Found December 27, 2011 on
The Red Sox have a very formidable top three in their rotation in Jon Lester, Josh Beckett and Clay Buchholz. But when it comes to the No. 4 and No. 5 spots in the rotation, there's some question marks for 2012. Daniel Bard, who will enter spring training as a starter, and Alfredo Aceves remain two possible options to round out the rotation. But it's also no secret that Ben Cherington and Co. are doing their due diligence to try to add some starting depth. One name that's been tossed around is Cubs right-hander Matt Garza. Garza has AL East...

Report: Matt Garza Talks 'Heating Up,' Red Sox and Yankees Among Teams Involved

The Red Sox have been linked to Matt Garza a few times throughout this offseason, and the rumors are intensifying. Talks regarding Garza are "heating up," according to David Kaplan of Comcast Sportsnet Chicago. The Red Sox, Yankees and Blue Jays are reportedly all involved when it comes to trying to land the Chicago right-hander. Kaplan notes, however, that the asking price...

Garza Rumors Abound

What appear to be some pretty casual comments about Matt Garza by Nick Carardo have turned on the rumor machine. Naturally the Red Sox and Yankees are included, but I'd be surprised; they'd have had this done sooner.

Girl does not know Theo Epstein, but Still Hates Cubs

She was probably born the year the Chicago White Sox won the World Series against the Houston Astros. Unless she has a great, great, great grandparent, she'll never know that the Chicago Cubs were a quality team in baseball.

Garza and Nolasco are Interesting Comps

Charlie Saponara had a great post yesterday on his Fantasy Baseball 365 site about his love/hate relationship with Ricky Nolasco of the Miami Marlins. The read itself spurred some curiosity from this Fan about Nolasco, who has always seemed like a bit of an underachiever. It was great to have a little chat about Nolasco on Twitter with Saponara after reading his post. The post,...

Hot Stove: Sox acquire Bailey, Jays discussing Garza

Here is the latest hot stove buzz circulating around MLB: The Red Sox acquired closer Andrew Bailey from the A’s for Josh Reddick and two prospects. The Cubs and Blue Jays are discussing a deal for RHP Matt Garza. Tim Lincecum and the Giants are not close to agreeing on a new contract. The Yankees signed LHP Hideki Okajima to a minor league contract. The Rockies don’t feel Cody...

Matt Garza, Hiroki Kuroda Among Available Pitchers Who Could Attract Red Sox

A year ago, the Red Sox rotation was firmly secure. With Jon Lester, John Lackey, Clay Buchholz, Josh Beckett and Daisuke Matsuzaka -- three of the five recorded at least 14 wins in 2010 -- headlining the staff, there was little apprehension. One year later, holes abound. After Matsuzaka and Lackey underwent Tommy John surgery, a procedure that will cost Lackey the season and Matsuzaka...
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