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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 11 8 3.48 30 28 0 155.1 167 1.18
2 Seasons 11 9 3.44 35 29 0 167.2 176 1.16
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 30 11-8 3.48 155.1 167 1.18
2 Seasons 35 11-9 3.44 167.2 176 1.16

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 2502 413 30 7.3 88.1 112.7 15.9 34.1 .236 .395 .297 .305 .379 38.7 26.4 7.9 3.48 3.95
Player 2705 447 32 7.2 88.2 112.7 15.7 34.2 .236 .397 .295 .307 .378 38.7 25.8 8.1
MLB 6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .364 35.4 22 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Garcia relies on 5 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(44.7%) ,
Cutter
(22.6%) ,
Slider
(12.4%) ,
Changeup
(11%) ,
Curveball
(9.4%) ,


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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 1118 510 608 44.7 93.3 299 256 77 51 14 2 10 49 211 .301 .298 .488 .507 .379 .388 91.6 19 2354 6.2 19.1 17.2
2021 Cutter 565 450 115 22.6 86.1 166 160 28 15 8 0 5 65 96 .175 .191 .319 .316 .221 .231 83.5 13 2378 6.2 42.0 29.0
2021 Slider 309 287 22 12.4 79.9 64 60 8 6 2 0 0 20 41 .133 .153 .167 .205 .154 .193 83.1 19 2374 6.2 41.0 19.6
2021 Changeup 276 8 268 11.0 83.4 61 58 13 6 5 0 2 16 43 .224 .208 .414 .347 .277 .249 83.0 4 1909 6.1 39.1 22.9
2021 Curveball 234 12 222 9.4 75.9 42 39 7 3 2 0 2 17 22 .179 .186 .385 .341 .267 .256 81.2 7 2264 6.2 36.2 35.4
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 29.8 22.5 8.5 37.8 36.1 26.2 5.1 26.6 29.1 24.9 7 7.3
Player 39.4 29.1 23.3 8.3 38.5 35.8 25.7 4.9 26.6 29.3 25.3 6.7 7.2
MLB 45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 Slider HOU R 309 79.9 45.9 3.3 8 15.9 6.4 68
2021 4-Seamer HOU R 1116 93.3 13 2.1 14 5 -2 -29
2021 Changeup HOU R 276 83.4 29.6 -1.7 -5 16.1 2.4 17
2021 Cutter HOU R 565 86.1 31.5 -1.9 -6 5.7 2.6 84
2021 Curveball HOU R 234 75.9 59.2 0.5 1 5.9 -3.7 -39
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 Slider HOU R 22 80.4 45.8 3.8 9 14.8 6.1 71
2020 Cutter HOU R 20 85.6 32.7 -2.5 -8 3 0.1 4
2020 4-Seamer HOU R 109 94 13.3 1.7 11 6.6 -0.7 -9
! 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 1 2 234 9.4 42 .179 .385 .286 36.2 40.5 35.4 .186 .341 .273 36.4
2021 Changeup 0 0 276 11 61 .224 .414 .294 39.1 26.2 22.9 .208 .347 .249 20.9
2021 Slider -2 -6 309 12.4 64 .133 .167 .156 41 31.3 19.6 .153 .205 .194 22
2021 Cutter -2 -11 565 22.6 166 .175 .319 .223 42 39.2 29 .191 .316 .231 29.2
2021 4-Seamer -0.2 -2 1118 44.7 299 .301 .488 .384 19.1 16.4 17.2 .298 .507 .389 50.2
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 274 83.4 99 19 2:00 2:00 0
2021 Curveball 234 75.9 81 15.8 7:00 6:45 15
2021 Cutter 562 86.1 38 8 11:00 10:00 60
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1114 93.3 89 18.7 12:45 12:30 15
2021 Slider 308 79.9 57 17.5 7:30 8:30 -60
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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 704 2793 -13 -24 11 12 -13
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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 2502 48.3 66.6 78.8 28.9 48.1 40.7 59.9 47.1 30.5 7 78.3
Player 2705 48.1 66.9 79.3 28.3 47.6 40.7 59.2 46.8 30.2 7 78.2
MLB 48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2020
2021 57 53 50 49 67 22 56 66 49 68 56 80 57 17 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 23.2 22 23.7 -2 9 24 7 31.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 1 2 2 2 3 1 0 2 1 2 3 2 1 2 2 3 1 2 2 3 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 1 2 3
2021 22 23 27 23 32 18 23 27 21 19 29 28 13 22 21 29 18 26 19 26 14 23 24 26 25 28 29 21 25 22 31
! 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 -1.5
Launch Angle 12.6 15.9 3.3
Barrel % 5.9 7.3 1.4
Hard Hit % 38.2 38.7 0.5
Sweet Spot % 35.3 34.1 -1.2
xBA .239 .236 -0.003
BA .167 .232 0.065
xwOBA .335 .305 -0.03
wOBA .27 .297 0.027
xSLG .432 .395 -0.037
SLG .357 .393 0.036
K% 18.4 26.4 8
BB% 10.2 7.9 -2.3
Swing % 43.3 47.1 3.8
Whiff% 26.1 30.5 4.4
In Zone % 45.3 48.3 3
Out of Zone % 54.7 51.7 -3
Out of Zone Swing % 20.7 28.9 8.2
First Pitch Swing % 28.6 28.6 0
First Pitch Strike % 51 59.9 8.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2020 49 .270 24 8 33.3 25 14 56.0
2021 632 .297 317 73 23.0 315 263 83.5

Pitch Distribution