Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza is the latest name floating around the Yankees Universe, as the Chicago Cubs are supposedly willing to hear trade offers for the right-hander according to Tom Loxas over at Cub Insider and confirmed via tweet from ESPN’s Buster Onley.
Here are Garza’s numbers from 2010-2011 (all stats compliments of baseball-refernce.com):
IS A GARZA TRADE WORTH THE YANKEES TIME?
The Yankees, along with the other 29 MLB teams are shopping in a pitcher’s market, which means no Black-Friday or Cyber-Monday sales this off-season.
In terms of Garza, his age is right on as he just turned 28-year old, but can he handle the heavy-hitting AL East now?
Garza spent his first two seasons in Minnesota, until the Twins traded him to the Tampa Bay Rays where he was from 2008-2010.
Any baseball fan knows that 2008 was the year the Rays went from bottom feeders to AL East champs. Garza went 11-9 with a 3.70 ERA and throwing 185 innings during the regular season; and in the 11 wins h...