Phillies signed C John Hester to a minor league contract.
Dan Haren underwent arthroscopic surgery Wednesday afternoon on his left shoulder.
Michael Morse will serve as the designated hitter again in Game 2 of the World Series against the Royals on Wednesday.
Cubs prospect Addison Russell has played second base in the Arizona Fall League.
The Padres have fired hitting coach Phil Plantier.
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. indicated Tuesday that he expects A.J. Burnett to return next season.
Madison Bumgarner was a beast again Tuesday, holding the Royals to one run over seven excellent frames in a 7-1 World Series Game 1 victory.
Hunter Pence launched a two-run homer and reached base four times in Tuesday's World Series Game 1 win over the Royals.
Pablo Sandoval went 2-for-5 with an RBI double and RBI single in Tuesday's victory over the Royals.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Mets will interview former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long on Wednesday for the same position with their club.
Diamondbacks purchased the contract of RHP Enrique Burgos from High-A Visalia.
Phillies re-signed RHP Jerome Williams to a one-year, $2.5 million contract.
Michael Morse is in the starting lineup as the designated hitter for Game 1 of the World Series against the Royals.
Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports that the Cardinals are "expected to heavily consider" Marco Gonzales for a spot in next year's bullpen.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak indicated on Monday that Carlos Martinez projects as the team's primary setup man next season.