Athletics: Signed free-agent OF Shane Mack, who had been with Red Sox, to one-year contract.
Diamondbacks: Named Ralph Nelson director of baseball administration; Mack "Shooty" Babitt, Ron Hassey and Sandy Johnson special assistants to general manager; and Steve Springer national supervisor of the Western region.
Giants: Signed P Steve Reed, who had been with Rockies, to one-year contract with club option for 1999.
Reds: Signed OF Melvin Nieves, who had been acquired Nov. 11 from Tigers, to one-year contract.
Kings: Signed F Mark Hendrickson. Placed F Lawrence Funderburke on injured list.
Weber State: Named Jerry Graybeal football coach.
NFL: Named following Players of the Week: NFC offensive, Lions RB Barry Sanders; AFC offensive, Raiders WR Tim Brown; NFC defensive, Redskins CB Darrell Green; AFC defensive, Bengals LB Gerald Dixon; NFC special teams, Buccaneers PR Karl Williams; AFC special teams, Chiefs KR Tamarick Vanover.
Pub Date: 12/25/97