Dodgers Option Yimi Garcia

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers today optioned right-handed reliever Yimi Garcia to Triple-A Oklahoma City. The club is expected to reinstate right-hander Juan Nicasio from the 15-day disabled list tomorrow, when it opens a three-game series at Cincinnati.

Garcia, 25, has gone 3-3 with one save and a 3.55 ERA in 46 games (one start) in three stints with the Dodgers this year, limiting opponents to a .212 batting average and posting a 0.99 WHIP in his second MLB season.

Nicasio has been on the disabled list since Aug. 10 with a left abdominal strain and has gone 1-3 with one save and a 3.06 ERA in 38 games (one start) this year.