Tigers Won't Keep Avisail Garcia Around Just to Pinch-Hit

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Tigers Won't Keep Avisail Garcia Around Just to Pinch-Hit
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Avisail Garcia is way too young to be Manny Mota. Last October, Garcia gave a good imitation of Mota, who, late in his career, became a legendary pinch-hit specialist with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Garcia went 3-for-4 as a pinch-hitter for the Detroit Tigers in the postseason. He also drew a walk. In five pinch-hit appearances in the postseason, he reached base four times.

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