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Anaheim Angels Arizona Diamondbacks Atlanta Braves Baltimore Orioles Boston Red Sox Chicago White Sox Chicago Cubs Cincinnati Reds Cleveland Indians Colorado Rockies Detroit Tigers Florida Marlins Houston Astros Kansas City Royals Los Angeles Dodgers Milwaukee Brewers Minnesota Twins Montreal Expos New York Yankees New York Mets Oakland Athletics Philadelphia Phillies Pittsburgh Pirates San Diego Padres Seattle Mariners San Francisco Giants St. Louis Cardinals Tampa Bay Devil Rays Texas Rangers Toronto Blue Jays The Mets trade C IN THE NEWS: Todd Hundley and minor league P Arnold Gooch to the Dodgers for C Charles Johnson and OF Roger Cedeno. They then swap Johnson to the Orioles for P Armando Benitez.
The Braves sign free agent OF
Otis Nixon. The peripatetic speedster was a starter for Atlanta in 1991–93.
The Orioles sign slugger–grumbler outfielder
Albert Belle to a 5–year contract.
The Rangers sign free agent 1B
Rafael Palmeiro to a 5–year contract.
The Cubs sign free agent P IN THE NEWS: Scott Sanders.
The Mets sign free agent 3B
Robin Ventura to a 4-year contract.
The Mets trade P IN THE NEWS: Willie Blair to the Tigers in exchange for IF Joe Randa.
The Orioles sign free agent 2B
Delino DeShields to a 3-year contract.
The Orioles sign free agent 1B IN THE NEWS: Will Clark to a 2-year contract.
The Diamondbacks lure Padres free agent OF IN THE NEWS: Steve Finley with a 4-year contract.
The Cubs sign free agent 3B
Gary Gaetti, free agent OF Glenallen Hill, and tomorrow sign free agent C Benito Santiago. Following a car crash last January where he suffered mangled ligaments in his right knee, Santiago played just 15 games in 1998 for the Blue Jays. In his last appearance at Wrigley Field, in 1996, Santiago hit three consecutive home runs.
The Red Sox sign free agent P IN THE NEWS: Mark Portugal.
The Devil Rays sign free agent OF
In an emotional press conference, pitcher IN THE NEWS: Dennis Eckersley of the Red Sox announces his retirement.
The Mariners sign free agent C
Tom Lampkin to a 2-year contract.
The Royals sign free agent IF
Rey Sanchez, and acquire IF Joe Randa from the Mets in exchange for OF Juan LeBron.
The Reds sign free agent P IN THE NEWS: Steve Avery.
The Athletics sign the much-traveled free agent IF-OF
The Reds sign free agent IF IN THE NEWS: Mark Lewis.
The Dodgers set the salary bar higher by signing free agent P
Kevin Brown to a 7-year, $105 million contract, the largest in the majors.
The Padres trade P IN THE NEWS: Joey Hamilton to the Blue Jays for pitchers Woody Williams and Carlos Almanzar and OF Peter Tucci.
The Mets sign free agent OF
The Twins trade OF IN THE NEWS: Alex Ochoa to the Brewers in exchange for a player to be named.
The Mets trade OF
Butch Huskey to the Mariners in exchange for minor league P Lesli Brea.
The Cubs trade OF
Brant Brown, whose error on September 24th almost cost the Cubs a playoff spot, to the Pirates in exchange for P Jon Lieber.
The Cardinals acquire SS
Edgar Renteria from the Marlins in exchange for SS Pablo Ozuna and pitchers Armando Almanza and Braden Looper.
Tigers sign free agent C
Bill Haselman to a 2-year contract.
The Royals sign free agent C
The Phillies sign free agent C IN THE NEWS: Tom Prince to a 2-year contract.
The Pirates sign free agent 3B
The Athletics sign free agent C IN THE NEWS: Mike Macfarlane.
The Orioles sign free agent P IN THE NEWS: Xavier Hernandez to a 2-year contract.
The Pirates sign free agent P
Pete Schourek to a 2-year contract.
The Angels sign free agent P IN THE NEWS: Tim Belcher to a 2-year contract.
The Red Sox sign free agent P IN THE NEWS: Mark Guthrie to a 2-year contract.
The Diamondbacks trade OF IN THE NEWS: Karim Garcia to the Tigers in exchange for OF Luis Gonzalez.
The Tigers sign free agent IF-OF
Gregg Jefferies to a 2-year contract.