The MLB trade deadline is one of the most furiously covered events in the sport, but the funny thing is that it isn't actually the hard deadline for when players can move between teams. After July 31, players can only be traded if they clear waivers first, and there are various players in the majors who would almost certainly pass through waivers without being claimed.
Chance of being dealt: 25%
Here is his assessment of Garza:
The challenge will be getting Garza through waivers, which seems unlikely, so Jed Hoyer will be left to work out a deal with whatever team claims him. It could happen; as we saw at the deadline, the Cubs aren't kidding about their rebuilding effort, as they made three deals turning four major leaguers into five prospects.