BaseballAstros: Agreed to one-year contracts with P John...


January 29, 1998


Astros: Agreed to one-year contracts with P John Halama, P C. J. Nitkowski and P Brian Sikorski. Promoted Tom Botas to baseball operations assistant.

Brewers: Agreed to four-year contract with OF Jeromy Burnitz.

Diamondbacks: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Chris Clemons, P Marty Janzen, P Jeff Suppan, IF Edwin Diaz and OF Brent Brede.

Reds: Signed P Mark Hutton to one-year contract.

Red Sox: Agreed to $25 million, four-year contract with 2B John Valentin.

Atlantic City (Independent): Named former Orioles minor-league manager Doc Edwards manager.


Warriors: Activated F-C David Vaughn from injured list.

York City (EBA): Signed G Ralph Blalock (Towson State).


WAC: Supervisor of football officials Mike Pereira is resigning to become one of four supervisors of NFL officials.

Alabama: Suspended assistant basketball coach Tyrone Beaman from all coaching duties, pending conclusion of internal investigation into possible violations of university and athletic department policies.

C.W. Post: Named Bryan Collins football coach.

Coast Guard: Promoted interim football coach Bob Estock to permanent job.

Florida State: G Geoff Brower left basketball team.


Jaguars: Signed DT John Jurkovic, DT Kelvin Pritchett, WR Will Moore, CB Curtis Anderson and RB Ricky Parker.


NHL: Suspended Devils F Scott Daniels two games and fined him $1,000 for head-butting Rangers C P. J. Stock.

Bruins: Assigned G Paxton Schafer to AHL Providence.

Canucks: Recalled D Chad Allen from AHL Syracuse.

Maple Leafs: Recalled LW Mike Kennedy and C Kevyn Adams from AHL St. John's.

Penguins: Assigned D Alexei Krivchenkov to AHL Syracuse.

Canucks: Recalled D Chad Allen from AHL Syracuse.

ECHL: Suspended Birmingham G Marc Delorme 12 games for shoving referee.


Columbus (MLS): Signed G Juergen Sommer, who had been with Queens Park Rangers in England.

Pub Date: 1/29/98

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