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Yimi Garcia | Relief Pitcher | #63

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 8/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / UDFA / LA
Contract: view contract details

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Yimi Garcia recently underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
He needed to have a small bone fragment removed from his knee. Garcia was already out for the year with a biceps injury so this ultimately won't have much of an impact on his status. It's unclear if Garcia will be ready for spring training, though that's obviously the hope. Sep 7 - 11:33 PM

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Yimi Garcia (biceps) is scheduled to pitch in his second minor league rehab game with High-A Rancho Cucamonga on Friday.

Garcia will start the game and work two innings. He'll need quite a few appearances before he's deemed ready to rejoin the Dodgers bullpen. The Dodgers believe that Garcia, who's expected to return in mid-August, can be an impact addition down the stretch.
Jul 22 - 7:55 PM

Yimi Garcia (biceps) will begin a rehab assignment Tuesday with High-A Rancho Cucamonga.

He's expected to pitch one inning in what will be his first meaningful appearance since late April. Garcia boasts a 3.12 ERA, 0.95 WHIP, and 81/12 K/BB ratio through 75 career major league innings and is capable of providing a sneaky boost for the Los Angeles bullpen down the stretch.
Jul 19 - 7:13 PM

Yimi Garcia (biceps) resumed throwing off a mound this past week.

Garcia has been out since late April while battling a right biceps ailment that's resulted in numbness in his pitching arm. There's no timetable for his return.
Jun 26 - 10:07 AM

Dodgers transferred RHP Yimi Garcia from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Julio Urias. Garcia remains out indefinitely while recovering from numbness in his pitching arm.
May 27 - 4:29 PM

Yimi Garcia (biceps) still hasn't been cleared for any activity.

Manager Dave Roberts said the Dodgers are "beside ourselves on the lack of progress." Garcia went on the disabled list with what appeared to be a pretty routine biceps injury last month but is still no closer to making his return. Garcia had a respectable 3.24 ERA in nine appearances before getting hurt.
May 14 - 8:00 PM

Yimi Garcia (biceps) has yet to resume throwing.

Garcia has been out for over two weeks with numbness in his pitching arm. It's unclear when he might be able to throw again.
May 8 - 11:42 AM

Dodgers placed RHP Yimi Garcia on the 15-day disabled list with right biceps soreness.

Garcia said his arm "feels asleep" from the top of his bicep all the way down to his wrist. Fortunately the team's medical staff doesn't believe he'll need an MRI. Zach Lee was called up to replace him in the Dodgers' bullpen. Garcia pitched nine of the Dodgers' first 17 games, compiling a 3.24 ERA over 8 1/3 innings.
Apr 23 - 6:47 PM

Yimi Garcia was forced to leave Friday's game against the Rockies with an apparent arm injury.

It's unclear exactly what the injury is that he sustained at this point, but Garcia was seen shaking his arm after throwing his final pitch. The Dodgers should have an update on his status after the conclusion of Saturday's game.
Apr 22 - 11:58 PM

Yimi Garcia (knee) will return to Cactus League action on Sunday.

Garcia hasn't pitched in a week due to a minor knee injury, but he was cleared to return after throwing a bullpen session Saturday with no issues. He'll be used in middle relief by the Dodgers this season.
Mar 27 - 2:56 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Yimi Garcia from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Garcia will function as additional bullpen depth for the Dodgers over the final month of the season. He owns a 3.55 ERA, 0.99 WHIP and 58/9 K/BB ratio over 45 2/3 innings for the Dodgers this season.
Thu, Sep 3, 2015 06:52:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Yimi Garcia to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Garcia has a solid 3.55 ERA, 0.99 WHIP, and 58/9 K/BB ratio in 45 2/3 innings this year out of the Dodgers' bullpen. He should be back up when rosters expand in September.
Mon, Aug 24, 2015 02:16:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Yimi Garcia from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Garcia boasts a nifty 54/9 K/BB ratio over 38 1/3 relief frames this season, but he's been scored upon in four out of his last five appearances with the big club. He'll be used in low-leverage situations for now.
Tue, Aug 11, 2015 07:09:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Yimi Garcia to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He's making room for Mat Latos on the roster. Garcia was scored upon in four out of his last five appearances.
Sun, Aug 2, 2015 12:40:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Yimi Garcia from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Garcia was sent down earlier this month after going through a rough patch. He's getting another shot despite allowing four runs in his 3 1/3 innings for Oklahoma City.
Sun, Jul 26, 2015 12:01:00 PM

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3B1Justin Turner
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S1Clayton Kershaw
2Kenta Maeda
3Rich Hill
4Scott Kazmir
5Hyun-Jin Ryu
6Julio Urias
7Brandon McCarthy
8Jose De Leon
9Brett Anderson
Relief Pitcher
R1Kenley Jansen
2Chris Hatcher
3J.P. Howell
4Joe Blanton
5Yimi Garcia
6Jesse Chavez
7Louis Coleman
8Adam Liberatore
9Grant Dayton
10Alex Wood
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