Cubs: Named Ruben Amaro coach, Stan Kyles pitching coach and Moe Hill hitting coach for Single-A Rockford.
Dodgers: Agreed to terms with 1B Eric Karros on $20 million, four-year contract and 3B John Wehner on $350,000, one-year contract. Announced that Ron Cey and Steve Garvey have rejoined organization to assist in community and marketing capacities and also instruct younger players in organization.
Giants: Signed free-agent P Doug Henry.
Mariners: Agreed to terms with C Brent Mayne on minor-league contract.
Padres: Released 1B Jason Thompson. Agreed to one-year, $1.65 million contract with former Orioles P Fernando Valenzuela.
Reds: Re-signed P Pete Schourek to one-year, $2.64 million contract, avoiding arbitration. Invited following nonroster players to spring training: P David Nied, P Stan Belinda, P Billy Brewer and OF Scott Bullett.
Rockies: Agreed to terms with P Andrew Barber, P Mark Fuller, P John Hope, P Mark Lee, IF Tom Quinlan and OF Jeff Barry on minor-league contracts. Invited following players to spring training: Quinlan, P Mark Brownson, P Mike Dyer, P Mike Farmer, P Doug Million, P Mike Saipe, C Blake Barthol, C Ben Petrick, IF Todd Helton and OF Harvey Pulliam.
Tigers: Agreed to terms with P Dan Miceli on one-year deal for $425,000.
Grizzlies: Activated G Chris Robinson from injured list.
Heat: Placed F Dan Majerle (lower back strain) on injured list. Signed F Willie Anderson, who recently left Greek League, to 10-day contract.
Mavericks: Activated F Fred Roberts from injured list. Placed F Samaki Walker on injured list.
American Football Coaches Association: Named Arizona State's Bruce Snyder NCAA Division I-A Coach of the Year and Columbia's Ray Tellier I-AA winner.
Georgia State: Added G Raymond Wilkins to men's basketball team.
Redskins: Named Earl Leggett defensive line coach.
Coyotes: Recalled G Parris Duffus from IHL Las Vegas on emergency basis. Placed G Darcy Wakaluk (expected to miss six weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery) on IR.
Devils: Recalled C Petr Sykora from AHL Albany. Sent C Sergei Brylin to Albany.
Maple Leafs: Returned F Brandon Convery and F Kelly Fairchild to AHL St. John's and D Jeff Ware to OHL Oshawa.
Oilers: Assigned D Nick Stajduhar from AHL Hamilton to ECHL Pensacola.
Rangers: Assigned LW Daniel Goneau to AHL Binghamton. Reassigned G Ken Shepard from Binghamton to ECHL Charlotte.
Major League Soccer: Signed D-MF Martin Machon.
Heat (NPSL): D Bob Lilley will retire Jan. 20 to coach Hershey of A-League.
Pub Date: 1/09/97