The latest news on the SP Matt Garza trade scene suggests the Boston Red Sox may be less actively pursuing the Chicago Cubs pitcher than previously thought:
Source: Red Sox lagging behind a few teams in matt garza hunt. Not all sox personnel feel garza would be an upgrade over what they have.— Nick Cafardo (@nickcafardo) July 20, 2012
The Red Sox currently have the fifth-worst ERA in the AL (4.09 ERA) as well as a pair of starters -- SP Daisuke Matsuzaka and SP John Lackey -- on the DL, but they also have the 6th best fielding independent numbers in the league with a 4.02 FIP.
Garza currently has a 4.02 ERA and 4.16 FIP, but was one of the league's best pitchers in the 2011 MLB season.
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