(WTAQ) - The Milwaukee Brewers have reportedly bolstered their starting pitching in a big way. Multiple reports say the Brewers have agreed to sign starter Matt Garza to a four-year contract. Fox Sports says it's believed to be worth 52-million dollars. The Brewers had not announced the deal by early this afternoon. The 30-year-old Garza was said to be one of the top available pitchers on the free-agent market this winter. He went 10-and-6 last year with the Chicago Cubs and Texas, with a three-point-eight-two E-R-A in 24 starts. The Rangers did not make a qualifying offer to keep Garza, after they traded for him last July. That means the Brewers -- or any team that signs him -- would not have to give up a draft choice. Milwaukee went down that road a year ago, giving up a first-rounder to sign starter Kyle Lohse. The Minnesota Twins drafted Garza in the first round in 2005. He's 67-and-67 in eight Major League seasons with Twins, Cubs, Rangers, and Tampa Bay.
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