The latest murmur around the MLB is that the Chicago Cubs may not find a trade partner for starting pitcher Matt Garza before opening day:
One exec believes #Cubs more likely to move Matt Garza at the deadline than before Opening Day.— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) February 5, 2012
The Cubs are reportedly shopping the 28-year-old righty, having previously come near to trading him in the recent past. Garza is widely believe to be the final major trade chip remaining on a Cubs roster well on its way to rebuilding.
In January 2011, the Cubs then-GM Jim Hendry traded for Matt Garza, who proceeded to have a career year, pitching 198 innings whil a 3.32 ERA and 2.95 FIP. The arbitration-eligible Garza recently signed a 1-year, $9.5M deal with the Cubs.
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