Garza allowed one hit over five shutout innings in his first outing in 10 months, but the Pirates pounced on a Chicago bullpen that is 10th in the National League in ERA by sending 11 men to the plate in the sixth.
Does anyone really think the Sox will be playing meaningful games in October and the Cubs, meaningful games in June?
Jeff Samardzija will be the opening-day starter for the Chicago Cubs, who said Matt Garza will start the season on the disabled list because of an injured muscle in his side that is preventing the right-hander from throwing.
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza will undergo an MRI in the next day or two and may start the season on the DL, according to a Chicago Tribune report.
A scan a Cubs right-hander Matt Garza’s right shoulder showed he was healing normally from his stress reaction injury, and team doctors said he can begin his offseason workout program.
After 101 losses – and 61 uninteresting wins – the 2012 Cubs season is finally, thankfully and mercifully over.
No surprises here – the Cubs have placed Matt Garza on the 60-day disabled list, effectively ending his 2012 campaign.
Cubs manager Dale Sveum announced Tuesday that starting pitcher Matt Garza will likely be shut down for the remainder of the season.
Ryan Dempster’s trip to Arlington, Texas has opened doors and spots in the Cubs rotation this weekend and early next week.
After missing out on Zack Greinke, the Rangers are one of three teams reportedly interested in Cubs starter Matt Garza.
It was only about six weeks ago that Cubs president Theo Epstein said he and his staff had to “tune out the noise” from fans and media as they went about building the team into something akin to championship caliber. Better buy some ear plugs.
Good news for Cubs fans: Matt Garza said his tricep is feeling better and a trip to the disabled list is unlikely.
With rumors beginning to swirl, The Mully and Hanley Show spoke with MLB Network’s Peter Gammons to get the inside scoop.
Darwin Barney homered and Matt Garza threw seven shutout innings to lift the Chicago Cubs to a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 3-1 win Sunday.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have interest in both Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza, according to CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman.
The two teams discussed a trade for Garza back in January, but talks fizzled out.
Anthony Rizzo hit his first homer with the Cubs, a two-run go-ahead shot in the fifth inning, and Chicago beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Saturday for its fourth win in five games.
Wade Miley outpitched Matt Garza in eight strong innings, Justin Upton had three RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep with a 5-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
The New York Yankees need starting pitching depth and they are interested in the Cubs’ Matt Garza.
Consuming Cubs baseball is simply unhealthy right now, if it matters to you.