Chase Utley has cleared waivers and continues to draw a notable amount of interest while the Padres signed a veteran arm early in the week. Your Week-in-Review:
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James Shields clears waivers
Shields was expected to be dealt before the non-waiver trade deadline but the Padres opted not to move him. His extensive salary might make a trade unlikely but he can now be moved to any interested team.
David Wright set to return soon
Wright has been out of the lineup since early April but is set to return relatively soon. The Mets' offense has had success but the addition of Wright should help as the club hopes to clinch a playoff spot.
White Sox want to add major league pieces
Chicago was relatively quiet leading up to the trade deadline but still has a desire to add major league pieces before the end of the season.
Cardinals and Dodgers not negotiating extensions
The Dodgers can afford to wait around for Greinke's market to develop. The Cardinals don't have that luxury with their star.
Koji Uehara out for remainder of the season
Boston's closer is out with a fractured wrist and as a result the club will turn to other bullpen options.
Brewers GM Doug Melvin relieved of duties
Melvin will serve in an advisory-type capacity until the end of the season, when Milwaukee is expected to name a new General Manager.
Chase Utley clears waivers
Utley can now be dealt to any major league club and is drawing a notable amount of interest.
Padres sign Bud Norris
Norris will join San Diego's pitching staff for the remainder of the season.
Five players who could be extended
There's going to be a lot of money that gets thrown around during the 2015 offseason, and a fair amount could be for extensions.
Red Sox hire Jerry DiPoto
It is just on an interim basis but Boston's front office gets a new look.
Blue Jays lead updated World Series odds
Toronto has been hot of late and is the new favorite to win the World Series.
Five teams with big money coming off the books after 2015
These big name teams could become big ticket spenders this offseason.
Jose Reyes clears waivers
The Yankees might be interested.
Braves sign Edwin Jackson
Jackson adds depth to a bullpen that has been plagued by injuries.