MLB notebook: Reds' Latos recovering from surgery
Cincinnati Reds right-hander Mat Latos underwent surgery last week to remove bone chips from his right elbow, according to MLB.com.
The 25-year-old Latos finished the season with a 14-7 record and a 3.16 ERA, with 187 strikeouts in 2102⁄3 innings.
• Don Baylor is returning to the Los Angeles Angels to be their hitting coach. The Angels hired Baylor, 64, to replace Jim Eppard, who wasn't retained by manager Mike Scioscia.
• Yu Darvish made a $42,000 donation to the Jackie Robinson Foundation to help fund college scholarships. The Texas Rangers pitcher presented the check to Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson and founder of the foundation, during her visit to Tokyo.
— Wire reports
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