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MLB: Braves’ Jaime Garcia traded to Twins

MLB: Braves’ Jaime Garcia traded to Twins

Hoping to bolster their rotation for a playoff run, the Minnesota Twins on Monday acquired left-hander Jaime Garcia, along with catcher Anthony Recker and cash considerations, from the Atlanta Braves for minor league right-hander Huascar Ynoa.

The 31-year-old Garcia is 66-52 with a 3.65 ERA and 808 strikeouts in 176 appearances, mostly with St. Louis (2008, 2010-16). He missed the 2009 season following elbow ligament replacement surgery.

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