Cubs and Rangers Reportedly Still Talking Garza after Deal Hit a Snag

The trade between the Cubs and Rangers for Matt Garza that was thought to be close and even imminent, according to some reports, hit a snag on Friday after the teams exchanged medicals on the players thought to be involved in the deal. The Rangers are still interested in Matt Garza after reviewing his medicals […]

Samardzija Solid After Rocky Start – Cubs 3, Rockies 1

Game Ninety-Four – Cubs 3, Rockies 1 WP – Jeff Samardzija (6-9) LP – Edgmer Escalona (1-3) Save – Kevin Gregg (18) The Cubs began a very difficult 10-game road trip with a solid victory in Denver behind a very good outing from Jeff Samardzija. And the Cubs started the second half with a win. After […]

Report: Cubs Ask Teams for Last and Best Offers for Matt Garza

According to a report from Buster Olney, the Cubs are asking teams for their last and best offers for Matt Garza. As reported earlier in the week, all signs are pointing to Matt Garza being traded before his next scheduled start on Monday in Arizona. The Rangers and Cubs “have had extensive talks on Garza […]

All of the Rumors that Matt-er and a Look at the Cubs Trade Pieces

With the Mid-Summer Classic in the rearview mirror, the focus throughout the game will turn to the non-waiver trade deadline. The Cubs figure to be one of the most active teams leading up to July 31 and they have several players, other than Matt Garza, that could help contenders down the stretch and into October. […]

A Wide Range of Garza and Cubs Rumors

Depending on the report, Matt Garza will either be traded during the break or by Friday … or by Saturday. But the general consensus is that Matt Garza will be dealt before the Cubs begin the four-game series in Arizona on Monday. According to a report from David Kaplan, Garza’s performance over the weekend against […]

Cubs Can’t Put the Cardinals Away – Cubs 6, Cardinals 10

Game Ninety-Three – Cubs 6, Cardinals 10 WP – Edward Mujica (2-1, BS 2) LP – Kevin Gregg (2-2) Save – None The Cubs battled the Cardinals for the fourth straight day and tied the game at six on a pinch-hit two-out, two-run double by Cody Ransom in the eighth. But the Cardinals’ relentless offense […]

Cubs Reportedly Making Progress with Two Teams on a Deal for Garza

The focus was on Matt Garza when he took the mound on Saturday night for what was likely his final start in a Cubs’ uniform at Wrigley Field. The Garza rumors swirled all day and continued throughout the game as Garza put together another excellent outing. Garza held the high-powered Cardinals’ offense to two runs […]

Garza and the Cubs Outlast the Cardinals – Cubs 6, Cardinals 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 6, Cardinals 4 WP – Matt Garza (6-1) LP – Lance Lynn (11-4) Save – Kevin Gregg (17) The Cubs held on and beat the Cardinals on Saturday night behind another excellent outing from Matt Garza and home runs from Alfonso Soriano and Luis Valbuena. Matt Garza likely took the hill […]

Cubs Come Up Short – Cubs 2, Cardinals 3

Game Ninety-One – Cubs 2, Cardinals 3 WP – Joe Kelly (1-3) LP – Carlos Villanueva (2-5) Save – Edward Mujica (26) The Cubs ended up on the wrong end of a low scoring game at the old ballyard on Friday afternoon and dropped game two of the weekend series to the Cardinals. Carlos Villanueva […]

Jackson and the Pen Blank the Cards – Cubs 3, Cardinals 0

Game Ninety – Cubs 3, Cardinals 0 WP – Edwin Jackson (6-10) LP – Jake Westbrook (5-4) Save – Kevin Gregg (16) The Cubs won for the fifth time in six games on Thursday night behind Edwin Jackson’s best start of the season and production from the young core of Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo. […]