Chase Utley is unlikely to be moved in a waiver deal, so the Cubs are considering other options.
The Cubs are among those who have expressed interest in Utley on the trade market.
The Cubs will be cautious so as to not upset team chemistry.
Still, no waiver trade is imminent, Hoyer says.
Sources confirmed that Utley cleared waivers on Tuesday, making him eligible to be traded.
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Darin Ruf and Chase Utley sparked a three-run fifth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-8 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
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Ryan Howard went 3 for 3 and drove in three runs, and Roy Oswalt recovered from a rocky first to pitch seven solid innings and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
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