PHOENIX -- The Dodgers added a quartet of pitchers to their Arizona Fall League contingent on Tuesday, as Onelki Garcia, Shawn Tolleson, Yimi Garcia and Mike Thomas were added to the roster of the Glendale Desert Dogs.
The Dodgers have eight players on the team, headlined by top prospect Corey Seager, along with catchers Chris O'Brien and Pratt Maynard, and outfielder Brian Cavazos-Galvez. The AFL begins play on Oct. 8 and will run through Nov. 16.
Tolleson had his season cut short by surgery to repair a herniated disc in his back in April, and his recovery was halted after a hip injury. He pitched in just one game for the Dodgers, on April 12 in Arizona, and walked both batters he faced. Tolleson, on the 60-day disabled list, is currently rehabbing at Camelback Ranch and has joined the Dodgers to be with the team during their series against the Diamondbacks.
Onelki Garcia was called up by the Dodgers on Sept. 11, and has appeared in two games. He has faced just seven batters and has four walks and allowed a home run. The southpaw was 2-4 with a 2.90 ERA in 35 games between Double-A Chattanooga and Triple-A Albuquerque this season, with 67 strikeouts and 35 walks in 62 innings. Garcia held left-handed minor league batters to 11 singles in 74 at-bats this season, hitting .149/.281/.149 against him.
Yimi Garcia, who turned 23 on Aug. 18, was the closer for Double-A Chattanooga this season, and struck out 85 batters against just 14 walks in 60⅓ innings. He recorded 19 saves and 2.54 in 49 games with the Lookouts.
Thomas, 24, was drafted by the Dodgers in the 35th round in 2011. He began the season with Class-A Rancho Cuamonga but after 11 relief appearances with promoted to Double-A. He combined for 68 strikeouts and 24 walks in 59⅔ innings across two levels in 2013 with 11 saves and a 2.87 ERA.