FREDDY GARCIA RUMORS

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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17 hours ago  |  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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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Release Veteran Pitcher Freddy Garcia

USATSI Even after all of the recent injuries for the Atlanta Braves inside of the pitching staff, they have decided to part ways with Freddy Garcia. A $1.25 million guaranteed salary would have been inescapable to keep the veteran pitcher and clearly the Braves front office did not want to pay him that. “They didn’t want to pick up the (contract),” said Garcia, who would...
Via TopSportsReport
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports South
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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 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"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 24, 2014  |  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...
Via Tireball.com
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

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
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