Braves: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Mike Cather, P Derrin Ebert and P Ismael Villegas.
Indians: Agreed to one-year contracts with P J. D. Brammer, IF Russell Branyan, OF Jacob Cruz, P Jimmy Hamilton, P Tom Martin, P Willie Martinez, P Mike Matthews, IF John McDonald, OF Scott Morgan, P Richard Negrette, OF Danny Peoples, P Jason Rakers and OF Alex Ramirez.
Mariners: Agreed to $1.5 million, one-year contract with OF Butch Huskey, avoiding arbitration.
Rangers: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Derrick Cook, P Ryan Glynn, P Jonathan Johnson and IF Kelly Dransfeldt.
Red Sox: Agreed to $500,000, one-year contract with P John Wasdin, avoiding arbitration. Extended player-development contracts with Triple-A Pawtucket and short-season Single-A Lowell through 2002.
Twins: Named Paul Molitor broadcaster for games on Midwest Sports Channel. Agreed to one-year contracts with P Travis Baptist, P Matt Kinney, P Mike Lincoln, P Joe Mays, P Danny Mota, P Mark Redman, P Dan Serafini, P Brent Stentz, C Chad Moeller, IF Josue Espada, IF Cristian Guzman, IF Doug Mientkiewicz, OF Chad Allen, OF Brian Buchanan, OF Anthony Felston and OF Jacque Jones.
RiverCity Basketball Club (IBL): Named Butch Beard head coach.
Old Dominion Athletic Conference: Accepted Catholic University as member for football.
Buffalo: Junior QB Billy Feldmaier asked for leave from football team.
Indiana: Suspended TE Sterling Mintzer for failing to attend classes.
New Mexico: Men's basketball team lifted suspension of F Damion Walker.
Flyers: Lent LW-D Sean O'Brien to AHL Philadelphia.
Islanders: Lent D Dean Malkoc to AHL Lowell.
Lightning: Assigned D Sami Helenius to IHL Las Vegas.
Sharks: Assigned G Terry Friesen to ECHL Richmond.
Pub Date: 2/12/99