BASEBALL American League
* BALTIMORE ORIOLES -- Agreed to terms with Manny Alexander and Ricky Gutierrez, infielders; Cesar Devares, catcher; and Mike Oquist, pitcher, on one-year contracts.
* KANSAS CITY ROYALS -- Agreed to terms with Tom Gordon, pitcher, and Mike Macfarlane, catcher, on one-year contracts.
* TEXAS RANGERS -- Signed Don Carman, pitcher, to a minor league contract with Oklahoma City of the American Association.
* ATLANTA BRAVES -- Agreed to terms with Ron Gant, outfielder, on a one-year contract.
* CINCINNATI REDS -- Agreed to terms with Tim Layana, pitcher, on a one-year contract.
* HOUSTON ASTROS -- Agreed to terms with Mark Portugal, pitcher, on a one-year contract.
* LOS ANGELES DODGERS -- Signed Jim Neidlinger, pitcher, to a minor league contract with Albuquerque of the Pacific Coast League.
* MONTREAL EXPOS -- Signed Phil Bradley, outfielder, to a minor league contract with Indianapolis of the American Association.
* PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES -- Signed Greg Mathews, pitcher, to a contract with Scranton-Wilkes-Barre of the International League, and invited him to spring training.
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association
* HOUSTON ROCKETS -- Placed Carl Herrera, forward, on the injured list. Activated Larry Smith, forward-center, from the injured list.
Continental Basketball Association
* FORT WAYNE FURY -- Traded Anthony Corbitt, forward, to the Grand Rapids Hoops for a player to be named later.
* RAPID CITY THRILLERS -- Traded Wayne Engelstad, forward, to the La Crosse Catbirds for future considerations. Signed Cliff Robinson, forward-center.
* ROCKFORD LIGHTNING -- Activated Dan Godfread, center, from the suspended-reserve list. Placed Doug Overton, guard, on the suspended-reserve list.
FOOTBALL National Football League
* BUFFALO BILLS -- Named Charlie Joiner receivers coach.
* GREEN BAY PACKERS -- Named Mark Schiefelbein director of community relations.
* PHILADELPHIA EAGLES -- Signed Bill Hess, wide receiver, to a one-year contract.
* PHOENIX CARDINALS -- Signed James Richards, offensive lineman.
HOCKEY National Hockey League
* NEW YORK RANGERS -- Signed David Quinn, defenseman, and assigned him to Binghamton of the American Hockey League.
* ST. LOUIS BLUES -- Recalled Dave Mackey, left wing, from Peoria of the International Hockey League. Assigned Jason Marshall, defenseman, to Peoria.
* RUIDOSO DOWNS -- Named Max Johnson general manager.
SOCCER American Professional Soccer League
* COLORADO FOXES -- Signed Robin Fraser, defender, to a two-year contract.
* AMHERST -- Promoted John McKechnie, associate head football coach, to co-head football coach.
* ARMY -- Named Perry Fewell assistant football coach.
* COLORADO STATE -- Named Dave Magazu centers coach and Craig Wederquist defensive line coach. Announced that Mike Trgovac, defensive line coach, has resigned to accept an assistant's position at Notre Dame.
* VALDOSTA -- Named Hal Mumme football coach.