Atlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with OF Ron Gant on a one-year contract.
Baltimore Orioles -- Agreed to terms with IF Manny Alexander and IF Ricky Gutierrez on one-year contracts.
Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with P Tim Layana on a one-year contract.
Houston Astros -- Agreed to terms with P Mark Portugal on a one-year contract.
Kansas City Royals -- Agreed to terms with P Tom Gordon and C Mike Macfarlane on one-year contracts.
Los Angeles Dodgers -- Signed P Jim Neidlinger to a contract with Class AAA Albuquerque.
Montreal Expos -- Signed free agent and ex-Orioles OF Phil Bradley to a Class AAA contract, and invited him to training camp.
Philadelphia Phillies -- Signed P Greg Mathews to a contract with Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and invited him to spring training.
Seattle Mariners -- Announced that Ken Griffey Sr., who retired as a player in November after 19 major-league seasons, is returning as special assistant for player development.
Texas Rangers -- Signed P Don Carman to a minor-league contract with Class AAA Oklahoma City.
Houston Rockets -- Placed F Carl Herrera on the injured list. Activated F/C Larry Smith from the injured list.
Amherst -- Promoted John McKechnie from associate head football coach to co-head football coach.
Army -- Named Perry Fewell assistant football coach.
Colorado State -- Named Dave Magazu centers coach and Craig Wederquist defensive line coach. Announced the resignation of Mike Trgovac, defensive line coach, so he can take an assistant coaching position at Notre Dame.
Buffalo Bills -- Named Charlie Joiner, former San Diego Chargers receiver and receivers coach, receivers coach.
Phoenix Cardinals -- Signed OL James Richards.
New York Rangers -- Signed D David Quinn and assigned him to Binghamton (AHL).
St. Louis Blues -- Recalled LW Dave Mackey from Peoria (IHL). Assigned D Jason Marshall to Peoria.