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Luis Garcia will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn UCL in his right elbow, ending his season according to Astros general manager Dana Brown.
There has not been a tentative date set for the surgery, but the right-hander will assuredly be sidelined into the early part of the 2024 season while recovering.
Luis Garcia was removed from his start Monday after throwing just eight pitches.
Garcia faced one batter before the Astros’ training staff came to the mound to evaluate him. With the extent and nature of the injury unknown, fantasy managers will want to wait for an update from the Astros on Garcia’s condition.
Luis Garcia earned the win on Tuesday against the Rays, allowing three hits across six scoreless innings to go seven strikeouts and two walks.
Garcia allowed just one runner to reach second base all night. He dominated the Rays lineup, handing them their first home loss of the season. He'll look to carry the momentum next time out in a favorable matchup at home against the Giants.
Luis Garcia earned the win on Wednesday against the Blue Jays, allowing two hits across seven scoreless innings to go along with nine strikeouts and one walk.
Garcia delivered his best outing of the season in a nice bounce back performance, allowing just three total base runners to nine strikeouts. He will look to keep up the momentum in his next scheduled start against the Rays on the road.
Luis Garcia took the loss on Friday against the Rangers, allowing five runs on six hits across five innings to go along with seven strikeouts and two walks.
The Rangers opened the scoring with one run in the opening frame followed by two runs in the third inning and fifth inning. Garcia did strikeout seven Texas hitters for fantasy managers, but now holds a 7.71 ERA on the season. He'll look to turn it around in his next scheduled start against the Blue Jays.