José García (baseball)

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José García
Starting pitcher
Born: (1985-01-07) January 7, 1985 (age 29)
Dajabón, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 11, 2006 for the Florida Marlins
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 2006 for the Florida Marlins
Career statistics
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 4.91
Strikeouts 8

José Luis García (born January 7, 1985 in Dajabón, Dominican Republic) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Florida Marlins in 2006.

García spent part of two seasons in minor league baseball for the Florida Marlins before making his major league debut on September 11, 2006. In six different minor league levels, he posted a 16–15 record with 248 strikeouts and a 3.37 ERA in 40 starts. He made five appearances for Florida, giving up six runs with eight strikeouts and a 4.91 ERA in 11.0 innings of relief work.

García also represented the Marlins in the 2006 All-Star Futures Game at PNC Park.

Garcia was sidelined for the 2007 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics on October 11, 2007. On December 5, 2007, Garcia was designated for assignment. Garcia became a free agent at the end of the 2008 season, after playing in only 11 games in 2008.

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