Baseball Brewers: Agreed to $1,625,000, two-year...


February 03, 2000


Brewers: Agreed to $1,625,000, two-year contract with P Juan Acevedo (6-8, 5.89 ERA with Cardinals) and one-year contract with P Matt Williams.

Indians: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Sean DePaula (4.63 ERA in 11 2/3 IP), P Tom Martin (8.68 ERA in 9 1/3 IP) and P Jim Brower (3-1, 4.56 ERA in 25 2/3 IP). Named Mario Diaz hitting coach for Triple-A Buffalo.

Mets: Agreed to $462,500, one-year contract with OF Matt Franco (major-league-record 19 walks as pinch hitter), avoiding arbitration.

Phillies: Signed P Steve Sparks (5-11, 5.42 ERA with Angels) to Triple-A contract; invited him to major-league camp. Agreed to one-year contracts with P Dave Coggin and P Jason Brester.

Red Sox: Signed P Julio Santana (1-4, 7.32 ERA with Devil Rays) to minor-league contract.

Rockies: Signed free-agent OF Darren Bragg (.260, 6 HRs, 26 RBIs with Cardinals) to one-year contract. Sent P Steve Shoemaker outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Tigers: Agreed to $525,000, one-year contract with former Orioles C Gregg Zaun (.247, 12 RBIs with Rangers), avoiding arbitration. Signed P Brandon Villafuerte and P Shane Heams.

Yankees: Agreed to minor-league contract with IF Rafael Bournigal (.274 in 95 at-bats with Mariners).


NBA: Named Bulls F Elton Brand Rookie of the Month.


Brigham Young: Promoted running backs coach Lance Reynolds to offensive coordinator.

Kent: Signed OL Mike Jenkins (South Carroll) and DB Brian Hopson (Patterson) to letters of intent.

Morehouse: Will sign DB Chad Allen (Mount St. Joseph) to letter of intent today.


NFL: Signed extension through 2005 to keep Pro Bowl in Honolulu.

Buccaneers: Signed WR Yo Murphy to two-year contract.

49ers: Moved George Stewart from special teams coach to wide receivers coach. Named Bruce DeHaven special teams coach.

Jets: Waived FS Steve Atwater, QB Rick Mirer and former Ravens TE Eric Green. Re-signed RB Bernie Parmalee to two-year contract.

Packers: Agreed to terms with OL Doug Karczewski and LB Kevin Johnson.

Raiders: Named Ron Lynn defensive backs coach.

Rams: Officially named Mike Martz head coach, replacing Dick Vermeil, who retired this week.

Redskins: Signed FB Larry Centers to four-year contract.


Bruins: Recalled RW Cameron Mann from AHL Providence.

Flyers: Sent D Jeff Lank to AHL Philadelphia.

Maple Leafs: Sent D Nathan Dempsey to AHL St. John's.

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