BaseballCalifornia Angels -- Announced that senior VP and...


January 12, 1994


California Angels -- Announced that senior VP and GM Whitey Herzog has resigned, effective Saturday. Promoted assistant GM Bill Bavasi to senior VP and GM.

Chicago Cubs -- Agreed to terms with P Chuck Crim, P Bill Brennan, P Terry Bross and IF Eric Yelding on minor-league contracts and invited them to spring training as nonroster players.

Chicago White Sox -- Named Roly Dearmas bullpen catcher. Invited OF Darrin Jackson, OF Joe Hall, OF Billy Joe Hobert, OF Dann Howitt, OF Greg Tubbs, P Scott Christman, P Chris Bushing, P Dennis Cook, P Brian Givens, P Wally Ritchie, C Clemente Alvarez and C Roberto Machado to spring training as nonroster players.

Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with OF R. J. Reynolds on a minor-league contract and invited him to spring training as a nonroster player.

New York Mets -- Invited IF Fernando Vina and IF Pablo Martinez to spring training as nonroster players.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Agreed to terms with OF Orlando Merced on a one-year contract. Added Greg Brown to their broadcast team.

Texas Rangers -- Agreed to terms with P Cris Carpenter on a one-year contract. Re-signed free-agent C Doug Davis and IF Chuck Johnson. Signed P Duff Brumley to a one-year contract.


Denver Nuggets -- Placed G Darnell Mee on the injured list. Signed G Adonis Jordan to a 10-day contract.

Indiana Pacers -- Placed F Dale Davis on the injured list. Activated F/C LaSalle Thompson from the injured list.

Sacramento Kings -- Waived G Jim Les and activated G Randy Brown from the injured list.

USBL -- Awarded a franchise to Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Mississippi Gamblers (USBL) -- Named Steve Tucker GM and coach.


Central State -- Named Rick Comegy football coach.


NFC -- Named Detroit Lions OT Lomas Brown to replace New York Giants OT Jumbo Elliott (disk injury) in the Pro Bowl.

Carolina Panthers -- Named Bill Polian GM.

Indianapolis Colts -- Fired receivers coach Dwain Painter.

Los Angeles Raiders -- Placed DL Chester McGlockton on IR. Signed DL Warren Powers (Maryland, Edmondson High).

New York Jets -- Promoted defensive line coach Greg Robinson to defensive coordinator.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Fired special teams coach John Guy and

defensive line coach Steve Furness.


New York Islanders -- Assigned LW Zigmund Palffy, RW Dan Plante and RW Jason Simon to IHL Salt Lake.

Vancouver Canucks -- Recalled D John Namestnikov from AHL Hamilton.

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