Royals quality control and catching coach Pedro Grifol interviewed with the San Francisco Giants Thursday for their open managerial position.
Washington Nationals relief pitcher Daniel Hudson missed Game 1 of the NLCS against the St. Louis Cardinals because of the birth of his third child. Hudson is expected to return to the team for Game 2.
The MLB qualifying offer this winter will be $17.8 million. This is down $100,000 from last winter. The qualifying offer is the average salary of the 125 highest-paid players.
Anibal Sanchez had a no-hitter through 7 2/3 innings in a Washington Nationals’ 2-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Jose Martinez broke up the no-hitter with a pinch hit single to center. Sean Doolittle pitched 1 1/3 innings for the save. The Nationals lead the NLCS 1-0.