BASEBALL American League * CLEVELAND INDIANS -- Agreed to...


January 28, 1992

BASEBALL American League * CLEVELAND INDIANS -- Agreed to terms with Brook Jacoby, third baseman, on a minor-league contract.

* KANSAS CITY ROYALS -- Agreed to terms with Gary Thurman,

outfielder, on a one-year contract.

* NEW YORK YANKEES -- Invited Brien Taylor, Mike Witt, Royal Clayton, Mark Hutton and Mike Draper, pitchers; Kiki Hernandez, Dave Sax and Mike Stanley, catchers; Robert Eenhoorn, Andy Stankiewicz and Torey Lovullo, infielders; and Dion James, outfielder, to training camp as non-roster players.

* TEXAS RANGERS -- Agreed to terms with Lance McCullers, pitcher, on a minor league contract with Oklahoma City of the American Association.

National League * CHICAGO CUBS -- Named Brett Fischer strength and conditioning coordinator and Garrett Giemont director of strength and conditioning. Invited Jeff D. Robinson, Jamie Moyer, Steve Adkins, Jessie Hollins, Scott May and John Salles, pitchers; Jim Robinson and Matt Walbeck, catchers; and Earl Cunningham and Fernando Ramsey, outfielders, to training camp as non-roster players.

* HOUSTON ASTROS -- Signed Rob Murphy and Joe Boever, pitchers; Denny Walling, outfielder; and Ernest Riles, infielder, to minor-league contracts and invited them to spring training as non-roster players.

* NEW YORK METS -- Named Vada Pinson minor league hitting


* PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES -- Agreed to terms with Terry Mulholland, pitcher, on a one-year contract.

* SAN DIEGO PADRES -- Signed Dave Eiland, pitcher, to a minor-league contract, and invited him to training camp as a non-roster player.

* SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS -- Agreed to terms with Bill Swift, pitcher, on a three-year contract. Named John Yee vice president of finance.


National Basketball Association * NBA -- Fined Vernon Maxwell, Houston guard, $7,500 and Tom Newell, New Jersey assistant coach, $2,000 and suspended both for one game without pay for separate referee-bumping incidents in games played Saturday night.

* DALLAS MAVERICKS -- Signed Tracy Moore, guard, to a second 10-day contract.

* SEATTLE SUPERSONICS -- Placed Derrick McKey, forward, on the injured list.


National Football League * GREEN BAY PACKERS -- Named Jon Gruden offensive assistant coach.

* PHOENIX CARDINALS -- Named Bobby Jackson running backs coach and John Matsko offensive line coach.

* PITTSBURGH STEELERS -- Retained Dick Hoak, running backs coach. Named Ron Erhardt offensive coordinator and Steve Furness defensive line coach.

Professional Spring Football League * PSFL -- Named Rich Berg director of public relations.

MIAMI TRIBE -- Named Mike Meisler general manager; Norb Ecksl assistant general manager; Bruce Smith director of public relations; Terry Derry marketing director; Michael Gelfano director of ticket sales; and Jeff Manin assistant marketing director.

* WASHINGTON MARAUDERS -- Named David Aston director of public relations and Kris Crenwelge assistant director of public relations.


National Hockey League * NHL -- Suspended Jaromir Jagr, Pittsburgh Penguins forward, for 10 games for skating into referee Ron Hoggarth.

* BUFFALO SABRES -- Called up Tom Draper, goaltender, from Rochester of the American Hockey League.

* CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS -- Traded Paul Gillis, center, to the Hartford Whalers for future considerations. Recalled James Black, center, from Springfield of the American Hockey League.


* COLORADO -- Promoted Les Steckel, receivers coach, to offensive coordinator.

* DARTMOUTH -- Named Roger Hughes offensive coordinator.

JACKSONVILLE -- Suspended Jeremy Livingston and Herb Taylor, guards, one game for violating team rules. Suspended James Fuller and Corey Pouncy, guards, Barry Brown, foward, and Willie Fisher, center, indefinately for violating team rules.

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