If the Bronx Bombers decide to shop for a starter at the deadline, the man who interests them the most is the Cubs’ Matt Garza, reported CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman.
Behind R.A. Dickey’s superb start, the Mets defeated the Astros 8-2 on Thursday.
The Yankees general manager decided he liked the hand he held and passed on the chance to add to New York’s roster Sunday at the July 31 deadline for trades without waivers.
The Yankees and Rockies are reportedly far apart in preliminary talks for starter Ubaldo Jimenez. In fact, Colorado might not even be willing to trade their ace. That won’t stop the Bombers from sending a representative to Coors Field.
Wandy Rodriguez found his form against the punchless New York Mets, pitching seven sharp innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-1 victory Tuesday night.
The Mets will begin a four-game series Monday night when they face the Houston Astros for the first time in 2010, after dominating the season series last year.