The Desert League has announced that two veteran Mexican League players will be reporting to Training Camp in September in hopes of making the San Luis Dorados roster this season.
Nick Garcia, a shortstop and third baseman, spent four seasons in the Baltimore Orioles organization before moving south to the Mexican League. He played for 11 seasons at the Triple A level compiling 883 career hits. His career high was in 2003 when Garcia hit .328 with Puebla Pericos.
Garcia hails from Ciudad Obregon, Sonora where he was a 19th round draft choice of the Baltimore Orioles.
Claudio Sanchez pitched ten seasons at the AAA level in Mexico appearing in 360 games as a reliever. His best season was in 2010 at Dorados de Chihuahua where he was 3-0 with a 4.12 ERA. Sanchez lives in San Luis, Sonora.