Athletics: Purchased contract of OF Kerwin Moore from independent Catskill.
Braves: Agreed to one-year contract with OF Damon Hollins and P John Rocker.
Cardinals: Signed free-agent IF Craig Shipley, who had been with Padres, to minor-league contract with invitation to spring training.
Devil Rays: Invited 32 nonroster players to training camp, including four former Orioles: OF Dwight Smith, P Mark Eichhorn, OF Jerome Walton and OF Luis Polonia.
Indians: Named former first base coach Dave Nelson radio analyst and Mike Hegan to share radio play-by-play with Tom Hamilton.
Red Sox: Agreed to one-year contract with P Butch Henry, avoiding salary arbitration.
Rockies: Agreed to one-year contract with P Mark Thompson, avoiding salary arbitration. Agreed to one-year contracts with P Mike Munoz and IF Jason Bates.
Twins: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Jeff Harris, P Dan Perkins, P Fred Rath and P Benj Sampson.
WNBA: Assigned F Cindy Brown and C Razija Mujanovic to Detroit Shock.
Heat: Signed G Rex Walters for remainder of season. Waived G Gerald Madkins.
College Of Charleston: Suspended C Sedric Webber from basketball team for one game because of improper conduct in game Saturday.
Duke: Named Les Koenning Jr. offensive coordinator.
U.S. Coast Guard Academy: Named Bob Estock football coach.
Eagles: Named Dana Bible offensive coordinator.
NHL: Announced that Sharks LW Tony Granato, who has already been suspended one game for high-sticking and tripping incident Jan. 23, has been suspended additional game and fined $1,000 as result of incident.
Canucks: Recalled D Chad Allan and LW Dave Roberts from AHL Syracuse.
Capitals: Sent C Jan Bulis on loan to AHL Portland for conditioning.
Coyotes: Re-assigned D Sean Gagnon to AHL Springfield.
Flames: Recalled D Rocky Thompson from AHL Saint John.
Islanders: Assigned C Kit Miller to IHL Utah and RW Dane Jackson to AHL Rochester. Recalled RW Dan Plante from Utah.
Oilers: Re-assigned D Alexander Zhurik to Belarus national team.
Stars: Claimed C Jarrod Skalde off waivers from Sharks.
Pub Date: 1/28/98