Angels: Agreed to terms with P Jack McDowell and IF Randy Velarde on one-year contracts, and IF Craig Shipley on a minor-league contract.
Blue Jays: Signed P Dave Stieb to minor-league contract.
Cardinals: Re-signed OF Willie McGee to a one-year contract. Signed IF Pat Kelly to a minor-league contract. Offered salary arbitration to C Tom Lampkin.
Cubs: Re-signed 3B Gary Gaetti and OF Glenallen Hill.
Dodgers: Named Alvaro Espinosa manager, Mark Brewer pitching coach and John Debrus hitting coach at Single-A Vero Beach. Named Rick Burleson manager and Dean Treanor pitching coach at Single-A San Bernardino. Named Tom Beyers minor-league hitting coordinator and Todd Claussen major-league strength and conditioning coach.
Expos: Named Jeff Cox manager at Triple-A Ottawa.
Indians: Agreed to terms with OF Mark Whiten on a one-year contract.
Marlins: Outrighted contract of OF Fletcher Bates to Triple-A Charlotte.
Padres: Signed free-agent P Mark Langston to a minor-league contract.
Phillies: Named Gordon Lakey director of major-league scouting.
Royals: Announced they will not offer salary arbitration to P Ricky Bones, OF Shane Mack, 1B-OF Hal Morris and IF Terry Pendleton. Claimed P Dario Veras off waivers from Boston.
Tigers: Assigned P Greg Keagle to Triple-A Toledo. Claimed P Bryan Corey off waivers from Arizona. Designated P Marino Santana for assignment.
Twins: Named Scott Ullger hitting coach.
White Sox: Named Jerry Hairston manager at Rookie League Tucson, Juan Nieves pitching coach at Single-A Winston-Salem, Gary Ward hitting coach at Triple-A Charlotte and Rafael Santana minor-league infield instructor.
Minnesota (WNBA): Announced team will be known as Lynx.
Orlando (WNBA): Named Rick Stukes assistant coach.
Baylor: Fired Dave Roberts, football coach.
Southern Mississippi: Announced the resignation of John dTC Thompson, defensive coordinator, so he can become a coach with Memphis.
Cowboys: Released CB Terry Billups. Signed LB Brandon Tolbert from the practice squad.
Dolphins: Signed S Brian Walker to two-year contract extension through 2000.
Eagles: Promoted S Sean Wooden from practice squad. Released S Matt Stevens.
Maple Leafs: Recalled G Glenn Healy from IHL Chicago.
Blast (NPSL): Placed D Lance Johnson and F Mark Southern on && injured list. Waived G David Tennay. Signed G Brett Phillips. Acquired M Franklin McIntosh from St. Louis.
Rockers (NPSL): Acquired F Bo Vuckovic from Kansas City.
Pub Date: 12/08/98