Jaime Garcia RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cardinals have notified Jaime Garcia that they will pick up his $11.5 million option for 2016

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "There exists a little less intrigue today regarding the Cardinals’ offseason. The three-time defending NL Central champions have notified the recently retained representatives for lefthanded pitcher Jaime Garcia that they will assume his $11 million option for 2016. This news would have come as..." November 01

  • 295d
    KMOXSports @KMOXSports

    Mozeliak on @KMOX: Based on Garcia's recent throwing, it will be hard not to bring him back. #STLCards

  • 307d
    St. Louis Cardinals @Cardinals

    #STLCards have placed LHP Jaime Garcia (left groin strain) on the 15-day DL and recalled LHP Tim Cooney from Peoria (A)

  • 310d
    Chris Hrabe @chrabe

    With Cooney sent back to AAA, Mike Matheny confirms Jaime Garcia will start for #STLCards next week. "Looking at possibly Tuesday."

  • 316d
    Jim Hayes @TheCatOnFox

    J Garcia says he expects to go out on a rehab assignment later this week. #STLCards

  • 334d
    Derrick Goold @dgoold

    Matheny: Garcia won't go on DL, but won't start Thursday. Official move not made, mgr says. Implies Cooney will start #cardinals #stlcards

  • 338d
    Bernie Miklasz @miklasz

    Matheny said J.Garcia did not throw bullpen session today (sore groin); won't start Tues, but maybe Wed. Or could skip next start.

  • 427d
    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    #stlcards announce that Jaime Garcia has been put on the 15-day disabled list. Nothing surprising about that news.

  • 708d
    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Wacha and Garcia both going on DL with shoulder injuries. #stlcards

  • 747d
    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Jaime Garcia is here, said he's been told he's starting for #STLCards on Saturday.

  • 753d
    Tim McKernan @tmckernan

    Mozeliak: We are hopeful Jaime Garcia can make a rehab start either Sunday or Monday. Next start could be in big leagues. I'm bullish on him

  • 822d
    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Jaime Garcia has returned to #stlcards camp. He expects to wait another 10-15 days before he resumes throwing.

  • Will Garcia still have a shot at rotation?

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Lefthander Jaime Garcia will rejoin the Cardinals today. He took a cortisone shot in his left shoulder at the office of Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla., on Wednesday and the Cardinals’ brass is encouraged that no additional surgery is required so far. But when he will pitch again, and in..." February 27

  • Garcia diagnosed with shoulder inflammation; no structural damage

    MLB.com "Left-hander Jaime Garcia received a cortisone injection in his left shoulder on Wednesday after it was determined that he is dealing with inflammation in that area. Both George Paletta, the Cardinals’ team physician, and orthopedist James Andrews saw no structural damage with Garcia’s..." February 26

  • Jaime Garcia to pay visit to Dr. James Andrews

    CBS Sports "Cardinals starting pitcher Jaime Garcia is coming off a season that ended with him having surgery in May to repair a torn rotator cuff and labrum in his left shoulder. Monday, he had an MRI in St. Louis on his left shoulder and now he's headed to see the esteemed Dr. James Andrews Wednesday to..." February 25

  • 828d
    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #stlcards send Jaime Garcia back to St Louis for tests on shoulder

  • Jaime Garcia adds depth to promising staff

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "As much as he’s eager to face hitters without pain, without having to improvise an arm slot or wish for movement on a pitch, Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia will return to the mound this week with something else besides a healthy shoulder. He spent a couple of seasons learning how to compete..." February 11

  • Cruz waits for clearance to swing; Garcia throwing

    MLB.com "Though eligible to come off the disabled list on Friday Tony Cruz is not expected to be ready to resume playing for another week to 10 days. That estimate was given by general manager John Mozeliak who said that there is still no definite timetable for Cruz to resume swinging or catching. Cruz..." August 26

  • Cards' Jaime Garcia to have season-ending shoulder surgery

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia will have surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder and his 2013 season is over as a result of the injury. A team official confirmed that he'll have the season-ending procedure. The surgery will be done Friday by Cardinals' team physician Dr. George..." May 22

  • Garcia pitches Cards past Reds 2-1

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Jaime Garcia scattered seven hits over eight innings and Matt Holiday hit a two-run home run to lead the Cardinals to a 2-1 win over the Reds on Tuesday night at Busch Stadium. Garcia (3-1) got stronger as the game progressed as he retired the final seven batters he faced. He threw 92 pitches..." May 01

  • Rotation could soar if Garcia has quality year

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Jamie Garcia is the most important member of the starting rotation. He’s the No. 2 starter. He’s the No. 1 question. Garcia made his 2013 debut Tuesday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks and pitched with precision and grace until suddenly careening into wildness with three consecutive..." April 03

  • Garcia passes 'test' in first Grapefruit start

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia admitted that before taking the mound in a game for the first time since leaving it with a shoulder injury last October he felt that peppery blend of excitement and anxiety. What he called a “jumpy” beginning to his start Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox settled..." February 27

  • Garcia to face hitters for first time since October

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Jaime Garcia will face hitters for the first time today since his abortive two-inning playoff performance against the Washington Nationals last October when he throws batting practice to a group of Cardinals position players headed by David Freese. Today is the first day that pitchers will..." February 16

  • Jaime Garcia's health is crucial as the St. Louis Cardinals react to Chris Carpenter's injury

    Viva El Birdos "Looking back on 2013 the St. Louis Cardinals would probably be perfectly happy to have cobbled together a full season of starts from Chris Carpenter and Jaime Garcia. Unfortunately for Garcia, that theoretical platoon turns out to look a lot like the full season the Cardinals hoped to get from..." February 10