Friday, July 20, 2012
Olney: Sox early favorites for Garza
ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney was on ESPN Radio's Mike and Mike show on Friday morning and discussed the latest trade rumors regarding Cubs starter Matt Garza. Like ESPN.com's Jayson Stark, Buster pegs the Red Sox as an early favorite to land him at the July 31 deadline.
"Matt Garza would be the guy that the Cubs would look to trade next. They want to get (Ryan) Dempster off the board so they don't complicate their talks regarding Garza, who is under team control through 2013," Olney says at around the 3:45 point in the interview. "The Red Sox are viewed as an early favorite in that conversation. Boy, would their rotation would look pretty good with him in it."