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Orioles Rule 5 pick Jason Garcia battles through first spring adversity
Orioles Rule 5 pick Jason Garcia battles through first spring adversity

Rule 5 pick Jason Garcia doesn’t have much time to impress the Orioles this spring training, and he’s facing an uphill climb to crack a crowded bullpen. But despite not having the cleanest inning in the Orioles' 3-1 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday, manager Buck Showalter came away impressed. Garcia entered in the top of the sixth inning with the Orioles having just taken a 2-0 lead. After retiring the first batter he faced, he allowed a double to right to Chase Headley. Garcia then issued a walk to Mark Teixeira to put two on with one out. He struck out John Ryan Murphy looking but then allowed a single from Jose Pirela to load the...

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