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November 20, 1998

Baseball

Angels: Added P Mark Harriger, P Ramon Ortiz and P Scott Schoeneweis to 40-man roster. Signed P Brett Grebe, P Michael Hartung, P Luis Pote, P Norman Montoya, P Kevin Lomon, P Jeff Ware, P Mike Fyrhie, P Kevin Troutman, P Travis Thurmond, P Mike Bovee, P Joe Jacobsen, P DeSean Warren, P Darren Winston, C-1B-3B Steve Decker, 3B Tim Unroe, former Orioles 2B-SS Jeff Huson, 1B-OF Benji Simonton, OF Eddie Christian, OF-1B-3B Jason Herrick and SS Loyce Coveli.

Astros: Named David Gottfried baseball operations assistant. Purchased contracts of IF Julio Ligo, IF Chris Turby, P Tony McKnight, P Wade Miller and P Derek Root and added them to 40-man roster. P Mike Walter cleared waivers and was removed from 40-man roster.

Athletics: Purchased contracts of 3B Olmedo Saenz from Triple-A Calgary, C Danny Ardoin, OF Mario Encarnacion, P Brett Laxton, IF Jose Ortiz from Double-A Huntsville and P Carl Dale and P Luis Vizcaino from Single-A Modesto. Sent P Tom Bennett and C George Williams outright to Triple-A Edmonton.

Braves: Signed P Chris Seelbach to minor-league contract. Named Tommy Gregg hitting coach and Kent Willis pitching coach for Single-A Macon.

Brewers: Added OF Chad Green and OF Anthony Iapoce, IF Kevin Barker and P Brian Passini to 40-man roster.

Cubs: Claimed P Elvin Hernandez off waivers from Twins. Purchased contracts of P Kyly Farnworth and P Richard Barker, P Phillip Northon, P Brian McNichol, P Ray King, IF Chad Meyers and OF Roosevelt Brown from Triple-A Iowa. Sent P Steve Rain and P Don Wengert outright to Iowa.

Devil Rays: Agreed to terms with P Larry Casian, former Orioles ** C Cesar Devarez, former Orioles minor-league P Vaughn Eshelman, OF Terrell Lowery, former Orioles P Bobby Munoz, P Alan Newman, P Erik Plantenberg, P Mark Sievert and C Tom Wilson to minor-league contracts.

Diamondbacks: Purchased contracts of OF Jason Conti, P Nelson Figueroa, OF Rob Ryan, P Brian Shouse and IF Junior Spivey from minor-league teams. Released P Chris Clemons and P Neil Weber.

Dodgers: Purchased contracts of P Eric Gagne, P Randy Galvez, P Onan Masaoka, P Luke Prokopec and P Ricky Stone. Outrighted P Ignacio Flores to Triple-A Albuquerque. Designated Mike Metcalfe, OF Damon Hollins and P Gary Rath for assignment.

Expos: Purchased contracts of P Tony Armas Jr., P Ted Lilly, P J. D. Smart and OF Chris Stowers from Triple-A Ottawa.

Marlins: Purchased contracts of P Hector Almonte, P A. J. Burnett and P Nelson Lara, P Brent Billingsley, P Michael Tejera, P Bobby Rodgers, OF Jaime Jones and IF Nate Rolison from minor-league teams. Designated OF Bruce Aven, IF Josh Booty, IF Kevin Millar, IF John Roskos, P Eric Ludwick, P Rob Stanifer and former Orioles C Gregg Zaun for assignment. Released OF Brian Daubach.

Giants: Purchased contracts of P Robbie Crabtree, 1B Damon Minor and C Yorvit Torrealba; added them to 40-man roster.

Mariners: Waived P Bob Wells and P Tim Davis. Designated OF Ryan Radmanovich for assignment. Claimed OF Kerry Robinson off waivers from Devil Rays.

Mets: Purchased contracts of IF Maurice Bruce, P Dan Murray and P Grant Roberts from minor-league teams.

Phillies: Released former Orioles minor-league P Calvin Maduro. Purchased contracts of OF Reggie Taylor, P David Coggin, P Anthony Shumaker and 3B Carlos Duncan from minor-league teams.

Pirates: Added P Brian O'Connor, P Alex Pena, P Kevin Pickford, OF Chad Hermansen, OF Alexander Hernandez and C Yamid Haad to 40-man roster. Designated OF T. J. Staton and P Kane Davis for assignment.

Rangers: Purchased contracts of P Derrick Cook, P Doug Davis, P Mike Venafro, P Corey Lee, 1B Shawn Gallagher, C Sesar King, SS Kelly Dransfeldt, OF Ruben Mateo and OF Mike Zywica; added them to 40-man roster. Claimed IF Jon Shave off waivers from Twins. Assigned P Mark Brandenburg and OF Scarborough Green outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City. Agreed to one-year contract with P Eric Moody. Agreed to minor-league contract with SS Juan Bautista.

Reds: Signed OF Wonderful Monds, OF Decomba Conner, 1B Juan Thomas, P Brandon Puffer, former Orioles minor-league C Ryan Luzinski, C Raymond Brooks and 3B Joseph Salzano to minor-league contracts. Named Freddie Benavides manager at Single-A Clinton.

Red Sox: Added C Shea Hillenbrand, C Steve Lomasney, IF Cole Liniak, IF Wilton Veras, P Juan Pena, P Jack Cressend and P Robert Ramsay to 40-man roster. Assigned IF Jim Chamblee and IF Chris Snopek to Triple-A Pawtucket. Designated OF Billy Ashley, OF Jimmy Hurst, P Rich Garces, P Carlos Valdez and C Mandy Romero for assignment.

Rockies: Added P Jason Brester, P Mike Kusiewicz, P David Lee, Chandler Martin and IF Juan Sosa to 40-man roster. Outrighted Jason Bates, P Luther Hackman and P Mike Vavrek to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Bates chose free agency.

Tigers: Added P Dave Borkowski and IF Carlos Villalobos to 40-man roster.

White Sox: Added P Kevin Beirne, P David Lundquist, OF McKay Christensen, 1B Jeff Liefer and C Josh Paul to 40-man roster. Claimed P Dwayne Jacobs off waivers from Braves. Outrighted P Nelson Cruz, P Derek Hasselhoff (Towson State, Chesapeake High), P Todd Rizzo and SS Juan Bautista.

College

Arkansas-Monticello: Football coach Carl Preston resigned.

Navy: C Terrence Anderson and DT Bran Wimsatt were named to GTE Academic All-District II football first and second teams, respectively.

Southwest Texas: Signed football coach Bob DeBesse to three-year contract.

Football

Bills: Signed LB Wayne Simmons, who was waived Monday by Chiefs.

Chiefs: Signed LB Ernest Dixon to two-year contract.

Dolphins: Awarded DB Raymond Hill off waivers from Bills.

Pub Date: 11/20/98

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