Alex Gordon went 2-for-3 with an RBI double and a run scored in the Royals' World Series Game 7 loss to the Giants on Wednesday.
Tim Hudson had a short leash Wednesday, lasting just 1 2/3 innings while giving up two runs in a no-decision against the Royals in Game 7 of the World Series.
Jeremy Guthrie couldn't make it out of the fourth inning in Wednesday's World Series Game 7, exiting after allowing three runs over 3 1/3 innings in the loss.
Madison Bumgarner was named World Series MVP and set a postseason record for innings pitched along the way, tossing five scoreless innings in relief and earning the win in the Giants' Game 7 victory Wednesday.
Pablo Sandoval set a postseason record with a huge night in Wednesday's World Series Game 7 win, going 3-for-3 with two runs scored as the Giants edged the Royals 3-2 for the title.
Michael Morse had two RBI, including driving in the game-winning run, in the Giants' Game 7 World Series win Wednesday.
A source with direct knowledge tells Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the Twins have yet to make an offer for their vacant managerial position.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Cubs are hiring Joe Maddon as manager.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy told reporters Wednesday evening that Madison Bumgarner could throw 50-60 pitches of relief in Game 7 of the World Series.
David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that the Braves "are expected to make" a qualifying offer to impending free agent Ervin Santana.
Cubs sent OF Josh Vitters outright to Triple-A Iowa.
Cubs sent INF Chris Valaika outright to Triple-A Iowa.
Cubs sent OF Ryan Kalish outright to Triple-A Iowa.
James McDonald has elected to become a free agent.
Juan Perez will start in left field and bat eighth in Game 7 of the World Series against the Royals on Wednesday.