Baseball Angels: Agreed to minor-league contract with...


February 01, 2000


Angels: Agreed to minor-league contract with IF Carlos Garcia (.182 in 11 games with Padres).

Devil Rays: Agreed to $1.85 million, one-year contract with OF Quinton McCracken (.250 in 148 at-bats), avoiding salary arbitration, and minor-league contract with IF Mariano Duncan, who hasn't played in the major leagues since 1997.

Mets: Agreed to $210,000, one-year contract with IF Mike Kinkade (.196 in 46 at-bats).

Orioles: Invited P Javier de la Hoya, P Sean Maloney, P Jose Mercedes, P Rafael Pina, P Matt Ryan, C Tommy Davis (.167 in 6 AB), C Joe DePastino, C Willie Morales, C Jayson Werth, OF Wady Almonte, OF Wayne Kirby and OF Derrick May (.265 in 49 AB) to spring training.

Pirates: Former 2B Bill Mazeroski will return as spring training infield instructor.

Rockies: Agreed to $2,212,500, one-year contract with SS Neifi Perez (.280, 12 HRs, 70 RBIs), avoiding arbitration.

Yankees: Signed P Mike Grace (1-4, 7.69 ERA with Phillies) to minor-league contract; invited him to spring training as non-roster player.

Atlantic City (Independent): Named Tommy Helms manager.


NBA: Named Hawks C Dikembe Mutombo Player of the Week.

Bulls: Signed G Chris Carr for remainder of season.

Cavaliers: Signed F Pete Chilcutt to 10-day contract.

Grizzlies: Activated C Cherokee Parks. Placed F-C Antoine Carr on injured list.

Heat: Placed G Tim James on injured list with sprained back. Activated G Rodney Buford.

Warriors: Named Dave Cowens assistant coach. Signed G Sam Jacobson for remainder of season.


ACC: Named Virginia's Donald Hand and North Carolina's Brendan Haywood men's basketball co-Players of the Week. Named Virginia's Travis Watson Rookie of the Week.

Arizona State: Promoted John Pettas to offensive coordinator.

New Mexico: QB Eric Jaworsky, RB Kevin Leigh and K David McKinney will not return to football team.


NHL: Suspended Devils coach Robbie Ftorek one game and fined him $10,000 for throwing part of team's bench on ice during game Saturday night. Named Capitals D Sergei Gonchar Player of the Week.

Hurricanes: Named Jim Rutherford CEO and GM, Jim Cain president and chief operating officer and Jason Karmanos VP-assistant GM.

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