Matt Garza traded to Rangers
UPDATE 2: The deal is Garza for Olt, C.J. Edwards, Justin Grimm, and a player to be named later.
Final deal: Cubs trade Matt Garza to the Rangers for Mike Olt, C.J. Edwards, Justin Grimm and PTBNL.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 22, 2013
According to Yahoo sports Garza has been traded to the Texas Rangers. Mike Olt to the Cubs.
Mike Olt is going to the Cubs.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 22, 2013
Source confirms @Ken_Rosenthal report that Matt Garza is headed from the Cubs to the Rangers.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 22, 2013
Cubs started Matt Garza will not pitch as scheduled tonight, as a deal with the Texas Rangers is near completion. Garza has been the most widely sought after trade piece leading up to July 31st's MLB trade deadline and rumors of a deal between the Cubs and Rangers escalated last week prior to the All-Star Game. Garza carries a 6-1 record and 3.17 ERA this season and was slated to start for the Cubs tonight against the Arizona Diamondbacks.