BaseballAngels: Agreed to terms with P Dennis Springer on...


January 06, 1996


Angels: Agreed to terms with P Dennis Springer on a minor-league contract and invited him to major-league camp.

Astros: Signed P Anthony Young (3-4, 3.70 ERA) to minor-league contract that would pay him $275,000 if he makes the major-league team. Invited OF Ken Ramos and C Jimmy Gonzalez to camp.

Expos: Re-signed OF James Buccheri to Triple-A contract.

Marlins: Re-signed free-agent OF Andre Dawson (.257, 8 HRs) to minor-league contract that would pay him $500,000 if he makes major-league team.

Orioles: Named Pat Dobson pitching coach, Rick Down hitting coach, Andy Etchebarren bench coach, Elrod Hendricks bullpen coach, Sam Perlozzo third base coach and John Stearns first base coach.

Padres: Signed IF Craig Shipley (.263, 3 HRs, 24 RBIs for Astros) for one year.

Rangers: Agreed to one-year deal with P Gil Heredia (5-6, 4.31 ERA with Expos).

Red Sox: Signed former Orioles minor-league P Chuck Ricci.


Bullets: Activated G Mark Price. Placed G Calbert Cheaney on injured list. Waived F Bob McCann.

Celtics: Activated F Eric Williams from injured list. Placed C Alton Lister (strained hamstring) on injured list.

Clippers: Activated F Rodney Rogers from injured list.

Hawks: Released F-C Tim Kempton.

Heat: Waived F Ronnie Grandison.

Hornets: Activated G Khalid Reeves from injured list. Waived G Corey Beck.

Nuggets: Waived F Reggie Slater.

Pistons: Released G Stephen Bardo and F-C Rodney Zimmerman.

76ers: G Scott Skiles retired.

Trail Blazers: Waived F-C Anthony Cook.


Broncos: Signed K Jason Elam to six-year contract.

Dolphins: Coach Don Shula resigned.

Giants: Coach Dan Reeves will return.

Packers: Placed LB Joe Kelly on IR with toe injury. Signed LB Robert Bass, member of practice squad, to active roster.


Mighty Ducks: Assigned D Don McSween to AHL Bandits.

Stars: Placed G Andy Moog on IR.


Spirit (NPSL): Signed M Gary Ross to 15-day contract and F Matt Ruopp to developmental contract. Placed M David Vaudreuil on 15-day DL.

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