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The Twins reportedly are considering a reunion. The Twins are kicking the tires on free-agent starter Matt Garza, according to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN. Garza, of course, was drafted by the Twins in the first round in 2005 and spent parts of two big league seasons with Minnesota before being traded to the Rays in November 2007. Garza spent his 2013 season split between the Cubs and Rangers. The right-hander went 6-1 with a 3.17 ERA in 11 starts with Chicago before being traded to Texas, where he went 4-5 with a 4.38 ERA in 13 starts. Garza finished the year with a 10-6 record, 3.82 ERA and 1.24 WHIP in 24 total starts. The Twins have been busy adding starting pitching this offseason. Minnesota already has signed Ricky Nolasco (four years, $49 million), Phil Hughes (three years, $24 million) and Mike Pelfrey (two years, $11 million) in its effort to revamp a pitching staff that finished 30th in quality starts (62), 29th in ERA (4.55) and 28th in WHIP (1.41) last season. There’s be...

The Twins Really Don't Like Their Pitching Options

We continue to hear tale of the Twins continuing to hold interest in Bronson Arroyo. We even hear that, hey, don'cha know, they're interested in Masahiro Tanaka. The former is more likely than the latter, but hey, interest. Earlier this afternoon we learned that there's still interest in Matt Garza. If those are the same years as the last time this was a thing, then...

Report: Twins 'still circling' on Bronson Arroyo

And yes, #MNTwins are still circling on Arroyo. Remain in reg. contact. No offer made. Interested to see what FA starter domino falls first.— Darren Wolfson (@DarrenWolfson) January 2, 2014It's January and free agent Bronson Arroyo still hasn't found a team for 2014.While a handful of teams have been rumored to be interested in the right-hander throughout the offseason...

Twins rumors: Matt Garza's return still possible but not long term

Free agent pitcher Matt Garza has a strong chance of returning to the team that brought him to the Major Leagues in 2006. Darren Wolfson of and Eyewitness News in Minneapolis reports that the Minnesota Twins have revamped their interest in the 30-year-old right-hander. Wolfson made the announcement late Thursday morning.Word from MLB contact: #MNTwins again kicking...

Reds Rumors: Cincinnati very unlikely to re-sign Bronson Arroyo

The Cincinnati Reds lost one of their elite players in Shin-Soo Choo this offseason and are likely going to lose another piece. They don't have much money to spend and it will end up causing them to lose a key veteran in their starting rotation.The Reds are very unlikely to re-sign Bronson Arroyo, according to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Earlier this offseason it was...

Potential Landing Spots for Matt Garza

Despite there being anywhere between eight and 15 suitors, Masahiro Tanaka can only sign with one MLB team for the 2014 season. That being said, there are still three pitchers on the market that will be picked up – more than likely after a Tanaka deal is announced. Those three are Matt Garza, Ervin Santana, and Ubaldo Jimenez. Yes, Garza has a superior skill set over both Santana...

Links of the Day 1/2/14

After last night’s game, I can’t stop saying “Bortles”. The Twins might not be done on the free agent market. The US Olympic hockey team has an old Canadian on the team. Hey, good luck with this, Washington. SCOREBOARD Football League Championship Blackburn 2, Leeds 1 – This league game is a good warm up for their Cup game against Manchester City on Saturday morning.
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