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63 Yimi Garcia RP
Height/Weight: 6-1/220 | Birthdate: 8/18/1990 | Birthplace: Moca, DR | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Los Angeles | College: None | MLB Experience: 2 | Owned/Started%: 4/1 | Average Draft Position: 9999
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Dodgers option RP Garcia, expect to call up RP Nicasio


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(8/24/2015) The Dodgers announced Monday they have optioned reliever Yimi Garcia to Triple-A Oklahoma City and expect to activate pitcher Juan Nicasio upon the completion of his 15-day disabled list stint. 

Garcia is 3-3 with a 3.55 ERA in 46 appearances this season, including one save and one start. Nicasio is 1-3 with one save and a 3.06 ERA in 38 games. 


Dodgers RP Joel Peralta to DL with neck injury; Yimi Garcia recalled


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(8/11/2015) The Dodgers placed right-handed reliever Joel Peralta on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday (retroactive to Monday). Peralta is dealing with a neck sprain.

Peralta missed significant time earlier with a pinched nerve in his neck. He is 2-1 with a 5.40 ERA in 20 innings of relief this season for the Dodgers.

In a corresponding move, the Dodgers recalled reliever Yimi Garcia from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Tuesday.


Dodgers option Yimi Garcia to make room for Mat Latos


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(8/2/2015) Dodgers pitcher Yimi Garcia was optioned to Triple-A on Sunday, the team announced. The move was made to make room for pitcher Mat Latos on the roster, who was recently acquired in a trade with the Marlins.

Garcia is 3-2 with a 3.99 ERA over 38 1/3 innings.


Dodgers remove Zack Greinke from paternity list; recall Yimi Garcia


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/26/2015) As expected, Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke was reinstated from the paternity list Sunday, the team announced. Greinke will start Sunday's game at the New York Mets.

The team also recalled pitcher Yimi Garcia from Triple-A. Garcia produced a 4.10 ERA over 37 1/3 innings this season.


Dodgers option Ian Thomas, Yimi Garcia to Triple-A; DFA Eric Surkamp


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/8/2015) The Dodgers sent pitchers Ian Thomas and Yimi Garcia down to Triple-A on Wednesday, the team announced.

Thomas was 0-1 with a 5.23 ERA over 10 1/3 innings, while Garcia was 3-2 with a 4.10 ERA over 37 1/3 innings.

Moreover, the team designated pitcher Eric Surkamp for assignment. Surkamp produced a 10.80 ERA over 3 1/3 innings.


Dodgers SP Yimi Garcia goes two innings in Monday's start


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/7/2015) The Dodgers tabbed relief pitcher Yimi Garcia to start Monday’s game against the Phillies, and Garcia allowed two runs on four hits over two innings of work. It was his first start of the season.

Garcia struck out two and did not walk a batter, as the Dodgers chose to go with a bullpen game Monday. His biggest mistake was giving up a two-run home to Freddy Galvis in the second inning. He received a no-decision for his effort.

Dodgers to start pitcher Yimi Garcia on Monday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/6/2015) The Dodgers will turn to relief pitcher Yimi Garcia to start Monday's game against the Phillies, reports TrueBlueLA.com.

Garcia is 3-2 with a 3.82 ERA over 35 1/3 innings out of the bullpen this season.

The Dodgers are the favorites (-230) over the Phillies on Monday.


Dodgers' Yimi Garcia serves up go-ahead HR to Carlos Gonzalez


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/15/2015) Dodgers pitcher Yimi Garcia served up a go-ahead three-run home run to Carlos Gonzalez in the ninth, which proved to be costly in his team's 5-4 defeat to the Rockies on Thursday.

Garcia (2-1) struck two and did not issue a walk, but was charged with three runs on three hits in an inning of work, picking up the loss and a blow save. He owns a 3.38 ERA, a 1.00 WHIP and 26:6 K:BB ratio through 16 innings pitched this season.


Dodgers' Yimi Garcia fails to convert save during Monday's win


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/12/2015) Dodgers pitcher Yimi Garcia failed to convert a save when he allowed a two-run home run to Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich during Monday's 5-3 win.

Garcia entered with a one-run lead in the ninth, but he surrendered two runs on two walks and two hits. Garcia was pulled after recording two outs in the inning. It was his second blown save this season.

"He was due for one of those outings," manager Don Mattingly said after the game, per the Orange County Register.

Despite blowing the lead, the Dodgers were able to win the game on a three-run home run from Scott Van Slyke in the bottom of the ninth inning.


Dodgers' set-up man Yimi Garcia on scoreless streak


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/4/2015) Dodgers reliever Yimi Garcia isn't getting many opportuntities for saves, but he's getting batters out. 

Garcia has picked up two wins and a save this season, but most of his appearances have come during key moments in the seventh and eighth innings. While he doesn't get credit in the major stat categories, his performance has been close to perfect. 

Garcia has a 0.66 ERA and hasn't given up a run since April 7. 


Dodgers reliever Yimi Garcia picks up first save of season


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(4/25/2015) Dodgers reliever Yimi Garcia (S, 1) tossed a perfect ninth inning against the Padres on Friday to earn his first save of the season.

Garcia struck out two of the three batters he faced.

Garcia has now allowed just one run in 9 2/3 innings (0.93 ERA) this season.

Dodgers rookie Yimi Garcia a strikeout machine early in 2015


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(4/15/2015) A franchise known for unveiling stud pitchers might be in the process of developing another one in right-hander Yimi Garcia.

Garcia has emerged as a late-game option for the Dodgers with closer Kenley Jansen sidelined. He has responded to the responsibility with a dominant stretch in which he has faced 21 batters in six innings with one walk and 10 strikeouts. Garcia boasts a 2-0 record and 1.50 ERA.

He has been particularly strong recently with eight strikeouts in his last four innings pitched.


Dodgers' David Huff gives up four runs in four innings, gets no decision


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(4/15/2015) David Huff made his first career start for the Dodgers on Tuesday, giving up four runs on seven hits in four innings for a no decision to the Mariners.

Huff was called up from Triple-A on Tuesday. 

Yimi Garcia (2-0) pitched a scoreless ninth for the Dodgers and took the win. 

Huff's next start for the Dodgers has not been announced as of Tuesday night.

 


Dodgers' Paco Rodriguez, Yimi Garcia, Pedro Baez earn bullpen roles


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(4/5/2015) The Dodgers announced their final roster moves Saturday with Paco Rodriguez, Yimi Garcia and Pedro Baez all earning spots in Los Angeles' bullpen, according to the L.A. Times.

Rodriguez did not allow a run in 10 2/3 innings pitched this spring with 13 strikeouts and zero walks. Garcia posted a 0.79 ERA with 15 strikeouts and two walks in 11 1/3 innings pitched while Baez posted a 5.40 ERA with 11 strikeouts in 10 innings pitched.


Dodgers' Mattingly on Yimi Garcia: 'He's pretty impressive'


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2015) Dodgers pitcher Yimi Garcia tossed a scoreless inning Wednesday as he continues to battle for a spot in the team's Opening Day bullpen.

"Obviously, he's pretty impressive," manager Don Mattingly said Wednesday after the outing, per MLB.com. "He's still here. As long as he's not in the [minor-league] barracks …"

Garcia has yet to allow a run in 8 1/3 innings, giving up just four hits and two walks while striking out 10. He believes he's ready to make the major-league team.

"In my mind, yes," Garcia said. "But I don't have control."

Garcia made his major-league debut in 2014 and allowed two earned runs in 10 innings while striking out nine and walking one.


Dodgers make September call-ups


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2014) The Dodgers recalled outfielder Joc Pederson, second baseman Alex Guererro, catcher Tim Federowicz and pitcher Yimi Garcia Monday with rosters expanding in September.

Pederson closed out his first season with Triple-A Albuquerque by hitting .303/.435/.582 with 33 home runs, 78 RBI and 30 stolen bases in 445 at-bats.

In addition, the team activated pitcher Chris Perez from the disabled list. Perez has been out since Aug. 3 while nursing an ankle injury.


Yimi Garcia dealing with bruised kneecap


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(2/19/2014) Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Wednesday reliever Yimi Garcia has been diagnosed with a bruised kneecap. He doesn't need surgery, but he will be slowly worked back into baseball activities.

Yimi Garcia sidelined by a sore knee


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(2/16/2014) Dodgers reliever Yimi Garcia is sidelined by a sore knee and will be examined before he can resume throwing, according to MLB.com.

Garcia, who has yet to pitch in the majors, was added to the 40-man roster in the offseason.


Dodgers add three to 40-man roster


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/20/2013) The Dodgers added pitchers Pedro Baez, Yimi Garcia and Jarret Martin to the 40-man roster Wednesday.

Baez went 3-3 with a 3.88 ERA, 1.55 WHIP and 55:23 K:BB ratio over 58 innings between high Class A Rancho Cucamonga and Double-A Chattanooga in his first season since being converted from an infielder to a pitcher. Garcia went 4-6 with a 2.54 ERA, 0.81 WHIP and 85:14 K:BB ratio in 60 1/3 innings with Double-A Chattanooga. Martin went 6-7 with a 4.30 ERA, 1.64 WHIP and 106:62 K:BB ratio in 96 1/3 innings between high Class A Rancho Cucamonga and Double-A Chattanooga.