Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Declined to offer salary...


October 30, 1992

Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Declined to offer salary arbitration to P Jeff Reardon.

Orioles -- Declined to offer salary arbitration to P Storm Davis and P Craig Lefferts. Davis and Lefferts are now able to file for free agency.

Colorado Rockies -- Named Larry Bearnarth pitching coach. Named Amos Otis to the coaching staff in an unspecified role. Announced that Joe Niekro has been asked to be the pitching coach for Single-A Visalia.

Detroit Tigers -- Offered salary arbitration to IF Tony Phillips. Decided not to offer arbitration to P Frank Tanana, P Walt Terrell and 1B Dave Bergman. Announced that P Les Lancaster rejected an outright assignment to Triple-A Toledo and chose to become a free agent.

Kansas City Royals -- Signed P Dennis Rasmussen, a former Orioles minor-leaguer, to a one-year contract for $325,000. He can also earn an additional $175,000 in performance bonuses.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Offered salary arbitration to P Jim Gott (3-3, 2.45, 6 saves), preventing him from filing for free agency.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Declined to offer salary arbitration to IF Scott Fletcher, IF Jim Gantner and P Jesse Orosco.

New York Yankees -- Declined to offer salary arbitration to OF Mel Hall and P Pascual Perez.


Portland Trail Blazers -- Waived C Matt Fish and G Charles McCovery.

Sacramento Kings -- Signed G Walt Williams to a multiyear contract.

Cedar Rapids Sharpshooters (GBA) -- Named former NBA star Rick Barry coach.

Louisville Shooters (GBA) -- Signed former Coppin State G Reggie Isaac.


Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference -- Named Michael Altman interim commissioner.

Texas-Arlington -- Announced the resignation of men's basketball coach Mark Nixon. Named Eddie McCarter men's interim basketball coach.

OC UTEP -- Announced that basketball G Henry Hall has left school.


Cincinnati Bengals -- Waived DL Elston Ridgle. Activated DL Roosevelt Nix from the practice squad.

Indianapolis Colts -- Activated DB Ashley Ambrose, a second-round pick. Signed DE Murray Garrett to the practice roster.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Activated CB Darrell Malone from the practice squad.

Minnesota Vikings -- Placed WR Hassan Jones and DE James Harris on injured reserve. Activated G Bernard Dafney from the practice squad. Signed S David Wilson to the practice squad.

World League -- Announced the resignation of Joe Bailey, chief operating officer.


Pittsburgh Penguins -- Announced that C Martin Straka will join the club after being released from his contract with the Skoda Plzen team in Czechoslovakia.

Peoria Rivermen (IHL) -- Recalled F Darren Colbourne and F Peter Kasowski from ECHL Dayton.


USOC -- Named Patty Sabo manager of the athlete support department.


Baltimore Spirit (NPSL) -- Sold F Tim Ernst to the Detroit Rockers.

Detroit Rockers (NPSL) -- Signed F Andy Chapman and G Bryan Finnerty to contract extensions through the 1993-94 season.

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