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Braves (finally) release Adonis Garcia to pursue KBO opportunity

Farewell, Adonis Garcia. Adding a small bit of insult to the injury of the slowest hot stove season in history was the low-stakes drama between the Braves and Adonis Garcia. In case you need a refresher course: Adonis Garcia did not impress the Braves in 2016 or 2017, and collected just 183 PAs in his most recent season, missing time with injury and ineffectiveness. In late...
Via Talking Chop
January 10, 2018

Braves' Adonis Garcia, Eric O’Flaherty and Johan Camargo are back, and Jace Peterson was optioned

Adonis Garcia, Eric O’Flaherty and Johan Camargo are back, and Jace Peterson was optioned with Braves roster moves. Kelsey Wingert has more.
Via FOX Sports South
June 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Cards say Garcia could make it to big leagues this year

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Cuban outfielder Adolis Garcia could make it up to the St. Louis Cardinals at some point this season, according to general manager John Mozeliak. ''In terms of skillset, I just feel like I would describe him more as a five-tool player, so from a defensive standpoint, above average, from an offensive standpoint, I think there could be some power,'' Mozeliak said...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign Cuban league MVP to minor league contract

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals have signed Cuban outfielder Jose Adolis Garcia to a minor league contract and invited him to their big league spring training camp. Garcia, the younger brother of Atlanta Braves third baseman Adonis Garcia, was the MVP of Cuba's top professional league last year and was declared a free agent by Major League Baseball in December. Adolis...
Via Associated Press
February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Garcia hits 2 HRs, scores winner in 10th; Braves beat Phils

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Adonis Garcia scored the winning run in the 10th inning after homering twice earlier in the game, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 on Saturday night. Garcia scored from third on a check-swing ground ball by Tyler Flowers for a 5-4 lead. First baseman Ryan Howard threw home on the slow roller, but Garcia beat the force play. Jed Bradley...
Via Associated Press
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Adonis Garcia, Braves run past slumping Pirates, 5-2

ATLANTA (AP) Adonis Garcia scored from second on an improbable stolen base attempt in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the slumping Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Thursday night despite Ryan Vogelsong's strong start. Vogelsong allowed only one run in six innings his first start in more than two months. He left with the game tied 1-1. Felipe Rivero (0-4) walked Garcia with...
Via Associated Press
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Dancing lessons help Atlanta Braves' Adonis Garcia on defense

Via FOX Sports South
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Braves rookie Garcia tweets apology after committing three errors

Atlanta Braves third baseman Adonis Garcia had a bad night at the plate and an even worse night in the field during Tuesday's 5-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies.The Cuban rookie was hitless in four at-bats but his struggles at third base played a decisive role in the game's outcome. Garcia committed a season-high three errors - the first two of which led to four unearned runs.Garcia...
Via FOX Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves rookie Adonis Garcia starting to live up to his name

The Atlanta Braves had little reason to believe rookie Adonis Garcia would live up to his name - at least until he arrived in the majors. Garcia has displayed surprising power in his brief tenure with the Braves, clubbing a pair of home runs and hitting safely in all four games since he was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett. The Cuban third baseman has made both of his homers count...
Via FOX Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Have no fear, Yankee fans: If the team fails to spend big on Yoan Moncada, the front office could land the next Ronnier Mustellier or Adonis Garcia

Hal can save big by letting Moncada go and signing this guy, infielder Andy Ibanez.He's 22 (going on whatever) and check out this scouting report:"At 5-foot-11, 183 pounds, Ibanez has a thicker build for a middle infielder but he’s athletic and has good body control. With fringy speed and an average arm at best, Ibanez isn’t flashy, but he has a good internal clock and a high baseball...
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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