Adam Rubin - Surfing The Mets is reporting that Freddy Garcia, a minor league signee this off season, will contemplate retirement after his next start, Saturday at Louisville. Garcia's ERA is a whopping 8.18, and his fastball has been clocked at only 84 – 85 MPH, with a curveball in the 60's.
I honestly thought Garcia was a good signing (24 Hours...January 21, 2009), but he has fallen off rather quickly after shoulder surgery in 2007. Garcia was a low risk signing, and didn't kill the Mets budget too badly. I honestly thought he would be a diamond in the rough. Even Metsfan73 can get wrong once in a while.