Lou Gorman, 65, who as general manager of the Boston Red Sox for 10 years helped the team win three division titles, has retired. He will remain a part-time consultant to the club.
The Philadelphia Phillies signed second baseman Mickey Morandini to a one-year contract worth $1.75 million plus performance bonuses, thus avoiding an arbitration hearing for the 1995 All-Star.
Closing pitcher Mel Rojas and the Montreal Expos settled on a $2.025 million contract to avoid arbitration.
The M’s claimed right-handed pitcher Aaron Small on waivers from the Florida Marlins. He has been designated for assignment.