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Deivi Garcia

11

Deivi Garcia

Age
20
Birthday
May 19, 1999
Height
5'10"
Weight
163
Bat
R
Throw
R
Class
2015 IFA
Acquired
Free Agent
Signing Date
07/02/2015
Rule 5 Year
2019
Free Agent Yr
2022
MLB 40 Man
No
Nationality
dom Dominican Republic
Position
Right-Handed Pitcher
ETA
2022

The Yankees signed right-handed pitcher Deivi Garcia for $100,000 on July 2, 2015, out of Bonao, Dominican Republic.

2016

Garcia made his professional debut in the Dominican Summer League, where he struck out 61 batters over 48 1/3 innings pitched.  In 12 starts he earned a 1-5 record with a 2.61 ERA while limiting opponents to just a .149 batting average against.  On August 8, 2016, he had one of his best games as a professional, striking out 10 batters in 4 1/3 innings against the DSL Rockies.

2017

He opened the 2017 season back in the Dominican Republic where he was 1-1 with a 1.17 ERA in three games for the DSL Yankees.  The right-hander struck out 18 batters in 15 1/3 innings pitched before being promoted to the Gulf Coast League Yankees West on June 26, 2017.

With the GCL Yankees West, Garcia was 3-0 with a 3.24 ERA in four games, two starts.  He struck out 24 batters in 16 2/3 innings pitched, limiting opposing hitters to just a .155 average against him.  His success was good enough for a second promotion to the Pulaski Yankees on July 24, 2017.

With Pulaski, he went 2-1 with a 4.50 ERA in six games, five starts, he struck out 43 batters over 28 innings of work during the regular season.  In the postseason, Garcia made two appearances for Pulaski where he allowed four earned runs in 2 2/3 innings pitched while striking out four and walking five.

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