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2014 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
Age29 years, 0 months, 4 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
-0.02012
2013
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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
2012 WAS 26 13 0 12.7 0.0 12.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 8 3 3 2 16 2 2 2 15 2.13 3.77 4.96 -0.1 -0.0
Career13012.70.012.700000048833216222152.133.774.96-0.1-0.0

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
2005 CSC A 21 20 106.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.586 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 CSC A 7 7 41.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .330 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 YAN Rk 5 3 11.2 3.44 119 .319 .230 .305 .318 .242 .438 90 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2008 TAM A+ 10 10 49.7 3.40 127 .230 .267 .344 .391 .261 .339 102 9.9 1.0 9.9 1.0
2008 TRN AA 1 0 5.3 7.70 32 .308 .257 .329 .393 .254 .346 98 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2008 YAN Rk 3 3 7.3 7.26 71 .374 .273 .340 .392 .241 .579 118 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2009 TRN AA 5 5 25.3 4.46 79 .218 .247 .324 .367 .257 .222 83 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2010 TRN AA 1 1 5.7 3.83 102 .110 .241 .323 .414 .253 .133 86 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2011 AUB A- 10 0 18.3 3.11 132 .222 .256 .333 .355 .261 .381 100 4.6 0.5 4.6 0.5
2011 SYR AAA 1 0 2.0 5.20 80 .080 .279 .339 .411 .266 .000 97 -0.1 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2012 WAS MLB 13 0 12.7 4.96 84 .220 .264 .321 .412 .267 .222 100 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2012 HAR AA 18 0 20.0 2.02 156 .198 .261 .330 .396 .262 .283 103 7.0 0.7 7.5 0.8
2012 SYR AAA 27 0 32.3 3.24 127 .171 .254 .321 .379 .248 .231 101 6.4 0.6 6.4 0.7
2013 AUB A- 1 0 1.0 1.31 170 .012 .331 .391 .505 .336 .000 110 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2013 HAR AA 3 2 4.0 2.65 137 .311 .265 .336 .394 .277 .357 95 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2013 SYR AAA 7 2 8.3 2.77 139 .201 .254 .329 .374 .254 .263 102 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2014 SYR AAA 10 0 14.7 3.72 115 .190 .260 .324 .394 .251 .235 97 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2

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
2005 CSC A 5 6 0 21 20 106.0 102 53 103 3 0% -.586 8.7 4.5 0.3 8.7 1.46 3.91 0.0 0.0
2006 CSC A 2 3 0 7 7 41.1 37 12 45 2 0% .330 8.1 2.6 0.4 9.9 1.19 3.50 0.0 0.0
2006 YAN Rk 0 1 0 5 3 11.2 15 4 15 1 70% .438 12.1 3.2 0.8 12.1 1.70 9.64 0.3 0.0
2008 YAN Rk 0 2 0 3 3 7.3 19 2 9 3 50% .579 23.4 2.5 3.7 11.1 2.88 14.79 -0.2 -0.0
2008 TAM A+ 4 2 0 10 10 49.7 45 17 60 2 47% .339 8.1 3.1 0.4 10.9 1.25 2.90 9.9 1.0
2008 TRN AA 0 0 0 1 0 5.3 4 6 5 0 52% .346 6.8 10.2 0.0 8.5 1.89 3.40 -2.1 -0.2
2009 TRN AA 2 0 0 5 5 25.3 15 17 24 1 64% .222 5.3 6.0 0.4 8.5 1.26 0.71 -0.2 -0.0
2010 TRN AA 1 0 0 1 1 5.7 2 1 3 0 53% .133 3.2 1.6 0.0 4.7 0.53 0.00 0.5 0.1
2011 SYR AAA 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 0 1 2 0 50% .000 0.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 0.50 0.00 -0.2 -0.0
2011 AUB A- 3 1 1 10 0 18.3 17 2 28 1 65% .381 8.3 1.0 0.5 13.7 1.04 2.95 4.6 0.5
2012 SYR AAA 1 1 14 27 0 32.3 18 11 38 0 71% .231 5.0 3.1 0.0 10.6 0.90 0.56 6.4 0.7
2012 WAS MLB 0 0 0 13 0 12.7 8 2 15 2 31% .222 5.7 1.4 1.4 10.7 0.79 2.13 -0.1 -0.0
2012 HAR AA 1 0 7 18 0 20.0 13 6 28 0 59% .283 5.8 2.7 0.0 12.6 0.95 1.35 7.5 0.8
2013 AUB A- 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 2 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0.00 0.00 0.3 0.0
2013 HAR AA 0 1 0 3 2 4.0 5 2 4 0 50% .357 11.2 4.5 0.0 9.0 1.75 2.25 1.3 0.1
2013 SYR AAA 1 0 0 7 2 8.3 5 6 10 0 47% .263 5.4 6.5 0.0 10.8 1.32 3.24 2.4 0.2
2014 SYR AAA 1 1 0 10 0 14.7 9 4 17 1 51% .235 5.5 2.5 0.6 10.4 0.89 2.45 1.8 0.2

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

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 Neurological 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, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-02
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 2, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-02
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 2014, Christian Garcia threw 226 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).