The Boston Red Sox are in need of some starting pitching but do not appear to be like every other team in the MLB—they apparently do not have interest in Chicago Cubs’ ace Matt Garza.
It’s a breath of fresh air because it seems every other team in the MLB wants to rip Garza away from the Cubs.
Sources have told Andy Martino of the New York Daily News that even though the Red Sox clearly need help, the front office is not willing to give up what the Cubs are asking for in exchange for Garza:
Furthermore, with the Cubs’ Matt Garza the only high-end starter available, it is a sellers’ market, and the Red Sox do not see themselves as desperate enough in that area to pay the necessary prices, according to sources.
The report makes sense. The Red Sox are not in a position to be giving up the farm for Garza. There are other things to worry about outside of starting pitching such as bullpen and infield help. Wasting a vast amount of resources for one starting pitcher would not be a wise move.
Garza will be on the move at some point, but do not expect him to land in Boston.
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