Tag Archives: Freddy Garcia

Even if Garcia is skipped he’s still in the rotation

When Yankees manager Joe Girardi was going over the upcoming rotation for the rest of the week, he left open the possibility that he might use CC Sabathia on his regular rest and skip Freddy Garcia this Saturday. If he does decide to skip Garcia, that wouldn't mean he is out of the rotation for good. “Freddy’s ...

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Yankees may skip Sweaty Freddy on Saturday

In the wake of the rainout in Boston yesterday, Joe Girardi has named his rotation for the rest of the week up until Saturday. What he did was simply push back the starters a day each until then. He hasn't figured out what he is going to do on Saturday yet when he will have ...

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Yankees beat Red Sox 15-9 after trailing 9-0

Nothing was going right for the Yankees as Freddy Garcia didn't have it and they fell behind 9-0 by the 5th inning. However, Mark Teixeira homered in the 6th to get the Yankees on the board, Nick Swisher hit a grand slam in the 7th, and then Teixeira homered again as they pulled to within ...

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What will happen when Pettitte and Pineda return?

You would be hard pressed to find a person more excited than me when I found out that Andy Pettitte had signed a one year, minor-league contract with the Yankees on March 16th.  I was sitting in my Spanish class and, like the bad student I can sometimes be, I had my laptop open.  As ...

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Garcia pitching for a rotation spot as well

There has been a lot of talk about Phil Hughes potentially losing his rotation spot once Andy Pettitte comes back, but it is important to remember that Freddy Garcia is also pitching for a job. Garcia had an uncharacteristically good spring, but got roughed up in his first start of the season primarily due to a ...

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The Yankee Beat: the speed game, Teixeira, and Garcia

It wasn't pretty, but the Yankees finished off the sweep of the Orioles with a 6-4 win in 10 innings that gets the back to .500. Read our recap here. Here is what the blogosphere was talking about today. River Ave Blues points out that the Yankees haven't used their speed to their advantage yet. It's ...

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Freddy Garcia fighting for his job this April

Freddy Garcia will take the mound on Tuesday night as the Yankees face the Orioles in Baltimroe. Garcia had a strong season last year, putting up a 3.62 ERA and providing the Yankees pitching staff with a much needed veteran presence. However, he entered spring training this season seemingly as the odd man out of the rotation ...

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The Yankees name their starting rotation

With Michael Pineda expected to start the season on the DL with shoulder tendinitis, the rest of the Yankees starting rotation fell into place. CC Sabathia and Hiroki Kuroda are the No. 1 and 2 starters as expected. Phil Hughes will be behind them as the No. 3, and Ivan Nova and Freddy Garcia slide in ...

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