There have been numerous players that have cleared revocable waivers. According to Jeff Todd of MLB Trade Rumors, these players have cleared. Players can be traded up to September but must be on their new team by August 31st in order to play in the postseason. These players have cleared waivers, but it does not mean a team has to claim them.

Jay Bruce-New York Mets

Bruce is spending his first season with the Mets after being traded by the Cincinnati Reds in the offseason.

He is currently making $13 million this season as he enters free agency. Bruce can help a contender in the postseason as he is hitting .260 and has driven in 71 runs batted in. It's unclear if the Mets will get what they want in return for Bruce.

The Mets were linked to being sellers at the deadline, but no deal was ever made. Bruce was linked to the Yankees and Brewers, but the Mets did not get what they wanted in return. The Mets were once destined to be a dynasty with their young starting rotation, but injuries have derailed the team from making a postseason run.

Curtis Granderson-New York Mets

The center fielder for the Mets is also entering free agency this offseason. Granderson is having a down year as he is hitting .233. He is making $15 million this season which could stop some teams, but the Brewers were once connected to Granderson. With a showdown with the Cubs these next two months, the Brewers could make a run at him.

The Brewers are currently 1.0 games back from the Cubs.

Granderson has five years of postseason experience. The Brewers are a young team and could use a veteran like Granderson. Last season, Granderson had a terrible postseason though. He went 0-4 in the team's wild card loss.

Justin Verlander-Detroit Tigers

Verlander was once linked to the Chicago Cubs, but no deal was made. Verlander is set to make $28 million the next two seasons, so his salary makes him an unlikely contender to move.

The Tigers want a decent return, but with his contract it is unlikely. Even though he cleared waivers, no team is likely to put in a claim.

Verlander is a heavy burden on the Tigers. The team might be on a rebuild shortly. Miguel Cabrera is 35 years old next April. Verlander will be turning 36 years old. Justin Upton and Jordan Zimmermann each gave massive contracts. Verlander finished second in the Cy Young voting last season but has an earned run average over five this season.

The Tigers would love to move on from Verlander, but we will see what happens.

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