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Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Mets release cancer-survivor Garcia

By Adam Rubin

Farmhand Emmanuel Garcia, who recently passed the six-month mark cancer-free following treatment for testicular cancer, was released by the organization Wednesday morning.

If you missed it, read Garcia's emotional story in which an accusation of cheating instead turned out to be an early warning sign of cancer here.

Garcia, 25, hit .219 with 10 RBIs in 51 games last season between Class A St. Lucie and Triple-A Buffalo before being shut down for cancer treatment.