BLUE JAYS -- Optioned P Davis Romero to Triple-A Syracuse. Returned IF Chip Cannon to minor league camp.
MARINERS -- Signed P Denny Stark to minor league contract.
RED SOX -- Optioned P Edgar Martinez and P David Pauley to Triple-A Pawtucket. Optioned P Kyle Jackson and IF Argenis Diaz to Double-A Portland. Assigned P Michael Bowden, P Hunter Jones, P Justin Masterson, IF Jeff Bailey, IF Tony Granadillo and IF Gil Velazquez to minor league camp.
HEAT -- Recalled G Daequan Cook and F Joel Anthony from NBDL Iowa.