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season, the Braves likely will go with an unlikely collection in their rotation -- right-handers Julio Teheran, Freddy Garcia and David Hale along with left-hander Alex Wood. "When we get Santana in there, it will move everyone down a notch
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now feels no discomfort. A strong spring by Beachy would leave left-hander Alex Wood and veteran right-hander Freddy Garcia to compete for the final spot. Right-hander Gavin Floyd, the top free-agent addition, could return from elbow
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them Detroit was declared the winner. Neither manager questioned the decision, either. Victor Martinez got two hits, drove in two runs and stole a base for the Tigers. Braves starter Freddy Garcia struck out two in two hitless innings.
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but one who is expected to be saddled with an innings limit this season -- rookie David Hale and veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia , who is looking to make the club on a minor league contract after pitching above expectations late last season. There
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But if Wood starts off in the bullpen and transitions back to starting later on, the Braves could look to veteran Freddy Garcia or David Hale out of the gate ... and where would that leave Floyd in the mix? Wood proved from Day One in spring
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23 homers and 109 RBIs. Heyward and the Braves agreed to a $13.3 million, two-year contract. Right-hander Freddy Garcia , 37, will compete with left-hander Alex Wood, 23, and others for the final spot in the rotation behind Minor
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rotation until mid-April. The Braves will go with three other starters the first two weeks of the season - Alex Wood, Freddy Garcia and rookie David Hale. Teheran has a 1.42 ERA in five spring starts. He has 17 strikeouts and three walks while
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lasting impact of the injury against Niese. 3. The early lead for the fifth spot in the rotation goes to ... anyone? Freddy Garcia got off to a strong start, with the 37-year-old tossing two scoreless innings to open the exhibition season against
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following Tommy John surgery, leaving the Braves to open the season with a four-man rotation of Julio Teheran, Freddy Garcia , Alex Wood and David Hale. As general manager Frank Wren told FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, there are no plans to
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the Braves will face a significantly depleted Opening Day rotation, with the likes of Julio Teheran, Alex Wood, Freddy Garcia and David Hale projecting to be likely options for a four-man rotation.