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Current Status
Free Agent since 2017-11-03 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew Scott Garza
Stat Years
2003-2017  [mlb] 2006-2017
Height/Weight
6-3 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (353)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1983-11-11 in Selma, California   [36.070]
Death
High School
Washington Union (Fresno,CA)
Colleges
Fresno State University (Fresno, California)
Draft
Selected by the Minnesota Twins in Round #1 (#25 overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Kevin Bootay
MLB Debut
2006-08-11 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.274)
Service Time
10.149 (2017)
Organizations
MIL [4] MIN [3] TBA [3] CHN [3] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 41982 ... retro id: garzm001 ... mlbam id: 490063
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2003Fresno StateWACNCAA-1rpi 681419Fr---169.5519900010043.1635546831219002.1713.081.666.444.3611.420.68.143
    2004Fresno StateWACNCAA-1rpi 72720So---634.9027911018590.010354491234778001.5210.301.203.407.705.402.26.667
    2005Fresno StateWACNCAA-1rpi 168721JrDR:1-25653.07191700021108.111049375371209001.369.140.423.079.974.073.24.545
    2005Elizabethton TwinsAppRkmin-211---113.66440000019.21410836252011.026.411.372.7511.444.584.17.500
    2005Beloit SnappersMidwAmin-211---333.5410100000056.0532422515641041.218.520.802.4110.293.864.27.500
    2005Minor Totals: MINbyYearRk/A----212---443.5914140000075.7673430821893051.178.020.962.5110.654.074.24.500
    2006Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min36222---511.42880000044.127137311530000.865.480.612.2310.762.644.82.833
    2006New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin21222---622.5110100000057.1402216214683000.946.280.312.2010.673.454.86.750
    2006Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-222---311.85552100034.0207717330000.795.290.261.858.741.854.71.750
    2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21222Log - Sp - Ext - Perf365.761090001050.0623332623381001.7011.161.084.146.845.941.65.333
    2006Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA/A+/AA----223---1442.00232321000135.78742306321543000.885.790.402.1310.252.804.81.778
    2006MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf365.761090001050.0623332623381001.7011.161.084.146.845.941.65.333
    2007Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin21233---463.6216161000092.0934337531956001.359.100.493.039.294.213.06.400
    2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21233Log - Sp - Ext - Perf573.6916150011083.0964434832674041.5410.410.873.477.274.772.09.417
    2007Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----231---463.6216161000092.0934337531956001.359.100.493.039.294.213.06.400
    2007MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf573.6916150011083.0964434832674041.5410.410.873.477.274.772.09.417
    2008Vero Beach Devil RaysFSLA+tba-244---009.8211000003.28440340003.0019.640.007.369.829.821.33.000
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1193.70303032000184.2170837619591283261.248.290.932.886.244.052.17.550
    2008Minor Totals: TBAbyYearA+----241---0011.2511000003.78440340003.4422.500.008.4411.2511.251.33.000
    2008MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1193.71303032000184.7170837619591283261.248.310.932.886.254.062.17.550
    2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8123.95323200000203.0177938925791893001.267.851.113.508.384.122.39.400
    2009MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8123.95323200000203.0177938925791893001.267.851.113.508.384.122.39.400
    2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.91333231111204.21939489286315012201.258.491.232.776.604.132.38.600
    2010MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.92333231111204.71939489286315012201.258.511.232.786.614.142.38.600
    2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn17277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10103.32313120000198.0186907314631976031.268.450.642.868.954.093.13.500
    2011MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10103.32313120000198.0186907314631976031.268.450.642.868.954.093.13.500
    2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf573.91181800000103.29048451532961041.187.811.302.788.334.173.00.417
    2012MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf573.92181800000103.79048451532961041.187.851.312.798.374.193.00.417
    2013Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn-299---011.5022000006.04110420001.336.000.006.003.001.500.50.000
    2013Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-299---100.9622000009.16110090010.645.790.000.008.680.960.001.000
    2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf613.1711110000071.0612625820622041.147.731.012.547.863.303.10.857
    2013Texas RangersALMLBtex22299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf454.3813131000084.18947411222744011.329.501.282.357.905.023.36.444
    2013Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA/AA----292---111.19440000015.3102204110010.935.960.002.386.561.192.75.500
    2013MLB Totals: CHN-TEXbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1063.83242410000155.3150736620421366051.248.701.162.447.894.243.24.625
    2014Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil223010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf883.64272711000163.1143776612501263141.187.880.662.766.944.242.52.500
    2014MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf883.64272711000163.3143776612501263141.187.890.662.766.954.252.52.500
    2015Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil223111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6145.63262500110148.21761029323571047021.5710.651.393.456.306.171.82.300
    2015MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6145.65262500110148.71761029323571047021.5710.691.403.466.326.191.82.300
    2016Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAmil313212---024.76330000011.1137611101011.2410.320.790.797.945.5610.00.000
    2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil223212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf684.51191900000101.211767511136703031.5010.360.973.196.205.931.94.429
    2016Minor Totals: MILbyYearA----321---024.86330000011.3137611101011.2610.540.810.818.115.6810.00.000
    2016MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf684.54191900000101.711767511136703031.5110.410.983.206.235.961.94.429
    2017Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAmil383313---016.3511000005.29541282001.9414.291.593.1812.717.944.00.000
    2017Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAmil273313---001.8011000005.02111240000.803.601.803.607.201.802.00.000
    2017Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil223313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf694.94242200120114.212172631745794011.459.501.333.536.205.651.76.400
    2017Minor Totals: MILbyYearA/AAA----332---014.41220000010.7116524122001.479.711.763.5310.595.293.00.000
    2017MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf694.96242200120114.712172631745794011.459.541.343.556.235.671.76.400
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)931064.092902841044611,710.716818767771985811380535321.328.851.043.067.264.612.38.467
    National League Totals (7 yrs)47574.1615615331230901.0894482416100303734261211.338.931.003.037.334.812.42.452
    American League Totals (6 yrs)46494.0213413173231809.778739436198278646274111.328.751.093.097.184.382.32.484
    Minor League Totals23182.98636331000344.3289138114229637515071.127.560.582.519.813.613.91.561
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals13144.936535110306241.72761581322510221826001.5710.300.933.818.135.902.14.481
    Minor: Rk Totals113.75440000019.71410836252011.046.561.412.8111.724.694.17.500
    Minor: A Totals363.9514140000073.0753632718824051.279.250.862.2210.114.444.56.333
    Minor: A+ Totals512.06990000048.0351711314570001.026.560.562.6310.693.194.07.833
    Minor: AA Totals632.4212120000063.3442317218703000.986.280.292.579.983.283.89.667
    Minor: AAA Totals872.96242431000140.312152467401416011.157.770.452.579.063.343.53.533
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (4 yrs)26394.65969311230528.355731827363188379171101.419.491.073.206.465.422.02.400
    Tampa Bay Rays Totals (3 yrs)34313.86959463111592.35402702547220146718461.258.211.093.067.104.102.32.523
    Chicago Cubs Totals (3 yrs)21183.46606020000372.73371641433711535590111.218.150.892.788.583.973.09.538
    Minnesota Twins Totals (2 yrs)8134.47262400120133.0158776614551055041.6010.690.953.727.115.211.91.381
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)454.3913131000084.38947411222744011.329.521.282.357.925.033.36.444
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2123pL-S-E-P112000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2224pL-S-E-P224000000001301000.000.200.000.200600.250.000.00016.6750.003.000.00.000.0
    2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2225pL-S-E-P312000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2226pL-S-E-P423000000000301000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1727pL-S-E-P530642600010014215001.094.121.094.2157160.016.000.2731.4159.1542.000.00.000.0
    2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2228pL-S-E-P618300210000002304000.067.067.100.1673431.033.033.2860.0067.650.000.00.0050.0
    2013Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn-29p---711000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2013Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-29p---712000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2229pL-S-E-P71118141002000911000.222.263.278.5412051.056.056.4440.0045.000.000.00.0025.0
    2014Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil2230pL-S-E-P827492310000012107000.061.080.082.1625741.041.021.1071.7536.8421.000.00.0033.3
    2015Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil2231pL-S-E-P926390300000112107000.077.100.077.1774730.000.000.1672.1344.6821.000.00.000.0
    2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil2232pL-S-E-P1017281100000021700301.036.091.036.1273310.071.000.0716.0651.528.500.00.000.0
    2017Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAmil2733p---1111000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2017Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil2233pL-S-E-P1123351300010001311000.086.111.086.1973730.000.000.1360.0035.140.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)1582747223004016155328302.080.108.091.199314253.029.011.1801.9149.3625.830.00.0013.6
    National League Totals (7 yrs)1522637223004015146325302.084.109.095.204299253.027.011.1831.6748.8329.200.00.0013.6
    American League Totals (4 yrs)611000000001903000.000.083.000.0831500.091.000.0006.6760.009.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals34000000000300000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals11000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals23000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (4 yrs)93151410100101472115301.066.094.073.167174111.026.007.1222.3041.3818.000.00.0010.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (3 yrs)59112312200300174210001.107.130.125.255125142.027.018.3160.8059.2074.000.00.0016.7
    Tampa Bay Rays Totals (3 yrs)59000000001802000.000.100.000.1001200.111.000.0008.3366.678.000.00.000.0
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)12000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2005Elizabethton TwinsAppRk21P400.02200441.0001.000.006.0100.013
    2005Beloit SnappersMidwA21P1000.01700881.0000.800.007.1100.016
    2006Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+22P800.06321119.8181.100.005.7100.013
    2006New Britain Rock CatsEastAA22P1000.04300771.0000.700.007.0100.013
    2006Rochester Red WingsILAAA22P500.0351098.8891.600.003.5100.016
    2006Minnesota TwinsALMLB22P10950.05100661.0000.600.126.2100.015
    2007Rochester Red WingsILAAA23P1600.0511201816.8891.000.0011.1100.011
    2007Minnesota TwinsALMLB23P161583.0110201311.8460.700.139.9100.014
    2008Vero Beach Devil RaysFSLA+24P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.022
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLB24P3030184.01411202725.9260.800.1418.5100.010
    2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLB25P3232203.01011112221.9550.700.1019.8100.09
    2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLB26P3332204.21013102423.9580.700.1120.4100.09
    2011Chi CubsNLMLB27p3131198.01016713326.7880.800.1319.1100.08
    2012Chi CubsNLMLB28P1818103.2412301916.8420.900.1611.1100.014
    2013Tennessee SmokiesSouAA29P200.02000221.0001.000.001.4100.025
    2013Iowa CubsPCLAAA29P200.00100111.0000.500.001.4100.031
    2013TexasALMLB29P131384.177201614.8751.100.178.0100.016
    2013Chi CubsNLMLB29P111171.0640010101.0000.900.146.8100.017
    2014MilwaukeeNLMLB30P2727163.11115302926.8971.000.1616.7100.011
    2015MilwaukeeNLMLB31P2625148.2916102625.9621.000.1716.0100.010
    2016Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwA32P300.00100111.0000.300.002.1100.024
    2016MilwaukeeNLMLB32P1919101.22630118.7270.400.0811.7100.016
    2017Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwA33P100.01100221.0002.000.000.7100.025
    2017Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA33P100.01000111.0001.000.000.7100.028
    2017MilwaukeeNLMLB33P2422114.277201614.8750.600.1214.8100.012
    MLB Totals - (P)2902841,70796129272252225.8930.800.130.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)2400917302926.8971.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)12006300991.0000.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)9006321119.8181.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)1400290011111.0000.800.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)4002200441.0001.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2005Minor14----------
    2006MLB10----------
    2006Minor23----------
    2007MLB16----------
    2007Minor16----------
    2008MLB30----------
    2008Minor1----------
    2009MLB32----------
    2010MLB33----------
    2011MLB31----------
    2012MLB18----------
    2013MLB24----------
    2013Minor4----------
    2014MLB27----------
    2015MLB26----------
    2016MLB19----------
    2016Minor3----------
    2017MLB24----------
    2017Minor2----------
    Totals353----------