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Marlins' Yimi Garcia: Escapes with 11th save

Garcia allowed a hit and a walk in a scoreless ninth inning Friday, striking out two and earning a save over Atlanta. Garcia coughed up a leadoff single to Pablo Sandoval and issued a two-out walk to Ozzie Albies but still managed to convert his 11th save of the season. He lowered his season ERA to 2.42 with a 25:8 K:BB. The 30-year-old righty is 11 for 14 in save chances and has turned in three straight scoreless outings after blowing back-to-back chances earlier this month.

Marlins' Yimi Garcia: Converts 10th save

Garcia pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn the save in Sunday's 3-1 win over Pittsburgh. After taking blown saves in his last two outings, this was an encouraging return to form for Garcia. He protected a two-run lead to make sure Sandy Alcantara's eight-inning gem didn't go to waste. For the year, Garcia is 10-for-13 in save chances. He's posted a 2.63 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and 23:7 K:BB across 24 innings.

Marlins' Yimi Garcia: Tagged with second blown save

Garcia (3-4) took the loss and blew a save Wednesday as the Marlins were downed 6-5 by the Blue Jays, coughing up three runs on three hits and two walks over only one-third of an inning. Entrusted with a 5-3 lead in the ninth inning, Garcia gave up three straight...

Marlins' Yimi Garcia: Records four-out save

Garcia picked up his eighth save of the season Wednesday against the Phillies after tossing 1.1 scoreless innings, giving up two hits and fanning two. Garcia entered the game with one out to go in the eighth inning and got the job done before things got a bit complicated in the ninth. The right-hander had runners on the corners with one out, but he struck out Alec Bohm and induced Andrew Knapp into a flyout to close things out. He's gone 7-for-8 in save opportunities in 2021 and should remain the Marlins' closer moving forward -- he has given up just two runs across 13.2 innings of work since April 10, the day he compiled his first save.

Dave Roberts, Dodgers Confused By Apparent Taunt From Yimi Garcia

The Los Angeles Dodgers suffered their MLB-worst 11th one-run loss this season as they failed to sweep the Miami Marlins on Sunday afternoon. The Marlins finished out their win with a scoreless inning each from Dylan Floro and Yimi Garcia, who both are former Dodgers. Floro worked around a pair...

Marlins' Yimi Garcia: Notches seventh save

Garcia earned the save Sunday against the Dodgers, pitching a scoreless ninth inning on one hit while striking out one. Garcia protected a one-run lead in the ninth inning, getting Mookie Betts to ground out to end the game. The 30-year-old has done very well since taking over the closing role for the Marlins, converting seven of eight save opportunities. He holds a 1.65 ERA and 0.92 WHIP in 16.1 innings. All three runs off Garcia have been via home runs.

Marlins' Yimi Garcia: Secures sixth save

Garcia earned the save against the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, allowing one hit and striking out one batter in a scoreless inning. Garcia entered in the ninth inning and was tasked with protecting a one-run lead. He allowed a one-out single but escaped with the save after getting Eduardo Escobar to line into a game-ending double play. Garcia has now converted six of seven save opportunities while registering a 1.76 ERA and 15:3 K:BB across 15.1 innings.

Marlins' Yimi Garcia: Suffers extra-inning loss

Garcia (2-2) took the loss Friday versus Washington, allowing two runs (one earned) on one hit. Garcia did not record an out. Garcia's outing lasted only two pitches before Washington's Kyle Schwarber hit a walkoff two-run home run. In addition to the loss, Garcia was also charged with a blown save, as Miami held a 1-0 lead when he entered. The 30-year-old has a 2.19 ERA, 0.97 WHIP and 10:3 K:BB across 12.1 innings. He is now 4-for-5 in save chances, and he added two holds before taking over the closer job for Anthony Bass earlier in April.

Marlins' Yimi Garcia: Gets another save

Garcia notched his third save of the season Friday against Miami after pitching a scoreless ninth inning, allowing one hit and fanning one. Garcia allowed a two-out single to Alex Dickerson, but he retired Buster Posey on a groundout to close things out. The 30-year-old right-hander has now gone 3-for-3 in save opportunities this season, and while manager Don Mattingly hasn't named him the team's official closer just yet, he seems to be locking down the role based on his recent performances.

Yimi Garcia (MIA, RP) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

ANALYSIS: The first major bullpen shakeup happened in Miami with Anthony Bass out and Yimi Garcia in as the closer of choice for manager Don Mattingly. After Bass blew his first two save chances, Miami turned to Garcia who nailed down both of his save opportunities so far. In his last three appearances, Garcia has two saves and a win while allowing just one baserunner. On the season, he's sporting a 1.23 ERA, a 0.68 WHIP and just a 0.87 batting average against.

Fantasy Baseball Bullpen Report: Yimi Garcia, Emmanuel Clase emerge as saves sources; what about Lou Trivino?

Now, we're getting somewhere. The two managers most committed to the closer committee, Gabe Kapler of the Giants and Kevin Cash of the Rays, have yet to stray from Jake McGee and Diego Castillo, respectively, making them unexpectedly two of the most stable closer scenarios. Likewise, things appear pretty stable for the Cardinals, Rangers and Orioles, where Alex Reyes, Ian Kennedy and Cesar Valdez have stepped into the lead role.

Marlins' Yimi Garcia: Collects second save

Garcia struck out two in a perfect 10th inning Wednesday to record his second save of the season in a 6-5 win over Atlanta. He fired 11 of 12 pitches for strikes and impressively fanned the red-hot Ronald Acuna and Marcell Ozuna to nail down the victory. Garcia has a 1.23 ERA and 7:3 K:BB through 7.1 innings to begin the year, and he quickly seems to be locking down the closer role in Miami.

Marlins' Yimi Garcia: Nabs win Monday

Garcia (1-1) picked up the win Monday in the Marlins' 5-3 extra-inning victory over Atlanta, walking one and striking out one in 1.1 scoreless innings of relief. The right-hander entered the game with two outs and two runners on in the ninth inning. After understandably pitching around Ronald Acuna to load the bases, Garcia got Ozzie Albies to ground out. He then shut down the middle of Atlanta's order in the 10th after Miami took the lead. Garcia's had a solid start to the season, posting a 1.42 ERA, 0.79 WHIP and 5:3 K:BB through 6.1 innings with one save and two holds, and as long as he remains effective, he should be the Marlins' first option for save chances going forward.

Yimi Garcia (RP, MIA) - Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups

ANALYSIS: Yimi Garcia entered the 2021 season in a primary set-up role for the Marlins, backing up closer Anthony Bass. Garcia has gotten off to a solid start down in Miami, appearing in four games and only allowing one run over four innings while striking out three. He's already collected two holds, while aformentioned closer Anthony Bass has already blown two saves. Bass has been atrocious, allowing six earned runs in two-and-a-third innings, while allowing two home runs and only striking out two.

Marlins' Yimi Garcia: Could be new closer

Garcia is one of the top options for Miami's next save chance, Craig Mish of SportsGrid.com reports. It sounds like Anthony Bass won't be getting the next save chance after blowing his first two chances of the season. Mish also mentions Dylan Floro as another top option to get save chances going forward. Garcia has given up one run while striking out three over four innings this season.