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Garcia to join OKC 'pen for rehab assignment

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LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers reliever Yimi Garcia, who has been at extended spring training in Arizona, will join Triple-A Oklahoma City this week to begin an injury rehabilitation assignment.

The 27-year-old Garcia underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow after appearing in only 14 games in 2016 and missed all of last season.

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LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers reliever Yimi Garcia, who has been at extended spring training in Arizona, will join Triple-A Oklahoma City this week to begin an injury rehabilitation assignment.

The 27-year-old Garcia underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow after appearing in only 14 games in 2016 and missed all of last season.

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Garcia joins an OKC bullpen that just added right-hander Daniel Hudson, who signed as a free agent last week and debuted with 1 1/3 scoreless innings Tuesday night.

Garcia appeared in six Cactus League games during Spring Training and allowed four runs in 5 2/3 innings.

Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers for MLB.com since 2001.

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