Devil Rays: Agreed to terms with P Eddie Gaillard and former Orioles minor-leaguer 3B Scott McClain.
Diamondbacks: Invited following to spring training as nonroster players: P Nick Bierbrodt, P Rich Batchelor, P Dan Carlson, P Frank Castillo, P Fernando Hernandez, P John Patterson, P Brad Penney, P Matt Ruebel, P Neil Weber, C Rod Barahas, C Marcus Hanel, C Ramsey Koeyers, C Izzy Molina, IF Desi Wilson, former Orioles OF Pete Incaviglia and OF Ernie Young.
Indians: Named David Shapiro assistant to player development, Scott Meaney assistant to scouting operations and John Couture assistant to sports psychology.
Orioles: Agreed to Triple-A contract with P Calvin Maduro.
Rangers: Invited following to spring training as nonroster players: P Eric Moody, former Orioles P Mike Morgan, P Jeff Zimmerman, P Tony Fossas, P Mike Munoz, P Rich Robertson, C Joey Goodwin, C Mike Hubbard, C John Marzano, IF Mike Lamb, IF Carlos Pena, IF Scott Sheldon, OF Milt Cuyler and OF Scarborough Green.
Hawks: Placed C Scot Pollard on injured list with flu.
Magic: Placed C Jonathan Kerner on IR.
Rockets: Signed C Stanley Roberts to free-agent contract.
Arkansas-Little Rock: Suspended men's basketball G Chris Green, G Adrian Brown, G Steve Rector and F Maurice Bowie for violations of team rules.
St. Bonaventure: Suspended men's basketball G James Hayden for violation of team rules.
Bears: Named John Shoop quarterbacks coach and Chuck Bullough defensive quality control coach. Rehired Eric Studesville as offensive quality control coach.
Browns: Named John Hufnagel quarterbacks coach.
Falcons: Signed WR Octavus Barnes, DT Ben Huff, T Greg Studdard, DE Brett Williams and CB Keith Thibodeau.
Lions: Signed QB Ron Powlus.
Seahawks: Named Jerry Colquitt offensive quality control coach and Clayton Lopez defensive quality control coach.
Hurricanes: Recalled RW Shane Willis from AHL New Haven.
Buffalo (NLL): Placed F Andy Ogilvie on IR.
Syracuse (NLL): Placed F Mark Fietta on IR.
Toronto (NLL): Placed A Pat Jones on IR.
Milwaukee (NPSL): Activated D-M Michael Richardson.
St. Louis (NPSL): Signed player-coach Daryl Doran to two-year extension.
Czech Tennis Association: Suspended Petr Korda from playing in home country for year for testing positive for steroids at Wimbledon.
Pub Date: 2/06/99