Twins general manager Terry Ryan confirmed Friday that Miguel Sano will not play winter ball in the Dominican Republic this season.
LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that the Twins plan to contact Joe Maddon regarding their managerial vacancy.
Buster Olney of ESPN reports that Kevin Towers is expected to join the Reds front office as an assistant to general manager Walt Jocketty.
James Shields said Friday that he made some mechanical adjustments during Friday's bullpen session and is confident that he will be much better in Game 5 of the World Series.
Michael Taylor has elected free agency.
Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Friday that the club has yet to offer it's manager job to any candidates just yet.
Paul Konerko and Jimmy Rollins were announced as co-winners of the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award on Friday.
White Sox sent OF Michael Taylor outright to Triple-A Charlotte.
Royals claimed OF Moises Sierra off waivers from the White Sox.
George A. King III of the New York Post reports that Cubs assistant hitting coach Eric Hinske turned down an opportunity to interview for the Yankees' hitting coach job.
Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that Joe Maddon is seeking a contract in the five-year, $25 million range.
Taylor Jordan underwent surgery last month to remove bone chips from his right elbow.
Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Adam Wainwright had cartilage, not a ligament, "trimmed" during Friday's elbow surgery.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Friday that the team has discussed the possibility of starting Madison Bumgarner in Game 4 of the World Series on short rest if they lose Game 3.
Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Adam Wainwright had a ligament "trimmed" in his right elbow on Friday.