December 22, 1995
BaseballAstros: Declined to offer contracts to P Darryl Kile and SS Craig Shipley. Agreed with Kile on 1-year contract.Angels: Declined to offer contracts to P Shawn Boskie, P Mike Harkey and P Rich Monteleone.Brewers: Agreed on minor-league contract with C Matt Nokes.Cardinals: Purchased P Rick Honeycutt from Yankees and agreed on 1-year contract. Declined to offer contracts to 3B Scott Cooper, 2B Geronimo Pena and C Scott Hemond.Expos: Claimed OF Ray McDavid off waivers from Padres.Giants: Declined to offer contract to OF Deion Sanders.
September 11, 1991
Baseball California Angels -- Released P Fernando Valenzuela from his minor-league contract with Class AAA Edmonton.Cleveland Indians -- Placed OF Chris James on the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of OF Wayne Kirby from Class AAA Colorado Springs.BasketballBoston Celtics -- Named Rick Weitzman head scout, Forddy Anderson special assignment scout, and Dennis Johnson scout.CollegeCleveland State -- Named Loretta Hummeldorf women's basketball coach.Fordham -- Named Mike Rice and Ken Peterson men's assistant basketball coaches.
August 21, 1996
BaseballAthletics: Recalled P Paul Fletcher from Triple-A Edmonton. Optioned P Bobby Chouinard to Edmonton.Cubs: Recalled P Kevin Foster from Triple-A Iowa. Placed P Amaury Telemaco on 15-day DL.Mariners: Recalled P Matt Wagner from Triple-A Tacoma. Optioned C Chris Widger to Tacoma.Red Sox: Placed P Stan Belinda on 15-day DL. Recalled P Rich Garces from Triple-A Pawtucket.Tigers: Released former Orioles C Mark Parent. Recalled P Greg Keagle from Triple-A Toledo.Bowie (Double A): Placed P Shane Hale, P Marcus Hostetler and P Kevin Ryan on DL for rest of season.
July 13, 1991
BaseballAL -- Reduced the suspension of Cleveland Indians OF Albert Belle from 1 week to 6 games. Belle began serving the suspension last night.NL -- Suspended Atlanta Braves OF Ron Gant for 1 game and fined him for bumping an umpire in a game July 4.Chicago White Sox -- Claimed OF Mike Huff (.240, 2 HRs, 10 RBI) on waivers from the Cleveland Indians.Cleveland Indians -- Recalled IF/OF Carlos Martinez from Class AA Canton-Akron of the Eastern League.Kansas City Royals -- Re-activated P Bret Saberhagen (shoulder tendinitis)
February 9, 1991
Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Agreed to 1-year contract with P Jeff Parrett (5-10, 2 saves, 5.10 ERA for Braves and Philadelphia Phillies) for $855,000; Parrett had sought $925,000, and the Braves had offered $725,000. Agreed to 1-year contract with P Tom Glavine (10-12, 4.28) for $697,500, a raise of $385,000; he had asked for $825,000, and Braves had offered $530,000. Agreed to 1-year deal with P Mike Stanton (0-3, 18.00 in 7 games).Boston Red Sox -- Agreed to terms with P Roger Clemens (21-6, 1.93)
January 17, 1992
Auto racingCART -- Announced the resignation of Johnny Capels, president and CEO.BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Named Jim Rice minor-league hitting instructor.Florida Marlins -- Named Jax Robertson (former director of scouting for the Detroit Tigers) national scout and Murray Cook (former GM for the Cincinnati Reds, Montreal Expos and New York Yankees) Midwest scout.Houston Astros -- Signed IF Casey Candaele (.262, 4 HRs, 50 RBI) to a 1-year, $905,000 contract. Signed P Jimmy Jones (6-8, 4.39 ERA)
August 22, 1991
BaseballBaltimore Orioles -- Purchased the Class AA contract of P Arthur Rhodes from Hagerstown. Optioned OF Brady Anderson (.191 in 204 AB) to Class AAA Rochester.Chicago White Sox -- Assigned OF Bo Jackson to Class A Sarasota to continue his rehabilitation from a hip injury and announced he would play there this weekend as a DH.Kansas City Royals -- Activated SS Kurt Stillwell from the 15-day DL. Optioned IF Sean Berry (.156 in 32 AB) to Class AAA Omaha.BasketballNBA -- Named Chartese Dean assistant director of media relations, effective Sept.
July 17, 1991
BaseballDetroit Tigers -- Recalled P Scott Aldred (8-8, 4.05 ERA with Class AAA Toledo).BasketballMiami Heat -- Named Bob Staak assistant coach.New Jersey Nets -- Announced vice president and CEO Robert Casciola is leaving team to become executive director of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.Empire State Stallions (USBL) -- Signed F Fernando Sanders. Waived G Dwight Moody.BoxingU.S. Amateur Boxing Federation -- Announced that the 1992 Olympic boxing trials would be held in Worcester, Mass.
December 21, 1991
Auto racing Minardi -- Italian team named Christian Fittipaldi, 20-year-old nephew of former world champion Emerson Fittipaldi, as driver on the Formula One circuit.Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Did not offer a contract to P Mark Grant (sat out the 1991 season with an arm injury), making him a free agent.Boston Red Sox -- Agreed to terms with P Frank Viola (13-15, 3.97 ERA in 1991 with the New York Mets; 1988 AL Cy Young Award winner) on a 3-year contract worth at least $13.9 million.Cleveland Indians -- Did not offer contracts to P Doug Jones (club's career saves leader)