Harvey García

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Harvey García
Pitcher
Born: (1984-03-16) March 16, 1984 (age 31)
Caracas, Venezuela
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 3, 2007 for the Florida Marlins
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 2007 for the Florida Marlins
Career statistics
(through 2011 season)
Win-Loss 0-1
Earned run average 4.38
Strikeouts 15
Teams

Harvey Anderson García Ibarras (born March 16, 1984 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.

Professional career[edit]

Florida Marlins[edit]

Garcia was signed as an amateur free agent by the Florida Marlins in 2000 and after pitching for their Dominican League team he was released in 2002 and signed with the Boston Red Sox.

Boston Red Sox[edit]

Garcia signed with the Boston Red Sox on June 14, 2002. In November 2005, he was traded by the Red Sox to the Marlins along with Hanley Ramírez, Aníbal Sánchez and Jesús Delgado in exchange for Josh Beckett, Mike Lowell and Guillermo Mota.[1]

Return to the Marlins[edit]

In November 2005, he was traded by the Red Sox to the Marlins along with Hanley Ramírez, Aníbal Sánchez and Jesús Delgado in exchange for Josh Beckett, Mike Lowell and Guillermo Mota.[1] He was called up on September 2, 2007 and made his major league debut on September 3, 2007 against the Washington Nationals. He pitched in eight games with the Marlins in September, finishing 0–1 with a 4.38 ERA. He did not pitch in 2008 because of injury and during Spring Training in 2009 he was released by the Marlins.

Pittsburgh Pirates[edit]

On June 23, 2009 Garcia signed a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He appeared in 10 games with the Pirates Class-A team, the Lynchburg Hillcats and then was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete the trade that sent Delwyn Young to the Pirates for Eric Krebs and Garcia.

Los Angeles Dodgers[edit]

Garcia was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete the trade that sent Delwyn Young to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Eric Krebs and Garcia. He began 2010 with the Chattanooga Lookouts in the Double-A Southern League but was released by the Dodgers on May 22, 2010.

Washington Nationals[edit]

He signed with the Washington Nationals in December 2010,[2] but he was released before the 2011 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Browne, Ian (November 25, 2005). "Red Sox make Beckett trade official". 
  2. ^ Polishuk, Mark (December 23, 2010). "Minor League Transactions: Rangers, Twins, Nats". 

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