Angels: Agreed to one-year, $250,000 contract with OF Matt Luke, who had been with Dodgers.
Braves: Major-league scout Bill Wight retired.
Brewers: Announced following managerial and coaching assignments: Triple-A Louisville, manager Gary Allenson, hitting coach Luis Salazar, pitching coach Dwight Bernard; Double-A Huntsville, manager Darrell Evans, pitching coach Steve Renko, hitting coach Herm Willingham; Single-A Stockton, manager Bernie Moncallo, pitching coach Randy Kramer, hitting coach Carlos Ponce; Single-A Beloit, manager Don Money, hitting coach John Mallee, pitching coach Todd Frohworth (former Oriole).
Devil Rays: Named Doug Witt scouting supervisor for four states, including Maryland.
Dodgers: Signed IF Dave Hansen to one-year contract. Asked for outright waivers on P Doug Bochtler.
Indians: Signed RHP Jim Brower and C Angelo Encarnacion to minor-league contracts.
Marlins: Agreed to one-year contract with P Matt Mantei, avoiding salary arbitration.
Pirates: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Jeff Tabaka ($500,000), P Marc Wilkins ($400,000) and P Mike Williams ($650,000).
Rangers: Agreed to two-year extension with Triple-A Oklahoma. Named Dick McLaughlin roving outfield and base-running instructor and Jim Murphy coach at Single-A Savannah.
Yankees: Retained first base coach Jose Cardenal, batting coach Chris Chambliss, bullpen coach Tony Cloninger, third base coach Willie Randolph, pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre and bench coach Don Zimmer. Agreed to $300,000, one-year contract with P Dan Naulty, who was eligible for arbitration.
Patriot League: Named Navy F Chris Williams men's basketball Co-Player of the Week and G Hilary Goodrich women's basketball Rookie of the Week.
Baylor: Named Greg Meyer offensive coordinator.
Eastern Kentucky: F Charles Thomas, who played on Minnesota's 1997 Final Four team before transferring, is giving up basketball because of back injury.
Hawaii: Named Greg McMackin defensive coordinator.
Notre Dame: F Leviticus Williamson, who has played sparingly this season, will sit out rest of men's basketball season for unspecified reasons.
Western Montana: Football coach Nels Kludt resigned.
Eagles: Signed P Tony Martino.
Canadiens: Assigned G Philippe DeRouville to IHL Utah.
Flyers: Recalled G Jean-Marc Pelletier from AHL Philadelphia.
Maple Leafs: Recalled G Francis Larivee from IHL Chicago.
Red Wings: Signed F Petr Klima to two-way contract.
Sharks: Recalled D Andrei Zyuzin from AHL Kentucky.
Pub Date: 1/12/99