Devil Rays: Named Sherard Clinkscales assistant scouting director.
Mariners: Named John McLaren and Matt Sinatro coaches. Announced that hitting coach Jesse Barfield, third base coach Steve Smith and pitching coach Stan Williams will not return.
Giants: Declined to exercise 2000 option on P Julian Tavarez, making him eligible for free agency.
Kings: Waived F Art Long.
Mavericks: Waived G Kevin Ollie and F Jason Sasser.
Starzz (WNBA): Signed three-year contract extension with WNBA.
Yakima (CBA): Acquired F Devin Gray (St. Frances) from Sioux Falls for first-round pick in 2000.
National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame: Awarded Navy C Terrence Anderson $18,000 postgraduate scholarship.
CIAA: Named Bowie State middle hitter Deidra Fields volleyball Player of the Year.
Canucks: Acquired G Corey Schwab from Thrashers for 2000 conditional draft pick.
Lightning: Claimed C Steve Martins off waivers from Senators. Traded D Mikko Kuparinen to Thrashers for future considerations.
Thrashers: Acquired D Mikko Kuparinen from Lightning for future considerations.