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Yimi Garcia | Relief Pitcher | #63

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 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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Dodgers optioned RHP Yimi Garcia to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Garcia was up as the 26th man during Saturday's doubleheader and allowed one run over a 1 1/3-inning appearance. May 20 - 12:18 PM

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

Garcia, 27, has appeared in four games with the Dodgers this season, registering an underwhelming 8.10 ERA and 1.80 WHIP in 3 1/3 innings. He'll function as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against the Nationals.
May 19 - 12:10 PM

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

Garcia was called up on May 3 after being activated from the disabled list after missing all of 2017 and the first month of 2018 recovering from Tommy John surgery. He should see another call-up with the Dodgers soon, but Los Angeles needs fresh arms in the bullpen, and Garcia had options left.
May 9 - 7:45 PM

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

Garcia is recovered from Tommy John surgery and should be a nice bullpen asset for the Dodgers. The 27-year-old right-hander owns a 3.12 ERA, 0.947 WHIP, and 81/12 K/BB ratio in 75 career major league innings.
May 3 - 1:02 PM

Dodgers activated RHP Yimi Garcia from the 10-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Garcia has successfully rehabbed from Tommy John surgery, but the Dodgers want him to get a little sharper before they add him to the big league bullpen. That should happen sometime in the first half.
Apr 27 - 3:18 PM

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Yimi Garcia (elbow) will likely be activated sometime in May.

Garcia missed the entire 2017 season following Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. He has already made five rehab appearances at Triple-A Oklahoma City, but the Dodgers want to delay calling him up so that he can be used without any workload restrictions once he arrives. The 27-year-old right-hander boasts a 3.12 ERA, 0.947 WHIP, and 81/12 K/BB ratio in 75 career major league innings.
Apr 24 - 7:31 PM

Yimi Garcia (elbow) will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Garcia hasn't pitched in the majors since October of 2016, as he missed all of 2017 after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. If things go well in the rehab assignment, he could rejoin the Dodgers bullpen in April.
Apr 11 - 7:48 PM

Yimi Garcia (elbow) will be reevaluated in two weeks.

Garcia has been pitching in minor league games back at the Dodgers' spring training facility in Arizona but still has "boxes to check off," according to Eric Stephen of True Blue LA. He's yet to pitch on consecutive days and hasn't thrown more than one inning in any of his appearances. If all goes well, we could see the right-hander back in the major leagues by mid-April.
Mar 29 - 4:42 PM

Dodgers placed RHP Yimi Garcia on the 10-day disabled list with a right elbow injury.

Garcia is still working his way back from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. He could be an option for the Dodgers' bullpen sometime in April.
Mar 29 - 2:08 PM

Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Yimi Garcia will earn $630,000 in his one-year contract with the Dodgers.

The two sides avoided arbitration on Friday by agreeing to a one-year contract, but financial terms were not disclosed at the time. Garcia is expected to be ready for the start of spring training after missing the entire 2017 season following Tommy John surgery.
Mon, Dec 4, 2017 07:34:00 PM

Dodgers and RHP Yimi Garcia avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract.

The financial details of the deal aren't known. Garcia, who was arbitration-eligible for the first time, missed all of 2017 following Tommy John surgery but is expected to be ready for spring training.
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 05:09:00 PM

Dodgers activated RHP Yimi Garcia from the 60-day disabled list.

Garcia missed all of the 2017 season following Tommy John surgery. He's expected to be ready to go for spring training.
Mon, Nov 6, 2017 05:09:00 PM

Yimi Garcia played catch Monday for the first time since Tommy John surgery.

Garcia had the reconstructive elbow procedure last October and will miss the entire 2017 season. The reliever should be 100 percent for Opening Day in 2018.
Mon, Mar 20, 2017 02:00:00 PM

Dodgers placed RHP Yimi Garcia on the 60-day disabled list with a right elbow injury.

Garcia is being shifted over to the 60-day DL in order to free up a roster spot for Sergio Romo. After undergoing Tommy John surgery in October, Garcia is expected to miss the entirety of the 2017 campaign.
Wed, Feb 15, 2017 06:18:00 PM

The Dodgers are expected to move Yimi Garcia (elbow) to the 60-day disabled list.

The move will be made once Sergio Romo's contract is made official, as it will clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Garcia had Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery in October and will miss the entire 2017 season.
Wed, Feb 15, 2017 03:22:00 PM

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2B1Logan Forsythe
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SS1Chris Taylor
2Corey Seager
3B1Justin Turner
2Max Muncy
LF1Matt Kemp
CF1Joc Pederson
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4Tony Cingrani
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6Tom Koehler
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8Daniel Hudson
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