The Washington Times - October 6, 2012, 10:19PM

ST. LOUIS — Christian Garcia’s unlikely story will continue in the postseason.

A September call up, the right-handed reliever struck out 15 batters in 12 ⅔ innings. Now the 27-year-old will be on the Nationals’ 25-man roster for the National League Division Series.

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After the Nationals worked out at Busch Stadium Saturday, Garcia looked as if the move didn’t surprise him.

“I wouldn’t say it was surprising because I have high expectations for myself,” Garcia said, “and high goals.”

Drafted in the third round in 2004 by the New York Yankees, Garcia signed with the Nationals as a minor league free agent in July of 2011. He rolled up a .056 earned-run average in 32 ⅓ innings this season for Triple-A Syracuse.