"There really was not another offer on a contract at this point," Garza said. It helps that they have both the need and the means to acquire Garza. FOXSports.com referred to the Rangers as the "most motivated" club pursuing Garza. When Alex Rios was removed from Friday night's White Sox game, Twitter lit up with speculation that he would be dealt. Francisco Rodriguez, Brewers: He's pitching extraordinarily well for a Milwaukee club that ought to be looking to the future and getting whatever it can for competent veteran performers.
As of midnight ET, Matt Garza was still a Cub. MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan reports that the Rangers are still working diligently to acquire the Cubs right-hander, but it looks like any move won't happen before Saturday.