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Free Agent Signings

BASEBALL'S FREE AGENT MARKET

November 22, 1998

The 21 who have signed, with name, position, former club if different, and contract. The contract information was obtained by the Associated Press from player and management sources. For players with minor league contracts, letter agreements for major league contracts are in parentheses:

AMERICAN LEAGUE

* BALTIMORE (1)--Signed Mike Timlin, rhp, Seattle, to a $16-million, four-year contract.

* BOSTON (1)--Signed Jose Offerman, if, to a $26-million, four-year contract.

* DETROIT (1)--Signed Dean Palmer, 3b, Kansas City, to a $36-million, five-year contract.

* NEW YORK (2)--Re-signed Scott Brosius, 3b, to a $15.75-million, three-year contract; re-signed David Cone, rhp, to an $8-million, one-year contract.

* SEATTLE (1)--Signed Jose Mesa, rhp, San Francisco, to a $6.45-million, two-year contract.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

* DODGERS (2)--Signed Alan Mills, rhp, Baltimore, to a $6.5-million, three-year contract; signed Devon White, of, Arizona, to a $12.4 million, three-year contract.

* ARIZONA (3)--Signed Todd Stottlemyre, rhp, Texas, to a $32-million, four-year contract; signed Greg Swindell, lhp, Boston, to a $5.7-million, three-year contract; signed Greg Colbrunn, 1b, Atlanta, to a $1.8-million, two-year contract.

* COLORADO (2)--Signed Lenny Harris, of, New York Mets, to a two-year contract; signed Brian Bohanon, lhp, Dodgers, to a $10-million, three-year contract.

* HOUSTON (1)--Signed Ken Caminiti, 3b, Houston, to a $9.5-million, two-year contract.

* NEW YORK (1)--Re-signed Dennis Cook, lhp, to a $6.6-million, three-year contract.

* PITTSBURGH (1)--Signed Mike Benjamin, 2b, Boston, to a $1.4-million, two-year contract.

* SAN DIEGO (1)--Re-signed John Vander Wal, of, to a $1.75-million, two-year contract.

* SAN FRANCISCO (2)--Re-signed Mark Gardner, rhp, to a $5-million, two-year contract; re-signed Ellis Burks, of, to a $10-million, two-year contract.

* ST. LOUIS (2)--Signed Eric Davis, of, Baltimore, to an $8-million, two-year contract; signed Scott Radinsky, lhp, Dodgers, to a $5.5-million, two-year contract.

REMAINING FREE AGENTS

The 114 remaining free agents (x-club option for 1999; y-player option for 1999; r-may revert to previous contract through Dec. 2):

AMERICAN LEAGUE

* ANGELS (7)--Mike Fetters, rhp; Gregg Jefferies, of; Chad Kreuter, c; Jack McDowell, rhp; Craig Shipley, ss; Randy Velarde, 2b; Trevor Wilson, lhp.

* BALTIMORE (6)--Roberto Alomar, 2b; Doug Drabek, rhp; Jimmy Key, lhp; Rafael Palmeiro, 1b; Pete Smith, rhp; B.J. Surhoff, of.

* BOSTON (7)--Steve Avery, lhp; Dennis Eckersley, rhp; Butch Henry, lhp; Mark Lemke, 2b; Tim Naehring, 3b; Pete Schourek, lhp; Mo Vaughn, 1b.

* CHICAGO (4)--Jim Abbott, lhp; r-Albert Belle, of; Wil Cordero, of; Robin Ventura, 3b.

* CLEVELAND (6)--Pat Borders, c; Jeff Branson, 3b; Joey Cora, 2b; Doug Jones, rhp; Jim Poole, lhp; Mark Whiten, of.

* DETROIT (2)--Geronimo Berroa, of; Frank Castillo, rhp.

* KANSAS CITY (7)--Tim Belcher, rhp; Ricky Bones, rhp; Scott Leius, 3b; Shane Mack, of; Jeff Montgomery, rhp; Hal Morris, 1b; Terry Pendleton, 3b.

* MINNESOTA (4)--Paul Molitor, 1b; Otis Nixon, of; Terry Steinbach, c; Bob Tewksbury, rhp.

* NEW YORK (3)--Tim Raines, of; x-Darryl Strawberry; Bernie Williams, of.

* OAKLAND (6)--Mike Blowers, 3b; Rickey Henderson, of; Mike Macfarlane, c; Dave Magadan, 3b; Bip Roberts, of; Ed Sprague, 3b.

* SEATTLE (5)--Rich Amaral, of; John Marzano, c; Joe Oliver, c; Heathcliff Slocumb, rhp; Bill Swift, rhp.

* TEXAS (7)--Scott Bailes, lhp; Greg Cadaret, lhp; Will Clark, 1b; Royce Clayton, ss; Bill Haselman, c; Xavier Hernandez, rhp; Roger Pavlik, rhp.

* TORONTO (4)--Jose Canseco, of; Juan Samuel, 2b; Benito Santiago, c; Dave Stieb, rhp.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

* DODGERS (3)--Jim Eisenreich, of; Mark Guthrie, lhp; Tom Prince, c.

* ARIZONA (1)--Andy Stankiewicz, ss.

* ATLANTA (4)--Rafael Belliard, ss; Norm Charlton, lhp; Ozzie Guillen, ss; Dennis Martinez, rhp.

* CHICAGO (8)--Mark Clark, rhp; Gary Gaetti, 3b; Chris Haney, lhp; Glenallen Hill, of; Orlando Merced, of; Mike Morgan, rhp; Henry Rodriguez, of; Scott Servais, c.

* COLORADO (2)--Kirt Manwaring, c; Mike Munoz, lhp.

* HOUSTON (4)--Sean Berry, 3b; Tim Bogar, ss; Randy Johnson, lhp; Mike Magnante, lhp.

* MILWAUKEE (2)--Darrin Jackson, of; John Jaha, 1b.

* NEW YORK (3)--Carlos Baerga, 2b; Tony Phillips, of; Armando Reynoso, rhp.

* PHILADELPHIA (3)--Mark Lewis, 3b; Mark Parent, c; Mark Portugal, rhp.

* ST. LOUIS (6)--Delino DeShields, 2b; Brian Jordan, of; Pat Kelly, 2b; Tom Lampkin, c; Willie McGee, of; Bobby Witt, rhp.

* SAN DIEGO (4)--Kevin Brown, rhp; Steve Finley, of; Carlos Hernandez, c; Mark Langston, lhp.

* SAN FRANCISCO (5)--Joe Carter, of; Danny Darwin, rhp; Shawon Dunston, ss; Orel Hershiser, rhp; Rey Sanchez, ss.

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