Sat, 22 Feb 2014 11:09:42 -0800
The Minnesota Twins reportedly offered SP Matt Garza a three-year contract worth $42 million before he decided to sign with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:05:37 -0800
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim made a four-year, $52 million deal to Milwaukee Brewers SP Matt Garza in December that was turned down. He ended up signing for four years and $50 million with Milwaukee.
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 23:48:13 -0800
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim offered Milwaukee Brewers SP Matt Garza a contract similar to the one he signed with Milwaukee, but sources indicate owner Arte Moreno did not leave the offer on the table for very long and pulled it before Garza could answer. The deal was worth around $50 million for four years.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 08:42:12 -0800
Milwaukee Brewers SP Matt Garza's $13 million option for the 2018 season will be guaranteed if he makes 110 starts during the next four years, pitches 155 innings in 2017 and is not on the disabled list at the end of the year. He'll make $12.5 million a year with $2 million deferred annually without interest. He can make an extra $1 million per year: $500,000 each for 30 starts and 190 innings.
Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:26:58 -0800
Updating a previous report, Milwaukee Brewers SP Matt Garza's deal took several days to finalize because both sides were trying to iron out the details of the vesting option for the 2018 season, as well as come to an agreement on the payouts of deferred money.
Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:02:45 -0800
The Milwaukee Brewers have finalized a four-year contract with free-agent SP Matt Garza (Rangers) worth $50 million. The deal includes a vesting option for $13 million during the 2018 season and performance bonuses of $1 million annually. If Garza reaches all of his incentives, the deal would max out at $67 million over five years.
Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:05:16 -0800
Industry insiders feel that free-agent SP Ervin Santana (Royals) will end up with a deal less than three years at less than $40 million, based on what SP Matt Garza is expected to receive from the Milwaukee Brewers. This development could make many more teams interested in Santana.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 17:02:16 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Milwaukee Brewers are still working on finalizing a contract with free-agent SP Matt Garza (Rangers). No medical issues are delaying an agreement between the two sides.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:15:11 -0800
The Milwaukee Brewers are saying, despite reports, that they have not finalized a deal with SP Matt Garza, and the negotiations are "ongoing."
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 10:34:39 -0800
The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to terms with SP Matt Garza (Rangers) on a four-year, $52 million deal, pending a physical.
Fantasy Tip: Miller Park often doesn't play well for pitchers, especially those like Garza who give up an above-average amount of homers. However, moving back to the NL helps the righty's value. Though it's keen to expect some sort of injury with him, when he's on the field, he'll safely deliver SP4 numbers in a mixed league with the upside for more, thanks to his steady control.