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Rangers' David Garcia: Back with Texas
Garcia signed a minor-league contract with the Rangers on Wednesday.
The 21-year-old switch hitting catcher hit .256/298/.349 with five home runs in 83 games at High-A last season. He will serve as organizational catching depth going forward and is unlikely to play in the majors anytime soon.... See More ... See Less
David Garcia: Non-tendered by Texas
Garcia was non-tendered by the Rangers on Tuesday.
Garcia posted a .256/.298/.349 line with five home runs and 40 RBI in 82 games at High-A Hickory last season, and the Rangers decided not to tender him a contract for 2022.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' David Garcia: Remaining with Rangers
Garcia will remain with the Rangers, Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Contrary to a previous report, Garcia was not involved in Saturday's trade between the Rangers and Athletics. Instead, the catching prospect will remain with the Rangers for the 2021 campaign as he attempts to progress in the team's minor-league system.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' David Garcia: Dealt to Oakland
Garcia was traded from the Rangers to the Athletics on Friday in exchange for Khris Davis and two prospects, Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Garcia's contract was purchased by the Rangers in November to protect him from the Rule 5 draft, but he'll now continue his development within the Athletics' organization. The 21-year-old is still likely several years away from appearing in the big leagues.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' David Garcia: Protected from Rule 5 draft
Garcia's contract was purchased by the Rangers on Friday.
One of the top international prospects to sign on July 2, 2016, Garcia has never played in a full-season league, but the Rangers are invested in his development. Even with his addition to the 40-man roster, Garcia is likely multiple years away from being big-league ready.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' David Garcia: To start at Low-A
Garcia was set to open the season at Low-A Hickory before the coronavirus pandemic forced a postponement of play, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.
Garcia is a 20-year-old catching prospect with adequate defensive skills who added to his offensive profile in 2019. After collecting a combined 18 extra-base hits over 305 at-bats in 2017-18, he had 19 extra-base hits, including five home runs, over 184 at-bats in 2019. He's still behind Sam Huff on the organizational depth chart, but he's put himself on the radar entering 2020.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-11, 160 lbs
|Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
|Bats/Throws: S, R