The Mexican left-handed pitcher will play this season with the Toronto Blue Jays after the American League team gave him a one-year contract and eight million salary.
The Blue Jays will also have the option to keep their services during the season of 2019, which will be 10 million dollars and not to stay with her will have to pay two million to the player.
In addition, Garcia will be able to increase his salary gains with two million dollars more this season, through bonuses, for the performance he has from the mound.
You will be counted the entries you have of work and you will receive the full two million dollars if you reach 180 episodes.
Garcia, 31, saw action with three teams last year and had a losing record of 5-10 and a 4.41 ERA in 27 starts between the Atlanta Braves (18), the Minnesota Twins (1) and the New York Yankees ( 8), who also shared their salary which was 12 million dollars.
The native of Reynosa, Mexico has a winning record of 67-55 since he arrived nine seasons ago in the Major Leagues and a 3.69 ERA in 185 games he has worked, including 174 as a starter.
Garcia will have the opportunity to meet his compatriots, also pitchers, starter Marco Estrada, and star closer Roberto Osuna.
The Blue Jays have started their spring training camp without having defined the fifth starter of the rotation in which Aaron Sánchez, Marcus Stroman, Estrada and J.A. Happ.
The presence of Garcia can be a great opportunity for the Mexican southpaw to permanently recover his starting position if he completes a good training camp and exhibition matches.