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Greg Garcia

28-Year-Old Second Baseman – St. Louis Cardinals

2018 Stats

AVG

.237

HR

2

RBI

9

R

9

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Garcia provided adequate performance for the Cardinals in 290 plate appearances as a utility infielder. The 28-year-old posted a .253/.365/.332 slash line, good for a respectable 94 wRC+. He's strictl...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Back
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 195   DOB: 8/8/1989
BORN: El Cajon, CA   COLLEGE: Hawaii   DRAFTED: 7th Rd   

May 22, 2018  –  Greg Garcia News

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Greg Garcia Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 20 R JOH 57 247 216 49 61 20 15 1 4 25 4 5 18 35 3 1 9 .282 .361 .417 .778
2011 21 A QUA 46 174 150 20 41 11 10 1 0 10 4 2 17 24 2 1 4 .273 .360 .353 .713
2011 21 A+ PAL 59 257 210 36 61 18 11 5 2 16 4 4 31 42 7 1 8 .290 .400 .419 .819
2012 22 AA SPR 124 504 412 81 117 33 20 3 10 51 10 5 80 83 4 1 7 .284 .408 .420 .828
2013 23 AAA MEM 116 424 354 50 96 30 23 4 3 35 14 2 49 70 10 0 11 .271 .377 .384 .761
2014 24 AA SPR 4 17 15 2 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 1 0 .333 .353 .467 .820
2014 24 AAA MEM 106 441 382 60 104 23 12 3 8 40 7 5 41 95 5 2 11 .272 .358 .382 .740
2014 24 MAJ STL 14 18 14 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 3 .143 .333 .214 .547
2015 25 AAA MEM 94 388 330 47 97 21 19 2 0 36 16 3 48 55 4 1 5 .294 .391 .364 .755
2015 25 MAJ STL 49 87 75 7 18 7 5 0 2 4 0 0 10 12 1 0 1 .240 .337 .387 .724
2016 26 AAA MEM 30 120 104 13 28 5 4 1 0 8 2 2 11 20 3 0 2 .269 .350 .327 .677
2016 26 MAJ STL 99 257 214 33 59 14 11 0 3 17 1 1 38 50 0 1 4 .276 .393 .369 .762
2017 27 MAJ STL 133 290 241 27 61 13 9 2 2 20 2 1 37 64 5 1 6 .253 .365 .332 .697
2018 28 MAJ STL 37 67 59 9 14 5 3 0 2 9 0 1 5 16 1 2 0 .237 .288 .390 .678
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3-Year Averages     93 209 176 22 46 10 8 0 2 13 1 0 28 42 2 0 3 .261 .372 .341 .713
Career  (View All)     332 719 603 78 154 40 29 2 9 51 3 3 91 148 7 4 14 .255 .364 .355 .719

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Greg Garcia Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 23 KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .288 .390 .678
May. 22 KC Did not play.
May. 21 KC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .292 .397 .689
May. 20 Phi 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .236 .290 .400 .690
May. 19 Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .293 .404 .697
May. 18 Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .298 .412 .710
May. 17 Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .304 .420 .724
May. 16 @Min 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .309 .429 .738
May. 15 @Min 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .308 .435 .743
May. 13 @SD Did not play.
May. 12 @SD 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .314 .444 .758
May. 11 @SD 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .326 .475 .801
May. 10 @SD Did not play.
May. 8 Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .211 .295 .447 .742
May. 7 Min 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .293 .472 .765
May. 6 ChC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .300 .486 .786
May. 5 ChC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .229 .300 .486 .786
May. 4 ChC Did not play.
May. 2 CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .308 .486 .794
May. 1 CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .316 .500 .816
Apr. 29 @Pit 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .324 .515 .839
Apr. 28 @Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .353 .567 .920
Apr. 27 @Pit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .364 .586 .950
Apr. 26 NYM 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .364 .586 .950
Apr. 25 NYM Did not play.
Apr. 24 NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .400 .654 1.054
Apr. 22 Cin 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320 .414 .680 1.094
Apr. 21 Cin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .393 .625 1.018
Apr. 20 Cin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .393 .625 1.018
Apr. 19 @ChC Did not play.
Last 7 Games 10 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 .200 .182 .200 .382
Last 14 Games 23 1 6 0 0 0 2 1 7 0 1 0 2 1 .261 .269 .261 .530
Last 30 Games 35 3 7 1 0 0 5 2 10 0 1 0 2 1 .200 .231 .229 .460

Greg Garcia: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 9 8 5
2017 34 41 12
2016 27 31 30
2015 10 4 12
2014 4 1

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Greg Garcia Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201883230.2501.0001.250
2017351001.086.086.342
2016435040.233.279.577

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018516060.235.294.587
2017206262201.282.374.758
2016171283131.287.392.806

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018293060.207.276.518
201711914191.269.328.717
20169212071.272.326.708

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018306230.267.500.833
2017122131111.238.336.676
2016122213100.279.402.803
Greg Garcia vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Greg Garcia Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 20 R JOH 247 216 7.3% 14.2% 0.51 84% .320 .135
2011 21 A QUA 174 150 9.8% 13.8% 0.71 84% .323 .080
2011 21 A+ PAL 257 210 12.1% 16.3% 0.74 80% .353 .129
2012 22 AA SPR 504 412 15.9% 16.5% 0.96 80% .334 .136
2013 23 AAA MEM 424 354 11.6% 16.5% 0.70 80% .331 .113
2014 24 AA SPR 17 15 5.9% 23.5% 0.25 73% .417 .134
2014 24 AAA MEM 441 382 9.3% 21.5% 0.43 75% .342 .110
2014 24 MAJ STL 18 14 5.6% 33.3% 0.17 57% .250 .071
2015 25 AAA MEM 388 330 12.4% 14.2% 0.87 83% .351 .070
2015 25 MAJ STL 87 75 11.5% 13.8% 0.83 84% .262 .147
2016 26 AAA MEM 120 104 9.2% 16.7% 0.55 81% .333 .058
2016 26 MAJ STL 257 214 14.8% 19.5% 0.76 77% .346 .093
2017 27 MAJ STL 290 241 12.8% 22.1% 0.58 73% .335 .079
2018 28 MAJ STL 67 59 7.5% 23.9% 0.31 73% .279 .153
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3-Year Averages     209 176 13.4% 20.1% 0.67 76% .333 .080
Career     719 603 12.7% 20.6% 0.61 75% .322 .100

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Greg Garcia Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
2B 2015 59 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 150.7 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 217.7 0 - 2 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0
2018 26.3 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3B 2015 8 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 127 1 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 240.3 -4 - -2 0 -1 -1 0 0 0 0 0
2018 19.3 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SS 2015 65 2 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 226.3 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 79 1 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 17 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Greg Garcia    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.31 BB/K
WEAK
7.5% BB Rate
WEAK
23.9% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.678 OPS
TERRIBLE
.288 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.237 AVG
POOR
.279 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.390 SLG
POOR
.153 ISO
WEAK

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Greg Garcia: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Garica was forced to leave Monday's matchup against the Royals early with lower-back tightness.

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Garcia went 1-for-3 with two RBI from a run-scoring single and a sacrifice fly in a win over the Phillies on Sunday.

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Garcia, who struck out in a pinch-hit at-bat during Tuesday's loss to the Twins, is hitting just .143 (3-for-21) with an RBI and a run over the last 14 games in which he's appeared.

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Garcia smacked a pinch-hit two-run double and scored in a win over the Reds on Sunday.

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Garcia went 3-for-4 with two home runs, three RBI and three runs scored in a 6-1 victory over the Reds on Saturday.

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Garcia went 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored in a 3-2 loss to the Brewers on Wednesday.

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Garcia will hit atop the order and play shortstop against Milwaukee on Wednesday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

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Garcia struck out in a pinch-hit appearance during Tuesday's 8-7 Grapefruit League loss to the Mets.

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Garcia will lead off and play second base in Friday's series opener against the Brewers, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.

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Garcia went 0-for-2 in Tuesday's 8-7 win over the Cubs before being pinch hit for by Jose Martinez (thumb) in the fifth inning.

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Garcia is not in the lineup Wednesday against Milwaukee.

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Garcia is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Brewers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Garcia played all over the infield last season, seeing time at shortstop, second base and the hot corner over the course of the year. In total, he logged 257 plate appearances, nearly three times as many as he had in 2015. Garcia may very well see less time on the field in 2017, as most of his playing time last season was a product of the myriad of injuries to those ahead of him on the depth chart. The 27-year-old brings essentially no power to the table, and he doesn't have the speed to capitalize on his decent on-base skills. Garcia's best chance at regular playing time would be in a platoon role at second base, but Kolten Wong should get the first chance at holding down that job alongside Jedd Gyorko.

2016

Garcia saw 75 at-bats for the Cardinals as a utility infielder for the big league club, similar to the role he played with Triple-A Memphis, though he sees most of his time at shortstop when in the minors. Jhonny Peralta has been fairly durable and it would have been unlikely that Garcia would see anything more than a bench role in 2016, but after the acquisition of Jedd Gyorko to serve as the utility infielder, Garcia will have a very hard time even making the 25-man roster out of spring training. He is a solid defender but probably won't offer a ton with the bat as he's a career .282/.382/.393 hitter in six minor league seasons. Garcia is generally pretty solid on the bases and if he were in a full-time role could probably collect double-digit steals as he'll likely draw enough walks to get on base a fair amount of the time.

2015

Garcia saw just 14 at-bats for the Cardinals in 2014, serving as a bat off the bench and not much else. He'll probably return to Triple-A Memphis for the Cardinals as a utility infielder in 2015.

2014

Garcia's contract was purchased by the Cardinals in November to protect the 24-year-old shortstop from being selected in the Rule 5 draft. He's a career .281/.386/.384 minor league hitter with some speed and doubles power. He'll likely serve the Cardinals as a utility infielder and organizational depth, but Garcia could find a way to more consistent playing time if Jhonny Peralta has any injury problems as Pete Kozma has proved ineffective.