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Greg Garcia

27-Year-Old Shortstop – St. Louis Cardinals

2017 Stats

AVG

.198

HR

1

RBI

5

R

7

SB

2

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Garcia played all over the infield last season, seeing time at shortstop, second base and the hot corner over the course of the year. In total, he logged 257 plate appearances, nearly three times as m...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 195   DOB: 8/8/1989   BORN: El Cajon, CA   COLLEGE: Hawaii   DRAFTED: 7th Rd   

June 26, 2017  –  Greg Garcia News

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Garcia went 1-for-2 with a two-run single in Sunday's 8-4 win over the Pirates.

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Greg Garcia Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 20 R JOH 57 247 216 49 61 20 15 1 4 25 4 5 18 35 3 1 9 .282 .361 .417 .778
2011 21 A QUA 46 174 150 20 41 11 10 1 0 10 4 2 17 24 2 1 4 .273 .360 .353 .713
2011 21 A+ PAL 59 257 210 36 61 18 11 5 2 16 4 4 31 42 7 1 8 .290 .400 .419 .819
2012 22 AA SPR 124 504 412 81 117 33 20 3 10 51 10 5 80 83 4 1 7 .284 .408 .420 .828
2013 23 AAA MEM 116 424 354 50 96 30 23 4 3 35 14 2 49 70 10 0 11 .271 .377 .384 .761
2014 24 AA SPR 4 17 15 2 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 1 0 .333 .353 .467 .820
2014 24 AAA MEM 106 441 382 60 104 23 12 3 8 40 7 5 41 95 5 2 11 .272 .358 .382 .740
2014 24 MAJ STL 14 18 14 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 3 .143 .333 .214 .547
2015 25 AAA MEM 94 388 330 47 97 21 19 2 0 36 16 3 48 55 4 1 5 .294 .391 .364 .755
2015 25 MAJ STL 49 87 75 7 18 7 5 0 2 4 0 0 10 12 1 0 1 .240 .337 .387 .724
2016 26 AAA MEM 30 120 104 13 28 5 4 1 0 8 2 2 11 20 3 0 2 .269 .350 .327 .677
2016 26 MAJ STL 99 257 214 33 59 14 11 0 3 17 1 1 38 50 0 1 4 .276 .393 .369 .762
2017 27 MAJ STL 62 135 111 7 22 5 4 0 1 5 2 0 18 27 3 0 3 .198 .326 .261 .587
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3-Year Averages     54 119 101 14 26 6 5 0 1 7 0 0 16 22 0 0 2 .257 .370 .337 .706
Career  (View All)     224 497 414 49 101 27 21 0 6 27 3 1 67 95 4 1 11 .244 .363 .338 .701

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Greg Garcia Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 28 @Ari 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .326 .261 .587
Jun. 27 @Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .328 .269 .597
Jun. 26 Cin 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .202 .331 .269 .600
Jun. 25 Pit 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .328 .272 .600
Jun. 24 Pit 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .325 .267 .592
Jun. 23 Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .328 .276 .604
Jun. 22 @Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .330 .278 .608
Jun. 21 @Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 .208 .333 .281 .614
Jun. 20 @Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .345 .293 .638
Jun. 18 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .349 .297 .646
Jun. 17 @Bal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .362 .310 .672
Jun. 16 @Bal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .359 .314 .673
Jun. 15 Mil Did not play.
Jun. 14 Mil 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .353 .314 .667
Jun. 13 Mil 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .238 .360 .321 .681
Jun. 13 Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .344 .317 .661
Jun. 11 Phi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .348 .329 .677
Jun. 10 Phi Did not play.
Jun. 9 Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .341 .329 .670
Jun. 8 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .344 .333 .677
Jun. 7 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .348 .338 .686
Jun. 6 @Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .352 .342 .694
Jun. 5 @Cin Did not play.
Jun. 4 @ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .365 .356 .721
Jun. 3 @ChC Did not play.
Jun. 2 @ChC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .369 .361 .730
Jun. 1 LAD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .369 .361 .730
May. 31 LAD Did not play.
May. 30 LAD 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .369 .361 .730
May. 29 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .366 .357 .723
Last 7 Games 15 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 .133 .278 .133 .411
Last 14 Games 27 1 2 0 0 0 2 4 6 0 0 1 0 2 .074 .219 .074 .293
Last 30 Games 42 3 4 0 0 0 2 7 10 0 0 2 0 2 .095 .255 .095 .350

Greg Garcia: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 14 15 9
2016 27 31 30
2015 10 4 12
2014 4 1

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Greg Garcia: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 19 6 69

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Greg Garcia Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017200001.100.100.408
2016435040.233.279.577
201551000.400.6001.171

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017887151.227.307.640
2016171283131.287.392.806
2015706240.229.371.688

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017506031.240.280.686
20169212071.272.326.708
2015282120.286.500.855

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017611121.164.246.496
2016122213100.279.402.803
2015475120.213.319.646
Greg Garcia Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 20 R JOH 247 216 7.3% 14.2% 0.51 84% .320 .135
2011 21 A QUA 174 150 9.8% 13.8% 0.71 84% .323 .080
2011 21 A+ PAL 257 210 12.1% 16.3% 0.74 80% .353 .129
2012 22 AA SPR 504 412 15.9% 16.5% 0.96 80% .334 .136
2013 23 AAA MEM 424 354 11.6% 16.5% 0.70 80% .331 .113
2014 24 AA SPR 17 15 5.9% 23.5% 0.25 73% .417 .134
2014 24 AAA MEM 441 382 9.3% 21.5% 0.43 75% .342 .110
2014 24 MAJ STL 18 14 5.6% 33.3% 0.17 57% .250 .071
2015 25 AAA MEM 388 330 12.4% 14.2% 0.87 83% .351 .070
2015 25 MAJ STL 87 75 11.5% 13.8% 0.83 84% .262 .147
2016 26 AAA MEM 120 104 9.2% 16.7% 0.55 81% .333 .058
2016 26 MAJ STL 257 214 14.8% 19.5% 0.76 77% .346 .093
2017 27 MAJ STL 135 111 13.3% 20% 0.67 76% .253 .063
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3-Year Averages     119 101 13.4% 18.5% 0.73 78% .321 .080
Career     497 414 13.5% 19.1% 0.71 77% .303 .094

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Greg Garcia Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 2B 59 -2 13 -2 0 0 16 -1 11 0 -1 0 0
2015 3B 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 SS 65 2 16 2 0 0 17 2 14 -1 3 -1 0
2016 2B 150.7 1 28 0 1 0 71 -2 28 0 0 0 0
2016 3B 127 1 18 1 1 0 57 0 30 1 1 -1 1
2016 SS 226.3 1 62 2 -1 0 102 2 65 0 2 2 -2
2017 2B 99.3 -2 20 0 -2 0 43 1 16 0 1 0 -1
2017 3B 77.7 1 22 1 1 0 42 0 13 1 -1 0 2
2017 SS 62 0 14 0 0 0 33 -1 9 -1 1 0 -1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 2B 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2015 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 SS 0 0 0 2 0 2
2016 2B 0 0 0 1 0 1
2016 3B 0 0 1 0 0 1
2016 SS 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 2B 0 -1 -1 -1 0 -3
2017 3B 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 SS 0 0 1 0 0 1

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2017 Stat Review for Greg Garcia    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.67 BB/K
GREAT
13.3% BB Rate
ELITE
20.0% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.587 OPS
TERRIBLE
.326 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.198 AVG
TERRIBLE
.253 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.261 SLG
TERRIBLE
.063 ISO
TERRIBLE

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Greg Garcia: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Garcia, who struck out in a pinch-hit at-bat in Thursday's 5-1 loss to the Phillies, is slashing just .206/.330/.278 in 118 plate appearances this season.

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Garcia went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's loss to Colorado.

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Garcia will start again at second base and bat seventh in the order Sunday against the Rockies.

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Garcia is starting at second base and batting eighth against the Rockies on Saturday, Derrick Goold of the St. Loius Post-Dispatch reports.

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Garcia will start at second base and bat second Sunday against the Giants.

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Garcia went 3-for-3 with a walk and a run in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Blue Jays in the nightcap of a doubleheader.

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Garcia went 2-for-5 with two doubles in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Brewers.

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Garcia went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in Sunday's 9-3 loss to the Yankees.

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Garcia went 1-for-3 with a walk in Wednesday's 6-1 win over the Nationals.

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Garcia is in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Nationals, batting second and playing shortstop.

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Garcia went 3-for-3 with a run-scoring single, an RBI ground-rule double, three runs and a stolen base in Sunday's 14-11 Grapefruit League win over the Mets.

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Garcia was a late scratch from Tuesday's lineup.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Garcia saw 75 at-bats for the Cardinals as a utility infielder for the big league club, similar to the role he played with Triple-A Memphis, though he sees most of his time at shortstop when in the minors. Jhonny Peralta has been fairly durable and it would have been unlikely that Garcia would see anything more than a bench role in 2016, but after the acquisition of Jedd Gyorko to serve as the utility infielder, Garcia will have a very hard time even making the 25-man roster out of spring training. He is a solid defender but probably won't offer a ton with the bat as he's a career .282/.382/.393 hitter in six minor league seasons. Garcia is generally pretty solid on the bases and if he were in a full-time role could probably collect double-digit steals as he'll likely draw enough walks to get on base a fair amount of the time.

2015

Garcia saw just 14 at-bats for the Cardinals in 2014, serving as a bat off the bench and not much else. He'll probably return to Triple-A Memphis for the Cardinals as a utility infielder in 2015.

2014

Garcia's contract was purchased by the Cardinals in November to protect the 24-year-old shortstop from being selected in the Rule 5 draft. He's a career .281/.386/.384 minor league hitter with some speed and doubles power. He'll likely serve the Cardinals as a utility infielder and organizational depth, but Garcia could find a way to more consistent playing time if Jhonny Peralta has any injury problems as Pete Kozma has proved ineffective.