Yankees option RHP Deivi Garcia to Triple-A

Deivi Garcia Yankees spring training uniform

Deivi Garcia Yankees spring training uniform

The Yankees revealed that prior to Friday’s video game they have actually optioned RHP Deivi Garcia to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Garcia has actually had a quite good spring to this point, pitching to a 3.86 AGE (6 made runs/14.0 innings) and starting out 14 batters.

This most likely implies that Domingo German has actually won the 5th starter job, as he’s tossed 9 nothing innings this spring. Gerrit Cole, Corey Kluber, Jameson Taillon, and Jordan Montgomery will complete the very first 4 areas.

Garcia made his MLB launching last season, and permitted 19 made runs in 34.1 innings (4.98 AGE). 10 of those made runs was available in his last 2 starts of the season – prior to Sept. 20, he owned a 3.28 AGE.

Garcia began Video game 2 of the ALDS as an opener in 2015, permitting a solo crowning achievement.

The 21-year-old being sent out down to Triple-An indicates that he’ll get representatives as a starter, instead of getting minimal innings out of the Yankees’ bullpen. The Triple-A season does not begin till May 4, however the RailRiders’ field will as soon as again be utilized as the Yanks’ Alternate Website, so Garcia needs to keep his pitch count and innings up in any sim video games.

It’s likewise safe to presume that Garcia will be the very first person called in case of emergency situation or if an area starter is required.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.