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Freddy Garcia: New York Yankees Hurler Underappreciated

I wonder if I am but one of a few baseball fans who does not support the repulsive-at-times treatment some have shown New York Yankees veteran hurler Freddy Garcia.

Call me apologetic, but here is a player who in 14 years of Major League Baseball service has compiled an overall record of 145 wins and 97 losses. His 4.14 career ERA, though not stellar, is respectable. In 10 postseason starts, Garcia is 6-3 with a 3.28 ERA. Garcia has also been to two All-Star games, both with the Seattle Mariners (2001-2002). He also helped the White Sox to a World Series victory in 2005.

But then Garcia hit a snag from 2007-2009. A man marked by injury, Garcia looked like a pitcher clinging to a job in the show.  

But Garcia fought ...

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