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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 23)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
0.0 3.25 1.16 0 0 0 0 0.0
Birth Date8-18-1990
Height6' 1"
Weight175 lbs
Age24 years, 2 months, 6 days
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2014 LAN 23 8 0 10.0 0.0 10.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 6 2 2 2 12 1 1 0 9 1.80 4.20 4.77 -0.2 -0.0
Career8010.00.010.00000003662221211091.804.204.77-0.2-0.0

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2010 DOD Rk 13 4 30.7 5.30 83 .364 .254 .315 .357 .278 .392 38 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2
2011 OGD Rk 20 1 52.3 4.72 130 .228 .278 .349 .435 .270 .336 117 18.4 1.8 18.4 1.8
2012 GRL A 40 0 41.7 2.24 151 .259 .258 .329 .385 .265 .385 97 15.9 1.6 15.9 1.6
2012 RCU A+ 9 0 10.7 1.18 178 .207 .277 .352 .424 .285 .368 99 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2013 CHT AA 49 0 60.3 3.36 118 .196 .248 .325 .374 .262 .217 100 10.0 1.1 9.7 1.1
2014 LAN MLB 8 0 10.0 4.77 83 .180 .237 .282 .369 .234 .167 102 -0.1 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2014 ABQ AAA 47 0 61.0 3.21 141 .247 .277 .349 .437 .275 .327 106 19.3 1.9 19.2 1.9

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2010 DOD Rk 1 2 1 13 4 30.7 47 8 22 1 44% .392 13.8 2.3 0.3 6.4 1.79 7.04 -2.0 -0.2
2011 OGD Rk 4 2 4 20 1 52.3 46 19 71 4 45% .336 7.9 3.3 0.7 12.2 1.24 3.10 18.4 1.8
2012 GRL A 4 4 14 40 0 41.7 42 17 60 0 36% .385 9.1 3.7 0.0 13.0 1.42 3.02 15.9 1.6
2012 RCU A+ 2 1 2 9 0 10.7 7 5 22 0 16% .368 5.9 4.2 0.0 18.6 1.12 2.53 6.1 0.6
2013 CHT AA 4 6 19 49 0 60.3 35 14 85 9 31% .217 5.2 2.1 1.3 12.7 0.81 2.54 9.7 1.1
2014 LAN MLB 0 0 0 8 0 10.0 6 1 9 2 42% .167 5.4 0.9 1.8 8.1 0.70 1.80 -0.2 -0.0
2014 ABQ AAA 4 2 5 47 0 61.0 58 18 69 5 31% .327 8.6 2.7 0.7 10.2 1.25 3.10 19.2 1.9

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
2014 134 0.5373 0.5075 0.7941 0.6528 0.3387 0.8085 0.7619 0.2059
Career1340.53730.50750.79410.65280.33870.80850.76190.2059

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-02-15 2014-03-04 Camp 17 0 Right Knee Contusion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/20/13. Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/14.
  • Signed by LA Dodgers 1/29/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 2.8 1.3 2.6 49 0 71.3 47 21 80 6 .262 0.96 2.24 2.44 17.4 1.8
80o 2.4 1.1 2.2 44 0 63.7 46 21 72 6 .280 1.04 2.66 2.89 12.0 1.2
70o 2.2 1 2 40 0 58.4 45 20 66 6 .293 1.11 2.96 3.22 8.6 0.9
60o 2 0.9 1.8 37 0 53.9 43 20 61 6 .304 1.17 3.22 3.5 6.1 0.6
50o 1.8 0.8 1.6 34 0 49.9 42 19 56 5 .314 1.23 3.48 3.78 3.9 0.4
40o 1.6 0.7 1.4 32 0 46.0 41 18 52 5 .325 1.28 3.73 4.05 2.1 0.2
30o 1.5 0.6 1.3 29 0 41.9 39 18 47 5 .336 1.35 4.01 4.36 0.4 0.0
20o 1.3 0.5 1.1 26 0 37.2 36 17 42 5 .349 1.43 4.34 4.72 -1.3 -0.1
10o 1 0.4 0.8 21 0 30.9 33 15 35 4 .367 1.54 4.81 5.23 -2.9 -0.3
Weighted Mean1.80.71.634049.04118555.3111.213.433.734.20.4

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 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 FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152421247066562472827.3101.223.473.777.73.39.91.10.9
20162521240056442262527.2951.193.153.427.13.610.00.81.0
20172631247066542172727.2981.133.103.377.32.89.80.91.2
20182731249069562276727.2981.123.003.267.32.99.90.91.4
20192831248068562072727.2981.123.083.357.42.79.60.91.3
20202931248067552071727.2991.113.063.337.42.79.50.91.3
20213021246065561966727.3011.153.183.457.72.69.11.01.2
20223121246065541666727.2961.082.963.227.52.29.11.01.3
20233221244062511562727.2971.072.943.207.42.29.01.01.3

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
1.81.72.53.65.44.218.4

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 94 Jonathan Ortiz 2009 0.00 DNP
2 92 Scott Shuman 2011 0.00 DNP
3 92 Steven Geltz 2011 0.00 DNP
4 91 Pedro Strop 2008 0.00 DNP
5 91 Arlett Mavare 2013 0.00 DNP
6 91 Andrew Taylor 2010 0.00 DNP
7 91 Kevin Quackenbush 2012 0.00 DNP
8 90 Evan Scribner 2009 0.00 DNP
9 90 Eddie Morlan 2009 0.00 DNP
10 90 Ryan Reid 2008 0.00 DNP
11 90 Danny Barnes 2013 0.00 DNP
12 90 Steven Ames 2011 0.00 DNP
13 90 Billy Bullock 2011 0.00 DNP
14 90 Lester Oliveros 2011 4.64
15 89 Tommy Palica 2011 0.00 DNP
16 89 Cory Burns 2011 0.00 DNP
17 88 Kevin Whelan 2007 0.00 DNP
18 88 Will Harris 2008 0.00 DNP
19 88 Rob Bryson 2011 0.00 DNP
20 88 Logan Bawcom 2012 0.00 DNP
21 88 Ryan Verdugo 2010 0.00 DNP
22 88 Cody Allen 2012 3.72
23 87 Cory Gearrin 2009 0.00 DNP
24 87 Henry Barrera 2009 0.00 DNP
25 87 Rich Thompson 2008 22.50
26 87 Sammy Gervacio 2008 0.00 DNP
27 87 Kurt Yacko 2011 0.00 DNP
28 87 Matt Stites 2013 0.00 DNP
29 87 Zachary Herr 2010 0.00 DNP
30 87 Casey Mulligan 2011 0.00 DNP
31 86 Chris Scholl 2011 0.00 DNP
32 86 Blake Martin 2009 0.00 DNP
33 86 C.C. Lee 2010 0.00 DNP
34 86 Max Peterson 2011 0.00 DNP
35 86 Brandon Sisk 2009 0.00 DNP
36 86 Jose Mijares 2008 0.87
37 86 Rob Wooten 2009 0.00 DNP
38 86 Zachary Quate 2011 0.00 DNP
39 85 Donnie Joseph 2011 0.00 DNP
40 85 Keith Butler 2012 0.00 DNP
41 85 Connor Hoehn 2013 0.00 DNP
42 85 David Davidson 2007 27.00
43 85 Hector Neris 2012 0.00 DNP
44 85 Ryan Rodebaugh 2012 0.00 DNP
45 85 Edwin Carl 2012 0.00 DNP
46 85 Corey Frerichs 2009 0.00 DNP
47 85 Adalberto Flores 2010 0.00 DNP
48 85 Casey Medlen 2013 0.00 DNP
49 85 Josh Spence 2011 2.73
50 85 Kyle Landis 2009 0.00 DNP
51 84 Jhan Marinez 2012 0.00
52 84 Robbie Weinhardt 2009 0.00 DNP
53 84 Alex Koronis 2011 0.00 DNP
54 84 Luis Lebron 2008 0.00 DNP
55 84 Christopher Manno 2012 0.00 DNP
56 84 Mace Thurman 2010 0.00 DNP
57 84 Wesley Wright 2008 5.50
58 84 Hector Santiago 2011 0.00
59 84 Tyler Wilson 2010 0.00 DNP
60 84 Wilfrido Perez 2008 0.00 DNP
61 84 Justin Garcia 2010 0.00 DNP
62 83 Matt Nevarez 2010 0.00 DNP
63 83 David Robertson 2008 5.34
64 83 Nelvin Fuentes 2012 0.00 DNP
65 83 Jeff Beliveau 2010 0.00 DNP
66 83 Tim Atherton 2013 0.00 DNP
67 83 Tommy Kahnle 2013 0.00 DNP
68 83 Ryan Buchter 2010 0.00 DNP
69 82 Joe Paterson 2009 0.00 DNP
70 82 Josh Judy 2009 0.00 DNP
71 82 Gus Schlosser 2012 0.00 DNP
72 82 Brian Schlitter 2009 0.00 DNP
73 82 Matt Meyer 2008 0.00 DNP
74 82 Jarrett Miller 2013 0.00 DNP
75 82 Chris Wilson 2010 0.00 DNP
76 82 Carlos Sencion 2008 0.00 DNP
77 82 Dayan Diaz 2012 0.00 DNP
78 82 Ryne Reynoso 2008 0.00 DNP
79 82 Jason Stoffel 2012 0.00 DNP
80 82 Sam Demel 2009 0.00 DNP
81 82 Alan Farina 2010 0.00 DNP
82 81 Bryce Stowell 2010 0.00 DNP
83 81 Preston Guilmet 2011 0.00 DNP
84 81 Tony Sipp 2007 0.00 DNP
85 81 David Carpenter 2011 0.00 DNP
86 81 Andrew Kittredge 2013 0.00 DNP
87 81 Edgmer Escalona 2010 1.50
88 81 Daniel Herrera 2008 8.59
89 81 Daniel Stange 2009 0.00 DNP
90 81 Rob Wort 2012 0.00 DNP
91 81 Alexis Lara 2010 0.00 DNP
92 81 Kevin Munson 2012 0.00 DNP
93 81 Marquis Fleming 2010 0.00 DNP
94 81 Justin Wright 2013 0.00 DNP
95 80 Rob Delaney 2008 0.00 DNP
96 80 Greg Holland 2009 0.00 DNP
97 80 Cole St. Clair 2010 0.00 DNP
98 80 Patrick Overholt 2007 0.00 DNP
99 80 Matt Gorgen 2010 0.00 DNP
100 80 Iden Nazario 2012 0.00 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-01-22
Measuring Pitching with TrackMan: The Secrets of Fastball SpinZach Day2013-12-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat the Contenders Need: NL WestBradley Ankrom2012-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat the Contenders Need: NL WestKevin Goldstein2012-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat the Contenders Need: NL WestJeff Euston2012-06-27


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Yimi Garcia has thrown 186 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (81mph). He also rarely throws a Change (86mph).