Devil Rays: Agreed to $1.4 million, one-year contract with P Bryan Rekar, avoiding salary arbitration; he had asked for $1.75 million and club had offered $1.2 million. Signed IF Damian Rolls to one-year contract.
Marlins: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Wes Anderson, P Gary Knotts, P Blaine Neal and P Michael Tejera.
Padres: Agreed to $625,000 one-year contract with P Bobby J. Jones.
Royals: Agreed to $1.9 million, one-year contract with P Brian Meadows, avoiding salary arbitration; he had asked for $2.55 million and club had offered $1.55 million.
Yankees: Agreed to $1.5 million, one-year contract with OF Henry Rodriguez. Designated OF Mike Frank for assignment.
Cavaliers: Activated G-F Wesley Person from injured list. Placed G Anthony Johnson on injured list with left patellar tendinitis.
Hawks: Signed G Larry Robinson to 10-day contract.
Pacers: Placed C Terry Mills on injured list. Activated C Sam Perkins.
USBL: Announced Upper Marlboro franchise will be named Maryland Mustangs. Team. Team named Robert Parish coach and Harvey Grant assistant coach.
Eastern Washington: Named Timm Rosenbach offensive coordinator.
Portland State: Dismissed G Jabbar Washington from basketball team for violating team rules.
Cardinals: Named Kevin Ramsey defensive backs coach.
Chargers: Signed CB Davis Sanchez, who led CFL with nine interceptions.
Jaguars: Promoted defensive line coach John Pease to assistant head coach.
Jets: Named David Merritt defensive assistant coach and Eric Price offensive assistant coach. Agreed to terms with assistant strength and conditioning coach Lou Hernandez.
Lions: Signed TE Terrence McCaskey, TE Leonard Stephens and RB Lamont Warren. Named Al Bellamy trainer.
Panthers: Signed CB Tony Francis, OL George Hudson, OL Tony Washington, LB Dusty Renfro, WR Kofi Shuck and DB Jerard White.
Raiders: Signed DL Jon Harris. Named Marc Trestman senior assistant coach.
Blackhawks: Signed F Steve Sullivan to multi-year contract.