Astros: Agreed to $7.5 million, three-year contract with C Brad Ausmus, avoiding salary arbitration.
Braves: Agreed to minor-league contract with P Tommy Greene; invited him to major-league camp.
Dodgers: Agreed to $36 million, four-year contract with OF Raul Mondesi.
Pirates: Agreed to $1,025,000, three-year contract with C Keith Osik.
Rangers: Announced that IB Lee Stevens will receive $1.2 million under one-year contract signed Thursday.
Chunichi (Japanese Central League): Agreed to contract with P Kevin Jarvis.
Magic: Activated F Derek Strong. Placed C Jason Lawson (strained groin) on injured list.
Football News: Named Navy senior C Brian Drechsler, senior DT David Viger and senior S Gervy Alota to All-Independent squad.
Seton Hall: Suspended F Donnell Williams for today's game against Boston College because of unsportsmanlike foul committed last weekend. Williams raised forearm and elbow, cutting face of Notre Dame's Antoni Wyche while setting pick.
Buccaneers: Re-signed CB Al Harris to two-year contract. Signed G Donald Willis and S Eric Vance to two-year contracts.
Cardinals: Named Lions quarterbacks coach Marc Trestman quarterbacks coach.
Jaguars: Signed CB Kevin Devine.
Blues: Recalled D Rory Fitzpatrick from AHL Worcester.
Pub Date: 1/24/98