BaseballCalifornia Angels -- Signed P John Farrell...


California Angels -- Signed P John Farrell (didn't pitch last season because of elbow injury) to a minor-league contract.


Chicago White Sox -- Agreed to a one-year contract with C Ron Karkovice (.246, 5 HRs, 22 RBI) for $500,000. He had asked for $725,000 in arbitration; the club offered $400,000.

Colorado Rockies -- Named Paul Zuvella manager of the rookie Arizona League team.


Houston Astros -- Agreed to a one-year, $1.5 million contract with 3B Ken Caminiti (.253, 13 HRs, 80 RBI).

Montreal Expos -- Invited C Rick Cerone (.273, 2 HRs, 16 RBI for the New York Mets) to spring training.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Won arbitration case with SS Jay Bell (.270, 16 HRs, 67 RBI), who will get a raise from $360,000 to $875,000, rather than $1.45 million.

San Diego Padres -- Agreed to a two-year contract with P Greg Harris (9-5, 2.23 ERA).


Boston Celtics -- Signed C Robert Parish to a one-year contract extension. Activated F Kevin McHale from the injured list. Waived F Kenny Battle.


Arizona State -- Named Bob Petrino offensive coordinator.


Fairmont State -- Named Doug Sams football coach.

Miami -- Announced the retirement of Ron Fraser, baseball and Olympic coach, effective at the end of 1992 Summer Olympics.

Niagara -- Announced the resignation of Jim Coen, women's basketball coach. Named Janice Cheney interim head coach.

Notre Dame -- Named Earle Mosley running backs coach and Joe Wessel linebackers coach.


Cincinnati Bengals -- Named Paul Sparling trainer.


Green Bay Packers -- Acquired QB Brett Favre from the Atlanta Falcons for a 1992 first-round draft choice.

New York Jets -- Named Paul Alexander offensive assistant and tight ends coach.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- QB Bubby Brister underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair ligament damage to his right knee.

British Columbia Lions (CFL) -- Named Mike Roach defensive coordinator and linebacker coach.

London Monarchs (WLAF) -- Named Bob Mischak, Bill Schmitz and Ned James assistant coaches.



Edmonton Oilers -- Signed G Bill Ranford to a three-year contract reportedly worth at least $1 million per season.

Baltimore Skipjacks (AHL) -- Activated G Shawn Simpson.


Dallas Sidekicks -- Placed D Wes McLeod on the 15-day injured list. Signed M Diego Castro to a 15-day contract.

MA Wichita Wings -- Signed G Scott Manning to a 15-day contract.