Athletics: Signed former Orioles P Mike Oquist to minor-league contract.
Giants: Claimed P Steve Connelly off waivers from Red Sox.
Mariners: Agreed to terms with P Bill Swift on one-year contract.
Padres: Named Wilbur Johnson major-league scout.
Tigers: Announced that P Bryan Corey has cleared waivers and been assigned to Triple-A Toledo.
Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA): Named Doc Rivers coaching consultant.
Air Force: Named Vic Shealy defensive backs coach and Tim Horton wide receivers coach.
Auburn: Announced resignation of Bill Wilkins, women's soccer coach.
New Mexico: Named Bob Bostad assistant football coach.
St. Francis, Pa.: Announced resignation of Kevin Doherty, football coach, to become defensive backs coach at University of Connecticut.
Browns: Agreed to terms with RB Pepe Pearson, OL Hicham El-Mashtoub, LB Randy Neal, WR Jermaine Ross and OT Steve Zahursky.
Dolphins: Signed CB Emmanuel McDaniel from practice squad.
Blackhawks: Traded RW Dennis Bonvie to Flyers for LW Frank Bialowas.
Flames: Assigned F Rico Fata to OHL London.
Chesapeake Icebreakers (ECHL): Activated LW Earl Cronin from injured reserve.
Pub Date: 1/09/99