Astros: Named John Tamargo bullpen coach; offered contracts for 1999 to coaches Jose Cruz, Mike Cubbage, Matt Galante, Tom McCraw and Vern Ruhle.
Blue Jays: Announced Eddie Rodriguez will not return as third base coach.
Phillies: Agreed to terms on two-year contract with IF Alex Arias.
Quad City Thunder (CBA): Traded F Matt Steigenga to Rockford Lightning for G Jeff Grayer.
Centennial Conference: Named Johns Hopkins sophomore Sarah Parola (4 goals, 1 assist) women's soccer Player of the Week.
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Named Loyola junior Christof Lindenmeyer (2 goals, 1 assist) Co-Player of the Week.
Middle Atlantic Conference: Named Susquehanna junior DE Denny Bowers Defensive Player of the Week.
Albany: Named football coach Robert Ford interim director of athletics.
Clarion: Named Tony Purler assistant wrestling coach.
Rutgers-Camden: Named Jim Flynn men's basketball coach.
St. Bonaventure: Announced the resignation of women's volleyball coach John Wasielewski.
VMI: Named Webb Hatch assistant basketball coach.
Broncos: Signed DE Marvin Thomas to practice squad.
Lions: Sign DT Darius Holland. Released DT Henry Taylor.
Raiders: Released DT Jeff Zgonina. Released LB John Hesse from practice squad. Signed DB Kevin Franklin to practice squad. Signed LB Ernest Dixon to active roster.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL): Released QB Mike Cawley. Signed QB T. J. Rubley.
Toronto Argonauts (CFL): Signed OL Pulu Poumeleto the practice roster.
Bruins: Lent D Dennis Vaske to AHL Providence.
Capitals: Re-assigned F James Black to IHL Chicago. Sent LW Trevor Halverson and D Stewart Malgunas to AHL Portland.
Flyers: Traded RW Trent Klatt to Canucks for 2000 sixth-round draft pick.
Maple Leafs: Recalled D Dallas Eakins from IHL Chicago.
Oilers: Re-signed C Doug Weight to a two-year contract.
Pub Date: 10/20/98