Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/18/14
This Cubs Matt Garza news and notes column is from TSB new contributor Jeremy Harris. In a gutsy performance, which could be his last as a Cub, starter Matt Garza tossed 6 2/3 innings, yielding ten hits and two walks, while striking out four. While in most of his recent performances he was working with few runners on base, tonight he pitched out of several jams. So while he was not at his sharpest before the plethora of scouts watching the game, he probably buoyed his stock by demonstrating his ability to extricate himself from trouble with minimal damage. Garza is scheduled to pitch again on July 22 and July 27, if not traded sooner. The Cubs are faced with the quandary of any organization trying to trade a player, but particularly a pitcher who has been on the disabled list twice in the last calendar year. Last season, as the Cubs were fielding offers to trade Garza, he suffered an injury on July 21 that ultimately ended his season. Thus, the Cubs are probably balancing the hope ...
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