Found May 31, 2013 on Oriole Post:
The Baltimore Orioles for the past year and half have been a team full of surprises and revelations. When the organization signed Freddy Garcia, I knew we had a veteran who has been around the league, had some success and was at the twilight of their career. Freddy Garcia was once a fireballer, but now he is a guy who relies on finesse and command to succeed. There’s a reason why guys like him seem to stick around forever, and a prime example of that notion was shown on Thursday during a sweltering May night at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Last night, he delivered a performance that the Orioles sorely needed. He threw shutout innings, gave up only three hits and struck out six as the Orioles defeated the Washington Nationals, 2-0. The Orioles took three of four from the Nationals, and their record stands at 30-24. Back to Garcia: the burly veteran kept the National bats quiet by mixing up his pitches and using his splitter to get guys out. E...
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