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Chicago Cubs Rumors 2012: Team Getting Closer To Trading Matt Garza To Detroit Tigers, According To Report

According to CSN Chicago's David Kaplan, the Chicago Cubs are "down the road" in discussions with the Detroit Tigers that would send starting pitcher Matt Garza to the motor city for prospects:

Cubs president Theo Epstein has made no secret of the fact that he is looking to overhaul not only the Cubs major league roster but the minor league system as well after finding the talent pool in the higher minor league levels of the system relatively barren. The Tigers have a handful of top-end prospects and appear to be willing to meet the Cubs asking price of multiple highly-regarded prospects.

Garza increased his value in 2011 with a strong season in Chicago and now it appears he may be the next player out the door in Theo Epstein's overhaul effort.

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