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Quick Hits: Matthews, Geren, Garcia, Blue Jays

Quick Hits:
  • Angels outfielder Gary Matthews Jr. is unhappy with his role with the Angels and could waive his no trade clause if something doesn't change. He is entering the third year of his five year, fifty-million dollar deal, so he may be hard to move. If it gets any worse between Matthews and the Angels, they could work out a deal that includes deferred cash.
  • Manager Bob Geren's entension runs through 2010 with a club option for 2011.
  • Mets pitcher Freddy Garcia was reassigned to minor league camp and will likely work in Triple-A before receiving a call up. That means that Livan Hernandez is the Mets' fifth starter.
  • The Blue Jays are scouting shortstop Chin-Lung Hu of the Dodgers, as well as Eric Patterson of the A's. They could be looking to add a young middle infielder.

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