ATHLETICS: Activated IF Randy Velarde. Optioned OF Mike Colangelo to Triple-A Sacramento.
BLUE JAYS: Optioned P Scott Cassidy to Triple-A Syracuse. Added P Pete Walker, who was claimed off waivers from Mets on Thursday, to 25-man roster.
CARDINALS: Purchased contract of P Jason Simontacchi from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned P Josh Pearce to Memphis. Transferred P Andy Benes from 15-day to 60-day disabled list.
DIAMONDBACKS: Placed P Todd Stottlemyre on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 2, with weakness in right shoulder. Activated P Greg Swindell from 15-day DL.
MARLINS: Placed OF Kevin Millar on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 29, with strained...