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Luis Garcia | Relief Pitcher | #57

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/30/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2004 / UDFA / LA
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Phillies recalled RHP Luis Garcia from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
The 29-year-old right-hander has appeared in eight games for the Phillies this season, compiling a 7.27 ERA, 1.96 WHIP and 8/4 K/BB ratio over 8 2/3 innings. He'll work in middle relief for the Phillies. Sep 10 - 12:01 PM

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Phillies optioned RHP Luis Garcia to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Garcia has allowed seven runs over 8 2/3 relief innings for the Phils this season. Adam Morgan has replaced him on the roster.
Aug 14 - 11:25 AM

Phillies recalled RHP Luis Garcia from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Garcia has made two appearances with the Phillies this season and owns a 2.58 ERA and 43/21 K/BB ratio over 45 1/3 innings in Triple-A. He figures to pitch in middle relief.
Aug 2 - 2:43 PM

Phillies optioned RHP Luis Garcia to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

The move clears a spot for Zach Eflin, who will be added to the active roster on Tuesday. Garcia allowed two runs on two hits and two walks over two innings during his most recent stint with the team.
Jun 13 - 10:22 PM

Phillies recalled RHP Luis Garcia from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Garcia has seen just one inning with the Phillies this season. In a more expanded sample size, he held a 3.51 ERA, 1.63 WHIP and 63/37 K/BB ratio across 66 2/3 innings in 2015.
Jun 10 - 1:57 PM

Phillies optioned RHP Luis Garcia to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Garcia was only up for a few days, throwing one scoreless inning with the big club. He should get another shot with Philly at some point this season.
Apr 29 - 2:19 PM

Phillies recalled RHP Luis Garcia from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Garcia was a surprise cut late in spring training but will get a shot now. He posted a 3.51 ERA with 63 strikeouts over 66 2/3 innings for the Phils last season.
Apr 24 - 10:56 AM

Phillies optioned RHP Luis Garcia to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Garcia posted a 5.87 ERA in 7 2/3 innings this spring, failing to earn a spot in the Philadelphia bullpen. The right-hander should be up at some point. He registered a cool 3.51 ERA in 66 2/3 innings last year.
Mar 28 - 9:06 AM

Luis Garcia earned his first save of the season on Friday after he pitched two scoreless innings against the Diamondbacks.

Jonathan Papelbon was simply getting a day off. Garcia stepped up in the 4-3 win and struck out two while allowing one hit over two innings. Over 18 innings, Garcia holds a 3.50 ERA and a 14/11 K/BB ratio. Garcia occasionally scoops up holds, but he doesn't have any real fantasy value.
Fri, May 15, 2015 10:42:00 PM

Phillies recalled RHP Luis Garcia from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Garcia has made four appearances over three stints with the Phillies this season. He'll pitch in middle relief.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 05:47:00 PM

Phillies optioned RHP Luis Garcia to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Garcia has a poor ERA of 12.71 with a WHIP of 2.82 in 5 2/3 innings of relief this season for the Phillies. The right-hander may not get another chance for a while.
Sat, Jun 28, 2014 10:42:00 PM

Phillies recalled RHP Luis Garcia from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

The 27-year-old hurler has struggled in his limited time with the Phillies this season, posting a 15.75 ERA, 3.00 WHIP and 5/5 K/BB ratio over four innings. He'll work in middle relief.
Sat, Jun 28, 2014 08:24:00 AM

Phillies activated RHP Luis Garcia from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Garcia's forearm strain is apparently no longer an issue, but he'll continue to hone his craft in the minors. The righty holds a 5.09 ERA over 27 career appearances in the majors.
Fri, Jun 6, 2014 12:07:00 PM

Phillies placed RHP Luis Garcia on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain.

Before getting hurt, the 27-year-old appeared in just three games for the Phillies, posting a troublesome 15.75 ERA, 3.00 WHIP and 5/5 K/BB ratio in four innings.
Sat, May 24, 2014 12:01:00 PM

Phillies recalled RHP Luis Garcia from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Garcia made one scoreless appearance for the Phillies earlier this season and has posted a 0.00 ERA with 13 strikeouts in 13 2/3 innings at the Triple-A level. The 27-year-old righty should do well in middle relief.
Thu, May 8, 2014 12:03:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Cameron Rupp
2A.J. Ellis
3Jorge Alfaro
1B1Tommy Joseph
2Ryan Howard
3Darin Ruf
2B1Cesar Hernandez
2Emmanuel Burriss
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Maikel Franco
2Andres Blanco
LF1Roman Quinn
2Tyler Goeddel
3Cody Asche
CF1Odubel Herrera
2Peter Bourjos
RF1Aaron Altherr
2Jimmy Paredes
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jeremy Hellickson
2Charlie Morton
3Aaron Nola
4Jerad Eickhoff
5Vincent Velasquez
6Zach Eflin
7Jake Thompson
8Adam Morgan
9Alec Asher
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jeanmar Gomez
2Hector Neris
3David Hernandez
4Edubray Ramos
5Michael Mariot
6Frank Herrmann
7Severino Gonzalez
8Patrick Schuster
9Colton Murray
10Joely Rodriguez
11Luis Garcia
12Phil Klein