Garlick (oblique) is among the Twins' available reserves for Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Red Sox, Rob Bradford of WEEI.com reports. While he was still a member of the Phillies, Garlick finished the past season on the injured list with a right oblique strain, but his availability for the Twins' spring opener indicates that he's fully healthy heading into 2021. Garlick is expected to replace starting right fielder Max Kepler midway through Sunday's contest in what will be first opportunity to impress in his bid for a bench role on the Twins' Opening Day roster.
Garlick (oblique) was claimed off waivers by the Twins on Thursday. Garlick was designated for assignment by Atlanta on Friday, but he'll land a spot on Minnesota's 40-man roster ahead of spring training. The 29-year-old has appeared in 42 big-league games over the past two seasons, hitting .214 with three home runs and nine RBI during that time. He'll now attempt to secure a depth role on the Twins' major-league roster in 2021.
Garlick (oblique) was designated for assignment by Atlanta on Friday, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports. Garlick was claimed off waivers by Atlanta in late January, but he'll be removed from the 40-man roster to make room for Marcell Ozuna, who re-signed with the team Friday. Garlick hit .214 with three home runs and nine RBI while appearing in 42 games for the Dodgers and Phillies over the past two seasons.
Garlick (oblique) was claimed off waivers by Atlanta on Saturday, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports. Garlick will find another spot on a 40-man roster after he was designated for assignment by the Phillies on Monday. His 2020 season ended early after suffering a right oblique strain in September after he made just 23 plate appearances for Philadelphia. He's appeared in 42 games for the Dodgers and Phillies over the past two seasons, hitting .214 with three home runs and nine RBI during that time.
The Phillies designated Garlick (oblique) for assignment Monday, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports. The transaction clears a spot on the 40-man roster for reliever Archie Bradley, whom the Phillies signed to a one-year, $6 million contract. Before suffering a right oblique strain in mid-September that ended his 2020 campaign two weeks early, Garlick went 3-for-22 (.136 average) with three RBI in 12 games with the Phillies.