Report: Avisail Garcia among Sept. call-ups
One came out Friday afternoon, from Carlos Rios (@rioscaribes on Twitter) that the Tigers were calling up right-handed hitting outfielder Avisail Garcia from Double-A Erie.
Avisail subira a Grandes ligas con detroit. Caribes.
— carlos rios (@rioscaribes) August 31, 2012
Erie teammate Tyler Clark later tweeted "Good luck brother." Jason Beck of MLB.com confirmed it with sources in Erie.
The 21-year-old Garcia was hitting .312 in 55 games at Erie, with six home runs, three triples and nine doubles.