Astros: Signed P Ramon Garcia and P Doug Mlicki.
Braves: Agreed to terms with P Scott Brow.
Cardinals: Signed OF Andy Van Slyke, IF-OF Cory Snyder and IF Roberto Mejia to minor-league contracts and invited them to spring training.
Mets: Signed P Mike Welch.
Rangers: Voided contract of C Scott Hemond.
Celtics: Doctors gave F Eric Williams, who experienced dizziness this week, OK to play tomorrow.
Mavericks: Signed G Erick Strickland.
Suns: Activated G Jason Kidd. Waived G Rumeal Robinson.
Omaha (CBA): Signed F Ben Coleman (Maryland) to contract; activated him.
Furman: Men's basketball coach Joe Cantafio (former assistant coach at De Matha) will resign at end of season.
Broncos: Released G Mark Schlereth, T Broderick Thompson, CB Lionel Washington, WR Mike Sherrard, LB Britt Hager and OL Scott Adams.
Chargers: Cut C Courtney Hall. Named Tyrone Dixon wide receivers coach and Bill MacDermott tight ends coach.
Giants: Waived P Mike Horan and S Jesse Campbell. Agreed to terms with DT Keith Hamilton and P Scott Player.
Jets: Named John Lott strength and conditioning coach.
Raiders: Released DT Jerry Ball, P Jeff Gossett, S Lorenzo Lynch and FB Derrick Fenner.
Saints: Released LB Rufus Porter and QB Tommy Hodson.
Devils: Sent G Mike Dunham and LW Jay Pandolfo on loan to AHL Albany.
Flames: Assigned LW Jeff Cowan to AHL Saint John.
Oilers: Recalled D Sean Brown from AHL Hamilton. Assigned D Nick Stajduhar to Hamilton.
Rangers: Assigned LW Eric Boulton to ECHL Charlotte.
Pub Date: 2/15/97