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Portrait of Luis Garcia

Luis Garcia PPhillies

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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
12.0 4.71 1.44 11 1 1 0 0.0
Birth Date1-30-1987
Height6' 3"
Weight230 lbs
Age29 years, 6 months, 0 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
-0.12013
0.02014
0.72015
0.02016
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DRA-Based 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
2013 PHI MLB 24 0 31.3 27 23 23 3 .258 105 7.8 6.6 0.9 6.6 58% .273 .276 1.60 5.09 3.73 117 4.79 -0.1
2014 PHI MLB 13 0 14.0 14 13 12 2 .269 97 9.0 8.4 1.3 7.7 70% .286 .313 1.93 6.03 6.43 107 4.26 0.0
2015 PHI MLB 72 0 66.7 72 37 63 4 .261 100 9.7 5.0 0.5 8.5 65% .340 .279 1.64 3.72 3.51 92 3.82 0.7
2016 PHI MLB 2 0 3.0 3 2 1 0 .274 9.0 6.0 0.0 3.0 45% .273 .284 1.67 4.49 6.00 109 4.86 0.0
CareerMLB1110115.011675999.262989.15.90.77.763%.314.2831.664.393.991014.170.7

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
2006 DOD Rk 11 6 33.0 28 20 16 1 .000 7.6 5.5 0.3 4.4 0% .239 .000 1.45 4.60 4.36
2007 DGR Rk 12 0 25.3 29 17 17 0 .253 49 10.3 6.0 0.0 6.0 45% .351 .313 1.82 4.36 3.56
2008 OGD Rk 21 2 30.0 22 17 37 1 .268 110 6.6 5.1 0.3 11.1 57% .276 .239 1.30 4.05 2.40
2009 GRL A 34 0 71.0 68 15 55 5 .254 108 8.6 1.9 0.6 7.0 55% .286 .232 1.17 3.67 2.92
2009 POT A+ 2 0 4.0 0 1 7 0 .264 104 0.0 2.2 0.0 15.8 60% .000 .045 0.25 0.61 0.00
2010 HAG A 26 0 51.0 48 17 43 3 .264 96 8.5 3.0 0.5 7.6 53% .296 .285 1.27 3.90 3.88
2010 POT A+ 6 0 8.7 21 10 3 0 .257 109 21.7 10.3 0.0 3.1 64% .477 .419 3.56 6.16 10.34
2013 PHI MLB 24 0 31.3 27 23 23 3 .258 105 7.8 6.6 0.9 6.6 58% .273 .276 1.60 5.09 3.73
2013 CLR A+ 14 0 19.7 15 5 20 2 .252 96 6.9 2.3 0.9 9.2 58% .260 .205 1.02 3.44 1.37
2013 REA AA 11 0 11.0 10 3 13 1 .274 103 8.2 2.5 0.8 10.6 48% .346 .228 1.18 2.96 2.45
2013 LEH AAA 8 0 11.0 5 4 8 0 .252 99 4.1 3.3 0.0 6.5 60% .167 .139 0.82 2.84 0.82
2014 PHI MLB 13 0 14.0 14 13 12 2 .269 97 9.0 8.4 1.3 7.7 70% .286 .313 1.93 6.03 6.43
2014 LEH AAA 39 0 46.7 35 16 52 0 .250 102 6.8 3.1 0.0 10.0 58% .292 .198 1.09 2.22 0.96
2015 PHI MLB 72 0 66.7 72 37 63 4 .261 100 9.7 5.0 0.5 8.5 65% .340 .279 1.64 3.72 3.51
2016 PHI MLB 2 0 3.0 3 2 1 0 .274 9.0 6.0 0.0 3.0 45% .273 .284 1.67 4.49 6.00
2016 LEH AAA 38 0 44.3 34 20 42 3 .251 6.9 4.1 0.6 8.5 65% .279 .231 1.22 3.72 2.64

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 545 0.4183 0.4110 0.7188 0.5921 0.2808 0.8519 0.5169 0.2813
2014 284 0.4014 0.4401 0.7040 0.6053 0.3294 0.8551 0.5179 0.2960
2015 1126 0.4396 0.4467 0.7018 0.6101 0.3185 0.8609 0.4627 0.2982
2016 55 0.3818 0.3818 0.7619 0.6190 0.2353 0.9231 0.5000 0.2381
Career20100.42680.43430.70840.60480.30750.85930.48620.2917

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
2014-07-20 2014-07-29 Minors 9 0 - Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2014-05-22 2014-06-06 15-DL 15 15 Right Forearm Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 PHI $
2015 PHI $509,000
2014 PHI $
2013 PHI $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$509,000
1 yrTotal$509,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 143 dTopline Sports1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.509M (2015). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 3/25/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Philadelphia 7/9/13.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Washington (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2009). Acquired by Washington in trade from LA Dodgers 8/30/09.
  • Signed by LA Dodgers 1/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 3.2 1.4 0 60 0 83.0 62 28 73 7 .265 1.09 3.12 3.39 9.9 1.1
80o 3.1 1.3 0 60 0 76.1 62 28 67 7 .281 1.18 3.53 3.83 6.8 0.7
70o 3.1 1.2 0 60 0 71.3 61 28 63 7 .292 1.24 3.83 4.16 4.4 0.5
60o 3 1.2 0 60 0 67.3 60 27 59 7 .302 1.30 4.09 4.44 2.5 0.3
50o 3 1.1 0 60 0 63.6 59 27 56 7 .311 1.36 4.34 4.71 0.6 0.1
40o 3 1.1 0 60 0 60.0 58 27 53 7 .320 1.42 4.59 4.99 -1.4 -0.2
30o 2.9 1 0 60 0 56.2 57 26 49 7 .330 1.48 4.86 5.29 -3.5 -0.4
20o 2.8 0.9 0 60 0 51.9 56 25 46 7 .341 1.55 5.19 5.64 -5.9 -0.6
10o 2.8 0.8 0 60 0 46.1 53 24 41 6 .357 1.67 5.66 6.15 -9.3 -1.0
Weighted Mean31.1060062.95826557.3081.344.304.670.80.1

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 7/30/2016 10:44 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 0.6 0.6 0 11 0 28.2 22 10 24 3 .253 1.15 3.52 3.56 1.4 0.2
80o 0.6 0.6 0 11 0 22.4 19 9 19 2 .268 1.25 3.92 3.97 0.9 0.1
70o 0.6 0.6 0 11 0 18.4 16 8 16 2 .279 1.32 4.21 4.27 0.5 0.1
60o 0.6 0.6 0 11 0 15.1 14 7 13 2 .288 1.38 4.47 4.54 0.1 0.0
50o 0.6 0.6 0 11 0 12.1 12 6 11 1 .297 1.44 4.71 4.79 -0.2 -0.0
40o 0.5 0.6 0 11 0 9.2 9 4 8 1 .306 1.50 4.96 5.04 -0.6 -0.1
30o 0.5 0.6 0 11 0 6.1 7 3 5 1 .315 1.57 5.23 5.32 -0.9 -0.1
20o 0.5 0.6 0 11 0 2.7 3 1 2 0 .326 1.66 5.55 5.65 -1.4 -0.1
Weighted Mean0.60.6011011.3115101.2951.424.684.75-0.2-0.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
31% 52% 21% 22% 81%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2016 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20173031155059512752664.2981.334.324.827.84.18.00.90.0
20183121044047442042564.3141.374.364.868.53.98.11.00.0
20193221039042381837564.3031.344.254.748.23.98.01.10.1
20203321038040371736564.3071.344.284.778.33.88.01.10.1
20213421035037341633464.3091.364.354.858.33.98.11.00.0
20223521037039361634464.3071.344.314.808.43.77.90.90.0
20233611030032291328464.3101.334.314.818.23.78.01.10.0
20243721034036341532464.3111.364.344.848.53.88.01.00.0
20253811028030281226464.3101.334.394.898.43.67.81.2-0.0

Long-Term Forecast Based on RoS PECOTA (Beyond the 2016 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20173021049052422647664.2821.324.545.067.34.58.21.0-0.1
20183121041043382039564.2961.344.615.147.94.28.11.0-0.1
20193231054057462550664.2791.254.364.867.33.97.90.90.0
20203321046048402144564.2891.264.364.867.43.98.20.90.0
20213421034036311833464.2921.354.645.177.74.58.21.0-0.1
20223521046049402246664.2891.264.384.887.34.08.41.1-0.0
20233621042044382039564.2931.314.565.087.74.17.91.0-0.1
20243721041044372040564.2961.314.454.967.64.18.21.0-0.0
20253821043046382042664.2891.274.555.077.53.98.31.2-0.1

Upside By Year

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
out of baseball4.133.30.5010.9

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
2015out of baseball4.133.30.5010.9

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 81)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 88 Evan Meek 2012 6.75
2 88 Vinnie Chulk 2008 5.12
3 87 Kevin Jepsen 2014 2.63
4 87 Jerry Blevins 2013 3.45
5 87 Blake Wood 2015 0.00 DNP
6 86 Javy Guerra 2015 0.00
7 86 Wesley Wright 2014 3.54
8 86 Logan Ondrusek 2014 5.71
9 86 Derrick Turnbow 2007 4.76
10 86 Jose Veras 2010 3.75
11 85 Santiago Casilla 2010 2.28
12 85 Jaime Cerda 2008 0.00 DNP
13 84 Pedro Strop 2014 2.80
14 84 Marc Rzepczynski 2015 7.46
15 83 Rafael Perez 2011 3.86
16 83 Fernando Rodney 2006 4.52
17 83 Nick Masset 2011 3.84
18 83 David Carpenter 2015 4.74
19 83 Ramon Troncoso 2012 0.00 DNP
20 83 Brandon Medders 2009 3.41
21 83 Michael Kohn 2015 0.00
22 83 Juan Gutierrez 2013 4.72
23 83 Jesus Colome 2007 4.23
24 82 Mitchell Boggs 2013 8.87
25 82 Royce Ring 2010 15.43
26 82 Nick Hagadone 2015 5.27
27 82 Scott Elbert 2015 0.00 DNP
28 82 Adam Ottavino 2015 0.00
29 82 Sean Burnett 2012 2.54
30 81 Tony Watson 2014 1.86
31 81 Doug Slaten 2009 7.11
32 81 Javier Lopez 2007 3.54
33 81 Gary Majewski 2009 0.00 DNP
34 81 Jose Arredondo 2013 0.00 DNP
35 81 Ryan Speier 2009 4.76
36 81 Matt Albers 2012 3.13
37 81 Franklyn German 2009 0.00 DNP
38 81 Will Harris 2014 4.34
39 81 Brian Bruney 2011 6.86
40 81 Mitch Stetter 2010 14.73
41 81 Neal Cotts 2009 7.36
42 81 Jason Frasor 2007 4.58
43 81 Brandon League 2012 3.38
44 81 Chad Qualls 2008 3.54
45 81 Mike Dunn 2014 4.11
46 81 J.P. Howell 2012 3.04
47 81 Matt Lindstrom 2009 6.65
48 81 Brad Brach 2015 2.84
49 81 Juan Oviedo 2011 4.20
50 81 Saul Rivera 2007 3.68
51 80 Dan Reichert 2006 0.00 DNP
52 80 Will Ohman 2007 4.95
53 80 Jeremy Accardo 2011 5.73
54 80 Juan Salas 2008 7.11
55 80 Evan Reed 2015 0.00 DNP
56 80 Vinnie Pestano 2014 3.86
57 80 Chris Resop 2012 4.28
58 80 Josh Fields 2015 3.55
59 80 Donnie Veal 2014 7.50
60 80 Clay Zavada 2013 0.00 DNP
61 80 Denny Bautista 2010 3.74
62 80 Ryan Mattheus 2013 6.62
63 80 Kevin Gregg 2007 3.64
64 80 Andrew Bailey 2013 3.77
65 79 Wil Ledezma 2010 7.32
66 79 Chris Schroder 2008 5.40
67 79 Jesse Crain 2011 2.89
68 79 Shawn Kelley 2013 4.72
69 79 Jensen Lewis 2013 0.00 DNP
70 79 Blaine Neal 2007 0.00 DNP
71 79 Jared Burton 2010 0.00
72 79 Yhency Brazoban 2009 0.00 DNP
73 79 Mark Melancon 2014 1.90
74 79 Josh Roenicke 2012 4.06
75 79 Josh Outman 2014 3.18
76 79 Manny Acosta 2010 2.95
77 79 Jeremy Horst 2015 0.00 DNP
78 79 Fernando Salas 2014 3.38
79 79 Manny Delcarmen 2011 0.00 DNP
80 79 Boone Logan 2014 7.20
81 78 Aquilino Lopez 2004 6.86
82 78 Gary Lavelle 1978 3.78
83 78 Jeff Bennett 2009 5.21
84 78 Louis Coleman 2015 0.00
85 78 Brandon Gomes 2014 3.71
86 78 David Aardsma 2011 0.00 DNP
87 78 Troy Patton 2015 0.00 DNP
88 78 Fred Gladding 1965 2.83
89 78 Ron Flores 2009 0.00 DNP
90 78 Ryan Webb 2015 3.73
91 78 George Frazier 1984 4.08
92 78 Burke Badenhop 2012 3.61
93 78 Brandon Kintzler 2014 3.55
94 78 Mike Zagurski 2012 5.79
95 78 Jose Valdez 2012 3.00
96 78 Tom Wilhelmsen 2013 4.27
97 78 Steve Cishek 2015 4.23
98 78 Brian Falkenborg 2007 4.82
99 78 Ryan Bukvich 2007 5.80
100 78 Jose De La Torre 2015 0.00 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .310 .407 .431 .304
11 vs R (Multi) .242 .337 .360 .266
18 Split (Multi) .068 .070 .070 .038
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .337 .426 .452 .317
31 vs R (2015) .234 .318 .342 .254
38 Split (2015) .102 .108 .110 .062
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 How do you solve a problem like Luis Garcia? How do you take electric stuff and pin it down? The Phillies still think his future is alive with lock-down-relief potential.
2014 The Phillies will find room for Luis Garcia in the bullpen if he can bring his walk rate way, way down.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 75 Relief PitchersBret Sayre2016-03-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessState of the Position: Relief PitcherMike Gianella2016-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe -Only League Landscape: National League Relief PitchersScooter Hotz2016-03-03
Fifth Column: PECOTA Picks Philies to Win NL EastMichael Baumann2016-02-23
Players Prefer Presentation: Finding and Fixing Baseball's Worst PositionsMeg Rowley2016-02-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Surveying the Uncertain Closer LandscapeJ.P. Breen2016-01-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Giles From NowhereR.J. Anderson2015-12-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Giles From NowhereMark Anderson2015-12-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Giles From NowhereWilson Karaman2015-12-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Giles From NowhereKenny Ducey2015-12-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Giles From NowhereGeorge Bissell2015-12-10
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 28, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-08-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 19, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-06-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week FiveMike Gianella2015-05-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week FiveKeith Cromer2015-05-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week FourMike Gianella2015-04-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week FourKeith Cromer2015-04-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week ThreeKeith Cromer2015-04-24
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Luis Garcia has thrown 2,019 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (98mph) and Slider (86mph).