January 17, 1997
BaseballAstros: Signed IF Ricky Gutierrez and P Mark Small to one-year contracts.Brewers: Agreed to two-year contract with P Bob Wickman.Expos: Signed free-agent P Jim Bullinger.Padres: P Sterling Hitchcock agreed to two-year contract.Phillies: Agreed to terms with P Rich Hunter and SS Desi Relaford. Agreed to Triple-A contract with P Tim Fortugno and invited him to major-league camp.Rangers: Signed P Ed Vosberg to $450,000, one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration. Agreed to terms with IF Mike Bell and OF Marc Sagmoen.
May 24, 1996
BaseballBlue Jays: Signed OF Felix Jose; assigned him to Triple-A Syracuse. Syracuse signed OF Brian Kowitz (Boys' Latin).Dodgers: Optioned IF Mike Busch to Triple-A Albuquerque. Recalled IF Juan Castillo from Albuquerque.Padres: Signed P Steven Hoff.Red Sox: Designated OF Alex Cole for assignment. Recalled OF Jose Malave from Triple-A Pawtucket.Yankees: Activated IF Mariano Duncan from 15-day DL. Optioned IF Robert Eenhoorn to Triple-A Columbus.CollegeFlorida State: Dismissed WR Randy Moss from football team for failing drug test, which violated his probation.
August 10, 2001
Baseball MLB: Suspended Yankees P Ted Lilly six games for hitting Angels 1B Scott Spiezio in helmet with pitch in game Aug. 5; the Major League Baseball Players Association appealed. Dodgers: Activated OF Tom Goodwin. Placed P Luke Prokopec on 15-day DL with bruised right hand. Indians: Activated P Chuck Finley. Optioned P Mike Bacsik to Triple-A Buffalo. Rangers: Activated OF Chad Curtis. Optioned P Joaquin Benoit to Triple-A Oklahoma. Reds: Recalled P Scott Winchester from Triple-A Louisville.
December 24, 1993
BaseballColorado Rockies -- Agreed to terms with IF Jim Tatum on a minor-league contract.New York Mets -- Named Mookie Wilson roving minor-league instructor and community liaison.Oakland Athletics -- Agreed to a one-year contract with P Dave Righetti.Philadelphia Phillies -- Tentatively agree to a $24.9 million, four-year contract extension that runs through 1998 with OF Lenny Dykstra.Basketball0 Cleveland Cavaliers -- Signed F Rod Higgins.CollegeCalifornia -- Extended the contract of head football coach Keith Gilbertson through the 1998 season.
December 20, 2003
Moves Baseball ANGELS: Agreed to terms with OF Jose Guillen on two-year contract. BRAVES: Agreed to terms with P Antonio Alfonseca on one-year contract. BREWERS: Agreed with IF Wes Helms on two-year contract. Sent P Matt Childers outright to Triple-A Indianapolis. CUBS: Acquired IF-OF Jose Macias from Expos for P Wilton Chavez. Agreed with Macias, C Paul Bako and IF Ramon Martinez on one-year contracts. DEVIL RAYS: Agreed with IF Geoff Blum and P Rob Bell on one-year contracts. DODGERS: Agreed to terms with IF-OF Luis Garcia, IF Olmedo Saenz, P Doug Nickle, P Tanyon Sturtze, P Brad Baisley and P Mark Johnson on minor league contracts.
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.
February 6, 2002
Baseball ANGELS: Agreed to terms with P Troy Percival on two-year contract extension through 2004. BREWERS: Agreed to terms with P Glendon Rusch on two-year contract. CUBS: Signed P Donovan Osborne to minor-league contract. DODGERS: Claimed P Craig House off waivers from Mets. GIANTS: Agreed to terms with P Manny Aybar on one-year contract. INDIANS: Signed P Omar Olivares to minor-league contract. PADRES: Signed P Brad Clontz to minor-league contract. RANGERS: Agreed to terms with OF Juan Gonzalez on two-year contract.
January 18, 2000
Baseball Blue Jays: Agreed to $1.85 million, two-year contract with P John Frascatore (7-1, 3.41 ERA), avoiding salary arbitration; $4,325,000, one-year contract with former Orioles 1B David Segui (.298, 14 HRs, 52 RBIs), avoiding arbitration; and one-year contract with C Alberto Castillo (.263 in 255 at-bats with Cardinals), avoiding arbitration. Brewers: Agreed to $835,000, one-year contract with free-agent C-IF Tyler Houston (.225, 10 HRs with Cubs, Indians). Signed OF Mark Sweeney (.355 in 31 at-bats with Reds)