Garcia will retire after one final start in the Caribbean Series championship game, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports. Garcia will be remembered more as a back-end innings eater, but he did occupy key positions on some of MLB's most noteworthy teams, including the 2001 Mariners that won 116 games and the curse-breaking 2001 White Sox. The 29-year-old will retire with a 156-108 record and a career 4.15 ERA while starting for seven different franchises in his 14-year MLB career.
Veteran right-hander Freddy Garcia has been released by the Dodgers, per the Los Angeles Times. The 38-year-old Garcia was struggling at Triple-A Oklahoma City this year. He had yielded seven runs on eight hits in 7 1/3 innings. The Dodgers were the seventh organization for which he has pitched since 2009.
The Dodgers announced the minor-league signings of right-handers Scott Baker, Freddy Garcia and Jorge De Leon, per the team's official website. Baker will make his Triple-A debut Thursday night at home against Round Rock. According to an earlier report, he could be an option for the big-league club on April 14 -- the first time the Dodgers need a No. 5 starter.
The Dodgers announced the signing of pitcher Freddy Garcia on Tuesday, per the team's official website. Garcia pitched in Taiwain in 2013, and was with the Braves and Orioles in 2013. He is on a minor-league deal.
The Dodgers have signed pitcher Freddy Garcia to a minor-league contract, according to a report from MLB.com. Garcia spent 2014 pitching in Taiwan, and was with the Braves and Orioles in 2013 before that. He has a career 4.15 ERA since entering the majors in 1999.