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Onelki Garcia | Relief Pitcher

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 8/2/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 225
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Royals signed LHP Onelki Garcia to a minor league contract.
Garcia, 27, spent this past season in the Mexican League and hasn't appeared in the majors since 2013. He's merely a depth addition. Oct 21 - 3:02 PM

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White Sox sent LHP Onelki Garcia outright to Triple-A Charlotte.

Garcia had already been optioned to Triple-A last week and has now been removed from the 40-man roster as well. He passed through waivers unclaimed and will continue to function as organizational bullpen depth for the White Sox.
Fri, Apr 3, 2015 09:45:00 PM

White Sox optioned LHP Onelki Garcia to Triple-A Charlotte.

Garcia was claimed off waivers from the Dodgers in November and missed most of the 2014 season following arthroscopic elbow surgery. The 25-year-old will serve as bullpen depth in the minors.
Tue, Mar 24, 2015 03:19:00 PM

White Sox claimed LHP Onelki Garcia off waivers from the Dodgers.

Garcia missed basically the entire 2014 season after undergoing surgery on his pitching elbow last November. The left-hander should be healthy for the start of the 2015 campaign and will be trying to win a spot in the White Sox bullpen next spring in camp. He has a 3.06 career ERA and 9.9 career K/9 in the minors.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 03:40:00 PM

Dodgers activated LHP Onelki Garcia from the 60-day disabled list.

Garcia had arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow last November and didn't pitch at all in the majors this season. If healthy, he's likely to surface in the Dodgers' bullpen at some point in 2015.
Tue, Nov 4, 2014 08:57:00 AM

Onelki Garcia (elbow) threw a bullpen session on Monday.

Garcia's recovery from last November's arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow hasn't gone well, as he's gone through numerous starts and stops. However, he appears to be back on track at the moment and is hoping to be with the Dodgers next month. "If God permits it, I'll be with the Dodgers in September," Garcia said.
Mon, Aug 18, 2014 06:49:00 PM

Dodgers placed LHP Onelki Garcia on the 60-day disabled list, retroactive to March 14, with a left elbow injury.

Garcia had arthroscopic surgery on his elbow in November and has been slow to work his way back. He should be an option for the Dodgers' bullpen at some point in the first half.
Sun, Mar 16, 2014 08:46:00 AM

Onelki Garcia (elbow, knee) remains on a restricted throwing program.

Garcia underwent minor elbow and knee surgeries over the offseason and has been brought along slowly in Dodgers' camp. He seems like a safe bet to begin the year in extended spring training.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 06:37:00 PM

Onelki Garcia (elbow) will throw his first bullpen session Sunday.

Garcia has been a bit behind after undergoing a minor procedure on his left elbow this offseason. The southpaw threw just 1 1/3 innings with the Dodgers last year but had a 2.90 ERA and 67 strikeouts in 62 innings between Double-A and Triple-A.
Sat, Feb 22, 2014 04:53:00 PM

Onelki Garcia (elbow) is currently limited to playing catch.

Garcia is running behind schedule after arthroscopic surgery on his pitching elbow back in November. He should have time to get ready by Opening Day, but the southpaw is likely to begin the year at Triple-A, anyway.
Sun, Feb 9, 2014 11:46:00 AM

Dodgers prospect left-hander Onelki Garcia underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow on Friday.

Garcia is expected to resume throwing in 5-6 weeks, so he should be fine for spring training. The 24-year-old left-hander posted a 2.90 ERA and 67/35 K/BB ratio over 62 innings at Triple-A Alberquerque this season and should compete for a bullpen spot in 2014.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 02:55:00 PM

The Dodgers announced Friday that Onelki Garcia has replaced Pedro Baez on Glendale's roster in the Arizona Fall League.

Garcia, a 24-year-old Cuban southpaw, was originally slated to begin the AFL season with Glendale, but the Dodgers held him back in case he was needed as an injury replacement in the postseason. He appeared in three games for the Dodgers in September allowing a pair of runs and walking four in just 1 1/3 innings. He registered a 2.90 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 67/35 K/BB ratio over 62 innings at Triple-A Alberquerque on the year, and should have a chance to compete for a spot in the Dodgers bullpen during spring training.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 09:24:00 PM

Dodgers purchased the contract of LHP Onelki Garcia from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Garcia posted a 2.90 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 67/35 K/BB ratio across 62 innings this season in the Dodgers' minor league system. He will serve as a middle reliever.
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 05:56:00 PM

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3Cameron Gallagher
1B1Eric Hosmer
2Samir Duenez
2B1Raul Mondesi
2Whit Merrifield
3Christian Colon
SS1Alcides Escobar
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Hunter Dozier
LF1Alex Gordon
CF1Lorenzo Cain
2Billy Burns
3Terrance Gore
RF1Jorge Soler
2Jarrod Dyson
3Paulo Orlando
DH1Cheslor Cuthbert
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2Yordano Ventura
3Ian Kennedy
4Jason Vargas
5Chris Young
6Mike Minor
7Jake Junis
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PosRoleName
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2Joakim Soria
3Matt Strahm
4Scott Alexander
5Brian Flynn
6Andrew Edwards
7Alec Mills
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