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MLB Leftovers: Lackey's Elbow, Royals Hire Eiland, Blue Jays Change Policy

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Lackey Has Elbow Examined - WEEI
According to multiple industry sources, Red Sox right-hander John Lackey ‬recently visited Dr. Lewis Yocum in California to have his right elbow examined. According to one of the sources, the Red Sox are expecting "a final resolution" in the coming days after receiving the examination's results. The source stated that the organization doesn't believe a second opinion will be necessary.

Royals hire Eiland as pitching coach - KansasCity.com
The Royals used today's break in the World Series schedule to announce the hiring of Dave Eiland as their new pitching coach.

Cubs introduce Epstein - The Providence Journal
"We were looking for someone with a background in player development, someone with a proven track record of success, someone with a proven analytical background and someone who had experience in creating a culture of winning," Ricketts said. "I simply cannot imagine a better person for this job than Theo Epstein."

Blue Jays change policy; manager John Farrell won't move to Red Sox | MLB.com
Blue Jays team president Paul Beeston and general manager Alex Anthopoulos issued a joint statement that read: "Due to the distraction caused by media speculation regarding our employee permission policy, the Toronto Blue Jays have amended their policy and will not grant permission for lateral moves."