Baseball Giants: Signed P John Johnstone to two-year...


January 11, 2000


Giants: Signed P John Johnstone to two-year, $3.35 million contract.

Indians: Agreed to terms with former Orioles C Matt Nokes on minor-league contract. Invited P Tim Drew, P Paul Rigdon, P C. C. Sabathia and P Mark Watson to spring training.

Rangers: Agreed to terms with OF Jason McDonald and IF Luis Ortiz on minor-league contracts.

Tigers: Signed OF Billy McMillon to minor-league contract and invited him to spring training.

Yankees: Named Lee Mazzilli first base coach and Bob Didier major-league catching instructor.


NBA: Named Pistons F Grant Hill (38.8 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 7.5 apg in four games) Player of the Week.

Bulls: Placed G B. J. Armstrong (knee) on injured list. Signed G Chris Carr and G Dedric Willoughby to 10-day contracts.

Nuggets: Placed F Roy Rogers (knee) on injured list. Activated F Popeye Jones from injured list.

San Diego (IBL): Announced Smokey Gaines has stepped down as coach. Promoted assistant, former Bullets G Jeff Malone, to coach.


Boston University: Ruled men's basketball G Matt Turner academically ineligible for second semester.

Holy Cross: Named Mike McCaffrey men's lacrosse coach.


Broncos: Signed CB DeAuntae Brown.


Stars: Placed RW Jamie Langenbrun (ribs) on IR.

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