Sox Garcia exits Rangers game due to injury

Sox Garcia exits Rangers game due to injury
August 25, 2013, 2:45 pm
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Alex Ruppenthal

Avisail Garcia did not suffer a concussion after crashing into the right-field wall trying to catch a home run by Jeff Baker in the fourth inning Sunday, and it was likely dehydration that led to him being removed from the game.

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Garcia looked to hit his head on the wire portion of the right-field wall in front of the Rangers' bullpen before falling to the ground, where he lay for about a minute. He got to his feet and eventually walked back to his normal starting spot in right field but was too shaken up to stay in the game. 

“He's good,” Sox manager Robin Ventura said after the game. “Some of that is he was a little dehydrated last night. So I think that was probably some of it today. I think he just felt a little light-headed. They ran all the tests and everything. He doesn't have a concussion. I think more of it was probably being dehydrated. So [you] just take him out. He looks pretty good right now.”

[See more of Ventura's postgame press conference here]

Ventura said Garcia already told him he wants to play tomorrow and that the Sox would see how Garcia feels Monday.