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The actress JoAnna Garcia and her husband, baseball player Nick Swisher, are expecting their first child in the spring of 2013, is reporting.

"Words can't describe how blessed we feel to be expanding our family and are anxiously awaiting the arrival of our new addition. Your support and kindness has meant so much to us throughout the years and we wanted to personally share the news with you all," the couple wrote on their Facebook page.

Swisher is a free agent who most recently played for the New York Yankees, and Garcia stars in the NBC sitcom "Animal Practice."

Image: JoAnna Garcia and Nick Swisher, via s_bukley /