January 19, 2000
Baseball Angels: Agreed to terms with OF Orlando Palmeiro on one-year contract. Blue Jays: Agreed to terms with C Alberto Castillo on a two-year contract. Braves: Agreed to terms with 2B Quilvio Veras on one-year contract. Named Rafael Belliard minor-league infield instructor and Rick Adair minor-league pitching coordinator. Brewers: Agreed to terms with P Valerio De Los Santos, P Allen Levraault, P Bill Pulsipher, P Paul Stewart and P Jamey Wright on one-year contracts. Cubs: Agreed to terms with P Matt Karchner on one-year contract.
March 1, 2007
Moves Baseball ASTROS -- Agreed with C Hector Gimenez, C Humberto Quintero, P Wandy Rodriguez and P Chris Sampson on one-year contracts. BRAVES -- Agreed with P Manny Acosta, P Tyler Yates, C Brian McCann, C Brayan Pena, OF Gregor Blanco, OF T.J. Bohn, OF Matt Diaz, OF Ryan Langerhans, IF Pete Orr and IF Scott Thorman on one-year contracts. DEVIL RAYS -- Signed P Ruddy Lugo and 1B Joel Guzman to one-year contracts. INDIANS -- Agreed with P Fernando Cabrera, OF Shin-Soo Choo, OF Ben Francisco, OF Franklin Gutierrez, IF Joe Inglett, P Juan Lara, IF Andy Marte, P Edward Mujica and C Kelly Shoppach on one-year contracts.
March 14, 1997
BaseballCardinals: Optioned IF Mike Gulan and C Elisier Marrero to Triple-A Louisville, IF Luis Ordaz, P Blake Stein and Curtis King to Double-A Arkansas and OF Miguel Mejia to Single-A Prince William. Assigned P Tom McGraw, P Braden Looper and IF Tom Nevers to minor-league camp.Expos: Released IF Geronimo Pena and OF Milt Cuyler.Marlins: Optioned contracts of P Livan Hernandez, P Andy Larkin, P Antonio Alfonseca, P Bryan Ward and OF Todd Dunwoody to Triple-A Charlotte. Assigned P Joe Norris, C Hector Kuilan, C John Roskos, IF Chris Clapinski, IF Brian Daubach and OF Marquis Riley to minor-league camp.
January 21, 1998
BaseballAstros: Agreed to $12 million, three-year deal with P Mike Hampton.Blue Jays: Agreed to $2.4 million, one-year deal with 1B Carlos Delgado. Signed free-agent 1B-OF Phil Plantier to minor-league contract; invited him to spring training.Devil Rays: Named Orlando Gomez bullpen coach.Diamondbacks: Agreed to $1.65 million, two-year contract with P Russ Springer.Giants: Named Bob Quinn senior adviser/director of Arizona operations. Signed OF Marvin Benard and P Joe Roa.Mets: Signed OF Rick Parker to minor-league contract; invited him to spring training.
March 5, 1996
Auto racingNASCAR: Fined John Andretti $2,000 for ramming back of another car Sunday after Pontiac 400 in Richmond.BaseballExpos: Signed OF/1B Ozzie Canseco to a minor-league contract.Padres: Agreed to two-year contract with C Brad Ausmus. Agreed to one-year contracts with P Joey Hamilton and IF Luis Lopez.Red Sox: Agreed to terms with P Eric Gunderson and P Brian Bark.BasketballBulls: Signed C/F John Salley to 10-day contract. Placed C Bill Wennington (swollen ankle) on injured list.Hornets: Activated G Muggsy Bogues from injured list.
February 4, 1992
BaseballBaltimore Orioles -- Signed P Mike Oquist and C Cesar Devares to one-year contracts.California Angels -- Agreed to terms with IF Ken Oberkfell on a minor-league contract.Chicago Cubs -- Agreed to terms with OF Jerome Walton on a one-year contract.Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with C Bob Geren and P Tim Pugh on one-year contracts.Kansas City Royals -- Signed P Curt Young to a minor-league contract.Los Angeles Dodgers -- Agreed to terms with OF Stan Javier on a one-year contract.
March 8, 2000
Baseball Devil Rays: Released former Orioles OF Danny Clyburn. Assigned OF Kenny Kelly, IF Jared Sandberg, IF Eddy de los Santos, C Toby Hall, C Neil Garcia, C John Marzano, P Jason Standridge, P Alex Santos, P Todd Belitz, P Cedrick Bowers, P Travis Harper and P Reggie Harris to their minor-league camp. Padres: Agreed to terms with P Carlton Loewer on a 2000 contract. Named Roy Howell hitting coach for Double-A Mobile. Royals: Designated P David Lundquist for assignment. Yankees: Waived P Jeff Juden.
March 14, 1998
BaseballAL: Named Brian Small director of waivers and records.Astros: Assigned INF Carlos Guillen, 2B Carlos Hernandez, OF Darryl Ward, OF Mike Walter and RHP Brian Sikorski to their minor-league camp. Released RHP Bob McDonald.Athletics: Extended the contract of Ted Polakowski through 2000 as director of Arizona baseball operations.Devil Rays: Assigned OF Luke Wilcox, OF Randy Winn, OF Kerry Robinson, INF Chris Martin, INF Francisco Matos, INF Steve Cox, INF Brooks Kieschnick, C Scott Stricklin, LHP Mike Duvall, RHP Matt Ruebel, LHP Brad Pennington, RHP Jason Johnson and RHP Jose Garcia to their minor-league camp.
March 4, 2002
Baseball CARDINALS: Agrees to $600,000, one-year contract with 3B Albert Pujols. PADRES: Reached agreements with P Brian Tollberg, P Brian Lawrence, P Jeremy Fikac, P Winston Abreu, P Kevin Walker, P Jose Nunez, IF D'Angelo Jimenez, IF Donaldo Mendez, IF Ramon Vazquez and OF Kory DeHaan on one-year contracts. Basketball NBA: Suspended Lakers G Kobe Bryant two games and fined him $12,500 for fighting. Suspended Pacers G Reggie Miller for two games and fined him $10,000 for fighting. Fined Spurs G Bruce Bowen $7,500 for kicking Timberwolves F Wally Szczerbiak in the face.