FREDDY GARCIA RUMORS

Freddy Garcia to retire from baseball

Freddy Garcia will retire from baseball after playing in the Caribbean Series championship game this Sunday. The 39-year-old Garcia has not pitched in the majors since 2013 when he was with the Braves. A 15-year veteran of the majors, Garcia was the runner up for the 1999 Rookie of the Year award and went on to win 156 big league games and a World Series ring with the 2005 White...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddy Garcia retiring after 15-year major-league career

After 15 major league seasons, veteran right-hand pitcher Freddy Garcia will retire after Sunday’s Caribbean Series final, according to MLB.com.Ending his career much like it started, with starting in the final game for Venezuela against Mexico, Garcia last pitched in the majors in 2013 for the Atlanta Braves. He spent the last two seasons pitching in Taiwan, Venezuela and Mexico...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Venezuela, Mexico open Caribbean Series with wins

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Freddy Garcia pitched six effective innings to lead Venezuela's Aragua Tigers to a 2-1 victory over Puerto Rico's Santurce Cangrejeros in the opener of the Caribbean Series on Monday. Mazatlan Venados of Mexico also got a win, defeating Escogido Leones of the host Dominican Republic 3-2. Garcia allowed one run and four hits. The right-hander...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Sign Freddy Garcia, Because You’re Never Too Old To Dream

Are you sick of talking about “pitching depth” yet? I know I am. I also know that it’s not exactly out of the ordinary that news breaks when I’m asleep in the east, but then again, is signing 38-year-old Freddy Garcia to a minor league deal, as the Dodgers apparently have done, “news?” I’m writing about it, so, fine, I guess it is. Garcia spent a bunch of years as a...
Via Dodgers Digest
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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.Chotideb...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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 a 1...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves release veteran righty Garcia

Expected to open the season as a part of Braves rotation hit hard by injuries, Freddy Garcia was instead granted his unconditional release as part of Monday's roster moves. Five other players were impacted as left-handed pitcher Ryan Buchter and outfielders Jose Constanza and Joey Terdoslavich were optioned to Gwinnett, while infielders Tyler Greene and Tommy La Stella were re-assigned...
Via Fox Sports South
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves release Freddy Garcia, Indians dump Aaron Harang

Opening Day is just around the corner and major league teams are clearing roster spaces. On Monday the Atlanta Braves released veteran right handed pitcher Freddy Garcia after the 37-year-old exercised his opt-out clause. Garcia pitched his way out of the Braves thin rotation this spring posting a 4.76 ERA and 14/6 K/BB ratio in 17 innings. He now is able to sign with any team...
Via Tireball.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Braves drop first spring game; Garcia starts strong

The Atlanta Braves took to the field for the first time in 2014 on Wednesday afternoon, looking similar to the group that hung around with Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4 of the NLDS last season. With the Detroit Tigers in town for the first game of spring training, the Braves gave veteran Freddy Garcia (the Game 4 starter) the starting nod and lost in a rain...
Via Fox Sports South
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Bring Back Freddy Garcia On Minors Deal

Freddy Garcia will be bringing his glove and his arm back to Atlanta after agreeing to a minor league deal with the Braves today.Garcia, 37, had a decent season in 2013, posting a 4.37 ERA in 80.1 innings pitching for both the Orioles and Braves. However, he really sparkled once he got to Atlanta and produced a 1.65 ERA in 27 innings for the Braves.The Mets had showed interest...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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