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Portrait of Karim Garcia

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
10 1560 .241 .279 .424 .238 -2.1
Birth Date10-29-1975
Height6' 0"
Weight210 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1995 LAN 19 13 20 20 1 4 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .128 -2.4 -0.1 -0.2
1996 LAN 20 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .043 -0.2 0.0 -0.0
1997 LAN 21 15 46 39 5 5 0 0 1 8 6 14 0 1 0 8 0 0 .128 .239 .205 .170 -3.4 -0.9 -0.4
1998 ARI 22 113 354 333 39 74 10 8 9 127 18 78 0 3 0 43 5 4 .222 .260 .381 .213 -11.1 2.2 -0.9
1999 DET 23 96 309 288 38 69 10 3 14 127 20 67 0 1 0 32 2 4 .240 .288 .441 .252 1.6 -0.0 0.1
2000 BAL 24 8 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -4.8 0.1 -0.4
2000 DET 24 8 17 17 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .176 .176 .100 -3.1 -0.4 -0.3
2001 CLE 25 20 50 45 8 14 3 0 5 32 3 13 1 1 0 9 0 0 .311 .360 .711 .333 5.5 -1.7 0.4
2002 CLE 26 51 205 197 29 59 8 0 16 115 6 40 0 2 0 52 0 3 .299 .317 .584 .300 10.8 -0.1 1.1
2002 NYA 26 2 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .139 -0.4 -0.1 -0.0
2003 CLE 27 24 101 93 8 18 1 0 5 34 5 20 1 2 0 14 0 0 .194 .238 .366 .210 -3.5 -3.3 -0.7
2003 NYA 27 52 161 151 17 46 5 0 6 69 9 32 0 1 0 21 0 2 .305 .342 .457 .277 2.1 1.8 0.4
2004 BAL 28 23 73 66 9 14 0 0 3 23 4 15 0 3 0 11 0 0 .212 .247 .348 .202 -4.1 -1.7 -0.6
2004 NYN 28 62 202 192 24 45 7 2 7 77 10 35 0 0 0 22 3 0 .234 .272 .401 .232 -4.0 -0.4 -0.4
Career488156014631803524413666208133021402121013.241.279.424.238-16.9-4.6-2.1

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 PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1993 BAK A+ 123 501 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .277 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 VRO A+ 121 496 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .310 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 LAN MLB 13 20 .128 .263 .327 .402 .254 .250 95 -2.9 0.6 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0 -2.4 -0.2 -2.4 -0.2
1995 ABQ AAA 124 519 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .370 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 LAN MLB 1 1 .043 .318 .387 .561 .280 .000 148 -0.3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
1996 SAN AA 35 138 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 ABQ AAA 84 360 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .340 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 LAN MLB 15 46 .170 .290 .356 .461 .277 .160 93 -4.6 1.2 -0.3 -0.9 0.6 -3.4 -0.4 -3.4 -0.4
1997 ABQ AAA 0 285 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .349 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 ARI MLB 113 354 .213 .267 .334 .418 .259 .261 98 -18.4 9.2 -3.6 2.2 0.9 -11.1 -0.9 -11.1 -0.9
1998 TUC AAA 0 121 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .319 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 DET MLB 96 309 .252 .279 .349 .443 .266 .264 99 -2.9 8.6 -3.1 -0.0 -1.5 1.6 0.1 1.6 0.1
2000 BAL MLB 8 16 -.002 .265 .329 .426 .254 .000 91 -5 0.5 -0.3 0.1 -0.0 -4.8 -0.4 -4.8 -0.4
2000 DET MLB 8 17 .100 .266 .329 .428 .258 .231 90 -3.2 0.5 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2 -3.1 -0.3 -3.1 -0.3
2000 ROC AAA 0 306 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .332 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TOL AAA 0 169 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CLE MLB 20 50 .333 .268 .331 .424 .258 .321 102 4 1.4 -0.5 -1.7 -0.0 5.5 0.4 5.5 0.4
2001 BUF AAA 125 514 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .279 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CLE MLB 51 205 .300 .262 .329 .425 .264 .301 100 8.7 5.5 -2 -0.1 -1.1 10.8 1.1 10.8 1.1
2002 NYA MLB 2 5 .139 .249 .321 .404 .264 .250 93 -0.6 0.1 0 -0.1 0.2 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2002 BUF AAA 23 100 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .446 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 COH AAA 74 310 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .289 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CLE MLB 24 101 .210 .260 .325 .422 .260 .186 94 -5.4 2.8 -0.8 -3.3 0.2 -3.5 -0.7 -3.5 -0.7
2003 NYA MLB 52 161 .277 .267 .331 .419 .260 .351 99 2.9 4.4 -1.5 1.8 -3.5 2.1 0.4 2.1 0.4
2003 BUF AAA 14 62 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .372 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BAL MLB 23 73 .202 .269 .335 .440 .258 .216 107 -4.7 2.2 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2 -4.1 -0.6 -4.1 -0.6
2004 NYN MLB 62 202 .232 .264 .332 .426 .263 .253 92 -6.2 6.0 -2.1 -0.4 -1.0 -4.0 -0.4 -4.0 -0.4
2004 BIN AA 3 14 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .100 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 HER Wnt 16 67 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 HER Wnt 51 215 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MEX int 3 10 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1993 BAK A+ 501 61 111 20 9 19 54 37 109 5 4 .241 .301 .448 .207 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 VRO A+ 496 72 120 28 10 21 84 37 112 8 3 .265 .322 .511 .246 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 ABQ AAA 519 88 151 26 10 20 91 38 102 12 6 .319 .370 .542 .224 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 LAN MLB 20 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .000 .128 -2.4 -0.1 -0.2
1996 ABQ AAA 360 54 97 17 10 13 58 29 67 6 4 .297 .356 .529 .232 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 SAN AA 138 21 32 6 1 5 22 9 38 1 1 .248 .297 .426 .178 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 LAN MLB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .043 -0.2 0.0 -0.0
1997 ABQ AAA 285 53 80 17 6 20 66 23 70 11 5 .305 .361 .645 .340 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 LAN MLB 46 5 5 0 0 1 8 6 14 0 0 .128 .239 .205 .077 .170 -3.4 -0.9 -0.4
1998 ARI MLB 354 39 74 10 8 9 43 18 78 5 4 .222 .260 .381 .159 .213 -11.1 2.2 -0.9
1998 TUC AAA 121 21 33 4 2 10 27 15 24 5 1 .311 .397 .670 .358 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 DET MLB 309 38 69 10 3 14 32 20 67 2 4 .240 .288 .441 .201 .252 1.6 -0.0 0.1
2000 DET MLB 17 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .176 .176 .176 .000 .100 -3.1 -0.4 -0.3
2000 BAL MLB 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.002 -4.8 0.1 -0.4
2000 TOL AAA 169 31 46 6 2 15 38 11 32 2 1 .297 .355 .652 .355 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 ROC AAA 306 38 75 17 1 13 54 34 70 3 3 .278 .363 .493 .215 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 BUF AAA 514 73 122 16 4 31 85 44 106 4 4 .264 .329 .517 .253 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CLE MLB 50 8 14 3 0 5 9 3 13 0 0 .311 .360 .711 .400 .333 5.5 -1.7 0.4
2002 COH AAA 310 44 78 16 3 12 49 20 48 1 5 .271 .318 .472 .201 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CLE MLB 205 29 59 8 0 16 52 6 40 0 3 .299 .317 .584 .284 .300 10.8 -0.1 1.1
2002 NYA MLB 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .000 .139 -0.4 -0.1 -0.0
2002 BUF AAA 100 16 36 7 2 3 22 9 14 0 1 .396 .450 .615 .220 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BUF AAA 62 6 16 6 0 0 7 2 17 2 1 .267 .290 .367 .100 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CLE MLB 101 8 18 1 0 5 14 5 20 0 0 .194 .238 .366 .172 .210 -3.5 -3.3 -0.7
2003 NYA MLB 161 17 46 5 0 6 21 9 32 0 2 .305 .342 .457 .152 .277 2.1 1.8 0.4
2004 BIN AA 14 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 .083 .154 .167 .083 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 NYN MLB 202 24 45 7 2 7 22 10 35 3 0 .234 .272 .401 .167 .232 -4.0 -0.4 -0.4
2004 BAL MLB 73 9 14 0 0 3 11 4 15 0 0 .212 .247 .348 .136 .202 -4.1 -1.7 -0.6
2011 HER Wnt 67 10 14 4 0 2 8 7 16 2 0 .237 .313 .407 .169 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 HER Wnt 215 33 58 8 1 11 43 18 40 3 4 .304 .363 .529 .225 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MEX int 10 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .200 .200 .300 .100 .000 0.0 0.0 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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2004-06-24 2004-07-09 15-DL 15 14 Left Wrist Inflammation -
2003-05-08 2003-06-23 15-DL 46 41 Left Wrist Inflammation -
1997-09-19 1997-09-29 60-DL 10 9 Left Shoulder Recovery From Surgery SLAP Labrum Tear 1997-07-28 -
1997-07-25 1997-09-19 Minors 56 0 Left Shoulder Surgery SLAP Labrum Tear 1997-07-28 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 NYN $800,000
2003 CLE $900,000
2000 DET $700,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$2,400,000
3 yrTotal$2,400,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 94 d

Details
  • released 3/07 signed as a free agent from Japan 1/07, 1 year/$0.7M (07) (minor-league contract, rec $0.7M if he makes team)

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