SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles have signed right-hander Freddy Garcia to a minor league contract in an effort to see whether the 14-year major league veteran can add to the organization’s pitching depth.
The 36-year-old Garcia, who spent the past two seasons with the Yankees, will report to Triple-A Norfolk and receive five to six starts there before the organization choses whether to purchase his contract.
Garcia was released by the Padres on Sunday.
“We’re going to take a look at him for a few starts in Triple-A,” Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said. “We’re see where we are. … He’s agreed to to to Triple-A and give it a go. We’ll see where it...