On October 18th, the Arizona Fall League announced via Facebook and Twitter that Andrew Chafin was replaced on the roster by Henry Garcia. Chafin, the #8 prospect for the Arizona Diamondbacks, appeared in two games for the Salt River Rafters. The lefty threw 2 1/3 innings allowing two earned runs on four hits, walking three and striking out one.
Garcia appeared in 35 games for Class A South Bend going 7-2 with a 2.35 ERA. Also left-handed, the 23-year old Garcia pitched 60 innings and allowed 47 hits and 12 walks while striking out 63. He found his way into the D’backs’ organization after pitching a season in Rio Grande Valley of the Independent North American League.
No immediate word was available as to what precipitated this move.
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