George Gervin, Artis Gilmore, Bobby Jones, Maurice Lucas, Jack Marin, Calvin Murphy, Clifford Ray, Dan Roundfield, Charlie Scott, David Thompson, Jamaal Wilkes.

Dallas Mavericks -- Activated F Herb Williams from injured list. Released F Howard Wright.

New Jersey Nets -- Placed center Sam Bowie on injured list (bruised right shin).

New York Knicks -- Activated F Eddie Lee Wilkins from injured list. Waived C Stuart Gray.

Phoenix Suns -- Waived F Kenny Battle.

Portland Trail Blazers -- Acquired G Walter Davis from Denver Nuggets as part of three-team trade. Trail Blazers sent G Drazen Petrovic and F Terry Mills to New Jersey Nets. The Nets sent F Greg Anderson and their No. 1 pick in 1992, 1993 or 1994 to Nuggets.


Syracuse -- Announced WR Rob Carpenter will enter NFL draft.


Pro Bowl -- AFC added Buffalo Bills LB Darryl Talley as "need" player.


New York Rangers -- Announced that C Bernie Nicholls will miss between three and four weeks after separating left shoulder Tuesday night. Recalled LW Rick Bennett and RW Tie Domi from Binghamton (AHL).

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