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Birth Date5-19-1999
Height5' 9"
Weight163 lbs
Age21 years, 6 months, 12 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2016 DYN Rk DSL 12 12 48.3 1 5 0 23 32 61 1 120 4.3 6.0 0.2 11.4 63% .237 1.14 3.20 2.61 96 2.66 58.8
2017 DYA Rk DSL 3 3 15.3 1 1 0 10 2 18 1 114 5.9 1.2 0.6 10.6 58% .281 0.78 2.32 1.17 69 1.77 37.6
2017 PUL Rk APP 6 5 28.0 2 1 0 23 13 43 3 98 7.4 4.2 1.0 13.8 32% .370 1.29 3.72 4.50 82 3.01 64.1
2017 YAT Rk GCL 4 2 16.7 3 0 0 9 4 24 3 104 4.9 2.2 1.6 13.0 32% .194 0.78 3.96 3.24 84 1.42 30.1
2018 CSC A SAL 8 8 40.7 2 4 0 31 10 63 5 85 6.9 2.2 1.1 13.9 31% .302 1.01 3.14 3.76 85 3.14 66.5
2018 TAM A+ FSL 5 5 28.3 2 0 0 19 8 35 0 100 6.0 2.5 0.0 11.1 37% .292 0.95 1.95 1.27 68 2.69 56.9
2018 TRN AA EAS 1 1 5.0 1 0 0 0 2 7 0 82 0.0 3.6 0.0 12.6 38% .000 0.40 1.71 0.00 90 2.80 59.2
2019 TAM A+ FSL 4 4 17.7 0 2 0 14 8 33 0 98 7.1 4.1 0.0 16.8 50% .438 1.25 0.93 3.06 58 3.55 73.0
2019 TRN AA EAS 11 11 53.7 4 4 0 43 26 87 2 93 7.2 4.4 0.3 14.6 44% .360 1.29 2.20 3.86 74 4.30 88.6
2019 SWB AAA INT 11 6 40.0 1 3 0 39 20 45 8 105 8.8 4.5 1.8 10.1 39% .307 1.48 5.77 5.40 109 5.12 105.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2020 NYA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d2020

Details
  • 2020. Contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/19.
  • Signed by NY Yankees 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic. $200,000 signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 0 8 0 16 16 73.9 55 40 87 12 .249 1.28 4.19 4.31 -8.4 -0.9
80o 0 7.9 0 14 14 66.3 54 39 78 12 .266 1.40 4.74 4.89 -11.6 -1.3
70o 0 7.7 0 13 13 61.0 53 38 72 12 .278 1.49 5.15 5.32 -13.4 -1.5
60o 0 7.6 0 12 12 56.6 52 37 67 11 .289 1.57 5.52 5.69 -14.7 -1.6
50o 0 7.4 0 11 11 52.6 51 36 62 11 .299 1.65 5.86 6.06 -15.7 -1.7
40o 0 7.2 0 10 10 48.7 49 35 57 11 .309 1.74 6.22 6.43 -16.5 -1.8
30o 0 6.9 0 10 10 44.7 47 34 53 10 .320 1.83 6.61 6.83 -17.0 -1.8
20o 0 6.6 0 9 9 40.1 45 33 47 10 .333 1.94 7.09 7.32 -17.3 -1.9
10o 0 6.1 0 7 7 34.1 42 30 40 9 .351 2.10 7.78 8.03 -17.3 -1.9
Weighted Mean07.20111151.849356111.2961.635.795.99-15.1-1.6

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DateQuestionAnswer
2020-09-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)who are some starting pitchers you would target in a k/9 dynasty?
(Huey from Providence)
Tyler Glasnow, Nate Pearson, Dinelson Lamet, Corbin Burnes, Deivi Garcia, Forrest Whitley, and Matt Manning (though we are lower than most on Manning) (Jesse Roche)
2020-08-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Deivi Garcia. In your opinion, is he ultimately a starter or a relief pitcher?
(cracker73 from Florida)
Relief. I want him to start, I think he deserves a chance to start, but...relief. (Craig Goldstein)
2020-05-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)seems like the dynasty "industry" caught on that Deivi Garcia is mostly a product of the Yankees prospect hype machine and that he's very likely just a reliever, and maybe a good one, but a reliever still. am I too far off base here? I honestly don't think he's anywhere near a top 100 prospect for fantasy
(Micah from Temple)
I think you might be overstating your case a bit. Garcia is only 20 years old, so I'm not as worried about the increased walk rate as some others. I also think much of the reliever talk is based on his size, which we're learning isn't as much of a deterrent as it used to be. As pitching roles continue to change, guys who might go 120-140 innings with high strikeout totals are increasingly valuable. The fact that he has upside to be more than that is what makes him a top-100 dynasty prospect, though I fully understand why people don't like to hear about projection or upside when it comes to Triple-A guys. (J.P. Breen)
2020-04-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Why are we not seeing as much of an impact for international pitchers? A bunch in the pen, but seems like less starters. Thanks and stay safe!
(coffeeguy8806 from Chicagoooo)
Thanks! Hope you're staying safe as well.

This is an interesting observation. Part of the reason less international pitchers stand out is simply because the market share of international players is smaller. Players like Ronald Acuna and Juan Soto obviously stand out in a big way, and we do not see any international arms of that caliber. However, we do still have plenty of excellent international talent, including Luis Severino, Luis Castillo, Eduardo Rodriguez, Julio Urias, etc. Not to mention the Asian imports like Shohei Ohtani and Yu Darvish. Plus, there are plenty of high-end SP prospects are internationals, including Luis Patino, Sixto Sanchez, and Deivi Garcia. Of course, there are less elite

I do wonder if teams are more reluctant to dole out hefty bonuses to 16-year-old pitchers, which may force many prospective pitchers to try to make it as hitters. Pitching also has a heavy burnout rate and big workloads beginning at 16 can take a toll. Hard to say. (Jesse Roche)
2020-04-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think the Yankees will get from Deivi Garcia this year (assuming we have a season of course)?
(The Fonz from Milwaukee)
They're benefiting a bit from the delayed start in terms of pitcher health (although it won't save Severino, obviously). I think Garcia, especially in a shortened season, can be really useful as a multi-inning relief guy. (Craig Goldstein)
2020-03-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)I run a dynasty league and one of my owners offered his Michael Chavis and Deivi Garcia for another owner's Ozzie Albies. The second owner then tweeted a fantasy expert asking if he should do this trade. Other members of the league saw the tweet and began circulating it. First of all, this would've been a terrible trade, right? Second, if you were offered the same deal, would you have gone to Twitter first seeking industry advice or gone to the league's trade block and posted to see what else is out there for Albies? Almost every team in the league could've beaten this offer probably, right?
(Jordan from South Dakota)
Yeah that's a bad offer. I don't think it's a problem to try and find an expert opinion if you want, though I will say this is a great reason why the Bat Signal we offer is so useful. You get that opinion without anyone knowing you've asked. That said, yeah it can never hurt to say "I've got an offer for X and am considering it, if you want to make a bid, inquire within." I see that all the time in my leagues and it at least gives you the option of telling someone who complains about your trade "you should have beat it when I posted." (Craig Goldstein)
2020-03-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)I run a dynasty league and one of my owners offered his Michael Chavis and Deivi Garcia for another owner's Ozzie Albies. The second owner then tweeted a fantasy expert asking if he should do this trade. Other members of the league saw the tweet and began circulating it. First of all, this would've been a terrible trade, right? Second, if you were offered the same deal, would you have gone to Twitter first seeking industry advice or gone to the league's trade block and posted to see what else is out there for Albies? Almost every team in the league could've beaten this offer probably, right?
(Jordan from South Dakota)
In a standard dynasty league, it would be a bad trade, yes. If I (Albies owner) was offered that trade, I'd just decline, check the other owner's roster out, and counter if I saw a fit. The industry does tend to get bombarded by trade questions, but I'm fine with it to a point. It never hurts to shop a player league-wide if you intend to move them. (Jesse Roche)
2020-01-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Deivi Garcia is the first name that really jumps out on this list. You are easily the highest on his potential outcome from the other baseball outlets. With his short sample size and "size" in general, what was it about him that gave the collective at BP reason to be so optimistic? Thanks.
(Roger Dorn from Cleveland)
I don't read other lists, but this was one that was uh pointed out to me by other people already and it's odd to me. Garcia was a hot name all Summer everywhere. And the curve has been a monster for two years, the velocity has steadily increased and he's added a good slider, and the change is fine. He is a legit 5-foot-9, but every staff report we had was strong this year and I didn't think that would be out of step with the industry. But I'm often terrible at predicting "industry consensus" or whatever as I've learned over the last half-decade. tl;dr He looked like a potential top of the rotation starter on our staff live looks which drive the list. (Top 101 Prospects Chat)
2019-11-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Here are the things that worry me about young SP... Under 6 feet, small build, increasing reliance on slider, lack of innings built up specifically more than 160 back to back years, basically everything I worry about in a young SP is Deivi Garcia.....Can he be a legit SP or will he not hold up injury wise and end up in pen?
(brad from NJ)
Almost no pitching prospects throw 160 back to back in the minors now. Maybe Mike Soroka or Dustin May were close. But yeah, I was slow to get on the Garcia wagon (Jarrett had to talk me into ranking him as highly as we did last year) for all of those reasons. Ultimately the stuff is the stuff, and he's not that slider reliant anyway, I assume he was working it in more as a new pitch development thing. Anyway, you wouldn't go broke betting on most pitching prospects to end up relievers. (New York Yankees Top 10 Chat)
2019-09-27 12:00:00 (link to chat)What kind of upside do you think Deivi Garcia has, and what might his ETA be? Getting to AAA as a 20-year-old is no small feat.
(Eric from NJ)
I'm a little surprised he isn't up now after Germen's suspension, but I imagine they want to be a little cautious with his innings. I assume he will be ready as needed in 2020 and Jarrett Seidler, who has seen and wrote extensively on him in 2019, had him as an OFP 70. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2019-07-19 12:00:00 (link to chat)Who can we get Wheeler for?
(GO YANKS from NY)
I mean obviously Deivi Garcia, since the Mets are scouting him heavily.

I don't even know how healthy Wheeler is, the Mets are being circumspect (shocking, I know) and Wheeler's description of the issue (impingement) sounds more long term than the Mets (soreness). I'd put the odds he even pitches before the deadline at worse than 50/50, but god knows the Yanks have the kind of upper minors, probably relief arms that the Mets crave. Nick Nelson seems very on brand here. But you could go. Rony Garcia, Michael King, Frank German. The possibilities are endless. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2019-07-19 12:00:00 (link to chat)Could Mets get Deivi Garcia for Edwin *covers eyes*?
(Larry from NY)
For 2018 Edwin yes, 2019...probably not. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2019-07-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)How high is Deivi Garcia going to rank in the mid season top 50?
(in121162 from Bandon)
Good chance he's inside the top 40. I'm not going further than that, especially since I'm not making the calls on the list. (Craig Goldstein)
2019-06-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)How would you rank these pitchers in a dynasty format? Deivi Garcia, Ryan Weathers, Griffin Canning, Grayson Rodriguez, Jordan Balazovic, and Zac Gallen... thank you!
(Nathan from Florida)
Man the Garcia talk has been extreme. I prrrobably slot him over Canning and Gallen and have it like this:

Garcia, Gallen, Canning, Weathers, Rodriguez, Balazovic (Craig Goldstein)
2019-05-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Craig. 2 Things: First, I'm a new subscriber and I am LOVING BP. Thank you guys for all the hard work. Second a quick question: I'm in full rebuild mode in a dynasty league, heavily tilted towards SP, and I've never had more fun. I'm stacked with prospects on the hitting side, and have some solid SP prospects. I was wondering if you had any under the radar names in the high minors with fantasy SP 2/3 upside. Already have Gallen. Cats are Ks, K/9, QS, BAA, WHIP, HLD, SV.
(pats1124 from Durham, NC)
Let's start with something nice. Thank you! Tell your friends.

Two names that came to mind that fit this profile (loosely) in addition to Gallen: Joe Palumbo and Deivi Garcia. (Craig Goldstein)
2019-05-31 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think that Deivi Garcia will ultimately be a starter or a reliever? There seems to be a prejudice these days against starters who are small of stature. I'm an old fan who remembers lots of good "small" starters like Whitey Ford and Bobby Shantz. I think that would be a good subject for an article.
(cracker73 from Florida)
Starter for me. I'm not sure there's as much of a prejudice against shorter starters these days as there was a decade ago, mostly because starters aren't expected to work as deep into games as they once were. Guys like Marcus Stroman and Sonny Gray have helped dispel those stereotypes, too. (J.P. Breen)
2019-05-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Deivi Garcia real? Is there a greater than 50% chance we see him in the show next year?
(Joey from Staten Island)
Yeah he's real. I wanna see more innings and how the stuff holds up under a significant workload. There are some divergent opinions on the team on him, but the baseline is still solid rotation piece, so definitely real. (Craig Goldstein)
2019-05-01 12:00:00 (link to chat)How excited should I be about Deivi Garcia and will I look like an idiot if I tell my friends I expect him to make a handful of big league starts in the second half of 2020?
(Mike from Albany)
Jarrett and Steve like him a bit more than me, but I think he's a major league starter and 2020 is a reasonable timeline. The Yankees aren't gonna lack for options by then though. Assuming they don't trade from their inventory for the next Brandon Drury or James Paxton of course. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-09-10 14:00:00 (link to chat)I was recently offered Deivi Garcia for Matt Manning in my 16 teamer(40 man minor league roster). Which of these arms do you think will fare better long term?
(Bethany from Maryland)
Statistically their profiles have been kind of similar in the minors, but I think Manning might be the better bet just because I think he'll get more of a chance to stick in the rotation. While size is often an overblown issue, Manning's got the projectible 6'6" frame and Garcia's a relatively diminutive 5'10" who will probably have that 'future relief arm' tag hanging over him unless he gets a couple of full major league seasons in a rotation under his belt. (Darius Austin)
2018-09-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Deivi Garcia had an impressive season as a teenager making it to AA. What are your thoughts? Curveball is NASTY
(Yankees Fan from Bangladesh)
He's looked really good in his one Double A start, too. He's becoming en vogue enough to be tough to acquire in dynasty formats, but if he's around, you should scoop him up. (Mark Barry)


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