MILEPOSTS—FIRED: by the NHL Capitals, Coach DANNY BELISLE, following Washington's 10th loss of the season against four wins and two ties. As a rookie coach in 1978-79, Belisle guided the Caps to a 24-41-15 record. GARY GREEN, 26, who had been coaching Hershey of the AHL, replaced Belisle.
By the NASL Ft. Lauderdale Strikers, Coach RON NEWMAN, who had a three-year record of 52-34.
NAMED: Co-winners of the National League's Most Valuable Player award, KEITH HERNANDEZ, 26, of St. Louis and WILLIE STARGELL, 38, of Pittsburgh. Hernandez won the league batting title with a .344 average and had 11 home runs and 105 RBIs. Stargell, who was the MVP of the 1979 World Series, hit .281 with 32 homers and 82 runs batted in.
SIGNED: As a free agent by the Dodgers, righthanded Pitcher DAVE GOLTZ, 30, who last season won 14 and lost 13 for Minnesota and has an eight-year career record of 96-79 with a 3.49 ERA. Goltz received a six-year contract estimated to be worth $3 million.
As a free agent by the Dodgers, Reliever DON STANHOUSE, 28, who had 21 saves and a 2.85 ERA last season for Baltimore. Stanhouse received a five-year deal reported to be worth more than $2 million.
As a free agent by the Boston Red Sox, former Montreal Expo First Baseman TONY PEREZ, 37, to a three-year contract reportedly worth more than $1 million. A 16-year veteran, Perez last season batted .270 with 13 home runs and 73 RBIs.