Blue Jays: Promoted former Single-A Hagerstown manager Marty Pevey to bullpen coach and catching instructor. Named Rolando Pino manager, Ken Landreaux hitting instructor and Mike Frostad trainer at Hagerstown.
Giants: Re-signed free-agent OF Marvin Benard to two-year contract.
Marlins: Sent IF Josh Booty, C John Roskos, OF Bruce Aven and P Rob Stanifer outright to Triple-A Charlotte. Granted IF-OF Brian Daubach unconditional release.
Padres: Named Dave Smith pitching coach. Agreed to minor-league contracts with OF Ethan Faggett, OF Gus Kennedy, P Bryan Wolff, C Winklenman Gonzalez, P Shane Dennis, P Dean Hartgraves, P Roberto Rivera, P Matt Whiteside, P Slavador Rodriguez and P Scotty Davison.
Tigers: Signed P Felipe Lira and P Brian Looney, C Joe Siddall, OF Rickey Cradle and OF Ben Candelaria to minor-league contracts.
Los Angeles (WNBA): Named Orlando Woolridge coach.
ACC: Named Maryland LB Eric Barton Defensive Lineman of the Week. Named Georgia Tech senior C Craig Page winner of Jacobs Blocking Trophy, awarded annually to conference's outstanding blocker after vote of defensive coordinators.
American Volleyball Coaches Association: Named Salisbury State's Jen O'Neill to Division III all-Mid Atlantic Region team.
Atlantic Central Football Conference: Named Frostburg State RB Brandon Walker ACFC Offensive Player of the Year. Honored following Salisbury State football players: RB Tony Ellis, Rookie of the Year; OL Rick Trinidad, TE Ryan Brooks, LB Scott MacRobbie and DB Tony Hill, all-conference first team.
National Soccer Coaches Association of America: Named St. Mary's freshman sweeper Kathy Holmes (Bel Air) and Frostburg State freshman Amy Foote to All-Mid Atlantic women's team.
Northeast Conference: Named Mount St. Mary's Megan Gardiner Player of the Week in women's basketball. Named Central Connecticut's Corsley Edwards (Lake Clifton) Newcomer of the Week in men's basketball.
Patriot League: Named Navy women's basketball player Hilary Goodrich Rookie of the Week. Named Navy junior volleyball player Jen Williams Co-Offensive Player of the Year, and named her to all-league team.
Coast Guard: Named Pete Long interim football coach.
South Dakota: Will not renew contract of football coach Ron Rankin.
Virginia: Fifth-year G Tiffany Bower left women's basketball team.
Cardinals: Signed G Antonio Fleming to practice squad.
Chargers: Signed WR Tony Gaiter from practice squad. Released WR Latario Rachal. Released RB Chad Dukes from practice squad.
Colts: Signed DT Nate Hobgood-Chittick off practice squad of Giants and added him to 53-man active roster.
Dolphins: Placed G Mark Dixon (neck injury) on IR.
Giants: Signed DT Keith Council to practice squad.
Jaguars: Placed LB James Hamilton on IR. Signed LB Reggie Lowe off practice squad.
Lions: Placed DT Dan Owens on IR. Signed DT Henry Taylor from practice squad. Signed DT Brad Keeney to practice squad.
Redskins: Placed OL Tre Johnson and OL Troy Drake on IR. Signed OL Keith Sims and OL Kipp Vickers to active roster.
Saints: Activated WR Eric Guilford from reserve-non-football injury list. Waived LB Don Davis.
Pub Date: 11/25/98