This week, the Mets and Royals won World Series berths on the field, but there were also plenty of machinations off it. Here’s a look back at this week at MLBTR.
- The Mariners named Scott Servais their new manager.
- Don Mattingly and the Dodgers mutually decided Mattingly would leave his post.
- The Phillies outrighted outfielder Domonic Brown. (Also outrighted were catcher Tommy Joseph and outfielders Brian Bogusevic and Kelly Dugan.)
- The Cubs signed Cuban top outfield prospect Eddy Julio Martinez.
- Dodgers – P Lisalverto Bonilla (from Rangers)
- Orioles – P Vance Worley (from Pirates)
- Blue Jays – P Pat Venditte (from Athletics)
- Mariners – P Cody Martin (from Athletics)
Designated For Assignment
- Pirates – OF Travis Snider, 1B Travis Ishikawa, P Deolis Guerra (link). Snider and Ishikawa elected free agency
- Rangers – 1B Kyle Blanks, C Carlos Corporan, OF Antoan Richardson, OF Ryan Strausborger (link)
- Twins – C Eric Fryer, OF Shane Robinson, P Aaron Thompson (link)
- Athletics – C Bryan Anderson (link)
- Giants – P Brett Bochy, C Jackson Williams, IF Nick Noonan (link)