Major League Baseball: Promoted Frank Marcos to director of scouting bureau.
Brewers: Re-signed C Mike Matheny to one-year, $800,000 deal. Promoted former Orioles C Bob Melvin to professional scout-special assignments.
Mariners: Signed OF Rob Ducey to $350,000, one-year contract.
Marlins: Asked unconditional waivers on IF Alex Arias.
Tigers: Designated DH-1B Bob Hamelin for assignment. Released P Kevin Jarvis.
Twins: Designated P Rich Robertson for assignment.
Bucks: Requested waivers on F Jeff Nordgaard.
Cavaliers: Signed G Scott Brooks.
CoSIDA: Named Bloomsburg RB Irv Sigler (203.8 rushing yards a game) winner of Harlon Hill Trophy as top player in Division II.
Auburn: Signed football coach Terry Bowden to seven-year contract through 2004.
Macalester (Minn.): Named Dennis Czech football coach.
Southern Mississippi: Agreed to contract extension with football coach Jeff Bower (42-35-1).
Virginia: Added G Katie Tracy to women's basketball roster.
Bills: Placed DE Jim Jeffcoat on IR. Waived WR Jerry Reese. Assigned KR Mitchell Galloway and C Billy Conaty to practice squad.
Giants: Placed DE Cedric Jones (severe bruise to left femur) on IR.
Jets: Waived T John Clark.
Oilers: Placed CB Roger Jones (back injury) on IR. Signed DB George McCullough from practice squad.
Saints: Placed WR Brett Bech (wrist injury) on IR. Signed WR Gunnard Twyner from practice squad.
Vikings: Signed OL Eric Moss from practice squad. Placed OT Scott Dill (back injury) on IR.
Pub Date: 12/13/97