BaseballBaltimore Orioles -- Signed 2B Bill Ripken (.217...

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February 09, 1992

Baseball

Baltimore Orioles -- Signed 2B Bill Ripken (.217, 14 RBI) to a one-year, $685,000 contract.

Chicago White Sox -- Won their arbitration case with P Jack McDowell (17-10, 3.41 ERA, 191 strikeouts) when an arbitrator picked the team's offer of $1.6 million rather than the pitcher's request of $2.3 million. McDowell made $175,000 in 1991.

Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with IF Bip Roberts (.281, 3 HRs, 32 RBI) on a one-year contract for $1.5 million.

Kansas City Royals -- Agreed to terms with IF Gregg Jefferies on a one-year contract for $1.15 million. He had requested $1.4 million in arbitration; the club had offered $750,000.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Won their arbitration case with IF Dale Sveum (.241, 4 HRs, 43 RBI) when an arbitrator picked the team's offer of $375,000 rather than Sveum's request of $720,000.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Agreed to terms with Candy Maldonado (.250, 12 HRs, 48 RBI) on a one-year contract for $1.25 million. He had asked for $1.95 million in arbitration; the club had offered $1 million.

College

Southern Utah -- Announced the resignation of basketball coach Neil Roberts four days after he was arrested for allegedly shoplifting a $30 necktie.

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