Major League Baseball -- Announced that P Steve Howe has been reinstated from a drug suspension by arbitrator George Nicolau.
California Angels -- Named bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez pitching coach.
Florida Marlins -- Named Vada Pinson first-base, base-running and outfielders coach; Doug Rader hitting coach; Cookie Rojas third-base and infielders coach; and Frank Reberger bullpen coach.
Kansas City Royals -- Named Tom Poquette manager of Double-A Memphis.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Promoted Scott Martens from the scouting department to assistant director of scouting.
Montreal Expos -- Claimed P Joseph Ausanio off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Named Chris Chambliss hitting instructor. Chambliss had been manager of the Triple-A Richmond Braves.
G; Texas Rangers -- Named Mickey Hatcher first-base coach.
Charlotte Hornets -- Signed C Alonzo Mourning. Waived G Lorenzo Williams.
Houston Rockets -- Signed G Winston Garland. Waived G Curtis Blair.
Abilene Christian -- Announced the resignation of Ronnie Peacock, football coach.
Penn State -- Signed F Phil Williams, a 6-foot-8, 280-pound basketball player from Thomas Johnson High in Frederick, to a letter of intent. Williams averaged 18.3 points (on 61 percent shooting) and 15.0 rebounds as a junior.
Texas -- Suspended WR Kenny Neal from the football team for an indefinite period for improper conduct.
Cincinnati Bengals -- Moved OT Anthony Munoz to the developmental squad. Waived WR Richard Isaiah.
Green Bay Packers -- Placed DE Sebastian Barrie on injured reserve. Re-signed DE Don Davey.
New Orleans Saints -- Waived WR Nathaniel Bolton from the practice squad. Signed PR Marcus Dowdell to the practice squad.
U.S. Davis Cup -- Coach Tom Gorman announced that Wimbledon champ Andre Agassi will headline the four-man team that includes John McEnroe, Pete Sampras and Jim Courier in the Dec. 4-6 final against Switzerland in Fort Worth, Texas.