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MLB Week-in-Review: James Shields moved, Braves make almost everyone available

Chicago adds a top arm and Atlanta is ready to make several moves.

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Chicago made a big move to improve its starting rotation and the Braves have made everyone except Freddie Freeman on their roster available. Here are this week's top headlines.

Brewers claim Neil Ramirez

The reliever was designated for assignment by the Cubs.

These three teams need hitters in the draft

Detroit is definitely included.

Blue Jays acquire Jason Grilli

The veteran reliever heads to Toronto in exchange for Sean Ratcliffe.

Dustin Ackley out for the season

The infielder will miss the remainder of the season with a torn labrum.

Dodgers designate Alex Guerrero for assignment

He spent most of the season in the minors rehabbing a knee injury.

Marlon Byrd receives 162-game suspension

Byrd again tested positive for PED use.

Felix Hernandez out with calf strain

Hernandez was placed on the 15-day disabled list.

Boxberger out with oblique strain

Tampa Bay's closer has only made one appearance this season.

Hunter Pence out for at least two months

Pence underwent surgery to repair a completely torn hamstring.

Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion envision Boston as landing spot

Toronto's sluggers could plan on being teammates again with the Red Sox.

Cubs, Jake Arrieta not close on extension

Not much has changed since the two sides last met.

Bryce Harper could seek $750 million contract

Harper might be due for an extensive deal.

David Wright out for 6-8 weeks

Wright has a herniated disk in his neck.

Rangers, Odor re-kindle extension talks

Odor seems to be interested in an extension with Texas.

Everyone but Freddie Freeman available

The Braves could be preparing for a fire sale.

White Sox add James Shields

Shields heads to Chicago in the first major deal of the summer.

Yankees place Mark Teixeira on DL

The first baseman might opt for surgery.

Dodgers designate Carl Crawford for assignment

Los Angeles owes him $35 million the next two seasons.