Baseball Baltimore Orioles -- Agreed to 1-year, $575,000...


February 15, 1991

Baseball Baltimore Orioles -- Agreed to 1-year, $575,000 contract with P Jeff Robinson (10-9, 5.96 ERA with Detroit Tigers), a $165,000 raise. Invited P Mike Flanagan (2-2 in 5 games for Toronto Blue Jays) and OF-DH Larry Sheets (.261, 10 HRs, 52 RBI) to camp.

Boston Red Sox -- Agreed to 1-year, $355,000 contract with OF Kevin Romine (.272 in 136 AB), a $95,000 raise. Agreed to terms with P Darryl Irvine (1-1 in 11 games), P Derek Livernois, P Dave Owen and P Jeff Plympton.

California Angels -- Agreed to 1-year, $2.5 million contract with P Chuck Finley (18-9, 2.40), a $1.7 million raise.

Houston Astros -- Agreed to 1-year, $705,000 contract with P Mark Portugal (11-10, 3.64), a $488,000 raise.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Agreed to 1-year, $315,000 contract with IF Lenny Harris (.304, 2, 29 in 137 games), a $170,000 raise.

Montreal Expos -- Announced 2-year working agreement with Rockford of the Midwest League. Named Pat Kelly manager and Richard Dubee and Jose Castro coaches of Rockford.

Oakland Athletics -- Named Reggie Jackson part-time coach and part-time television analyst.

San Diego Padres -- Agreed to 4-year, $15.25 million contract with 1B Fred McGriff (.300, 35, 88 for Toronto Blue Jays). At $3,812,500 per season, the contract is the fifth-highest in baseball. McGriff made $1.45 million last season.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Signed P Willie Fraser (4-5, 2.08) to 1-year, $750,000 contract, a $340,000 raise.

College Ball State -- Announced resignation of Gerald Ingram, running backs coach, in order to take the same position at Boston College.

Kansas State -- Promoted Bobby Stoops and Jim Leavitt to co-defensive coordinators.

Northeastern -- Named Chris Demarest outside linebackers coach.

Missouri Valley Conference -- Announced that Northern Iowa will become a member effective July 1, 1991.

Virginia -- Announced signing of 3 soccer players to letters of intent, including Clint Peay of Oakland Mills.

West Virginia -- Announced the resignation of Dwight Wallace, quarterbacks and receivers coach.

Football Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed WR Lorenzo Davis and WR Ron Heard.

San Francisco 49ers -- Named Ray Sherman running backs coach.

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NHL -- Suspended New York Rangers F Bernie Nicholls for 3 games for swinging his stick at Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jean-Jacques Daigneault during a game last weekend.

Baltimore Skipjacks -- Recalled C Harry Mews (24 goals, 30 assists, 128 penalty minutes) from ECHL Hampton Roads Admirals.

Montreal Canadiens -- Announced Todd Ewen (3 goals, 2 assists, 128 penalty minutes) will miss the rest of the regular season because of a bone fracture in his right hand.

New Jersey Devils -- Recalled C Kevin Todd from Utica of the AHL.

Albany Choppers (IHL) -- Club folded.

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