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MLB Rumors: Freddy Garcia awaiting major-league contract

Veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia is staying in shape and waiting for a major league team to make him an offer. He was released by the Atlanta Braves just before the end of spring training. Garcia, 37, has received a few minor-league contract offers from teams including the Texas Rangers but the right-hander is "holding out for an MLB job," according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Freddy Garcia has been offered multiple minor league deals

Freddy Garcia was released by the Atlanta Braves prior to Opening Day, but the right-hander is not without options. He has had multiple minor league offers, according to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman.Freddy garcia has received some triple-a offers (including from rangers) but hoping for MLB deal. working out in miami.— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) April 3, 2014Garcia went 1-2 with...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves To Sign Freddy Garcia

Freddy Garcia is headed back to the Braves on a minor league deal, reports Jerry Crasnick of ESPN (on Twitter). The 37-year-old Garcia is a client of the Legacy Agency. Garcia struggled in 53 innings with the Orioles last season, posting a 5.77 ERA with a 26-to-12 K:BB ratio before being acquired by the Braves in late August. Upon his transition to Atlanta, "The Chief"...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves purchase RHP Garcia from Orioles

The Atlanta Braves have purchased right-hander Freddy Garcia from the Baltimore Orioles. The 36-year-old Garcia was 3-5 with a 5.77 ERA in 11 appearances for the Orioles before being assigned to Triple-A Norfolk in late June. He made 13 starts for the Tides, going 8-3 with a 2.84 ERA. The Braves placed Garcia with their Triple-A team at Gwinnett, though he could be recalled when...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Freddy Garcia hopes to continue big league career

Freddy Garcia appeared in 30 games last season with the New York Yankees, he had a 5.20 ERA during that span. Unable to duplicate his numbers from the previous season the right handed pitcher has been seeking a contract on the free agent market since the end of the season. It has not gone well for Garcia. While some have linked Garcia to teams in need of pitching, such as the Twins...
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Mr Girardi Builds His Dream House

When Freddy Garcia gave up his third home run last night, the second one of the fifth inning. any hopes I had of the Yankees winning the game were swept away, never to return. I took to Twitter and posted, "I give up. Good night everyone."  Then I turned off the computer, switched to TCM and watched the remainder of a very funny movie, Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Slider Success for Freddy

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-9996\"> Freddy Garcia no longer has that low to mid...
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July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees Gambled And Lost With Freddy Garcia

When last season ended the Yankees decided that they had to choose between re-signing Freddy Garcia or Bartolo Colon. The salad days for both pitchers were long gone but, each had re-invented himself and had a successful 2011 season. Colon withered by season's end, however. So, for 2012, the Yankees put their money on Freddy Garcia. It is a gamble the Yankees appear to have...
Via Lady At The Bat
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Garcia To Start On Saturday

Following tonight's loss in Arlington, Joe Girardi announced that the Yankees will have their normal rotation after Thursday’s off day and will not be skipping Freddy Garcia. It was widely assumed that the Yanks would skip the struggling right-hander with the Tigers in town this weekend, but instead Garcia will get the ball on Saturday, with Nova pitching on Friday and CC finishing...
Via Sliding Into Home
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Garcia Open To Any Role This Season

From George A. King III:A starting pitcher in 327 of his 329 major league games, Freddy Garcia would prefer to remain in that spot with the Yankees this season. However, if manager Joe Girardi sends the 35-year-old right-hander to long relief, he won’t have to listen to a protest. “I have never pitched in the bullpen, but I feel fine [with] whatever happens,’’ Garcia...
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March 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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