ATHLETICS -- Agreed to one-year contracts with P Dallas Braden, OF Travis Buck, P Santiago Casilla, OF Chris Denorfia, P Joey Devine, former Orioles OF Jeff Fiorentino, OF Carlos Gonzalez, P Jeff Gray, 3B Jack Hannahan, P Fernando Hernandez, OF Javier Herrera, IF Dan Johnson, OF Richie Robnett and P Henry Rodriguez. Agreed to minor league contract with C Matt LeCroy. Announced retirement of C Jeremy Brown.
DODGERS -- Signed OF Nook Logan to minor league contract.
MARINERS -- Claimed P Anderson Garcia off waivers from Phillies.
METS -- Named Sandy Alomar Jr. catching instructor. Agreed to minor league contract with OF Brady Clark.
CINCINNATI -- Suspended men's basketball freshman F Alvin Mitchell indefinitely for violation of team rules.
PENN STATE -- Announced that F Schyler King will transfer from men's basketball team.
CHIEFS -- Released G John Welbourn.
FALCONS -- Released DT Rod Coleman, T Wayne Gandy, CB Lewis Sanders (Maryland), WR Jamin Elliott and LB Marcus Wilkins.
49ERS -- Named former Ravens assistant Chris Foerster offensive line coach. Signed P Ricky Schmitt.
RANGERS -- Signed D Dan Girardi to two-year contract extension.