The Chicago Cubs are in a holding pattern while they wait for the Boston Red Sox to allow them to interview their bench coach Torey Lovullo. The Seattle Mariners hired Detroit Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon to be their new manager leaving the Cubs job the lone opening. In the Arizona Fall League, the newly designed replay system debuted with four review calls. The longest review took a minute and a half while the shortest only lasting 46 seconds.
CBS Sports: Focus is on Rick Renteria as Cubs hit ‘final stages’ of search
Cubs.com: Inbox: Will prospect Bryant stick at third base?
ESPN MLB: Lloyd McClendon to manage M’s
MLB.com: BBWAA announces finalists for four major awards
Sports On Earth: The managerial shift – Ausmus
Hardball Talk: Angels add Gary DiSarcina to coaching staff
Denver Post: Charlie Monfort, Rockies owner, arrested on DUI charges
Houston Chronicle: Texas voters have their say at the polls
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Cardinals waiting on Carp
ESPN MLB: Should Cardinals keep Rosenthal at closer?
MLB.com: Konerko, White Sox should find way to slugger’s return