10 MLB stars you forgot were Philadelphia Phillies

COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 29: Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins is introduced during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on July 29, 2018 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 29: Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins is introduced during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on July 29, 2018 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images) /
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CLEARWATER, FL – FEBRUARY 24: Freddy Garcia of the Philadelphia Phillies poses during Photo Day on February 24, 2007 at Brighthouse Networks Field in Clearwater, Florida. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) /

4. Freddy García, 2007 Phillies

Freddy García was a two-time All-Star, ERA title-holder, and won a World Series ring, but none of that happened with the Phillies.

García landed with the Phillies in 2007 via trade from the Chicago White Sox. In return, the Phillies sent Gavin Floyd and Gio Gonzalez to Chi-town.

While the Phils would go on to win their first of five consecutive division titles that season, the righty only made 11 starts for the club, and posted a career-worst 5.90 ERA. By June, he was on what was then known as the Disabled List, and by August, he’d had shoulder surgery.

The only upside of this trade was that the trade turned out so terribly that then-White Sox GM Ken Williams actually felt guilty enough to make another trade with the Phillies. At that year’s trade deadline, he sent Tadahito Iguchi to Philadelphia. He hit .304/.361/.442 with a .803 OPS in 45 games for the Phillies, filling in for an injured Chase Utley.

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