Wed, 28 Mar 2007 13:14:28 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Philadelphia Phillies released OF Karim Garcia.
Sun, 28 Jan 2007 17:34:01 -0800
Minor League Baseball's Ken Mandel reports Philadelphia Phillies OF Karim Garcia will compete in spring training for a job as a left-handed bat off the bench. That role was filled last year by OF David Dellucci, now with the Cleveland Indians.
Fri, 26 Jan 2007 13:08:42 -0800
Confirming a previous report, CBS.Sportsline.com reports the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a minor-league contract with free-agent OF Karim Garcia, which includes an invitation to spring training. Garcia spent the last two seasons playing for the Orix Buffaloes of the Japanese League.
Tue, 09 Jan 2007 01:08:49 -0800
The Philadelphia Daily News' Marcus Hayes reports the Philadelphia Phillies have reportedly come to terms with OF Karim Garcia on a minor-league contract. No financial terms were disclosed.
Mon, 08 Jan 2007 01:01:55 -0800
Updating a previous item, The Denver Post reports the Colorado Rockies have not yet agreed on a minor-league contract with free-agent OF Karim Garcia and that he still might sign elsewhere. The Rockies and Philadelphia Phillies are thought to be interested.
Fri, 05 Jan 2007 02:05:58 -0800
The Denver Post reports the Colorado Rockies signed OF Karim Garcia to a minor-league contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Thu, 07 Dec 2006 21:48:23 -0800
The Denver Post's Troy E. Renck reports the Colorado Rockies have scouted OF Karim Garcia in the Mexican League. The 10-year major league veteran played the last two years in Japan.
Sun, 15 Jan 2006 15:09:58 -0800
Japanball.com reports the Orix Buffaloes have re-signed OF Karim Garcia to a one-year contract. Garcia will reportedly earn 130 million yen, a reduction of 30 million yen from his previous salary. Garcia hit .307 with 21 home runs and 60 RBI in 100 games last season after spending his previous 10 seasons playing in the major leagues.
Sat, 12 Feb 2005 10:22:04 -0800
JapaneseBaseball.com reports the Orix Blue Wave signed OF Karim Garcia (Orioles) to an undisclosed contract.
Tue, 26 Oct 2004 12:36:26 -0700
The Sports Network reports free-agent OF Karim Garcia accepted pre-trial probation in order to have assault charges against him dropped in six months stemming from a brawl from the 2003 playoffs in Boston. He will have to perform 50 hours of community service and undergo evaluation to determine whether he will need to enroll in an anger management program.