It has been confirmed, the Tigers did select Rony Garcia.
With the first pick in the Rule 5 Draft, the Tigers select RHP Rony Garcia from the New York Yankees.
— Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) December 12, 2019
According to reports, the Detroit Tigers will use the No. 1 pick in the 2019 Rule 5 Draft to select New York Yankees AA pitcher, Rony Garcia.
As @jjcoop36 first noted, sounds like Yankees AA RHP Rony Garcia will be Tigers’ choice for top pick in Rule 5 Draft in about 10 minutes.
— Jason Beck (@beckjason) December 12, 2019
Here is a snapshot of Garcia’s minor league stats over the years.