Avisail Garcia RUMORS & NEWS

  • Avisail Garcia done for year with torn labrum

    Rotoworld "White Sox placed OF Avisail Garcia on the 15-day disabled list with a torn labrum in his left shoulder. Garcia needs surgery to repair the labrum tear and has been ruled out for the remainder of the 2014 season. He suffered the injury Wednesday while diving for a ball in the outfield. It's a..." April 10

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    Dan Hayes @DanHayesCSN

    Avisail Garcia hurt while attempting to make a diving catch in RF. Can't tell if he caught that or not. Goes for a game-tying 2B w/ 2 outs.

  • Red Sox have deal to acquire Jake Peavy in 3-team trade

    CBSSports.com "The White Sox have a deal in place to ship starting pitcher Jake Peavy to the Red Sox reports Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. It's a three-team trade too as the Tigers are involved. Peavy heads to the Red Sox infielder Jose Iglesias goes to the Tigers and outfielder Avisail Garcia is headed to the..." July 31

  • Tigers put Anibal Sanchez, Alex Avila on DL

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Tigers have placed starter Anibal Sanchez and catcher Alex Avila on the disabled list and recalled catcher Bryan Holaday and outfielder Avisail Garcia from Triple-A Toledo. The Tigers also announced that Toledo pitcher Jose Alvarez will start Thursday’s home game against the Boston..." June 17

  • Tigers concerned about Avisail Garcia still lunging at first base

    Detroit News "Detroit The Tigers are pleased with the way Avisail Garcia has played so far. In particular, manager Jim Leyland likes the way he’s been aggressive at the plate. But he’s worried about him. “He has to get out of the habit of jumping at the bag (first base) on a ground ball,” Leyland said..." June 06

  • Avisail Garcia savors first career home run: 'It was pretty amazing for me'

    Michigan Live "Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland inserted Avisail Garcia into the ninth spot in the batting order so he could settle in a little bit. It didn't take him long at all. Garcia hit his first career home run -- a three-run shot in the second inning -- in a 7-5 loss to the Houston Astros. The..." May 16

  • Tigers' Avisail Garcia set to take center stage

    Detroit Free Press "Expect to see slugger Avisail Garcia in centerfield today when the Tigers play the series finale against Houston. Garcia, just called up from Triple-A Toledo, will make his season debut. A bruised right heel cost Garcia a month of spring training and a spot on the Opening Day roster. Matt..." May 15

  • Hunter will remain in right for Tigers; Avisail Garcia likely to get majority of starts in center

    Michigan Live "Jim Leyland has said all along that he won't use Torii Hunter in center field. A stint on the disabled list for Austin Jackson has not changed that a bit. Leyland confirmed Monday afternoon that he will not use Hunter in center in place of Jackson, who went on the disabled list earlier in the..." May 13

  • Tigers put Austin Jackson on DL, call up Avisail Garcia

    Detroit Free Press "Outfielder Avisail Garcia was recalled today by the Detroit Tigers, who placed starting centerfielder Austin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list with a pulled right hamstring. Austin Jackson did not play in Sunday's loss to the Cleveland Indians. Tigers manager Jim Leyland said before the game..." May 13

  • Outfielder Avisail Garcia excels in Tigers internship

    Detroit News "When it happened isn't precisely remembered. Avisail Garcia tends to think of his big league initiation as a series of moments and conversations. It could have been that evening of Aug. 31, 2012, on the infield grass at Comerica Park during batting practice. Tigers manager Jim Leyland..." February 26

  • Five Tigers players to keep an eye on this spring

    Detroit Free Press "Free Press special writer Jon Machota breaks down five players to watch in Lakeland: Victor Martinez A torn anterior cruciate ligament in Martinez's left knee forced the switch-hitter to miss last season. The 34-year-old DH is expected to bat fifth and protect Prince Fielder. The Tigers were..." February 10

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