IN THE NEWS: In an effort to add some much-needed power to their lineup, St. Louis trades OF-1B David Green, SS Jose Gonzales, P Dave LaPoint, and OF-1B Gary Rajsich to the Giants for slugging 1B Jack Clark. Gonzales will change his name to his mother's maiden name of Uribe, and win the starting shortstop job with the Giants. Giants coach and resident wit Rocky Bridges will note that Jose Uribe really is, "the player to be named later."
IN THE NEWS: Tim Raines is awarded a $1.2 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator John Roberts, the largest award to date through that process. The 25-year-old Raines hit .309 for the Expos last season and stole 75 bases.