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MLB Week-in-Review: Cubs add Austin Jackson, Giants acquire Alejandro De Aza

Two playoff contenders added depth before the August 31 waiver deadline.

Now that the waiver team deadline is in the past, we look towards the playoffs.

MLB Week-in-Review:

Blue Jays hire Mark Shapiro as President

Shapiro heads to Toronto after serving as Cleveland's president since 1991. He is set to replace Paul Beeston.

Ian Desmond drawing interest

Desmond struggled throughout the first half but has had a notable amount of success throughout the second half. He is an impending free agent and reportedly drawing a notable amount of interest.

Toronto not expected to make GM change

Alex Anthopoulos is expected to remain the Blue Jays' GM even after the organization decided to add Shapiro to the front office.

Cubs acquire Austin Jackson

Jackson moves to the National League Central and joins a Cubs club hoping to make a playoff run.

Royals add Jonny Gomes

Gomes will be with a playoff club for the fourth consecutive season. While he is batting .223, Gomes is known to be a quality clubhouse leader.

Giants acquire Alejandro De Aza

San Francisco added another outfielder before the waiver trade deadline. De Aza joins his third team in 2015.

Angels have started GM search

Los Angeles has started the process of looking for a new front office executive. Billy Eppler could be an option.

Dodgers acquire Justin Ruggiano, Chris Heisey

Los Angeles opted to add a pair of outfielders who joined the major league club.

Cubs designate Rafael Soriano for assignment

Soriano was signed to give Chicago another quality arm in the back of the bullpen.

Marlins will ask Dan Jennings to move back to front office

Jennings served as the Marlins' manager after Mike Redmond was dismissed.

Aaron Barrett needs elbow surgery

Barrett has pitched well out of the Nationals' bullpen this season.

Dodgers promote Corey Seager

Seager batted .292 in Double-A and is considered one of the best prospects in baseball.

Tim Lincecum's season is over

He will be shut down for the rest of the season since his hip has not improved.

Brad Ausmus' future with Tigers 'in jeopardy'

Detroit's struggles might cost Ausmus his job.

Scott Boras vs. The Mets

Boras wants his client watched carefully. The Mets want one of their top young arms on the mound.

Yankees place Mark Teixeira on DL

Teixeira has been out with a bone bruise.

White Sox claim Mike Olt

Olt heads to Chicago and could make the club's roster in 2016.