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Luis Garcia | Relief Pitcher | #57

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/30/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2004 / UDFA / LA
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Phillies recalled RHP Luis Garcia from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Garcia made five scoreless relief appearances for the Phillies last month. He'll work in the middle innings. May 12 - 10:21 AM

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

He's making room for Nick Pivetta, who will start Sunday. Garcia is being demoted in spite of five scoreless relief appearances this season.
Apr 30 - 12:49 PM

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

Garcia failed to earn a spot on the Phillies' Opening Day roster this spring, but he's getting the call Wednesday after Adam Morgan worked 3 2/3 innings in mop-up duty Tuesday night against the Mets. Garcia, 30, owns a 4.24 ERA and 1.69 WHIP in 127 1/3 career major league innings.
Apr 12 - 2:25 PM

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

This opens the door for Adam Morgan and Joely Rodriguez to make the Phillies' bullpen. Garcia, 30, owns a 4.24 ERA and 1.69 WHIP in 127 1/3 career major league innings.
Mar 30 - 9:33 AM

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.
Sat, Sep 10, 2016 12:01:00 PM

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.
Sun, Aug 14, 2016 11:25:00 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.
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 02:43:00 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.
Mon, Jun 13, 2016 10:22:00 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.
Fri, Jun 10, 2016 01:57:00 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.
Fri, Apr 29, 2016 02:19:00 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.
Sun, Apr 24, 2016 10:56:00 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.
Mon, Mar 28, 2016 09:06:00 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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Cameron Rupp
2Andrew Knapp
1B1Tommy Joseph
2Brock Stassi
2B1Cesar Hernandez
2Howie Kendrick
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Maikel Franco
2Andres Blanco
LF1Daniel Nava
2Cameron Perkins
CF1Odubel Herrera
RF1Aaron Altherr
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jeremy Hellickson
2Aaron Nola
3Jerad Eickhoff
4Vince Velasquez
5Ben Lively
6Nick Pivetta
7Mark Leiter
8Clay Buchholz
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Hector Neris
2Pat Neshek
3Joaquin Benoit
4Edubray Ramos
5Casey Fien
6Adam Morgan
7Luis Garcia
8Hoby Milner