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Matt Garza says he's ready to pitch and guarantees he'll be ready on opening day.
Garza said he has had no problems since he started throwing earlier this month.
"If spring training started tomorrow, I would be ready to go," he said. "I'm not ready to pitch six innings today, but I will be ready to go when the season starts. I will be ready to go Opening Day, that's guaranteed."
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Chicago Cubs right-hander Matt Garza missed much of the second half of the year with a stress reaction in his throwing elbow, but told CSNChicago.com on Friday that he expects to be ready and healthy by Opening Day. Garza said he has had no problems since he started throwing earlier this month. "If spring training started tomorrow, I would be ready to go," he said....
I got the Kindle version of The Hardball Times annual for my birthday and the first thing I wanted to read was the article about Tommy John surgery. It looked at whether pitchers get back to the level they were at pre-surgery and when that is. They also looked at what the shelf life is for a pitcher who had the procedure before he needs another visit with the surgeon. It's a...
Former major league All-Star closer Ugueth Urbina is back in baseball after spending more than seven years in prison for attempted murder. Urbina, who was released from prison last Sunday, took the field at University Stadium in Caracus, Venezuela on Friday. He told reporters that he was looking forward to playing baseball again. He threw a bullpen session with the Caracus Lions...
Having difficulty thinking of something to write about, I decided to look to other bloggers for teams that suck for ideas. The first idea came from a Royals blog that was comparing all the starters at each position in the division.
Previous positions: Catcher
We'll go around the diamond so 1st base is next. The starters for the NL Central teams according to RotoChamp are Anthony...