Rony Garcia allowed one run on three hits over 5 1/3 innings in a 5-1 win over the Diamondbacks on Friday. Garcia earned the win, striking out three and walking two in the start.
Garcia picked up seven swinging strikes on 81 pitches. He has a 78th percentile K rate in 2022, but he has seen that dip of late with just 11 strikeouts over his past 15 1/3 innings of work. Garcia will take a 2-2 record, 4.57 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, and 44 strikeouts into his next start, which is scheduled for Friday against the Royals.