Will David Price stay with the Tampa Bay Rays that is the biggest question heading into the off-season? Now that the season is over for him there's been plenty of speculation that there are teams with heavy interest for one of the best left-handed starters in baseball. It's obvious the Rays organization doesn't have the deep pockets of Boston or New York in the American League East. Making it interesting to figure out
CHICAGO -- According to Paul Sullivan of The Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Cubs have dealt Matt Garza to the Texas Rangers for four prospects. Garza, 29, was 6-1 with the Cubs, with 62 strikeouts and a 3.17 ERA. The 6’4, 215-pound right-hander out of Fresno State would be dealt to the Rangers for third baseman Mike Olt, right-handed pitchers C.J. Edwards, Justin Grimm and a player to be named later. The
The Chicago Cubs may have found their franchise star, as first baseman Anthony Rizzo signed a long-term contract worth $41 million over seven years. There are also two club options which would make the deal worth nearly $70 million through nine years. He has yet to play a full season and for the 2013 season is earning $498,000. Rizzo acquired last season in a deal that sent starting pitcher Andrew Cashner to the San Diego Padres played well in 87 games.