February 6, 2008
The Ravens added two coaches to John Harbaugh's staff yesterday, hiring Hue Jackson as the quarterbacks coach and Andy Moeller as an assistant offensive line coach. Jackson, who was the Atlanta Falcons' offensive coordinator this past season, was the offensive coordinator for the Washington Redskins under then-head coach Steve Spurrier in 2003 and the wide receivers coach for the Cincinnati Bengals from 2004 through 2006. "One of the main attributes we're looking for in assembling this staff is great communication.
January 22, 1999
BaseballAstros: Signed P Bob Scanlan, former Orioles P Brian Williams, P Jeff McCurry, C Marc Ronan, C Randy Knorr, C Pedro Lopez, IF Casey Candaele, former Orioles OF Brent Bowers, OF Alex Diaz and Ryan Thompson (Chestertown) and invited them to spring training.Cardinals: Named Jose Oquendo bench coach. Named Brian Rupp manager of Single-A Peoria.Diamondbacks: Signed P Stephen Randolph, IF Junior Spivey, OF Jason Conti, OF Dante Powell and OF Rob Ryan.Mets: Signed P Jeff Tam to one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.
January 4, 2000
Baseball Major League Baseball Players Association: Filed grievance against commissioner Bud Selig for failing to declare Dodgers 3B Adrian Beltre free agent despite Los Angeles' signing him in 1994 when he was under the age minimum of 16. Astros: Signed P Travis Driskill, P Rick Huisman, P Brad Kaufman, P Rusty Meacham, P Joe Slusarski, P Bryan Wolff, P Eric Plantenberg and OF Marc Sagmoen to minor-league contracts and invited them to spring training....
January 11, 2005
The Ravens will be searching for more than an offensive coordinator this week. Offensive line coach Jim Colletto was fired yesterday, becoming the second member of Brian Billick's coaching staff not to be retained after the offense ranked 31st in the NFL this season. Colletto, who had a year remaining on his contract, called his release a "mutual agreement." He asked Billick's permission to look outside of the organization when informed he would not be a candidate for the coordinator position.
February 6, 2001
Baseball Devil Rays: Agreed to one-year contracts with former Orioles P Esteban Yan ($650,000) and OF Jose Guillen ($975,000), avoiding salary arbitration. Mets: Named former Orioles minor-league IF Edgar Alfonzo manager of short-season Single-A Brooklyn. Twins: Signed P Bob Wells to one-year contract extension through 2002. Agreed to one-year contracts with IF Casey Blake, IF Jay Canizaro, IF Doug Mientkiewicz, C Chad Moeller, C A. J. Pierzynski, P Grant Balfour, P Jack Cressend, P Brandon Knight and P Kyle Lohse.
January 13, 1999
BaseballAstros: Signed C Tony Eusebio to one-year contract. Hired Chuck Carlson as full-time area scout.Braves: Named Bobby Moore coach at Single-A Greenville.Cardinals: Named Mike Easler hitting coach.Dodgers: Traded P Darren Hall to White Sox for C Joe Sutton. Signed free-agent P Greg Cadaret, who had been with Rangers.Giants: Promoted Ned Colletti and Dick Tidrow to VP.Indians: Agreed to minor-league contracts with P Chris Crawford, P Jeff Schmidt, P Chris Weidert, IF Nick Ortiz, IF Angel Pagan, IF Jose Vierra and OF Juan Hernaiz.