Chicago Cubs: Remember the Matt Garza trade to Texas?

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Garza heads to Texas

Garza went on to finish the season with the Rangers, pitching 84 1/3 innings with a 1.316 WHIP and 4.38 ERA. The Rangers went 92-71, finishing second in the AL West division. They were in the AL Wild Card race but finished one game behind the Tampa Bay Rays for the final spot to qualify for the one game playoff.

In the end, despite failing to make the postseason, the Rangers did not lose much. Olt never panned out with the Cubs, and he has not found his way back to the major league level. He hasn’t played in the majors since 2015 with the Chicago White Sox. In 2017, he played for the Boston Red Sox Double-A affiliate.

He hit 16 home runs, drove in 57 runners on base and gathered an OPS of .768.

Ramirez had a great 2014 campaign with the Cubs in what many call a developmental season. He was part of the young talent that gave fans some hope for the future with players like Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro and Javier Baez. In 50 relief appearances in 2014, Ramirez had a 1.44 ERA in 43 2/3 innings. He had 16 holds as one of the back-end bullpen arms as well.