Athletics: Will not renew contracts of bench coach Duffy Dyer and first base coach Gary Jones. Hitting coach Denny Walling will not return.
Braves: Signed OF Gerald Williams to one-year contract.
Diamondbacks: Exercised $1.8 million option on P Brian Anderson and $850,000 option on former Orioles P Gregg Olson.
Phillies: Agreed to $1.1 million, two-year contract with 3B Alex Arias.
Rangers: Agreed to terms with OF Milt Cuyler on minor-league contract.
Twins: Declined to exercise $2.25 million option on C Terry Steinbach and $1.5 million option on OF Otis Nixon.
Atlantic Basketball Association: Will merge with Eastern Basketball Alliance to form United Basketball Alliance for 1999 season.
South Carolina: Dismissed freshman DB Marcus Coleman for violation of team policy.
Broncos: Activated DE Alfred Williams from physically-unable-to-perform list.
Browns: Named Kofi Bonner VP and chief administrative officer.
Eagles: Released DT Edward Jasper. Claimed DT Steve Martin off waivers from Colts.
Utah (IHL): Signed Bruins holdout C Anson Carter to a short-term contract.
Pub Date: 10/24/98