Red Sox optioned RHP Noe Ramirez to Triple-A Pawtucket; re-assigned OFs Brian Bogusevic, Rusney Castillo and Allen Craig; 3B Matt Dominguez, C Jake DePew and RHP Hector Velasquez to minor league camp.
Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle called Jesse Hahn the "clear odd man out" in the Athletics' starting rotation.
According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Red Sox could be a team to watch for Eric Hosmer if the Royals shop him this summer.
Jae-gyun Hwang is expected to begin the year with Triple-A Sacramento.
Marlins manager Don Mattingly said there's no timetable for Jeff Locke's (biceps) return.