Angels: Placed 1B Mark Johnson on waivers for purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
Brewers: Named Darrell Evans manager, Steve Renko pitching coach and Herm Winningham hitting coach at Double-A Huntsville.
Phillies: Agreed to terms with OF Rob Ducey on one-year contract.
Pirates: Agreed to terms with SS Rafael Bournigal, P Jim Dougherty, P Todd Ritchie, C Chris Tremie, IF Matt Howard, OF Ray Montgomery and 1B Ivan Cruz on minor-league contracts.
Red Sox: Acquired P Tomokazu Oka from Yokohama Baystars of Japanese Central League.
Royals: Named John Wathan special assignment scout.
White Sox: Agreed to terms with P Kip Wells on one-year contract.
Villanova: Promoted Mark Ferrante to assistant head coach, Sam Venuto to offensive coordinator-QB coach and Stan Drayton to RB coach-recruiting coordinator. Named Drew Maginnis WR coach.
Buccaneers: Signed WR Horace Copeland. Placed WR Brice Hunter on IR.
Chargers: Signed CB Reggie Rusk.
Islanders: Acquired D Eric Cairns off waivers from Rangers.
Impact (NPSL): Released G Deszo Horvath. Signed M Omar Dalombo.
Wings (NPSL): Signed D Neal Ryan.
Pub Date: 12/23/98