California Angels -- Signed P John Farrell (didn't pitch last season because of elbow injury) to a minor-league contract.
Chicago White Sox -- Agreed to a one-year contract with C Ron Karkovice (.246, 5 HRs, 22 RBI) for $500,000. He had asked for $725,000 in arbitration; the club offered $400,000.
Colorado Rockies -- Named Paul Zuvella manager of the rookie Arizona League team.
Houston Astros -- Agreed to a one-year, $1.5 million contract with 3B Ken Caminiti (.253, 13 HRs, 80 RBI).
Montreal Expos -- Invited C Rick Cerone (.273, 2 HRs, 16 RBI for the New York Mets) to spring training.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Won arbitration case with SS Jay Bell (.270, 16 HRs, 67 RBI), who will get a raise from $360,000 to $875,000, rather than $1.45 million.
San Diego Padres -- Agreed to a two-year contract with P Greg Harris (9-5, 2.23 ERA).
Boston Celtics -- Signed C Robert Parish to a one-year contract extension. Activated F Kevin McHale from the injured list. Waived F Kenny Battle.
Arizona State -- Named Bob Petrino offensive coordinator.
Fairmont State -- Named Doug Sams football coach.
Miami -- Announced the retirement of Ron Fraser, baseball and Olympic coach, effective at the end of 1992 Summer Olympics.
Niagara -- Announced the resignation of Jim Coen, women's basketball coach. Named Janice Cheney interim head coach.
Notre Dame -- Named Earle Mosley running backs coach and Joe Wessel linebackers coach.
Cincinnati Bengals -- Named Paul Sparling trainer.
Green Bay Packers -- Acquired QB Brett Favre from the Atlanta Falcons for a 1992 first-round draft choice.
New York Jets -- Named Paul Alexander offensive assistant and tight ends coach.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- QB Bubby Brister underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair ligament damage to his right knee.
British Columbia Lions (CFL) -- Named Mike Roach defensive coordinator and linebacker coach.
London Monarchs (WLAF) -- Named Bob Mischak, Bill Schmitz and Ned James assistant coaches.
Edmonton Oilers -- Signed G Bill Ranford to a three-year contract reportedly worth at least $1 million per season.
Baltimore Skipjacks (AHL) -- Activated G Shawn Simpson.
Dallas Sidekicks -- Placed D Wes McLeod on the 15-day injured list. Signed M Diego Castro to a 15-day contract.
MA Wichita Wings -- Signed G Scott Manning to a 15-day contract.