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Matt Garza

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  • Preview for the NL Central Division

    How they'll finish in the NL CENTRAL Pos. Team 1. St. Louis 2. Cincinnati 3. Pittsburgh 4. Milwaukee 5. Cubs New faces, places The Cardinals lost star outfielder Carlos Beltran, but that might not matter if Peter Bourjos, long considered a...
  • Olt, Kalish win berths on Cubs' roster

    MESA, Ariz. — The Cubs saw enough of Mike Olt over the last six days to feel comfortable enough to announce Thursday he will be on the opening day roster and get most of the playing time at third base. But as far as the rest of the positions,...
  • 9 itching questions for the Cubs and Sox in 2014

    9 itching questions for the Cubs and Sox in 2014
    With the baseball season approaching, Chicago fans have questions about the Cubs and White Sox. Are they "burning questions"? No. Not with these teams. Either or both could lose 100 games this year and it would be according to plan. Either or both could...
  • Barney appears to be Cubs' starting second baseman

    MESA, Ariz. — With six days left in spring training, Darwin Barney appears to be the Cubs' opening-day second baseman. Manager Rick Renteria admitted Monday the Cubs had plenty of decisions to make even after shortstop Starlin Castro appeared...
  • Cubs-Rangers trade history can wait for now

    Cubs-Rangers trade history can wait for now
    MESA, Ariz. -- It would be an easy assumption for the Texas Rangers to contact the Chicago Cubs to look for second base help after Jurickson Profar was ruled out for 10 weeks because of a right shoulder injury. The Cubs and Rangers have a high level...
  • Cubs could profit from Rangers' way with talent

    MESA, Ariz. — If the likes of Mike Olt, C.J. Edwards and Kyle Hendricks eventually lead the Cubs to a long-sought playoff berth, a tip of the cap might be in store for the Rangers' organization. In addition to providing the Cubs with much-needed...
  • Ex-pitcher Bogusevic's timing issues make for rough spring

    Ex-pitcher Bogusevic's timing issues make for rough spring
    JUPITER – The timing was right when the Astros asked Brian Bogusevic to transition from pitcher to position player. His timing at the plate with the Marlins is not. "It was something I wanted to do," said Bogusevic, whose Grapefruit League average...
  • Sideline Chatter: Your move on the chess board . . .

    Mongo, meet Matt Garza. The Brewers' pitcher certainly sounded like he was channeling the "Blazing Saddles" character made famous by Alex Karras when on the subject of being traded by the Cubs he told the Chicago Sun-Times: "I'm just a pawn. It's just...
  • Angels split squads beat Brewers, Rangers

    Angels 12, Brewers 2 Angels 12, Rangers 1 AT THE PLATE: David Freese, who had one hit in his first 14 spring at-bats (.071), had three singles and two runs batted in against the Brewers. Albert Pujols, Kole Calhoun and Erick Aybar each had two hits,...
  • How did draft pick compensation affect Orioles' deal with Ubaldo Jimenez?

    How did draft pick compensation affect Orioles' deal with Ubaldo Jimenez?
    SARASOTA, Fla. – Even though the Orioles handed out a historic four-year deal to right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, the club believes it has gotten a deal given the money being handed out on the free-agent market. As much as fans in Baltimore have...
  • Angels owner Arte Moreno says stadium lease talks at a 'stalemate'

    Angels owner Arte Moreno says stadium lease talks at a 'stalemate'
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Angels owner Arte Moreno described negotiations with Anaheim for a new stadium lease as "at a stalemate," but stopped short of saying he was aggressively pursuing a new home for the team. "We haven't crossed that line yet," Moreno said...