Blue Jays: Designated P Matt DeWitt for assignment
Braves: Agreed to terms with IF Keith Lockhart on a one-year contract.
Brewers: Traded OF Chad Green to the San Diego Padres for P Will Cunnane, to complete an earlier trade. Signed IF Tyler Houston to a two-year contract.
Cubs: Declined to offer contracts for the 2001 season to P Jamie Arnold and P Steve Rain. Named former Oriole Jeff Huson minor-league infield instructor.
Giants: Named former Oriole Lenn Sakata manager, Steve Renko pitching coach and Benji Simonton hitting coach of Single-A San Jose.
Indians: Agreed to terms with P Scott Aldred, P Eric Gunderson, P Roy Smith, C Tim Laker, P Tim Kubinski and OF Scott Krause on minor-league contracts.
Marlins: Agreed to terms with P Reid Cornelius on a one-year contract and sent him outright to Triple-A Calgary of the PCL.
Mets: Declined to offer 2001 contracts to IF Jorge Velandia, P Pat Mahomes, P Lariel Gonzalez and IF Matt Franco.
Padres: Agreed to terms with P Rodney Myers on a one-year contract.
Phillies: Agreed to terms with C Clemente Alvarez, C Jeremy Dietrick, 1B Brian R. Hunter, P Edwin Hurtado, P Rigo Beltran, IF P.J. Forbes, IF Kevin Orie, P Eddue Oropesa, IF Gene Schall, C Eric Schreimann, P Clint Sodowsky, 2B Chase Utley, P Ed Vosberg, OF Turner Ward and OF Kenny Woods on minor-league contracts.
Rangers: Declined to offer a 2001 contract to P Pete Munro.
Reds: Acquired P Jeff Taglienti and P Justin Carter from the Colorado Rockies to complete a Nov. 8 trade.
Red Sox: Released IF-OF Izzy Alcantara.
Tigers: Agreed to terms with IF Shane Halter and P Steve Sparks on one-year contracts.
Kings: Announced coach Rick Adelman had received a contract extension, through the 2003-04 season.
Nuggets: Placed G Tariq Abdul-Wahad on the injured list. Activated G-F Calbert Cheaney from the injured list.
Warriors: Signed C John Coker.
Florida: Announced OL Zac Zedalis had been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA after missing two seasons with injuries.
Johns Hopkins: Awarded a full lacrosse scholarship to Leah Onda (South Carroll).
North Carolina State: Announced Rod Broadway will take over as defensive line coach after his current team, Florida, plays in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2
Dolphins: Placed WR Bert Emanuel on injured reserve. Signed WR Damon Savage.
Patriots: Claimed S Matt Stevens off waivers from the Washington Redskins. Signed FB Jeff Paulk from the practice squad
Vikings: Released DE Antwone Young from the practice squad.