RP - TEX - DFA
In Friday's 10-6 loss to the Athletics, Luis Garcia started the game and didn't record an out. He allowed a grand slam to Matt Olson with three walks.
Garcia has an 8.59 ERA, 2.45 WHIP, and 11 strikeouts in 7.1 innings. He is not fantasy relevant.
The Rangers used reliever Luis Garcia in an opener role and he threw one inning while allowing one hit and one walk with two strikeouts in a 6-5 loss to the Astros. That was his first time used in an opener role.
On the season, Garcia has tossed six innings with ten strikeouts, a 4.50 ERA, and 2.00 WHIP. He's not fantasy relevant.
The Phillies defeated the Pirates on Friday in a pitching duel, 2-1. Luis Garcia earned the win with a shutout inning in the eighth, not allowing a hit. Garcia is now 2-1 with a 2,79 ERA this season.
Garcia has not allowed a run in his last six appearances, covering 5 1/3 innings. He's allowed six hits and three walks, while striking out six in 9 2/3 innings.
The Phillies made the most of six hits, defeating the Reds on Monday, 6-5. Luis Garcia earned the win in relief, throwing a shutout inning, striking out one. Garcia is now 1-1 for the season.
Garcia has already appeared in six games this season, pitching to an ERA of 5.06 in 5 1/3 innings. He can handle the workload, as he appeared in 66 games last season.
Luis Garcia entered Sunday's game in a 3-3 deadlock. He allowed two runs on no hits, but struggled with his control, walking one and hitting one. Of 11 pitches thrown, only five of them were for strikes.
Garcia had been solid over his first four outings, allowing just a run on three hits with one walk in four innings. Sunday's poor performance was likely a blip on the radar. Garcia was very solid last season and expect that to continue moving forward.