Originally Posted by TheVulture
1. No it isn't. He has to be on a major league roster to accrue major league service time.
3. Garcia is going to be playing CF. He's been playing center in Erie, Toledo and now Charlotte and from what I understand he's better than anyone the Sox currently have there.
Garcia already has 130+ PA's on a ML roster. If I'm not mistaken his arbitration and FA year have already been determined.
I can see both sides to this whole thing but despite needing to refine his approach he's been successful at every level he's been at.