Posted January 23, 2014

Report: Brewers, Matt Garza agree to four-year, $52 million deal

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Matt Garza has a 67-67 career record and 3.84 ERA in seven MLB seasons. (Brad Mangin/Getty Images)

The Milwaukee Brewers and free agent pitcher Matt Garza agreed to a four-year, $52 million deal Thursday, reports Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.

The deal will be done upon Garza completing a physical.

Garza, 30, had 10-6 record with a 3.82 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 136 strikeouts with the Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs last season.

But he struggled once he got to Texas in a July trade. Garza was only 4-5 during his two months with the Rangers, with a 4.38 ERA.

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10 comments
FifthInTheOrder
FifthInTheOrder

Are Gallardo and Estrada still in the team?  That's a good 1-2-3.

espnrefugee0218
espnrefugee0218

Ryan Braun:  cheated , lied - got a specimen collector fired, covered it up , got caught  

 Arod:  Cheated, lied,  covered it up, got caught 


jlindley007
jlindley007

If you are a sorry MLB pitcher you get a big contract. If you are a sorry Japanese league pitcher you get a gigantic contract and if you are a really good Japanese league pitcher Yu get an ok contract. What a joke. Garza and Tanaka will be complete busts as pitchers

KyleHarty
KyleHarty

As a rangers fan, I'm not sad to see him go. Didn't live up to the hype and made a fool out of himself and the organization. Hope he's learned you don't attack the other team's wives on twitter. 

JosephBagadoughnutz
JosephBagadoughnutz

30 yo, get your money, screw everyone else and their worthless opinions

MikeKing
MikeKing

That is a good deal for both sides.  I don't think it puts the Brewers in the playoffs, but sure does make them more competitive.  

PAZSKY
PAZSKY

@jlindley007 Because you are the expert judge of talent...I think your crystal ball needs new batteries as well.

jlindley007
jlindley007

@KyleHarty He was a complete embarrassment and he couldn't come through in the clutch. We would have made the playoffs without him. Have fun in Milwaukee.........