Garcia has a 15.75 ERA (seven earned runs in four innings) in three appearances this season. The move leaves the Phillies with just six relievers in the bullpen. It might not last for long.
"For the short-term, we're fine today," Sandberg said. "To have six bench players, I'd rather have the other arm in the bullpen. But we're covered for today, so that could be a day-to-day thing."
Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. Erik Bacharach is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.