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Chicago Cubs Trade Rumors: Cubs Likely To Trade Matt Garza

According to Jon Heyman on Twitter, executives around the league are fully expecting the Chicago Cubs to trade starting pitcher Matt Garza:

opposing gms think #cubs will trade garza. makes sense. rebuilding situation. aggressive front office. 29 minutes ago via web · powered by @socialditto


The Cubs acquired Garza in a blockbuster trade in January 2011 that sent prospects SS Hak-Ju Lee, SP Christopher Archer, OF Brandon Guyer, and C Robinson Chirinos -- along with fourth outfielder and fan favorite Sam Fuld -- to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for Garza, minor league outfielder Fernando Perez, and minor league pitcher Zachary Rosscup.

Garza proceeded to have a career year with the Cubs, sporting a 3.32 ERA and 2.95 FIP over 198 innings of work. Garza is under team control until the 2014, when he will become a free agent.

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