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Christian Garcia PNationals

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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-24-1985
Height6' 5"
Weight230 lbs
Age30 years, 0 months, 7 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2012 WAS MLB 13 0 12.7 8 2 15 2 .267 100 5.7 1.4 1.4 10.7 31% .222 .220 0.79 3.77 2.13 82 4.28 0.1
CareerMLB13012.782152.2671005.71.41.410.731%.222.2200.793.772.13824.280.1

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2005 CSC A 21 20 106.0 102 53 103 3 .261 33 8.7 4.5 0.3 8.7 55% .325 .243 1.46 3.53 3.91
2006 CSC A 7 7 41.1 37 12 45 2 .000 8.1 2.6 0.4 9.9 0% .330 .000 1.19 2.70 3.50
2006 YAN Rk 5 3 11.2 15 4 15 1 .242 90 12.1 3.2 0.8 12.1 70% .438 .319 1.70 4.05 9.64
2008 TAM A+ 10 10 49.7 45 17 60 2 .261 102 8.1 3.1 0.4 10.9 47% .339 .230 1.25 2.59 2.90
2008 TRN AA 1 0 5.3 4 6 5 0 .254 98 6.8 10.2 0.0 8.5 52% .346 .308 1.89 4.73 3.40
2008 YAN Rk 3 3 7.3 19 2 9 3 .241 118 23.4 2.5 3.7 11.1 50% .579 .374 2.88 8.89 14.79
2009 TRN AA 5 5 25.3 15 17 24 1 .257 83 5.3 6.0 0.4 8.5 64% .222 .218 1.26 3.89 0.71
2010 TRN AA 1 1 5.7 2 1 3 0 .253 86 3.2 1.6 0.0 4.7 53% .133 .110 0.53 3.36 0.00
2011 AUB A- 10 0 18.3 17 2 28 1 .261 100 8.3 1.0 0.5 13.7 65% .381 .222 1.04 1.84 2.95
2011 SYR AAA 1 0 2.0 0 1 2 0 .266 97 0.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 50% .000 .080 0.50 2.74 0.00
2012 WAS MLB 13 0 12.7 8 2 15 2 .267 100 5.7 1.4 1.4 10.7 31% .222 .220 0.79 3.77 2.13
2012 HAR AA 18 0 20.0 13 6 28 0 .262 103 5.8 2.7 0.0 12.6 59% .283 .198 0.95 1.30 1.35
2012 SYR AAA 27 0 32.3 18 11 38 0 .248 101 5.0 3.1 0.0 10.6 71% .231 .171 0.90 1.83 0.56
2013 AUB A- 1 0 1.0 0 0 2 0 .336 110 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0% .000 .012 0.00 -0.90 0.00
2013 HAR AA 3 2 4.0 5 2 4 0 .277 95 11.2 4.5 0.0 9.0 50% .357 .311 1.75 2.82 2.25
2013 SYR AAA 7 2 8.3 5 6 10 0 .254 102 5.4 6.5 0.0 10.8 47% .263 .201 1.32 2.96 3.24
2014 SYR AAA 10 0 14.7 9 4 17 1 .250 97 5.5 2.5 0.6 10.4 51% .235 .189 0.89 0.00 2.45

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
2012 173 0.5145 0.4682 0.5926 0.5955 0.3333 0.7547 0.2857 0.3951
Career1730.51450.46820.59260.59550.33330.75470.28570.3951

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
2014-06-02 2014-06-25 Minors 23 0 - Not Disclosed -
2014-04-22 2014-05-16 Minors 24 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2013-03-24 2013-09-30 60-DL 190 162 Right Forearm Strain Partial Flexor Tear - -
2013-02-16 2013-03-24 Camp 36 0 Right Forearm Strain Partial Flexor Tear - -
2010-04-09 2010-09-19 Minors 163 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-04-20
2009-06-11 2009-09-08 Minors 89 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chip and Bone Spur 2009-06-19
2009-04-06 2009-05-20 Minors 44 0 Right Shoulder Nerve Injury -
2008-06-09 2008-08-04 Minors 56 0 Not Disclosed -
2007-08-10 2007-08-10 On-Alr 0 0 Right Knee Surgery 2007-08-10 -
2007-06-20 2007-09-08 Minors 80 0 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2006-11-20 -
2006-11-21 2006-11-21 Minors 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2006-11-20 -
2006-06-20 2006-07-11 Minors 21 0 - Abdomen Strain Oblique - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 WAS $
2013 WAS $491,000
2012 WAS $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$491,000
1 yrTotal$491,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 31 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Washington 2/26/14. Released by Washington 6/25/14.
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013). Re-signed by Washington 3/6/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Washington 9/1/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Washington 7/21/11 (minor-league contract).
  • Released by NY Yankees 5/14/10.
  • Drafted by NY Yankees 2004 (3-99) (Gulliver Prep, Miami). $0.39M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Christian Garcia is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 8, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 26, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 16, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 13, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 8, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 9th, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-09
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 6, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-06
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 6, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-06
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 2, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-02
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 2, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Washington Nationals Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Wednesday, February 13Daniel Rathman2013-02-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Changing their StripesChristina Kahrl2010-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Odds and EndsChristina Kahrl2010-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Expanding and ContractingChristina Kahrl2010-03-15
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: June 5Kevin Goldstein2009-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack 10/23/06Kevin Goldstein2006-10-23


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Christian Garcia threw 231 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Sinker (96mph), Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Change (87mph), also mixing in a Curve (82mph).