Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch hears that the Cardinals' interest in bringing back free agent right-hander Kyle Lohse is "negligible at this time."
Cubs manager Joe Maddon said during a radio appearance on Monday that Kyle Schwarber will serve as the designated hitter in Game 1 of the World Series against the Indians on Tuesday.
The Red Sox have promoted Eddie Romero to senior vice president and assistant general manager.
The Indians have officially named Danny Salazar to their roster for the World Series.
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that an idea "under strong consideration" by the Indians is to start Corey Kluber in Games 1, 4 and 7 of the World Series.
Indians manager Terry Francona said that Trevor Bauer (finger) will face "a couple hitters" during batting practice Monday.
John Lamb will begin next season on the disabled list after undergoing surgery to repair a lumbar disc herniation.
Jake Arrieta will start Game 2 of the World Series in Cleveland on Wednesday.
Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins said he plans to do "everything possible" to discuss contract extensions with Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion before they officially become free agents.
Roberto Osuna will be kept in a relief role for 2017.
Jon Lester has been announced as the Cubs' starter for Game 1 of the World Series.
Indians manager Terry Francona officially announced Sunday that Corey Kluber will start Game 1 of the World Series against the Cubs.