Found July 11, 2013 on
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The All Star Game rosters have been announced and the Home Run Derby participants have been selected. There is a definitive line separating the teams considered to be the "buyers" or the "sellers" which means one thing; the trading deadline is approaching.
Contending teams will look to trade for players that will fill the holes in their grand scheme to ultimately win the World Series. Every year trade rumors surrounding certain teams and players circulate for a few weeks and predictions are made as to where players will ultimately end their seasons.
This year is no different, names have circulated and teams have even expressed their interest in certain players. Below is a list, in terms of percentages, the likelihood of players who's names have been circulating in trade talks are actually traded away.
Matt Garza, Chicago Cubs:
Garza is an interesting player. When he is not dealing with injuries, he is the ace of the Cubs rotation. Garza currently strut...
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Tuesday brought some interesting news on the Matt Garza trade front, and it wasn't something that most of us had expected. With the last two starts that Garza has made being believed to be his last with the Chicago Cubs, most of us were surprised to hear that the Cubs were actually talking about an extension with the right hander.
After starting the season on the disabled...
The Boston Red Sox are currently 5-1 second-favorites to win the American League pennant, trailing only the Detroit Tigers (13-4). Would a potential Red Sox trade for Chicago Cubs right-handed pitcher Matt Garza change that order?
Garza is clearly the top pitcher thought to be available on the trade market. There was news out of Chicago on Monday that perhaps the Cubs might want...
Matt Garza has been one of the hottest pitchers in baseball of late.
The Chicago Cubs hope the right-hander can stymie the surging St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis (56-35) defeated Chicago 3-2 on Friday to pick up its sixth win in seven games. The Cardinals, who had lost eight of 11 prior to this stretch, have prospered due to a pitching staff that...
When the Indians acquired right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez at the 2011 non-waiver deadline, their farm system was the seventh-best in the majors, according to the preseason rankings in Baseball America. Jimenez, meanwhile, was no mere rental -- he was under club control, at below-market salaries, through 2014.
The Indians, 3½ games behind the division-leading Tigers at the time, actually...
Jon Morosi of Fox Sports has an update on Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza, who has been one of the biggest names on the trade market this year. Morosi says that five teams had scouts at Garza’s last start. The Texas Rangers had two scouts watching Garza, while four other teams had one each. The Pirates were one of those teams with a scout in attendance.
This is the time...
You’re going to be reading a lot about Matt Garza, if you haven’t already. This being July, it’s officially trading season, and Garza is probably the best starting pitcher on the market. So, rumors. Let me try to distill what I’ve seen: there’s talk the Cubs might reverse course and sign Garza to a long-term extension, but that probably won’t happen, and Garza will probably...
In a makeup game from a rain out in late May, the Cubs completed a season sweep of the White Sox for the first time in 15 years on Monday night.
Garza Shines Bright
Matt Garza, surrounded by talks of contract negotiations and trade rumors, seemed poised and went a very solid seven innings in his fifth victory of the season. He kept opposing hitters off balance all evening...
Chicago closer Kevin Gregg may be on the Detroit Tigers’ radar as the July 31 trade deadline approaches. But what about starter Matt Garza, who, like Gregg, will be a free agent after this season?
ESPN’s Jim Bowden, formerly the GM for the Reds and Nationals, suggests a package deal that sends Garza and Gregg to the Tigers for Avisail Garcia, Rick Porcello and 2012 second-round...
The Cleveland Indians are in search of rotation help as trade deadline nears, and are specifically tied to a pair of National League arms in Chicago’s Matt Garza and Milwaukee’s Yovani Gallardo.
Jon Heyman from CBS Sports reports that Indians general manager Chris Antonetti is not only looking to add an arm, but is focusing his efforts on a top-of-the-rotation starter to pair...
It has been well documented that the Diamondbacks have been looking for a top of the line starter or a No. 3 type starter. They have been linked to Matt Garza, Jeff Samadzija, Yovani Gallardo and others, but now it appears that the Diamondbacks are heavily targeting relievers.
Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers told Steve Gilbert of MLB.com that while they may trade for...
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