Free agent pitcher Freddy Garcia was once among the better arms in professional baseball as a member of the Seattle Mariners, but age and inability to conform ended up with Garcia struggling through what were perceived to be the final years of his career.
However, the former ace had a resurgence with the Atlanta Braves though shockingly found himself without a team come the start of this season as the Braves moved on. Of course, the Braves may have had second thoughts after the rash of pitching injuries they suffered, but the move was made.
Now Garcia is hoping for a return as he’s looking to secure a Major League deal according to Jon Heyman.
freddy garcia has received some triple-a offers (including from rangers) but hoping for MLB deal. working out in miami.
It may take a while, but Garcia could potentially get such an offer. If not, he’ll certainly have his options if he’s forced to take a less lucrative triple-a offer.
For now though, he’ll continue to work out in hopes of getting a true Major League offer.