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

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Ubaldo is still out there, though.

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


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":