HOUSTON ASTROS – Optioned RHP Sam Demel and LHP Rudy Owens and reassigned 2B Delino DeShields, OF Jake Goebbert, OF Mark Krauss, OF George Springer and C Chris Wallace to their minor league camp.
SAN DIEGO PADRES – Optioned LHP Jose De Paula and OF Rymer Liriano to San Antonio (TL). Reassigned RHP Johnny Barbato, RHP Wilfredo Boscan and C Austin Hedges to their minor league camp.
DALLAS STARS – Assigned F Francis Wathier to Texas (AHL).
FLORIDA PANTHERS – Returned F Jon Rheault to San Antonio (AHL) and F David Pacan from San Antonio to Cincinnati (ECHL).
WINNIPEG JETS – Traded F Spencer Machacek to Columbus for F Tomas Kubalik.
ECHL – Fined Kalamazoo LW Alexandre Mallet and Elmira coach Dwight Mullins undisclosed amounts.