Athletics: Agreed to one year contracts with P Carl Dale, P Jeff D'Amico, P Brett Laxton, P Luis Vizcaino, IF Mark Bellhorn, IF Jose Ortiz, OF Brian Lesher and OF Eric Stuckenschneider.
Brewers: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Greg Mullins, P Brian Passini, former Orioles C Charlie Greene and 1B Kevin Barker.
Cubs: Agreed to minor-league contract with P Doug Creek; invited him to spring training.
Mets: Designated IF Ralph Milliard for assignment.
Rangers: Agreed to $2 million, one-year contract with 1B Lee Stevens; he had sought $2.65 million in salary arbitration and Texas had countered with $1.5 million.