Baltimore Orioles -- Signed P Jeff Ballard (2-11, 4.93 ERA) to 1-year contract worth $465,000.
New York Yankees -- P Mike Witt (5-9, 4.40 ERA) agreed to 3-year contract worth $8 million.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Signed C Alex Trevino (.221, 1 HR, 13 RBI in 58 games) to 1-year contract.
Colorado -- Announced resignation of receivers coach Don Frease to become assistant coach at Vanderbilt.
North Texas -- Named Tinker Ratliff and Chuck Mills assistant football coaches.