Report: Dodgers release pitcher Freddy Garcia

Wednesday April 22nd, 2015

The Los Angeles Dodgers have released 38-year-old pitcher Freddy Garcia, Bill Shaikin of The Los Angeles Times reports.

Garcia signed a minor league deal with the Dodgers at the end of spring training and was released after giving up seven runs on eight hits in 7 1/3 innings for the Dodgers' AAA team in Oklahoma City. The right-hander made three starts and one relief appearance.

Garcia had not pitched in the majors since 2013.

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In 15 MLB seasons, Garcia went 156-108 with an ERA of 4.15 with seven different clubs, including six seasons with the Seattle Mariners and five seasons with the Chicago White Sox. The pitcher was signed by the Houston Astros as an amateur free agent in 1993 and made his debut for Seattle in 1999.

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