RP,SP - DET - IL60
Rony Garcia will reportedly be placed on the injured list with a bicep injury.
Garcia injured his bicep in his most recent start and was going to be shut down until the tightness in his arm subsided, but that obviously hasn't happened yet. The Tigers will opt to be careful with the 24-year-old, so expect him to miss at least a few weeks.
Rony Garcia allowed three runs on two hits over 2 2/3 innings of work in a 9-1 loss to the Twins on Sunday. Garcia took the loss while striking out none.
Garcia's start was cut short by a sore right shoulder, which forced Detroit to go to the bullpen earlier than planned. Garcia might have re-injured an existing issue as he had just been activated off of the injured list earlier in the day after being sidelined soreness in the same shoulder for most of July. Now sitting on a 3-3 record and 4.59 ERA, Garcia is likely headed back to the IL in the near future
Rony Garcia plans to throw on the field at Comerica Park Wednesday.
Garcia said he didn't want to make a prediction on his return to the mound, but he said the injury wasn't serious. He was placed on the 15-day injured list on Saturday due to right shoulder soreness.
The Tigers placed Rony Garcia on the 15-day IL with right shoulder soreness on Saturday.
It wasn't clear before today that Garcia was dealing with any discomfort in his shoulder, so hopefully he won't need to miss much more than the minimum time. On the year, he has a 4.28 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP with a 25% strikeout rate, numbers worthy of mixed league consideration in deeper leagues. Garrett Hill will take Garcia's spot in the rotation and start on Monday against the Guardians.
Rony Garcia allowed one run on four hits over five innings of work in a 3-2 win over the Giants on Wednesday. Garcia earned the win, striking out four and walking two.
Garcia made just one mistake, a solo homer to Evan Longoria in the first inning. The 24-year-old hurler has now picked up a win in three straight starts. Overall, Garcia has a 3-2 record, 4.28 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, and 48 strikeouts over 48 1/3 innings of work. His next start is scheduled for Tuesday against Cleveland.