Cardinals: Agreed to terms with P Tony Fossas (3-0, 1.47 ERA in 58 games) on $725,000, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
Cubs: Agreed to terms with IF Rey Sanchez (.278, 27 RBIs) on $1.25 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
Mariners: Named Greg Hunter assistant to director of player development. Signed C Todd Pratt to a minor-league contract.
Mets: Acquired OF Terrell Lowery from Rangers for OF Damon Buford.
Yomiuri Giants (Japanese Central League):Yomiuri Giants (Japanese Central League): Signed Orioles 3B Jeff Manto to one-year contract.
Nets: Rookie F Ed O'Bannon (6.3 ppg) will miss two weeks with sprained left shoulder.
Eagles: Re-signed K Gary Anderson to two-year contract.
Jaguars: Signed WR Tony Kimbrough.
Saints: Named Jeff Davidson and John Pagano assistant coaches.
Kings: Traded RW Rick Tocchet to Bruins for LW Kevin Stevens.
Oilers: Claimed RW Glenn Anderson off waivers.
Sabres: Sent G Andrei Trefilov to AHL Rochester for conditioning.