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Willy Garcia

24-Year-Old Outfielder – Chicago White Sox

2017 Stats

AVG

.231

HR

1

RBI

6

R

10

SB

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Despite a rocket arm and a power bat, Garcia has seen his career stall out at the Triple-A level. The 24-year-old has put up back-to-back seasons hitting .246 and .245, respectively, for the Indianapo...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 215   DOB: 9/4/1992   BORN: Santo Domingo, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By PIT In 2010   Show ContractHide Contract

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Willy Garcia Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the White Sox in Feb. 2017.

June 14, 2017  –  Willy Garcia News

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Garcia will start in center field and bat ninth Wednesday against the Orioles, MLB.com reports.

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Willy 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
2011 18 R GUL 47 201 177 26 47 18 9 4 5 35 6 5 11 49 3 4 6 .266 .323 .446 .769
2011 18 A STA 3 7 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .572
2012 19 A WES 122 497 459 57 110 37 17 2 18 77 10 8 32 131 1 5 0 .240 .286 .403 .689
2013 20 A+ BRA 118 480 449 51 115 43 21 6 16 60 13 6 23 154 3 3 2 .256 .294 .437 .731
2014 21 AA ALT 126 474 439 59 119 50 27 5 18 63 8 4 24 145 4 4 3 .271 .311 .478 .789
2015 22 AA ALT 53 224 204 26 64 14 7 2 5 29 3 2 11 47 3 3 3 .314 .353 .441 .794
2015 22 AAA IND 71 291 276 36 68 25 11 4 10 38 1 4 12 76 0 0 3 .246 .285 .424 .709
2016 23 AAA IND 129 499 462 53 113 40 30 4 6 43 5 9 31 131 1 3 2 .245 .293 .366 .659
2017 24 AAA CHA 18 81 68 13 20 8 4 0 4 13 1 0 11 23 0 1 1 .294 .395 .529 .924
2017 24 MAJ CWS 27 74 65 10 15 5 2 2 1 6 0 0 6 23 1 2 0 .231 .288 .369 .657
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Career  (View All)     27 74 65 10 15 5 2 2 1 6 0 0 6 23 1 2 0 .231 .288 .369 .657

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

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Willy Garcia Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 27 NYY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .288 .369 .657
Jun. 26 NYY Did not play.
Jun. 25 Oak Did not play.
Jun. 24 Oak Did not play.
Jun. 23 Oak Did not play.
Jun. 22 @Min 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .288 .369 .657
Jun. 21 @Min Did not play.
Jun. 20 @Min Did not play.
Jun. 18 @Tor 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .292 .375 .667
Jun. 17 @Tor Did not play.
Jun. 16 @Tor Did not play.
Jun. 15 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .290 .377 .667
Jun. 14 Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .308 .404 .712
Jun. 13 Bal 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .259 .323 .426 .749
Jun. 12 Bal 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .310 .431 .741
Jun. 11 @Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .278 .375 .653
Jun. 10 @Cle Did not play.
Jun. 9 @Cle Did not play.
Jun. 8 @TB 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .283 .383 .666
Jun. 7 @TB Did not play.
Jun. 6 @TB Did not play.
Jun. 4 @Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .280 .364 .644
Jun. 3 @Det Did not play.
Jun. 2 @Det 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .298 .390 .688
May. 31 Bos Did not play.
May. 30 Bos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .298 .390 .688
May. 29 Bos Did not play.
May. 28 Det 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .298 .390 .688
May. 27 Det Did not play.
May. 27 Det Did not play.
Last 7 Games 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .200 .143 .343
Last 30 Games 28 5 6 1 2 0 1 2 11 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .267 .393 .660

Willy Garcia: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 25 10 11 5 1

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Willy Garcia: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 117

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Willy Garcia Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017215120.333.524.964

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017445040.182.295.504

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017257020.280.440.819

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017403140.200.325.552
Willy 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
2011 18 R GUL 201 177 5.5% 24.4% 0.22 72% .331 .180
2011 18 A STA 7 7 0% 0% 0.00 100% .286 .000
2012 19 A WES 497 459 6.4% 26.4% 0.24 71% .292 .163
2013 20 A+ BRA 480 449 4.8% 32.1% 0.15 66% .351 .181
2014 21 AA ALT 474 439 5.1% 30.6% 0.17 67% .361 .207
2015 22 AA ALT 224 204 4.9% 21% 0.23 77% .381 .127
2015 22 AAA IND 291 276 4.1% 26.1% 0.16 72% .305 .178
2016 23 AAA IND 499 462 6.2% 26.3% 0.24 72% .326 .121
2017 24 AAA CHA 81 68 13.6% 28.4% 0.48 66% .381 .235
2017 24 MAJ CWS 74 65 8.1% 31.1% 0.26 65% .326 .138
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Career     74 65 8.1% 31.1% 0.26 65% .326 .138

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Willy Garcia Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2017 LF 55 2 12 2 2 10 1 28 0
2017 CF 84.7 -5 27 -2 -5 50 -2 27 0
2017 RF 31 2 7 1 2 13 0 4 1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2017 LF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 CF -1 -1 -1 0 0 0 -1 -2 0 -3
2017 RF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

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2017 Stat Review for Willy 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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0.26 BB/K
POOR
8.1% BB Rate
AVERAGE
31.1% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.657 OPS
TERRIBLE
.288 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.231 AVG
TERRIBLE
.326 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.369 SLG
TERRIBLE
.138 ISO
WEAK

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

Garcia went 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBI in Saturday's 16-1 win over the Mariners.

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Garcia started in center field and went 1-for-3 with a run in Friday's 6-3 loss to the Padres.

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Garcia was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte after Sunday's 3-1 win over the Twins.

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Garcia is in the lineup for Friday's contest with the Twins, batting seventh and playing left field.

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Garcia will likely be called up to replace Melky Cabrera when he goes on the paternity list Friday, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Garcia was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte on Wednesday.

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Garcia was claimed off waivers by the White Sox on Friday.

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Garcia was designated for assignment Saturday.

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Garcia was promoted to Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

The 23-year-old has poked at least 15 homers in each of his last four minor-league seasons. What hes got in power, however, he lacks in plate discipline. Garcia posted a combined .275/.314/.431 slash line split between Double-A and Triple-A but struggled at the higher level his OPS fell from .794 to .704. In addition, his 123:23 K:BB ratio was actually his best in three years. Pittsburgh is bereft of power at the upper levels, guaranteeing Garcia will get an elongated opportunity to prove himself (and likely increase whatever trade value he offers), but the odds are against the all-or-nothing slugger.

2015

Garcia, 22, is a power-hitting outfield prospect who has averaged 17 home runs and 143 strikeouts over the last three seasons. He has been one of the league's younger players at each stop along the way. In 2014, Garcia hit .271/.311/.478 with 18 homers and 63 RBI in 474 plate appearances at Double-A. He's done well for his age, but the lack of contact (24:145 BB:K ratio) is troubling. At some point in 2015 he could see time at Triple-A, but that's only if he improves a bit with his contact ratios. Pittsburgh is set in the outfield at the major league level and has the likes of Austin Meadows ahead of Garcia in the minors, making it possible the team trades him for help in other areas.