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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0.00
Birth Date8-2-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight225 lbs
Age27 years, 4 months, 6 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
-0.02013
2014
2015
0.02016
DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2013 LAN MLB 3 0 1.3 0 0 0 1 4 1 1 .245 95 6.8 27.0 6.8 6.8 75% .000 .460 3.75 20.27 13.50 111 5.41 121.2 -0.0
CareerMLB301.30001411.245956.827.06.86.875%.000.4603.7520.2713.501115.41121.2-0.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2012 RCU A+ 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 .261 100 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 50% .000 -.001 0.00 -0.19 0.00 85 3.28 96.7
2012 MAY Wnt 3 3 10.3 0 1 0 15 3 9 0 .000 13.1 2.6 0.0 7.8 0% .405 .000 1.74 2.75 4.35 0 0.00 0.0
2012 MSS Wnt 2 2 4.0 0 1 0 4 2 2 0 .000 9.0 4.5 0.0 4.5 0% .286 .000 1.50 4.42 2.25 0 0.00 0.0
2013 LAN MLB 3 0 1.3 0 0 0 1 4 1 1 .245 95 6.8 27.0 6.8 6.8 75% .000 .460 3.75 20.27 13.50 111 5.41 121.2
2013 CHT AA 25 6 52.3 2 3 1 41 32 53 3 .254 101 7.1 5.5 0.5 9.1 61% .277 .240 1.39 3.58 2.75 91 2.93 89.1
2013 ABQ AAA 10 0 9.7 0 1 0 6 3 14 0 .262 110 5.6 2.8 0.0 13.0 75% .300 .161 0.93 1.91 3.72 75 2.37 81.9
2014 RCU A+ 1 1 0.7 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 .298 78 27.0 13.5 0.0 0.0 75% .500 .566 4.50 8.24 27.00 105 7.20 119.4
2015 BIR AA 13 0 17.7 1 0 0 19 7 24 0 .272 95 9.7 3.6 0.0 12.2 45% .388 .276 1.47 1.94 5.09 84 2.54 84.9
2015 CHR AAA 25 0 38.3 0 1 3 45 22 48 3 .255 109 10.6 5.2 0.7 11.3 50% .389 .278 1.75 3.47 4.70 84 3.36 95.9
2016 MCD AAA 14 3 33.0 0 1 0 28 9 30 2 .000 7.6 2.5 0.5 8.2 0% .280 .000 1.12 3.21 3.82 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 45 0.4444 0.2889 0.8462 0.4500 0.1600 1.0000 0.5000 0.1538
Career450.44440.28890.84620.450.1610.50.1538

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-03-16 - 60-DL - - Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Spur Removal 2013-11-08 -
2014-01-28 2014-01-28 Minors 0 0 Left Knee Surgery - -
2013-11-08 2013-11-08 Minors 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery Spur Removal 2013-11-08 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 CHA $
2014 LAN $500,000
2013 LAN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$500,000
1 yrTotal$500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 19 dBeverly Hills Sports Council1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 4/3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14. Claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from LA Dodgers 11/20/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/11/13.
  • Drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (3-113) (defected from Cuba 1/2011). $0.382M signing bonus.

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
20153.37.94.95.73.95.425.7

Platoon

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Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2015 Garcia had one of the liveliest arms in the Dodgers organization, but he hasn't been able to stay healthy, which is why he was available to the White Sox on waivers this winter. He had elbow surgery (though not of the Tommy John variety) in November 2013 and knee surgery in January 2014. Which, hey, at least he's putting that health insurance plan to good use. It's anyone's guess if he'll ever regain the stuff that made the Cuban a third-round selection in 2012.
2014 Garcia joined the cadre of Cuban baseballers to be plucked by the Dodgers, and he climbed to Chavez Ravine in short order. The hard-throwing southpaw displayed strong balance in his brief major-league stint, but his timing was erratic and he struggled to hit targets. Garcia had offseason surgery to clean up his left elbow, but he should be ready for the 2014 season.
2013 Garcia, a Cuban defector, was said to be demanding a $7 million signing bonus in the 2012 draft, but the Dodgers secured him via a third-round pick and an under-slot $382,000 bonus. That's quite a bargain given the apparent package: a power-pitcher build and good command of a 91-95 mph fastball, sinker, swing-and miss curve, and developing changeup. He pitched in just two minor-league games, including a Double-A playoff game for Chattanooga (not reflected in the stats above), but made quite an impression by striking out 11 of the 15 hitters he faced. The Dodgers sent him to the AFL for more work, but biceps and oblique injuries limited him to two appearances. What the Dodgers have here is an open question, but at less than 1 percent of their investment in Puig, Garcia's a bargain.

BP Articles

Onelki Garcia is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Relief Pitcher ProspectsBen Carsley2014-03-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-01-22
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 12, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-12
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, August 5Zach Mortimer2013-08-06
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2013 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2013-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-01-28


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)Heard anything this spring about Onelki Garcia? A better sense yet of his ceiling?
(leites from New York)
I haven't, sorry. (Jason Parks)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Onelki Garcia threw 45 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (81mph).