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Free Agent Signings

NEW YORK (AP) -- The 91 free agents 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

ANAHEIM (1) -- Signed Kent Mercker, lhp, Boston, to a minor league contract.

BALTIMORE (6) -- Signed Mike Trombley, rhp, Minnesota, to a $7.75 million, three-year contract; signed Harold Baines, of, Cleveland, to a $2 million, one-year contract; re-signed Jeff Conine, 1b, to a $5.5 million, two-year contract; signed Greg Myers, c, Baltimore, to a $2.6 million, two-year contract; signed Buddy Groom, lhp, Oakland, to a $4 million, two-year contract; signed Pat Rapp, rhp, Boston, to a $1.05 million, one-year contract; signed Tim Worrell, rhp, Oakland, to a minor-league contract.

BOSTON (1) -- Signed Jeff Fassero, lhp, Texas, to a $2 million, one-year contract.

CLEVELAND (5) -- Signed Scott Kamieniecki, rhp, Baltimore, to a $3.6 million, two-year contract; signed Mark Langston, lhp, to a minor league contract ($300,000); signed Chuck Finley, lhp, Anaheim, to a $27 million, three-year contract; re-signed Chris Haney, lhp, to a minor league contract ($500,000); signed Bobby Witt, rhp, Tampa Bay, to a minor league contract.

DETROIT (1) -- Re-signed Luis Polonia, of, to a $1.4 million, one-year contract.

KANSAS CITY (2) -- Re-signed Rey Sanchez, ss, to a $4.6 million, two-year contract; signed Paul Sorrento, 1b, Tampa Bay, to a minor league contract ($375,000).

MINNESOTA (1) -- Signed Bobby Ayala, rhp, Chicago Cubs, to a minor league contract.

NEW YORK (5) -- Re-signed Mike Stanton, lhp, to a $7.35 million, three-year contract; re-signed David Cone, rhp, to a $12 million, one-year contract; re-signed Allen Watson, lhp, to a $3 million, two-year contract; signed Roberto Kelly, of, Texas, to a minor league contract; signed Tim Raines, of, Oakland, to a minor league contract ($400,000).

OAKLAND (2) -- Signed Mike Magnante, lhp, Anaheim, to a $2 million, two-year contract; re-signed Omar Olivares, rhp, to an $8 million, two-year contract.

SEATTLE (7) -- Re-signed Jay Buhner, of, to a $600,000, one-year contract; signed John Olerud, 1b, New York Mets, to a $20 million, three-year contract; signed Stan Javier, of, Houston, to a $1.8 million, one-year contract; signed Mark McLemore, 2b. Texas, to a $2.25 million, one-year contract; signed Arthur Rhodes, lhp, Baltimore, to a $13 million, four-year contract; signed Aaron Sele, rhp, Texas, to a $15 million, two-year contract; signed Joe Oliver, c, Pittsburgh, to a minor league contract.

TAMPA BAY (7) -- Signed Greg Vaughn, of, Cincinnati, to a $34 million, four-year contract; signed Gerald Williams, of, Atlanta, to a $5.75 million, two-year contract; re-signed Norm Charlton, lhp, to a minor league contract ($500,000); signed Juan Guzman, rhp, Cincinnati, to a $12.5 million, two-year contract; signed Steve Trachsel, rhp, Chicago Cubs, to a $1 million, one-year contract; signed John Burkett, rhp, Texas, to a minor league contract ($850,000); signed Pat Borders, c, Toronto, to a minor league contract.

TEXAS (4) -- Re-signed Mike Munoz, lhp, to an $850,000, one-year contract; re-signed Luis Alicea, 2b, to a $750,000, one-year contract; signed Kenny Rogers, lhp, New York Mets, to a $22.5 million, three-year contract; signed Darren Oliver, lhp, St. Louis, to a $19 million, three-year contract.

TORONTO (1) -- Announced that David Segui, 1b, accepted salary arbitration.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

ARIZONA (2) -- Signed Russ Springer, rhp, Atlanta, to a $4 million, two-year contract; signed Mike Morgan, rhp, Texas, to a minor league contract.

ATLANTA (3) -- Re-signed Brian Hunter, 1b, to a minor league contract ($350,000); re-signed Rudy Seanez, rhp, to a $1.65 million, one-year contract; signed Paul Assenmacher, lhp, Cleveland to a minor league contract.

CHICAGO (5) -- Signed Joe Girardi, c, New York Yankees, to a $5.5 million, three-year contract; signed Ricky Gutierrez, ss, Houston, to a $2.5 million, one-year contract; signed Brian Williams, rhp, Houston, to a $600,000, one-year contract; signed Jeff Huson, inf, Anaheim to a minor league contract; signed Greg McMichael, rhp, Oakland, to a minor league contract.

CINCINNATI (2)-- Re-signed Mark Lewis, 3b, to a $600,000, one-year contract; re-signed Mark Wohlers, rhp, to a minor league contract.

COLORADO (5) -- Re-signed Jerry Dipoto, rhp, to a $4.9 million, two-year contract; signed Tom Goodwin, of, Texas, to a $10.75 million, three-year contract; signed Brent Mayne, c, San Francisco, to a $4.15 million, two-year contract; re-signed Terry Shumpert, 2b, to a $750,000, one-year contract; signed Scott Servais, c, San Francisco, to a minor league contract ($625,000).

HOUSTON (3) -- Re-signed Tony Eusebio, c, to a $2.4 million, two-year contract; re-signed Doug Henry, rhp, to an $800,000, one-year contract; signed Dwight Gooden, rhp, Cleveland, to a minor league contract.

LOS ANGELES (3) -- Signed Orel Hershiser, rhp, New York Mets, to a $2.5 million, one-year contract; signed Gregg Olson, rhp, Arizona, to a $3.5 million, two-year contract; signed Mike Fetters, rhp, Baltimore.

MILWAUKEE (3) -- Re-signed Jason Bere, rhp, to an $800,000, one-year contract; re-signed David Weathers, rhp, to a $1.85 million, two-year contract; signed Jose Hernandez, ss, Atlanta, to a $10 million, three-year contract.

MONTREAL (2) -- Signed Graeme Lloyd, lhp, Toronto, to a $9 million, three-year contract; signed Mickey Morandini, 2b, Chicago Cubs, to a minor league contract.

NEW YORK (4) -- Signed Todd Zeile, 1b, Texas, to an $18 million, three-year contract; signed Charlie Hayes, c, San Francisco, to a minor league contract ($500,000); signed Rich Rodriguez, lhp, San Francisco, to a $1.5 million, two-year contract; signed Kurt Abbott, inf, Colorado, to a minor league contract ($500,000).

PHILADELPHIA (2) -- Signed Mike Jackson, rhp, Cleveland, to a $3 million, one-year contract; re-signed Jeff Brantley, rhp, to a $250,000, one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH (4) -- Re-signed Dale Sveum, 3b, to a minor league contract ($400,000); signed Wil Cordero, inf-of, Cleveland, to a $9 million, three-year contract; signed Luis Sojo, 2b, New York Yankees, to a minor league contract; signed Mark Leiter, rhp, Seattle to a minor league contract.

ST. LOUIS (5) -- Re-signed Heathcliff Slocumb, rhp, to a $3.45 million, two-year contract; re-signed Thomas Howard, of, to a $650,000, one-year contract; signed Andy Benes, rhp, Arizona, to an $18 million, three-year contract; signed Brian McRae, of, Toronto, to a minor league contract; signed Shawon Dunston, of, New York Mets, to a minor league contract.

SAN DIEGO (1) - Signed Ed Sprague, 3b, Pittsburgh, to a minor league contract.

JAPAN CENTRAL LEAGUE

CHUNICHI (1) -- Signed Dave Nilsson, c, Milwaukee, to a one-year contract.

JAPAN PACIFIC LEAGUE

SEIBU (2) - Signed Tony Fernandez, 3b, Toronto, to a $2.75 million, one-year contract; signed Reggie Jefferson, dh, Boston, to a one-year contract.

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