Braves acquire pitcher from Orioles

4:47 PM, Aug 23, 2013   |    comments
Freddy Garcia #38 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays in the first inning at the Rogers Centre June 23, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)
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Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - The Atlanta Braves acquired pitcher Freddy Garcia from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for cash considerations.

The 36-year-old Garcia went 3-5 with a 5.77 ERA in 11 appearances (10 starts) with Baltimore this season before being outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk in late June. He made 13 starts for Norfolk, compiling an 8-3 record with a 2.84 ERA while striking out 61 batters.

The right-hander has a 155-106 record with a 4.18 ERA in 370 career games (354 starts) with the Mariners, White Sox, Phillies, Tigers, Yankees and Orioles.

Garcia will be assigned to Triple-A Gwinnett.


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