Padres: Agreed to terms with C Carlos Hernandez on three-year contract.
Pirates: Named Jack Bloomfield and John Green special assignment scouts.
Rangers: Designated IF Domingo Cedeno for assignment. Agreed to terms with C Mike Hubbard on minor-league contract.
Reds: Acquired P Manuel Barrios from Marlins for C Guillermo Garcia. Sold contract of 1B-OF Roberto Petagine to Yakult Swallows of Japanese Central League.
USBL: Awarded expansion franchise to Lehigh Valley area to be called Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs and to begin play in 1999.
Towson: Named Kathy Newburg assistant athletic director for facility and event operations.
Bears: Signed LB Chris Draft off practice roster. Signed DT Harry Deligianis and placed him on practice squad.
Chiefs: Placed G Dave Szott on IR with biceps injury. Signed T Ricky Siglar. Signed TE Bob Rosenthiel to practice squad.
Colts: Placed WR Marvin Harrison and G Tony Mandarich on IR. Activated OL Jon Blackman from practice squad. Claimed DE Mark Thomas off waivers from Bears. Signed WR Kio Sanford to the squad.
Cowboys: Placed WR Ernie Mills on IR.
Eagles: Placed DT Hollis Thomas on IR. Signed DT Henry Slay from practice roster.
Jaguars: Placed LB Brant Boyer on IR with neck injury. Signed LB Eddie Mason.
Patriots: Signed CB Kato Serwanga.
Redskins: Signed G Lamont Burns.
Canucks: Sent LW Josh Holden to AHL Syracuse.
Coyotes: Assigned D Jason Doig to AHL Springfield.
Milwaukee Rampage (A-League): Named Carlos Cordoba coach.
Pub Date: 12/03/98