SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The San Francisco Giants got into the mix for Chase Utley, making a trade offer to the Philadelphia Phillies after the second baseman cleared waivers this week.
Giants general manager Bobby Evans says in a text message there's ''nothing new today'' on any potential acquisition. Several other teams are expected to compete for Utley's services.
The 36-year-old Utley has spent all 13 of his major league seasons with the Phillies and might opt to join a team where he can count on starting for the remainder of the season. He can veto any trade.
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