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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 11 7 3.23 29 27 0 150.1 161 1.15
2 Seasons 11 8 3.21 34 28 0 162.2 170 1.14
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 29 11-7 3.23 150.1 161 1.15
2 Seasons 34 11-8 3.21 162.2 170 1.14

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2020 24 203 34 2 5.9 89.6 109.7 12.6 35.3 .239 .432 .270 .335 .359 38.2 18.4 10.2 2.92 4.87
2021 25 2418 398 27 6.8 88 112.7 16 34.4 .234 .382 .288 .301 .374 38.4 26.4 7.9 3.23 3.89
2621 432 29 6.7 88.1 112.7 15.8 34.5 .234 .385 .287 .304 .373 38.4 25.8 8
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Garcia relies on 5 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(44.8%) ,
Cutter
(22.6%) ,
Slider
(12.5%) ,
Changeup
(10.8%) ,
Curveball
(9.3%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1083 501 582 44.8 93.2 291 248 73 49 13 1 10 48 204 .294 .296 .476 .499 .373 .389 91.9 19 2352 6.2 18.7 17.3
2021 Cutter 547 444 103 22.6 86.2 159 153 27 15 8 0 4 60 94 .176 .193 .307 .309 .218 .231 83.2 13 2379 6.2 41.8 28.2
2021 Slider 303 280 23 12.5 79.9 62 59 8 6 2 0 0 20 40 .136 .156 .169 .203 .147 .188 82.8 19 2373 6.2 41.2 19.4
2021 Changeup 261 8 253 10.8 83.4 56 54 11 5 4 0 2 16 39 .204 .196 .389 .336 .252 .232 83.2 3 1905 6.1 38.8 24.6
2021 Curveball 224 12 212 9.3 75.9 41 38 6 3 2 0 1 17 21 .158 .167 .289 .254 .224 .219 80.1 5 2262 6.2 36.4 37.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 109 54 55 53.7 94.0 29 23 5 0 3 1 1 3 21 .217 .327 .565 .629 .371 .447 94.3 12 2279 6.2 15.7 10.7
2020 Changeup 37 12 25 18.2 82.7 9 9 1 1 0 0 0 3 6 .111 .206 .111 .267 .098 .208 87.8 12 1900 6.2 47.6 17.6
2020 Slider 22 22 0 10.8 80.4 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .000 .029 .000 .036 .000 .028 82.8 14 2315 6.0 60.0 27.3
2020 Cutter 20 18 2 9.9 85.6 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .333 .149 .333 .302 .294 .195 70.8 -7 2199 6.2 12.5 0.0
2020 Curveball 15 2 13 7.4 76.6 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .050 .000 .094 .243 .286 79.6 46 2240 6.2 33.3 0.0


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2020 41.2 20.6 32.4 5.9 47.1 32.4 20.6 2.9 26.5 32.4 29.4 2.9 5.9
2021 39.2 29.9 22.6 8.3 37.7 35.9 26.4 4.8 26.9 29.6 24.6 7.3 6.8
39.4 29.2 23.4 8.1 38.4 35.6 25.9 4.6 26.9 29.9 25 6.9 6.7
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 Cutter HOU R 547 86.2 31.3 -1.7 -6 5.7 2.6 85
2021 Curveball HOU R 224 75.9 59.2 0.4 1 5.9 -3.8 -39
2021 Slider HOU R 303 79.9 45.9 3.3 8 15.8 6.4 68
2021 Changeup HOU R 261 83.4 29.7 -1.6 -5 16.1 2.3 17
2021 4-Seamer HOU R 1081 93.2 13 2 14 5 -2.1 -30
2020 Slider HOU R 22 80.4 45.8 3.8 9 14.8 6.1 71
2020 Curveball HOU R 15 76.6 60.3 3.4 6 8.7 -1.5 -14
2020 Changeup HOU R 37 82.7 33 0.5 2 17 3.6 27
2020 4-Seamer HOU R 109 94 13.3 1.7 11 6.6 -0.7 -9
2020 Cutter HOU R 20 85.6 32.7 -2.5 -8 3 0.1 4
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2021 Curveball -0.1 0 224 9.3 41 .158 .289 .244 36.4 41.5 37 .167 .254 .237 33.3
2021 Changeup -0.4 -1 261 10.8 56 .204 .389 .27 38.8 28.6 24.6 .196 .336 .232 20.5
2021 Slider -1.9 -6 303 12.5 62 .136 .169 .15 41.2 32.3 19.4 .156 .203 .189 20
2021 Cutter -2.2 -12 547 22.6 159 .176 .307 .22 41.8 37.7 28.2 .193 .309 .231 28.7
2021 4-Seamer -0.2 -2 1083 44.8 291 .294 .476 .378 18.7 16.5 17.3 .296 .499 .39 50.5
2020 Cutter -1.7 0 20 9.9 3 .333 .333 .3 12.5 0 0 .149 .302 .195 0
2020 Curveball -2.4 0 15 7.4 3 0 0 .233 33.3 0 0 .05 .094 .276 0
2020 Slider -5 -1 22 10.8 5 0 0 0 60 60 27.3 .029 .036 .028 0
2020 Changeup -5.6 -2 37 18.2 9 .111 .111 .1 47.6 33.3 17.6 .206 .267 .208 16.7
2020 4-Seamer -0.1 0 109 53.7 29 .217 .565 .374 15.7 10.3 10.7 .327 .629 .448 57.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 35 82.6 96 18.7 2:15 2:30 -15
2020 Curveball 15 76.6 90 18.8 7:15 7:00 15
2020 Cutter 20 85.6 38 6.7 11:30 10:30 60
2020 4-Seam Fastball 102 94 92 18.5 1:00 12:45 15
2020 Slider 20 80.2 60 16.2 7:45 8:15 -30
2021 Changeup 259 83.4 99 18.9 2:00 2:15 -15
2021 Curveball 224 75.9 81 15.7 7:00 6:45 15
2021 Cutter 544 86.2 38 8 11:00 10:00 60
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1079 93.2 89 18.7 12:45 12:30 15
2021 Slider 302 79.9 57 17.5 7:30 8:30 -60
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 58 240 -1 -8 1 3 -5
2021 609 2418 -17 -25 11 10 -21
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2020 203 45.3 70.7 86.2 20.7 39.1 39.9 51 43.3 26.1 6.4 76.9
2021 2418 48.2 66.4 78.9 28.4 48 40.8 59.7 46.7 30.4 6.9 78.3
2621 48 66.7 79.5 27.8 47.5 40.7 59 46.5 30 6.8 78.2
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2020
2021 61 51 53 56 67 26 63 68 51 69 54 79 61 18 77 24
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2020 1 2 -1 1 2 1 100
2021 22.4 17 18.2 -1 8 18 5 29.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 1 2 2 2 3 1 2 2 1 2 3 2 1 1 2 3 1 2 2 3 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 1 2 3
2021 17 19 21 19 24 14 18 22 18 14 22 22 9 13 16 21 14 19 18 21 12 16 20 19 19 22 18 19 20 18 20
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.7 90.9 -1.8
Offspeed Velocity 82.7 83.4 0.7
Breaking Velocity 78.9 78.2 -0.7
Exit Velocity 89.6 88 -1.6
Launch Angle 12.6 16 3.4
Barrel % 5.9 6.8 0.9
Hard Hit % 38.2 38.4 0.2
Sweet Spot % 35.3 34.4 -0.9
xBA .239 .234 -0.005
BA .167 .226 0.059
xwOBA .335 .301 -0.034
wOBA .27 .288 0.018
xSLG .432 .382 -0.05
SLG .357 .375 0.018
K% 18.4 26.4 8
BB% 10.2 7.9 -2.3
Swing % 43.3 46.7 3.4
Whiff% 26.1 30.4 4.3
In Zone % 45.3 48.2 2.9
Out of Zone % 54.7 51.8 -2.9
Out of Zone Swing % 20.7 28.4 7.7
First Pitch Swing % 28.6 28.5 -0.1
First Pitch Strike % 51 59.7 8.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2020 49 .270 24 8 33.3 25 14 56.0
2021 609 .288 312 73 23.4 297 248 83.5

Pitch Distribution