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24-year-old right-hander Ryan Garcia was named Carolina League Pitcher of the Week for Aug 22-28!

The Texas Rangers selected Garcia in the 2nd round (50th) of the 2019 draft from UCLA.

On August 28th against the Fredericksburg Nationals, Ryan pitched 5 scoreless and no-hit innings with 4 strikeouts. He threw 72 pitches/49 strikes and 23 balls.

This is also Ryan Garcia’s first professional win. In 12 starts he has a 1-2 win-loss record with a 2.31 ERA in 46 innings and 59 strikeouts.

In his last 4 starts he has a 1-1 win-loss record with a 2.29 earned run average in 19 innings: 10 hits, 5 runs, 5 walks and 17 strikeouts. Hitters are hitting for a .147 average.

Congratulations to Ryan Garcia on being named Carolina League Pitcher of the week!