Saturday, December 09, 2000

Winter Meetings happenings




By The Associated Press

        DALLAS — Friday's developments at baseball's winter meetings:

        • Mike Hampton reached a preliminary agreement on a $121 million, eight-year contract with Colorado, the largest deal in baseball history and the longest for a pitcher since Wayne Garland's 10-year contract with Cleveland in 1977. The deal could be finalized as early as Saturday.

        • Alex Rodriguez's agent, Scott Boras, had discussions with several teams.

        • Manny Ramirez's agent, Jeff Moorad, delayed his arrival until Sunday. He was in California speaking with Boston Red Sox officials.

        • First baseman Mark Grace agreed to a $6 million, two-year contract with Arizona.

        • First baseman Andres Galarraga agreed to a $6.25 million, one-year contract with Texas, which may use him as a designated hitter.

        • Left-hander Jeff Fassero agreed to a $5.1 million, two-year contract with the Chicago Cubs.

        • Right-hander Tom Gordon reached a preliminary agreement on a $5 million, two-year contract with the Chicago Cubs.

        • Left-hander Dan Plesac agreed to a $2.4 million, one-year contract with Toronto.

        • Utilityman Shawon Dunston agreed to a one-year contract with San Francisco.

       



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