BaseballAstros: Signed P Manuel Barrios, P Ryan Creek, P...


February 13, 1997


Astros: Signed P Manuel Barrios, P Ryan Creek, P Mike Grzanich, P Oscar Henriquez, P Tom Martin, P Trever Miller, P C. J. Nitkowski, P Mike Walter, IF Carlos Guillen and OF Richard Hidalgo to one-year contracts.

Giants: Acquired P Rene Arocha from Cardinals to complete Dec. 19 trade involving C Tom Lampkin.

Mets: Agreed to terms with P Greg McMichael on two-year, $3.2 million contract and P Bobby Jones on one-year, $1.9 million contract, avoiding salary arbitration with both.


Pacers: Placed F Derrick McKey (foot) on injured list. Activated G/F Vincent Askew from injured list.

Rockets: Signed F Joe Stephens to 10-day contract.

Warriors: Activated G Mark Price from injured list. Placed F Lou Roe (hamstring) on injured list.

Women's NBA: Signed G Dena Head, F Vickie Johnson, F Wendy Palmer and F Judy Mosley-McAfee. Announced Cleveland team will be called Rockers and Phoenix team will be called Mercury.


Loyola: G Jason Rowe was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference co-Rookie of the Week.

Missouri-Kansas City: Suspended men's basketball F Vinson Smith and F Lonnie Alexander for rest of season for violation of team rules.

South Florida: Named Andre Waters secondary coach.


Broncos: Named John Teerlinck assistant coach/pass rush specialist. Promoted Rick Dennison to special teams coach.

Jaguars: Signed WR Chad Askew and re-signed DE Jose White.

Jets: Waived L Nick Lowery and S Lonnie Young.

Packers: Signed DT Michael Thompson, DL Walter Scott, WR Eric Matthews, LB Reggie Clark, LB Dion Foxx, FS Monty Grow, DE Eric Johnson, CB Buster Owens, G Andrew Peterson and TE Lovell Pickney. Waived CB Michael Robinson.

Patriots: Named Larry Kennan offensive coordinator.

Redskins: Terminated contracts of LB Rod Stephens and CB Muhammad Oliver. Waived OT Brian Thure. Designated DT Sean Gilbert as club's franchise player.


Blues: Assigned D David Williams to AHL Worcester.

Islanders: Recalled D Jason Holland from AHL Kentucky.

Bandits (AHL): Signed D Ryan Gillis and D Kevin Knopp to professional tryout agreements.

Pub Date: 2/13/97

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