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Diamondbacks: Acquired P Jason Hart from Independent Schaumburg.

Indians: Agreed to terms with P Dave Telgheder, P Mike Walker, former Orioles IF Jeff Manto, IF Orlando Miller and C Chris Turner on minor-league contracts.

Pirates: Agreed to terms on minor-league contract with 1B Domingo Martinez.

Reds: Signed P Giovanni Carrara, P Todd Etler, P Denny Harriger, P Marty Janzen, P Tom Kramer, P John Riedling, P Scott Ruffcorn, P Rod Steph, P Scott Williamson, P Joey Eischen, P Eddie Priest, P Kevin Tolar, IF Jeff Branson, IF Steve Eddie, IF Jerry Salzano, IF Jason Williams and OF Wonderful Monds to Triple-A contracts.

Mets: Named Buzz Capra pitching coach of Single-A St. Lucie.

Phillies: Signed P Rodney Bolton and C Andy Stewart to minor-league contracts.

Pirates: Agreed to minor-league contract with 1B Domingo Martinez on minor-league contract; invited him to major-league camp. Invited following to spring training: P Kris Benson, P Rich Sauveur, P Todd Van Poppel, OF-C Steve Bieser, 2B Warren Morris and IF Jeff Patzke.

Red Sox: Agreed to terms with P Kip Gross. Agreed to minor-league contract with P Rheal Cormier; invited him to camp.

Tigers: Named Juan Samuel first base, outfield and base-running coach. Announced that Alan Trammell will serve as hitting instructor.


Rockford (CBA): Signed F Terquin Mott (Coppin State).


NCAA: Denied WR David Saunders, West Virginia's career receptions, bid for sixth year of eligibility.

Arizona State: TB J. R. Redmond will stay in school instead of leaving a year early for NFL draft.

Georgia Tech: Named Danny Crossman assistant coach on defense.

Houston: Reassigned offensive coordinator Dan Lounsbury within program.

Indiana: DE Adewale Ogunleye, school's career leader in sacks, will stay in school instead of leaving a year early for NFL draft.

Navy: Will not renew contract of offensive coordinator Ken Niumatalolo.

Northeast Louisiana: Named former Colts WR Roger Carr offensive coordinator and Stan Humphries quarterbacks coach.

Rhode Island: Dismissed freshman F Mark Treadwell from team. Senior F David Arigbabu left men's basketball team to return home to Germany.

Towson: Named Chris Branscome director of marketing and promotion for athletics.


Broncos: Signed LB Tony Dumas.

Colts: Named Vic Fangio defensive coordinator.

Dolphins: Placed DT Tim Bowens on IR.

Steelers: Fired receivers coach David Culley.

Indoor Professional Football League: Changed name from Professional Indoor Football League and named Mike Storen commissioner.


Stars: Activated F Brent Severyn from IR; assigned him to IHL Michigan for conditioning.


NLL: Named Thunder A Matt Shearer (Loyola College) Player of the Week.


U.S. Soccer: Recalled G Tony Meola to national team from MLS New York-New Jersey.

Pub Date: 1/06/99

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