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Monday, January 28, 2013
Source: Padres add Freddy Garcia

By Jerry Crasnick

Freddy Garcia has agreed to a minor league deal with the San Diego Padres, according to a source.

Garcia has a chance to compete for a spot in a rotation that includes Edinson Volquez, Clayton Richard, Jason Marquis, Eric Stults and Tyson Ross.

The Pittsburgh Pirates had also expressed interest in Garcia, who went 7-6 with a 5.20 ERA in 17 starts with the Yankees last season.