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Blue Jays could move Jaime Garcia to bullpen

Toronto Blue Jays v Philadelphia Phillies

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 26: Starting pitcher Jaime Garcia #57 of the Toronto Blue Jays throws a pitch in the second inning during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 26, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

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Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi reports that the Blue Jays are considering moving starter Jaime Garcia to the bullpen. If they go that route, Sam Gaviglio would start in Garcia’s place on Sunday against the Angels.

Garcia, 31, has struggled to a 6.16 ERA with a 56/31 K/BB ratio in 61 1/3 innings over 13 starts this season. Gaviglio, meanwhile, has a 3.75 ERA with 35 striekouts and 11 walks in 36 innings across six starts and two relief appearances for the Jays this year.

Garcia inked a one-year, $10 million contract with the Jays in February. The deal includes a club option for the 2019 season worth $10 million with a $2 million buyout.

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