Matt Garza

  • The Garza Complex Is Up To His Old Tricks

    The Garza Complex Is Up To His Old Tricks

    March 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm 4 comments

    For all the talent, the no-hitter and helping the Rays to two division titles in three years, one thing is certain about Matt Garza: he is a head-case. And if his first spring training with the Cubs is any indication, not much has changed. Garza has given up 15 runs […]

     
  • Matt Garza Is Latest Player To Criticize Attendance

    February 15, 2011 at 1:05 pm 45 comments

    First it was Carl Crawford, now it is Matt Garza’s turn. Garza was asked about the trade that sent him to the Cubs. And apparently that seemed like a good opportunity to give ESPN their sound-bite for the night… “when you are drawing 12,000 and you’re in first place in the […]

     
  • Matt Garza: What A Ride It Was

    Matt Garza: What A Ride It Was

    January 11, 2011 at 10:00 am 8 comments

    Let’s take a look back at some of our favorite Matt Garza moments in the three years he was with the Rays. Do you have a favorite moment? Let us know in the comments… Was it really November of 2007 when Garza became a member of the Rays? Doesn’t seem that long […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Soriano And The Rays Dark Horse Chances

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Soriano And The Rays Dark Horse Chances

    January 10, 2011 at 7:18 am 6 comments

    Brian Cashman appeared to make it clear that the Yankees would not sign Rafael Soriano when he said the Yankees “will not lose [their] No. 1 draft pick.” He went on to say that he would have given up the team’s top pick for Cliff Lee, but not for anybody […]

     
  • Zach Rosscup Is The Unnamed Player In Matt Garza Trade

    January 8, 2011 at 5:38 pm 24 comments

    The Rays have officially announced the Matt Garza trade. In addition to the players announced previously, the Rays will also be sending low-level minor league pitcher Zach Rosscup to the Cubs. Rosscup was the Rays 29th round pick in the 2009 draft. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Garza To The Cubs: What They Are Saying

    Garza To The Cubs: What They Are Saying

    January 8, 2011 at 2:48 pm 6 comments

    In the last 24 hours, we have read so many pieces on the Matt Garza trade, that we now have a horrible goatee and have started calling our daughter Hak-Ju (she drops things a lot). Here is a sampling of what has been written… This is a must-see. The Chicago […]

     
  • Did Rays Trade Garza To Get Better Or Save Money: Yes

    Did Rays Trade Garza To Get Better Or Save Money: Yes

    January 8, 2011 at 11:14 am 66 comments

    We made several radio appearances yesterday and the most common question we were asked was whether the Rays traded Matt Garza to make the team better or to save money. The answer was simple: Both. We have Garza projected to make $5.25 million in 2011 (through arbitration). If he is […]

     
  • Matt Garza Traded To The Cubs For Fuld And Four Prospects

    January 7, 2011 at 10:42 am 83 comments

    [Update] Bruce Miles confirms that Fernando Perez is the outfielder the Rays are sending to the Cubs. [Update] Bruce Levine is now reporting that the deal is done pending physicals. Levine confirms the five players listed below from the Cubs. He adds that the Cubs will receive a minor league […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Alomar Of The Devil Rays, Garza Not Of The Cubs And McGriff Not Of The Hall

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Alomar Of The Devil Rays, Garza Not Of The Cubs And McGriff Not Of The Hall

    January 6, 2011 at 7:15 am 1 comment

    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were elected to the Hall of Fame yesterday. It is now just a footnote, but the last major league game Alomar played was during the 2005 Spring Training with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. He went 0-11 and called it a career before the season […]

     
  • Rays May Be Close To Dealing Garza To Cubs

    January 5, 2011 at 12:24 am 13 comments

    Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Rays may be close to dealing Matt Garza to the Chicago Cubs… The Cubs appear to have moved past the Texas Rangers and into the driver’s seat in efforts to acquire Tampa Bay Rays 15-game winner Matt Garza — a potential […]