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Royals' Maikel Garcia: Scores two runs in blowout win
Garcia went 2-for-4 with a walk, two runs and an RBI in Friday's 12-5 win over the Yankees.
Garcia recorded both of his base hits in the first inning, with the Royals plating nine runs in the opening frame to cruise to an easy win. The 23-year-old has produced three multi-hit efforts in his last seven games and is slashing .266/.314/.340 with one home run and nine stolen bases overall in the second half.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Sitting out Thursday
Garcia is not in the lineup for Thursday's contest in Detroit.
Garcia started each of the first two games of the series but will get a break for the finale. Nick Loftin will fill in at third base and MJ Melendez has been elevated to the leadoff spot.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Gets breather Sunday
Garcia isn't starting Sunday against the Astros.
Garcia will get a day off after going 7-for-22 with three runs scored over the Royals' last five games. Matt Duffy will take over at the hot corner and bat seventh while Garcia rests.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Swipes bag in win
Garcia went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Astros.
Garcia has gotten going again at the plate, going 12-for-39 (.308) over his last 10 games while adding three steals in that span. The third baseman is up to 23 thefts in 29 attempts this season while primarily hitting out of the leadoff spot. He's at a .275/.325/.365 slash line with 49 RBI, 56 runs scored and four home runs through 118 contests overall.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Three hits in Tuesday's win
Garcia went 3-for-5 in Tuesday's 7-6 win over the Guardians.
Garcia slumped earlier in the month, but he's gone 9-for-26 (.346) over his last seven games. The infielder is now at a .276/.326/.369 slash line through 115 games, primarily serving as the Royals' leadoff hitter for over half of the campaign. He's added 22 stolen bases, four home runs, 49 RBI, 53 runs scored, 20 doubles and four triples.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Notches 22nd steal
Garcia went 0-for-3 with a stolen base, two walks and two runs scored in Saturday's 10-8 win over the Astros.
Garcia went hitless for the seventh time in his last nine games, but the two walks allowed him to generate some production anyway. The infielder is at a .273/.325/.368 slash line with 22 steals, four home runs, 49 RBI and 53 runs scored through 112 contests this season. While he's seen the bulk of the playing time at third base throughout the campaign, his recent struggles at the plate have opened the door for utility man Nick Loftin to earn time at the hot corner.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Sitting amid struggles
Garcia is not in the lineup Friday against the Astros.
Garcia has been useful in fantasy at times this season, but he is slashing just .212/.281/.294 over his last 96 plate appearances dating back to Aug. 17. Nick Loftin will start at third base for the Royals on Friday as left fielder MJ Melendez takes a turn in the leadoff spot.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Three hits, steal in win
Garcia went 3-for-5 with an RBI, two runs scored and a steal in Tuesday's victory over the White Sox.
It was an encouraging effort from Garcia after he'd gone 0-for-17 in his previous five games. The 23-year-old third baseman is up to 21 steals on the year while slashing a respectable .276/.324/.371 with four homers, 51 runs scored and 49 RBI as he continues to see a consistent starting role in Kansas City.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Absent from lineup
Garcia is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game versus the White Sox.
Nick Loftin will man third base while Garcia receives a day off. Garcia is in the midst of a modest six-game hitting streak.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Registers three hits
Garcia went 3-for-4 with one double, one RBI and two runs scored in Monday's 12-1 victory over the White Sox.
Garcia extended his current hit streak to five games with his Labor Day effort. The Royals rookie has cemented himself as the everyday third baseman and leadoff hitter while displaying his contact and speed skills. Entering Monday, Garcia had slashed .272/.324/.326 with 11 RBI and five steals over the previous 30 days.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Reaches 20-steal mark
Garcia went 1-for-5 with a stolen base in Sunday's 7-3 loss to the Red Sox.
After starting August hot, Garcia tailed off in the second half of the month. He's gone 11-for-50 (.220) across his last 14 games, though he's hit safely in four straight contests. The infielder reached the 20-steal mark Sunday -- solid work for the rookie, though he's not running quite as much as he did in the minors. He's added a .280/.326/.375 slash line with four home runs, 47 RBI, 45 runs scored, 18 doubles and three triples through 101 contests.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Gets Monday off
Garcia is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Pirates.
Garcia is just 5-for-29 (.172 average) at the dish since seeing an 18-game hitting streak come to an end Aug. 17, so manager Matt Quatraro decided to give him a day to clear his head. Matt Duffy will man the hot corner in Garcia's place.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Nabs steal Wednesday
Garcia went 0-for-3 with a stolen base and one RBI in Wednesday's 4-0 win over the Athletics.
Garcia's RBI came on a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning. He's gone 3-for-11 over his last four games, and he's started three games in a row since shaking off a rib issue. The speedy infielder is up to 19 steals in 23 tries this season while adding four home runs, 43 RBI, 44 runs scored and a .283/.328/.376 slash line over 93 contests.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Will lead off Monday
Garcia (ribs) is in the lineup for Monday's game against the A's.
Garcia worked as a reserve for a couple days after leaving Friday's contest with a rib issue, but he pinch hit Sunday and has been deemed ready to play a full nine innings. As he has done regularly of late, he will man the hot corner and hit leadoff Monday night.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Makes pinch-hit appearance
Garcia (ribs) went 1-for-1 with a pinch-hit RBI-single in Sunday's loss to the Cubs.
Garcia entered as a pinch hitter for Matt Duffy in the ninth inning after sitting Saturday's game and notched a base hit which jumpstarted a late comeback that fell just short. The 23-year-old is still being viewed as day-to-day while he deals with inflammation near the left side of his ribs, but his appearance off the bench Sunday bodes well for his chances of returning to the lineup Monday versus the Athletics.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Remains on bench Sunday
Garcia (ribs) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cubs.
Garcia was removed from Friday's game due to costochondritis, which is inflammation near his ribs, and will be sidelined Sunday for the second straight game. It's not believed to be a serious issue, so he could rejoin the lineup in the near future. Matt Duffy will receive a turn at third base in his place Sunday in Chicago.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Dealing with rib inflammation
Garcia's recent absences have been due to costochondritis, an inflammation near his ribs, though the issue isn't believed to be serious, Joel Goldberg of Bally Sports Kansas City reports.
Garcia missed a pair of games last weekend with a vaguely defined upper-body injury, and he's been absent for the first two games of this weekend's series at Wrigley Field for the same reason. The rookie infielder is feeling better and was reportedly available off the bench Saturday, per Jaylon T. Thompson of The Kansas City Star, but he didn't wind up getting into the game in a 6-4 loss.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Sidelined Saturday
Garcia (upper body) will not start Saturday's game against the Cubs.
Garcia missed two games last weekend with an upper-body issue, and he left Friday's series opener with a similar problem. The Royals have yet to announce an official diagnosis, but the team has every reason to be cautious down the stretch given its 40-84 record. Matt Duffy will fill in at the hot corner Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Exits with upper body issue
Garcia was removed from Friday's game against the Cubs due to upper body discomfort.
Garcia dealt with an upper-body issue last weekend and missed two games. He was 0-for-2 in Friday's matinee tilt at Wrigley Field before Matt Duffy entered to replace him at third base in the bottom of the fourth inning. Garcia should be considered day-to-day until the Royals' medical staff has a better idea what the rookie is dealing with.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Maikel Garcia: Grabs spot in Monday's lineup
Garcia (upper body) is in the lineup for Monday's game against the Mariners.
An unspecified injury prevented Garcia from playing in Kansas City's last two games, but he has recovered and is ready to return to the field. He will man the hot corner and lead off for the Royals on Monday night.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-0, 145 lbs|
|Birthplace: La Sabana, Venezuela|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|