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Luis Garcia

30-Year-Old Pitcher – Philadelphia Phillies

2017 Stats

W-L

2-5

ERA

2.65

WHIP

1.22

K

60

SV

2

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Garcia failed to win a bullpen spot last spring after spending the 2015 season as a key member of the Phillies' bullpen. He spent most of last season at Triple-A Lehigh Valley, with occasional trips t...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 240   DOB: 1/30/1987   BORN: Santo Domingo, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By LA In 2004  

September 10, 2017  –  Luis Garcia News

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Garcia picked up his ninth hold of the season Saturday with a scoreless inning in a 5-4 win over the Nationals.

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Luis Garcia Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 23 A POT 26 0 0 8.2 21 10 0 3 10 0 0 0 0 0 10.38 3.78
2010 23 A HAG 26 0 0 51.0 48 22 3 43 17 4 4 0 0 0 3.88 1.27
2013 26 A+ CLE 8 0 0 19.2 15 3 2 20 5 0 1 7 0 0 1.37 1.04
2013 26 AA REA 8 0 0 11.0 10 3 1 13 3 2 1 1 0 0 2.45 1.18
2013 26 AAA LEH 8 0 0 11.0 5 1 0 8 4 0 0 3 0 0 0.82 0.82
2013 26 MAJ PHI 24 0 0 31.3 27 13 3 23 23 1 1 0 0 1 3.73 1.60
2014 27 AAA LEH 39 0 0 46.2 35 5 0 52 16 2 1 22 0 0 0.96 1.10
2014 27 MAJ PHI 13 0 0 14.0 14 10 2 12 13 1 0 0 0 0 6.43 1.93
2015 28 MAJ PHI 72 0 0 66.7 72 26 4 63 37 4 6 2 2 16 3.51 1.64
2016 29 AAA LEH 48 0 0 54.2 38 13 3 53 24 6 3 13 0 0 2.14 1.14
2016 29 MAJ PHI 17 0 0 15.3 21 11 2 14 8 1 1 0 1 1 6.46 1.89
2017 30 AAA LEH 4 1 0 4.2 5 3 0 7 5 0 0 1 0 0 5.79 2.38
2017 30 MAJ PHI 66 0 0 71.3 61 21 3 60 26 2 5 2 5 14 2.65 1.22
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3-Year Averages     34 0 0 32.0 35 15 2 29 19 2 2 0 1 5 4.22 1.69
Career  (View All)     192 0 0 198.7 195 81 14 172 107 9 13 4 3.67 1.52

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

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Luis Garcia Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 29 NYM 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.65 1.22
Sep. 27 Was 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.69 1.21
Sep. 26 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.73 1.20
Sep. 23 @Atl 0.7 3 3 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 L 0 1 0 2.77 1.21
Sep. 20 LAD 1.0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 W 0 1 0 2.39 1.17
Sep. 19 LAD 1.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.43 1.16
Sep. 18 LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.47 1.13
Sep. 16 Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.51 1.13
Sep. 12 Mia 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.54 1.15
Sep. 9 @Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.63 1.17
Sep. 7 @Was 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.67 1.19
Sep. 3 @Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.72 1.19
Aug. 31 @Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.76 1.21
Aug. 30 Atl 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 2.81 1.21
Aug. 28 Atl 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.84 1.23
Aug. 27 ChC 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.89 1.23
Aug. 24 Mia 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.93 1.23
Aug. 23 Mia 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.82 1.21
Aug. 20 @SF 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.87 1.22
Aug. 19 @SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.91 1.22
Aug. 18 @SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.96 1.24
Aug. 14 @SD 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.02 1.26
Aug. 12 NYM 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.08 1.27
Aug. 10 NYM 1.0 3 3 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.12 1.29
Aug. 4 @Col 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.63 1.21
Aug. 3 @LAA 1.0 1 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 L 0 1 0 2.49 1.17
Jul. 31 Atl 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.15 1.13
Last 14 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
6.7 9 4 3 0 5 6 0 2 0 1-1 0 2 4 4.05 2.10
Last 30 Games (Team)
13 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
13.7 11 4 3 0 6 13 0 2 0 1-1 0 2 7 1.98 1.24
Last 60 Games (Team)
27 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
26.0 25 11 10 1 12 26 0 4 0 1-4 1 3 11 3.46 1.42

Luis Garcia Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017140201435602.280
2016416214501.378
2015122221735602.337

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017155401226301.184
201635867101.241
2015182412037722.234

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201741.3112361021.311.06
20165.71005413.181.59
201538.0342382043.791.45

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201730.0140241614.501.43
20169.70109418.382.07
201528.7120251703.141.88
Luis Garcia vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Luis Garcia Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 23 A POT 26 0 8.2 3.29 10.98 0.30 0.00 67.7% 10.38 6.13 .511
2010 23 A HAG 26 0 51.0 7.59 3.00 2.53 0.53 69.4% 3.88 3.57 .309
2013 26 A+ CLE 8 0 19.2 9.38 2.34 4.00 0.94 94.4% 1.37 3.41 .276
2013 26 AA REA 8 0 11.0 10.64 2.45 4.33 0.82 83.3% 2.45 2.84 .333
2013 26 AAA LEH 8 0 11.0 6.55 3.27 2.00 0.00 88.9% 0.82 2.84 .178
2013 26 MAJ PHI 24 0 31.3 6.61 6.61 1.00 0.86 2.68 78.7% 94.1 MPH 3.73 5.27 .269
2014 27 AAA LEH 39 0 46.2 10.13 3.12 3.25 0.00 90.2% 0.96 2.05 .309
2014 27 MAJ PHI 13 0 14.0 7.71 8.36 0.92 1.29 5.00 68% 95.0 MPH 6.43 6.13 .304
2015 28 MAJ PHI 72 0 66.7 8.51 5.00 1.70 0.54 4.45 79% 95.6 MPH 3.51 3.76 .352
2016 29 AAA LEH 48 0 54.2 8.80 3.99 2.21 0.50 83.1% 2.14 3.57 .260
2016 29 MAJ PHI 17 0 15.3 8.22 4.70 1.75 1.17 2.50 66.7% 96.5 MPH 6.46 4.83 .394
2017 30 AAA LEH 4 1 4.2 15.00 10.71 1.40 0.00 70% 5.79 3.44 .508
2017 30 MAJ PHI 66 0 71.3 7.57 3.28 2.31 0.38 2.72 78.6% 97.2 MPH 2.65 3.16 .291
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3-Year Averages     34 0 32.0 8.16 5.34 1.53 0.56 75% 4.22 3.98 .350
Career     192 0 198.7 7.79 4.85 1.61 0.63 76.7% 3.67 4.05 .318

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Luis Garcia Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 66.7 2 14 2 0 38 2 0 0
2016 P 15.3 0 1 0 0 6 0 0 0
2017 P 71.3 -3 12 -3 0 41 -4 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
2016 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 P -1 0 0 0 -2 0 -3

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2017 Stat Review for Luis Garcia    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.31 K/BB
WEAK
7.57 K/9
WEAK
3.28 BB/9
WEAK
97.2 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.4 HR/9
GREAT
2.72 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.65 ERA
GOOD
1.22 WHIP
AVERAGE
3.16 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.291 BABIP
AVERAGE
78.6% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

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

Garcia retired both hitters he faced while striking out one to earn his second save Saturday against the Mets.

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Garcia was tagged with his third loss of the season after allowing a run on two walks and a hit in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Rockies.

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Garcia recorded a strikeout and didn't allow a baserunner during a scoreless ninth inning to record his first save of the season in Sunday's win over Milwaukee.

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Garcia has a 2.70 ERA and 1.14 WHIP with 26 strikeouts across 33.1 innings this season.

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Garcia would have been used for a save chance Thursday had the Phillies not scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, Corey Seidman of CSN Philadelphia reports.

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Garcia tossed a scoreless inning with one strikeout in Monday's 11-4 win over the Braves.

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Garcia was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley after Saturday's game, Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports.

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Garcia was recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Wednesday.

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Garcia was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Thursday, Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Garcia spent his first full season in the majors last year as a 28-year-old. He had been up and down between Triple-A and the majors the past few seasons primarily because of his difficulties commanding his stuff. Walks continued to be an issue for Garcia last season, but he was able to work around them thanks to a solid strikeout rate and an excellent groundball rate. He finished the year working as the primary setup option to closer Ken Giles and will likely open the year back in that role, even with Giles shipped to Houston.

2015

Garcia was outstanding for Triple-A Lehigh Valley last season with a 0.96 ERA and a 52:16 K:BB ratio in 46.2 innings. Unfortunately, his success did not translate to the majors when he was given an opportunity. His command abandoned him and he walked 13 in just 14 innings with the Phillies. He had similar problems when he was given a look in 2013 as well. Garcia's mid-90s fastball makes him intriguing, but until he shows he can command it in the majors he will be seen as nothing more than a Quad-A reliever.

2014

Garcia was a surprise addition to the Phillies' bullpen last season. The 27-year-old righty spent 2012 playing in an independent league and was pitching well as he worked his way up the ladder in the Phillies' minor league system last year when he got the call to the majors in July. Garcia has a mid-90s fastball that he complements with a slider and cutter. His 3.73 ERA with the Phillies looks good, but his 23:23 K:BB ratio in 31.1 innings is a major red flag. If Garcia wants to have any chance of sticking in the majors, the walk rate will have to come down significantly. He'll get an opportunity to compete for a middle relief job this spring.