• While Gonzalez is under contract through the end of the 2014 season, the members of his coaching staff are waiting to learn whether the organization will offer them a contract for next year. Gonzalez has praised his coaches multiple times over the past week and said he wants each to remain on his staff.
• Ramiro Pena proved quite valuable in the utility role he filled before undergoing season-ending shoulder surgery in early June. Pena expects to begin throwing again within the next two weeks and hopes to play winter ball.
Eric Single is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.