CARDINALS -- Optioned P Blake Hawksworth to Triple-A Memphis.
MARINERS -- Optioned IF Michael Garciaparra, IF Bryan LaHair, IF Oswaldo Navarro, OF Wladimir Balentien and OF Michael Wilson to Triple-A Tacoma. Reassigned C Jeff Clement and C Rob Johnson to minor league camp.
NATIONALS -- Optioned P Emiliano Fruto, P Beltran Perez and P Chris Schroeder to Triple-A Columbus. Assigned former Orioles P Winston Abreu, P Colby Lewis, P Arnie Munoz, former Orioles C Danny Ardoin, C Brandon Harper and OF Jose Macias to minor league camp.
ORIOLES -- Optioned IF Luis Hernandez to Triple-A Norfolk.
PADRES -- Sent former Orioles OF Jack Cust outright to Triple-A Portland.
REDS -- Optioned 1B Joey Votto to Triple-A Louisville. Assigned P Homer Bailey, P Michael Gosling, C Dan Conway and C Ryan Hanigan to minor league camp. Released former Orioles P Kerry Ligtenberg and P Brian Meadows.
RAPTORS -- Activated G Darrick Martin and F Pape Sow.
NORTH CAROLINA -- Suspended TB Barrington Edwards indefinitely from football team for violating team rules and university policies.
BENGALS -- Signed free-agent C Alex Stepanovich to one-year contract.
BROWNS -- Signed DT Robaire Smith to four-year contract.
CHARGERS -- Re-signed LB Carlos Polk to two-year contract.
CHIEFS -- Re-signed DT Ron Edwards.
EAGLES -- Re-signed RB Correll Buckhalter to two-year contract.
49ERS -- Re-signed LB Hannibal Navies.
LIONS -- Signed free-agent RB T.J. Duckett to one-year contract.
PANTHERS -- Signed LB Terrence Melton and DT Stephen Williams.
STEELERS -- Re-signed CB Chidi Iwuoma to one-year contract.
TITANS -- Agreed to contract with WR Justin Gage.
CAPITALS -- Recalled LW Alexandre Giroux from AHL Hershey. Signed F Travis Morin and F Steve Pinizzotto to two-year entry-level contracts
KINGS -- Signed F Kevin Westgarth to multi-year contract.