Matt Garza signs with Milwaukee Brewers; Grant Balfour with Tampa Bay Rays

Matt Garza pitches AGAINST the Brewers during one of his stints in the AL. - Rick Yeatts

Ubaldo is still out there, though.


Matt Garza has signed with the Brewers

  • The deal is for 4 years at $52 million, one heck of a bargain if Garza is healthy even three quarters of the time.
  • Because of this health issue, he will have to pass a physical.
  • Garza, Lohse, and Yovani Gallardo is a pretty dang good 1-2-3 atop their rotation.
  • Garza was #2 on Lukehart's list of FA starters.

Grant Balfour has signed with the Rays

  • ... for even less money than the last contract he signed this offseason
  • Jeff Sullivan comments on a smart team spending money on a "closer":

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