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Nationals | Christian Garcia could come up

Washington Nationals RP Christian Garcia is a possible September call-up after making his way back from his second Tommy John surgery and third total elbow procedure. Between Class AAA and AA this year, he's given up just five earned runs (0.89 ERA) while striking out 64 and walking 17 in 50 1/3 innings. Garcia became the closer with Triple-A Syracuse, and he has a 0.59 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 30 1/3 innings there. He consistently touches 98 mph with a diving sinker that tops out at 94. Garcia also has a 12-to-6 curveball and high-80s changeup.

2012-08-30 12:21:02 | Source: The Washington Post - Adam Kilgore

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