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Matt Garza

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  • Working a trade to upgrade Orioles' rotation easier said than done

    Working a trade to upgrade Orioles' rotation easier said than done
    Since yesterday’s ugly loss to the Blue Jays, I’ve seen a lot of fans calling for an upgrade to the Orioles starting rotation. I don’t necessarily disagree with that notion, but the question is how? There will be plenty of rumors...
  • Dodgers will spend again to improve, but improving farm system is key

    The trading season is here, and the Dodgers are open for business. The modus operandi is the same as last summer: a lot to offer in the way of money, not a lot to offer in the way of prospects. The Dodgers might have even fewer top prospects available...
  • Starting pitcher a priority for the Orioles as trade deadline nears

    Starting pitcher a priority for the Orioles as trade deadline nears
    The Orioles main priority heading into July 31’s non-waiver trade deadline is adding a starting pitcher, and the club has been actively scouting potentially available arms, according to several sources. Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette...
  • Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity

    Kerry Wood still has his fastball when it comes to making pitch for charity
    When popular athletes retire, charity work can become a double-edged sword. On one hand, they have more time to dedicate to their cause that they didn't have when they were playing games and training. On the other, they may not have the same star power...
  • Sports stars unite for charity at Woody's Winter Warm-Up

    Sports stars unite for charity at Woody's Winter Warm-Up
    Athletes turned out in force to support former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood and wife, Sarah, at the second annual Woody's Winter Warm-Up fundraiser at Harry Caray's Tavern at Navy Pier on Jan. 18. More than 400 patrons attended the event that benefits the Wood...
  • What should the Orioles' top offseason priority be right now?

    What should the Orioles' top offseason priority be right now?
    Christmas may be over, but the Orioles still have plenty of items left on their offseason shopping list. There are seven weeks until pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota for spring training, and the club has plenty of holes to fill. A lot has been...
  • Why baseball fans are desperate for 2014

    Why baseball fans are desperate for 2014
    Mercifully, the 2013 baseball season in Chicago will be over in about 120 hours. With the White Sox and Cubs about to finish dead last in their respective divisions, no one blames you if you stopped paying attention after Opening Day. But before you...
  • Forget playing better, Cubs need to trade better

    Forget playing better, Cubs need to trade better
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum and team president Theo Epstein believe the Cubs will take a big step forward this season, and I’m thinking, I guess losing only 90 games would be a big step. Another 100 losses, however, is easily attainable, don’t...
  • 99 problems, Cubs-style

    99 problems, Cubs-style
    The pieces aren't in place yet for the Cubs, but the plan is and so is the braintrust. Whether Tom Ricketts, Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum will succeed remains a mystery, and the fact is there's more to be done. A lot more. So on the cusp of Wrigley...
  • Cubs tradition: Throwing out ceremonial first discussion of fans' patience

    Cubs tradition: Throwing out ceremonial first discussion of fans' patience
    If you believe the 2013 Cubs were built to stink -- spoiler alert: they were -- then you had to like Edwin Jackson’s miserable start in Monday’s home opener and Starlin Castro’s aggravating last out that was a wind shift from turning...
  • Angels' Jerry Dipoto is limited in attempt to improve team

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — For a general manager heading into what could be his walk-the-plank year, Jerry Dipoto appears calm and assured. His contract guarantees him nothing beyond next season, and the playoffs have gone on without the Angels...