* Orioles -- Signed Alex Ochoa (shortstop) and Chris Lemp and Daniel Fregoso (pitchers).
* Milwaukee Brewers -- Agreed to terms with Michael Harris (first baseman), Bill Dobrolsky and Mike Matheny (catchers), Cecil Rodrigues (outfielder) and Jim Wilke, Judd Wilstead and Ty Hill (pitchers). Assigned Hill to Helena of the Pioneer League. Sent the others to rookie mini-camp for assignment.
* Oakland Athletics -- Outrighted John Briscoe (pitcher) to Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League. Recalled Doug Jennings (outfielder).
* Seattle Mariners -- Signed Craig Bryant (shortstop), Scott Borsage (catcher) and Byron Thomas (outfielder).
* Texas Rangers -- Outrighted Eric Nolte (pitcher) to Oklahoma City of the American Association. Signed Bryan Roberts (outfielder), Billy Seaton and Patrick Underhill (pitchers) and Charles Sullivan and Keith Napelka (infielders).
* Cincinnati Reds -- Signed Joseph DeBerry (first baseman), Armando Morales and Kevin Jarvis (pitchers), Michael Jones (third baseman), Matt Martin (shortstop), Damon Montgomery and Rossi Morris (outfielders) and Demetrish Jenkins (shortstop).
* Montreal Expos -- Released Rick Mahler (pitcher). Recalled Doug Piatt (pitcher) from Indianapolis of the American Association. Signed Rodney Pedraza, Jeff Hostetler, Brian Looney, James Ferguson, Buddy Jenkins, Stan Tarutis, James Wynne and Nicholas Sproviero (pitchers), James Austin, Douglas Neill, Khary Heidelberg, John White and Scott Campbell (outfielders), Michael Daniel and Matt Allen (catchers), James Simons and Scott Denison (second basemen) and Derrick White (first baseman).
* New York Mets -- Signed Joe Crawford, Todd Figel and Andrew Cother (pitchers) and assigned them to Kingsport of the Appalachian League. Signed Dave Swanson (pitcher), Jared Osentowski and Dave Young (infielders) and assigned them to Sarasota of the Gulf Coast League. Signed Tom Robinson (infielder) and Greg Bealls (catcher) and assigned them to Pittsfield of the New York-Penn League.
* Philadelphia Phillies -- Recalled Ron Jones (outfielder) from Scranton-Wilkes-Barre of the International League.
* St. Louis Cardinals -- Signed Brian Barber (pitcher) and assigned him to Johnson City of the Appalachian League.
* San Diego Padres -- Asked waivers on Marty Barrett (infielder).
FOOTBALL (NFL) * Los Angeles Rams -- Signed Vernon Maxwell (linebacker).
* New York Islanders -- Signed Chris Taylor (center).