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Rays agree to one-year deal with Avisail Garcia

6 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Athletic's Jim Bowden tweets that Avisail Garcia has agreed to a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Rays. Tampa Bay has reportedly been in the market for a right-handed bat and will bring a buy-low candidate who fits that description into the fold with Garcia. Hamstring issues torpedoed Garcia's 2018 season, as he was limited to just 93 games and managed just a .236/.281/.438 batting line in 385 plate appearances. A year prior, though, he enjoyed a breakout campaign with a .330/.380/.506 slash through 561 plate appearances. Truthfully, it's difficult to know what to make of Garcia. His...
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Report: Rays close to signing Avisail Garcia

6 days ago   |   By TheScore

The Tampa Bay Rays are nearing a one-year, $3.5-million deal with free-agent outfielder Avisail Garcia , sources told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic on Monday. Including bonuses, Garcia will reportedly be able to earn about $6 million once the contract is finalized, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports. The Chicago White Sox non-tendered Garcia in November after failing to find a trade partner. An All-Star in 2017, Garcia took a step backward in 2018, slashing .236/.281/.438 with 19 home runs. He was limited to 93 games by a lingering hamstring injury that landed him on the disabled...
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Source: Rays, Avisail closing in on deal

6 days ago   |   By MLB News

The Rays are close to signing free-agent outfielder Avisail Garcia, according to a report on Monday by MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal.
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Report: Rays to sign Avisaíl García

6 days ago   |   By HardballTalk

The Rays are reportedly close to signing outfielder Avisaíl García, who had an injury-shortened 2018 season.
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NFL playoffs: Three takeaways from the Patriots' overtime win over the Chiefs

NFL playoffs: Three takeaways from the Patriots' overtime win over the Chiefs

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