Blue Jays sent 1B/DH Dan Johnson outright to Triple-A Buffalo.
Outrighting Johnson clears a spot on the Jays' 40-man roster. Johnson appeared in 15 games with the Jays this season, hitting .211/.333/.342.
Blue Jays sent INF Munenori Kawasaki outright to Triple-A Buffalo.
The move gives the Jays a spot on the 40-man roster. Kawasaki hit .258/.327/.296 in 82 games with the Blue Jays this season.
The Diamondbacks have received permission to interview Don Wakamatsu for their managerial opening.
Wakamatsu is currently serving as a bench coach for the Royals. Joe McEwing, Sandy Alomar, Jr., Jim Tracy, Jay Bell, Andy Green, Phil Nevin and Turner Ward have also been identified as candidates for the position.
Stephen Vogt is expected to have surgery to repair a plantar plate tear in his foot.
Vogt will get a second opinion, but surgery seems likely. Vogt is expected to be ready for the start of spring training.
Chris Owings will have surgery to repair the posterior labrum in his left shoulder.
Dr. James Andrews will perform the surgery. The Diamondbacks are expecting Owings to be ready for spring training. Owings hit .261/.300/.406 while playing just 91 games due to injury in his rookie year.