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April 08, 1995

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Atlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with 2B Mark Lemke ($1.25 million), 3B Jose Oliva and P Brad Woodall on one-year contracts. Offered SS Jeff Blauser salary arbitration.

Boston Red Sox -- Agreed to terms with IF Luis Alicea ($800,000), IF Terry Shumpert ($250,000) and OF Wes Chamberlain ($350,000) on one-year contracts. Tendered contracts to 3B Scott Cooper, IF Tim Naehring and 1B Mo Vaughn, making them eligible for arbitration.

California Angels -- Signed player-coach Pedro Guerrero to a contract with Double-A Midland.

Cleveland Indians -- Agreed to terms with P Bud Black on a minor-league contract and invited him to spring training.

Chicago Cubs -- Agreed to terms with 1B Mark Grace on a one-year contract. Declined to tender contracts to OF Glenallen Hill and OF Derrick May, making them free agents.

Chicago White Sox -- Re-signed free-agent P Kirk McCaskill for two years at $1.5 million. Re-signed free-agent P Jose DeLeon to a one-year contract.

Cleveland Indians -- Agreed to terms with P Bud Black on a minor-league contract for $350,000; he got $3 million last year with the San Francisco Giants.

Colorado Rockies -- Agreed to terms with P David Nied, P Armando Reynoso, P Lloyd Peever and IF Roberto Mejia on one-year contracts.

Detroit Tigers -- Agreed to terms with P Joe Boever on a $1.15 million, two-year deal and IF Juan Samuel on a minor-league contract worth $325,000 if he makes the majors. Re-signed DH Kirk Gibson for $1.3 million.

Florida Marlins -- Signed free-agent 3B Terry Pendleton, who had been with the Atlanta Braves, to a one-year contract with a club option for 1996. Signed free-agent P John Burkett for two years with an option for a third. Re-signed free-agent IF Jerry Browne to a one-year contract for $650,000.

Houston Astros -- Agreed to terms with OF Luis Gonzalez on a one-year contract worth $1.4 million, a cut of $230,000.

Kansas City Royals -- Signed free-agent C Pat Borders, who had been with the Toronto Blue Jays, to a one-year contract for $310,000; he earned $2.5 million in 1994. Re-signed C Brent Mayne ($625,000) for one year. Tendered offers to P Kevin Appier, P Tom Gordon, P Rusty Meacham and IF David Howard. Did not tender a contract to P Jose DeJesus.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Signed IF Dave Hansen ($325,000) to a one-year contract. Agreed to terms with P Rick Gorecki and OF Roger Cedeno.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Declined to offer a contract to C-OF B. J. Surhoff, who earned $2.3 million last year; agreed to terms with him on a minor-league deal worth $7,000 a month. Did not tender an offer to P Jaime Navarro.

New York Mets -- Agreed to terms with former Orioles 1B David Segui on a one-year contract worth $600,000.

Oakland Athletics -- Agreed to terms with IF Mike Bordick ($1.35 million) and P Dave Leiper ($160,000) on one-year contracts. Agreed to terms with P Bob Welch on a minor-league contract and invited him to spring training as a nonroster player; Welch, who earned $2.9 million last year, will get $225,000 and no performance bonuses. Offered salary arbitration to P Steve Ontiveros. Declined to offer a 1995 contract to P Bobby Witt.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Agreed to terms with P David West ($950,000), P Larry Mitchell, 2B Mickey Morandini ($975,000) and OF Tom Marsh. Signed free-agent OF Randy Ready to a minor-league contract.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Agreed to terms with P Jim Gott and P Denny Neagle (Arundel) on one-year contracts; Gott got $900,000, and Neagle got $720,000.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Signed P Cris Carpenter and P Jeff Parrett to minor-league contracts. Signed C Scott Hemond ($350,000). Resigned 1B Gerald Perry ($295,000), P Vicente Palacios and former Orioles P John Habyan ($300,000) to one-year contracts. Announced that they would offer arbitration to P Rheal Cormier, P Ken Hill, P Rich Rodriguez, OF Ray Lankford and 3B Todd Zeile. Announced that they would not offer arbitration to P Mike Perez, P Omar Olivares and OF Bernard Gilkey.

San Diego Padres -- Agreed to terms with IF Scott Livingstone ($400,000) and P Bill Krueger ($230,000) on one-year contracts.

San Francisco Giants -- Agreed to a one-year, $400,000 contract with P Trevor Wilson. Will not offer arbitration to free-agent P Bill Swift and P Mike Jackson. Tendered contracts to P Rod Beck and CF Darren Lewis. Agreed to terms with 1B Todd Benzinger on a minor-league deal and a side agreement that would pay him $250,000 in the majors.

Seattle Mariners -- Agreed to terms with 1B Tino Martinez ($1 million), P Dave Fleming ($750,000) and C Chad Kreuter ($555,000) on a one-year deal.

Texas Rangers -- Agreed to terms with P Kenny Rogers on a one-year contract. Announced that they would offer arbitration to 3B Dean Palmer and C Ivan Rodriguez. Announced that they would not offer arbitration to P John Burkett.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Declined to offer salary arbitration to free-agent P Todd Stottlemyre. Sent IF Sharnol Adriana to from ++ Triple-A Syracuse to Double-A Knoxville.

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