• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers say goodbye to veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia

    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.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers announce minor-league signings of Baker, Garcia, De Leon

    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.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Dodgers announce minor-league signing of Freddy Garcia

    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.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Report: Dodgers sign P Freddy Garcia to 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.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Rangers, other teams looking at Freddy Garcia

    Recently released pitcher Freddy Garcia has received a handful of minor-league offers since being released by the Braves, CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports Thursday. Heyman specifically named the Rangers as one team that has reached out to Garcia, however the veteran is holding out for a major-league deal as he works out in Miami. Garcia appeared in 17 games with the Orioles and Braves a year ago, putting up a 4.37 in 80 1/3 innings. He failed to break camp with the Braves after posting a 4.76 ERA in five starts in the spring.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Braves release pitcher Freddy Garcia

    The Braves announced Monday they released veteran starting pitcher Freddy Garcia, who appeared in line to be part of the rotation after season-ending injuries to Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy. Garcia was 1-1 with a 4.76 ERA and 1.18 WHIP in five spring starts.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Freddy Garcia effective over 5 1/3 innings vs. Mets

    Braves starting pitcher Freddy Garcia allowed one unearned run on two hits and one walk in 5 1/3 innings Sunday against the Mets. He struck out four. Garcia didn't allow a run until Kirk Nieuwenhuis had an RBI groundout in the fourth inning. Garcia lowered his ERA from 6.94 to 4.76 in his fifth spring start.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Freddie Garcia struggles for second straight start

    Braves veteran right-hander Freddie Garcia performed better Thursday than he did in his last start - but that's not saying much. He gave up six earned runs in 2 2/3 innings last Saturday before "rebounding" to yield three earned runs in four innings against St. Louis. He walked one and struck out three. Injuries to starters Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy has Garcia in the running for a rotation spot, but the 37-year-old must pick it up to be considered.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Freddie Garcia mashed by Nationals

    Veteran right-hander Freddie Garcia completed a Jekyll-Hyde two-appearance run with the Braves to start the exhibition season. Just five days after hurling three perfect innings, he gave up six hits and six earned runs in 2 2/3 innings Saturday against Washington. The 37-year-old Garcia was wild, walking four and throwing just 37 strikes in 71 pitches. His performance could go a long way in preventing him from landing a roster spot.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Freddy Garcia perfect again Monday

    Braves pitcher Freddy Garcia tossed three perfect innings Monday, striking out three in his team's 6-2 loss to the Mets. Garcia threw two perfect innings with two strikeouts in his spring debut, and his excellence thus far makes him a strong candidate to win the team's fifth rotation spot this spring. He impressed after coming to the Braves from Baltimore last season, going 1-2 with a 1.65 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and 20:5 K:BB ratio in 27 1/3 innings over six appearances (three starts).