December 20, 1991
BASEBALL (AL) * Orioles -- Agreed to terms with Rick Sutcliffe (pitcher) on a one-year contract.* Minnesota Twins -- Announced that Brian Harper (catcher) accepted salary arbitration.* Texas Rangers -- Signed Marty Scott (director of player personnel) to a two-year contract extension through 1993.* Toronto Blue Jays -- Agreed to terms with Dave Winfield (outfielder) on a one-year contract.National League * Colorado Rockies -- Reached a one-year player development agreement in conjunction with the Minnesota Twins with Visalia of the California League.
April 18, 1992
BaseballBaltimore Orioles -- Placed P Mark Williamson (3 innings, 4 hits, no earned runs) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Thursday. Recalled P Alan Mills (0-1, 5.40 ERA, 1 save) from Triple-A Rochester.Florida Marlins -- Signed P Don Lemon, P Deron Sample, P Mike Anderson, C George Baker, C Mike Taylor, IF Tim North, OF Pablo Delgado and OF Greg James.Minnesota Twins -- Fired vice president of marketing Dave Moore, assistant to the president Jamie Lowe, novelty operations manager Tony Kriha and salesman Scott Erickson.
May 31, 1993
BaseballOrioles -- Triple-A P Steve Searcy retired.Colorado Rockies -- Placed IF Fred Benavides on the 15-day DL.Milwaukee Brewers -- Activated P Angel Miranda from the 15-day DL. Sent P Josias Manzanillo to Triple-A New Orleans.Minnesota Twins -- Placed P Mark Guthrie on the 15-day DL. Activated OF Shane Mack from the 15-day DL.Montreal Expos -- Placed OF Larry Walker on the 15-day DL retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled OF Matt Stairs from Triple-A Ottawa.Toronto Blue Jays -- Placed IF Alfredo Griffin on the 15-day DL. Activated IF Luis Sojo from the 15-day DL.BasketballNBA -- Fined the Chicago Bulls $25,000 for not making their players available to the media.
April 5, 1991
BASEBALL American League * Cleveland Indians -- Claimed Eddie Taubensee (catcher) off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.* Minnesota Twins -- Sent Lenny Webster (catcher) to Portland of the Pacific Coast League. Placed Pat Howell (outfielder) on waivers.* Seattle Mariners -- Optioned Keith Comstock (pitcher) and Tino Martinez (infielder) to Calgary of the Pacific Coast League. Sent Alonzo Powell (outfielder) to their minor-league camp for reassignment.* Texas Rangers -- Sent Joe Bitker (pitcher)
October 17, 1991
When the World Series gets under way Saturday, it will be the first game in almost a week for the Minnesota Twins, who wrapped up the American League pennant last Sunday.Will the six-day layoff adversely affect the Twins? Or have the days of leisurely workouts enabled them to relax and nurse any injuries they may have had, making them an even stronger force in the World Series?To register your opinion, call SUNDIAL at 783-1800 (or 268-7736 in Anne Arundel County) today through midnight. After you hear the greeting, you'll be asked to punch in a four-digit code on your touch-tone phone.
October 18, 1991
The week off will help, not hinder, the Minnesota Twins, according to the majority of respondents to "It's Your Call" yesterday.Asked whether having six days off before the World Series opener tomorrow night against the Atlanta Braves would make the American League champions rusty or ready, nearly three out of four of the 185 respondents said the Twins would benefit from the layoff. Only 29 percent (54 callers) said the Twins would be rusty, whereas 71 percent (131) said the Twins would be ready.
October 29, 1991
This past week's World Series between the Atlanta Braves and Minnesota Twins was the best ever played according to those responding to yesterday's "It's Your Call" telephone survey.The seven-game nailbiter in which the Twins won the finale 1-0 in the 10th inning Sunday night grabbed 48 percent of the 307 votes registered.The 1975 Series, in which Cincinnati defeated Boston, got 13 percent of the votes, and the 1960 Series, when Bill Mazeroski gave Pittsburgh the championship with a ninth-inning homer off the New York Yankees' Ralph Terry, received 11 percent.
April 30, 1995
BaseballKansas City Royals -- Agreed to terms with P Tom Gordon on a one-year contract.Minnesota Twins -- Signed P Scott Erickson to a one-year contract.Texas Rangers -- Optioned P John Dettmer to Triple-A Oklahoma City. Purchased the contract of P Ed Vosberg from Oklahoma City.BasketballDetroit Pistons -- Named Doug Collins coach.CollegeMiami, Ohio -- Named Eric Hyman athletic director.FootballIndianapolis Colts -- Re-signed DB Ashley Ambrose and LB Scott Radecic.New York Giants -- Signed G Derek Allen.
May 12, 1995
BaseballLos Angeles Dodgers -- Placed C Mike Piazza on the 15-day DL with a torn thumb ligament.Minnesota Twins -- Sent P LaTroy Hawkins to Triple-A Salt Lake City.CollegeEastern Collegiate Football Conference -- Announced the addition of Sacred Heart, Fairfield and Salve Regina for the 1995 season and Massachusetts-Lowell and Merrimack for the 1996 season.Fresno State -- Named Peter Reynaud women's soccer coach.Old Dominion -- Dismissed sophomore F Corey Parker from the basketball team for violating team rules.