BaseballCalifornia Angels -- Traded P Jim Abbott to the...


December 07, 1992


California Angels -- Traded P Jim Abbott to the New York #F Yankees for P Jerry Nielsen, P Russ Springer and 1B J. T. Snow.

Cincinnati Reds -- Named Greg Lynn head trainer.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Agreed to terms with P Jose DeJesus (missed 1992 season after rotator-cuff surgery) on a one-year contract and OF Dale Murphy (.161, 2 HRs, 7 RBI in 18 games) and P Ken Howell (who hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 1990) on minor-league contracts. Invited Murphy and Howell to spring training.

St. Louis Cardinals -- The agent for SS Ozzie Smith announced that he is staying with the team.

Seattle Mariners -- Signed P Andy Nezelek and added him to their 40-man roster. Signed OF Aubrey Waggoner and assigned him to Triple-A Calgary.

Texas Rangers -- Agreed to a one-year contract with a club option for 1994 with P Todd Burns (3-5, 3.84 ERA, 1 save). Retained third-base coach Dave Oliver.


0 Portland Trail Blazers -- Signed F Joe Wolf.


Louisiana State -- Suspended G Maurice Williamson from the basketball team for games Dec. 15 and 21-23 and stripped him of his co-captaincy for failing to show up for a game Dec. 3.


New York Giants -- Placed PK Matt Bahr and LB Steve DeOssie on IR. Activated S Myron Guyton and WR Mark Ingram from IR. Signed TE and long snapper John Brandes. Waived DL John Washington.


New York Rangers -- Called up F Alexei Kovalev, F Steven King, D Sergei Zubov and G Corey Hirsch from AHL Binghamton.

San Jose Sharks -- Agreed to terms with G Trevor Robins. Assigned F Ed Courtenay and F Brian Lawton to IHL Kansas City.

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