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Karim GarciaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2016 MLB Years: 1995-2004
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-854, RF-338, LF-70, CF-36, 1B-17, DH-13Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGustavo Karim Garcia
Height6-0Weight172BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 29,1975 [42.331]PlaceCiudad Obregon,Mexico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1992 by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1995-MLB-#98 ... 1995-MLB-#6 ... 1996-MLB-#7 ... 1996-MLB-#1 ... 1997-MLB-#20 ... 1997-LAN-#2 ... 1998-MLB-#77
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1995 [19.309]
OrganizationsLAN [5] CLE [3] BAL [2] DET [2] NYA [2] NYN [1] ARI [1] Awards6
TBC Player ID984Retrosheet IDgarck002MLBAM ID114588
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1997 Expansion Draft (#9 pick)
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-of17123460611112091954543710920240.241.299.448.74720648501.275.207.289.3257.3921.762.953.7924.2143.24
1994Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-of181214527212028102184833711210687.265.319.511.83023159496.305.246.338.3467.4622.583.034.2321.5249.17
1995Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan12of19124474881512610209112638102223512.319.369.542.91125756519.369.223.316.3907.3219.652.683.8523.7037.09
1995Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan12of191320140000000400000.200.200.200.4004020.250.000.000.1810.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1996San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-of20351292132615221193800001.248.297.426.7235512138.314.178.248.3156.5227.544.223.6225.8037.50
1996Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-of208432754971710135864296710389.297.353.529.88217340360.336.232.327.3698.0618.612.313.6125.1541.24
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11945675129231118807538105103810.283.337.500.83722852498.330.217.305.3547.6321.082.763.6125.3340.31
1996Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan122011000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1997Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-of217126253801762066115237001044.305.361.6451.00616943286.349.340.450.4208.0424.483.046.9913.1053.75
1997Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan12lf2115395500180061400110.128.239.205.4448146.160.077.231.20413.0430.432.332.1739.0020.00
1998Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-of2227106213342102751152400112.311.393.6701.0637116122.315.359.538.44212.3019.671.608.2010.6048.48
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari24rf22113333397410894354187800316.222.260.381.64112727354.261.159.216.2765.0822.034.332.5437.0036.49
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet24rf-lf23962883869103143224206700112.240.288.441.72912727309.264.201.264.3126.4721.683.354.5320.5739.13
2000Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of24762703875171135433347020417.278.358.493.85113331310.325.215.341.36610.9722.582.064.1920.7741.33
2000Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet2of2440155314662153821113230314.297.349.6521.00110123172.279.355.432.4096.4018.602.918.7210.3350.00
2000Totals for IL-IL         1164256912123328925445102507211.285.355.551.90623454482.308.266.374.3819.3421.162.275.8115.1844.63
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet24rf-dh24817130000000400001.176.176.176.3523017.231.000.000.1590.0023.530.000.000.000.00
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal57lf24816000000000600000.000.000.000.0000016.000.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
2000Totals for AL-AL         16331300000001000001.091.091.091.1823033.130.000.000.0820.0030.300.000.000.000.00
2001Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle24of25125462731221643185444410611669.264.326.517.84323951514.275.253.348.3518.5620.622.416.0314.9041.80
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle50rf25204581430590031310101.311.360.7111.07132850.321.400.467.4366.0026.004.3310.009.0057.14
2002Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle23of2623911636723220191400021.396.450.6151.0655612100.446.219.308.4539.0014.001.563.0030.3333.33
2002Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of26742884478163124915204800232.271.316.472.78813631310.287.201.257.3356.4515.482.403.8724.0039.74
2002Totals for IL-IL         9737960114235157116296200253.301.349.507.85619243410.326.206.269.3647.0715.122.143.6625.2737.72
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya57rf-lf2625110000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.000.1780.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20rf265119729598016520364000206.299.317.584.90111524205.301.285.299.3802.9319.516.677.8012.3140.68
2002Totals for AL-AL         5320230608016520364100206.297.314.574.88811624210.299.277.292.3752.8619.526.837.6212.6340.00
2003Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-of27146061660072121700011.267.290.367.65722662.372.100.150.2803.2327.428.500.000.0037.50
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20rf272493818105140052010214.194.238.366.604346101.186.172.226.2554.9519.804.004.9518.6033.33
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya28rf27521511746506210293200114.305.342.457.7996911161.351.152.199.3445.5919.883.563.7325.1723.91
2003Totals for AL-AL         76244256460113502145210328.262.302.422.72410317262.288.160.209.3105.3419.853.714.2022.1826.56
2004Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn511b28312111003001200100.083.143.167.3102114.091.084.167.1397.1414.292.000.000.00100.00
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn20rf286219224457272230103500006.234.272.401.6737716202.253.167.234.2904.9517.333.503.4727.4335.56
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal47cf282366914003110041500311.212.247.348.59523373.216.136.197.2485.4820.553.754.1122.0021.43
2004Totals for MLB-MLB         85258335972103330145000317.229.265.388.65310019275.244.159.225.2795.0918.183.573.6425.8032.20
2006OrixJap PacIntl-309130133751001337042277101412.249.302.412.71412423325.292.163.223.3056.7723.693.504.0023.1530.67
2007Monterrey SultanesMexAAA--317629473110224206386313400006.374.434.6801.11420046325.375.306.418.4719.5410.461.106.1514.7041.82
2011Monterrey SultanesMexAAA--3553199346416275331403300000.322.435.528.96310525239.358.206.417.42116.7413.810.832.9328.4339.06
2012Monterrey SultanesMexAAA--3610138073127233228084308620356.334.383.584.96722248415.382.250.339.4097.2320.722.875.3017.2737.80
2013Quintana Roo TigresMexAAA-3763240437070186051205410525.292.342.546.88813125266.301.254.354.3787.5220.302.706.7713.3335.71
2013Monterrey SultanesMexAAA-3727919233121600102810111.253.330.374.704346103.339.121.231.3109.7127.182.801.9445.5026.09
2004Totals for Mex-Mex         903315293101207651308220636.281.339.498.83716531369.311.217.320.3548.1322.222.735.4216.5533.33
2014Quintana Roo TigresMexAAA-38712423764140164700275301255.264.336.521.85712630272.274.257.368.3679.9319.491.965.8815.1346.88
2015Tabasco OlmecasMexAAA-395920020517142001143106117.255.302.360.6627212221.283.105.170.2896.3314.032.211.8150.0023.53
2015Quintana Roo TigresMexAAA-3922523700030031400111.135.179.135.3147056.179.000.058.1375.3625.004.670.000.000.00
2013Totals for Mex-Mex         8125223587142301174506228.230.277.313.5907912277.263.083.147.2616.1416.252.651.4463.0020.69
2016Saltillo SaraperosMexAAA-4011361102013002700011.278.316.417.73315338.321.139.194.3065.2618.423.502.6336.0030.00
2016Mexico City Red Devils ReMexAAA-4021555134009102400213.236.254.309.56317459.245.073.127.2343.396.782.000.000.0030.77
2015Totals for Mex-Mex         3291623601121041100224.253.278.352.63032797.272.099.154.2644.1211.342.751.0391.0030.43
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter48814631803524413662121013813302014631.241.279.424.7036201231560.265.183.237.0005.1921.154.074.2322.1734.94
Minor League Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter144453378771537285712721014855248811551611466194.288.347.521.86827806285898.320.233.331.0008.2719.582.374.6119.6240.86
AAA Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1162428472212732305122785171444048941311374986.297.357.534.89122865084749.327.237.337.0008.5118.832.214.7818.8739.91
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3814122337152511104000101.234.283.404.6875713152.289.170.241.0006.5826.324.003.2928.2039.39
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter24491213323148194013813774221308127.253.309.479.788437107997.290.226.314.0007.4222.172.994.0122.8046.32
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9130133751001337042277101412.249.302.412.71412423325.292.163.223.0006.7723.693.504.0023.1530.67
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9533545911202675031473205111.272.301.540.84118138356.270.268.301.0003.9320.515.217.3012.8841.76
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter113333397410894354187800316.222.260.381.64112727354.261.159.216.0005.0822.034.332.5437.0036.49
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1043053972103143224207100113.236.282.426.70813027326.262.190.249.0006.1321.783.554.2921.7937.50
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6219224457272230103500006.234.272.401.6737716202.253.167.234.0004.9517.333.503.4727.4335.56
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter541561847506210293300114.301.337.449.7867011166.347.148.192.0005.4219.883.673.6126.0023.40
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3182914003110042100311.171.202.280.48223389.180.109.159.0004.4923.605.253.3727.3321.43
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29606900180061900110.150.224.200.42412167.195.050.150.0008.9628.363.171.4960.0011.11
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624866011715422703427110105210.241.279.424.70320641518.265.183.237.0005.1921.154.074.2322.1734.94
Average Minor - Per 162 games162599981723283111410655130215711.288.347.521.86831270662.320.233.331.0008.2719.582.374.6119.6240.86

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan17OF110--19312131218205.9401.86------12389.480.9
1994Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan18OF117--2291255246241.9802.06------12196.786.7
1995Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan19OF122--185714-206192.9321.57------12498.484.7
1995Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan19OF5--52-1771.0001.40------1338.53.5
1996San Antonio Missions TexAAlan20OF33--606216866.9712.00------3594.323.7
1996Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan20OF80--148413-165152.9211.90------8495.255.9
1997Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan21OF64--9735-105100.9521.56------7190.145.4
1997Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan21LF12--13---13131.0001.08------1580.07.4
1997Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan21RF2---------------1513.31.2
1998Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari22OF27--671317168.9582.52------27100.019.0
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22RF100--185641195191.9791.91------11388.561.7
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22CF8--7-1-87.8750.88------1137.14.9
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet23RF55--99471110103.9361.87------9657.334.2
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet23LF35--543--57571.0001.63------9636.521.7
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet23DH6---------------966.33.7
2000Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24OF64--121431128125.9771.95------7684.244.4
2000Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24OF39--825419187.9562.23------4097.527.7
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet24RF7-478---881.0001.140.17-----887.54.3
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet24DH4---------------850.02.5
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24LF2-42---221.0001.000.50-----825.01.2
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24DH1---------------812.50.6
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25OF112--2081151224219.9781.96------12589.678.9
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle251B6--32-243432.9415.33------1254.84.2
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25RF13-741131-1514.9331.080.19-----2065.08.0
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25LF6-43411-65.8330.830.12-----2030.03.7
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle251B2-33--1331.0001.501.00-----2010.01.2
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26OF51--122322127125.9842.45------7468.935.9
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26OF18--38---38381.0002.11------2378.312.5
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya261B5--261-127271.0005.40------746.83.5
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26RF48-4149121-9493.9891.940.22-----5194.129.6
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26CF3-203---331.0001.000.15-----515.91.9
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26LF1-93---331.0003.000.33-----512.00.6
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya26RF1-1-------------250.00.6
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya26LF1-91---111.0001.000.11-----250.00.6
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27OF12--221--23231.0001.92------1485.78.4
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya27RF37-2665931-6362.9841.680.23-----5271.222.8
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27RF17161482213-2623.8851.350.16-----2470.810.5
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya27LF1312983211-3433.9712.540.34-----5225.08.0
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27CF76481411-1615.9382.140.31-----2429.24.3
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya27CF322281--991.0003.000.41-----525.81.9
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27DH1---------------244.20.6
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya27DH1---------------521.90.6
2004Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn281B3--201112221.9557.00------3100.02.1
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn28RF514438691-3-9491.9681.780.24-----6282.331.5
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28CF15129924---24241.0001.600.24-----2365.29.3
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28RF74449---991.0001.290.20-----2330.44.3
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281B119101--11111.00011.001.22-----234.30.6
MLB Totals for RF - 8 season(s)-   RF33864138057519202614594.9671.760.43-----3380.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 6 season(s)-   LF701216310952-116114.9831.630.70-----700.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF36201895622-6058.9671.610.31-----360.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH13---------------130.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF5--52-1771.0001.40------50.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B3112131-114141.0004.671.17-----30.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF589--10903949611781129.9581.92------5890.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B11--581256159.9675.36------110.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF33--606216866.9712.00------330.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--201112221.9557.00------30.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF227--42224186464446.9611.96------2270.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan17---------110-
1994Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan18---------117-
1995Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan19---------122-
1995Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan19---------5-
1996San Antonio Missions TexAAlan20---------33-
1996Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan20---------80-
1997Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan21---------64-
1997Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan21------12-2--
1998Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari22---------27-
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari22-------8100--
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet23------35-55-6
2000Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24---------64-
2000Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24---------39-
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet24--------7-4
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24------2---1
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25--6------112-
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25--2---6-13--
2002Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26--5------51-
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26---------18-
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26------1348--
2002New York YankeesALMLBnya26------1-1--
2003Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27---------12-
2003New York YankeesALMLBnya27------13337-1
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27-------717-1
2004Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn28--3--------
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn28--------51--
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28--1----157--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB27516140003002410000.250.368.250.6184019.333.000.12510.5321.052.000.000.000.00
2003New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB27514140000000300000.286.286.286.5724014.364.000.0000.0021.430.000.000.000.00
2006MexicoWBCTournament3037130101002300000.429.556.7141.270519.750.285.57122.2233.331.500.000.0033.33
2007Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB31245971840170021400001.305.328.424.75225561.386.119.1533.2822.957.001.6459.0027.78
2009MexicoWBCTournament33519580035001200000.421.450.8951.34517320.357.474.5265.0010.002.0015.006.3337.50
World Baseball Classic Totals - 2 yrs8266110136003500000.423.483.8461.32922429.444.423.53810.3417.241.6710.348.6736.36
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs245971840170021400001.305.328.424.75225561.386.119.1533.2822.957.001.6459.0027.78
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs516140003002410000.250.368.250.6184019.333.000.12510.5321.052.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs514140000000300000.286.286.286.5724014.364.000.0000.0021.430.000.000.000.00

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994Florida State League All-Star Team (OF)1
1995Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... Pacific Coast League All-Star (OF) ... Triple A All-Star Team (OF)3
2001International League All-Star Team (OF)1
2002American League Player of the Week (September 2-September 8)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-03-28Released by Phillies 
2004-08-30Released by Orioles. 
2004-07-19TradeTraded by Mets to Orioles for Mike DeJean. 
2004-07-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-06-24InjuredDisabled -- wrist injury 
2004-01-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
2003-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-06-25Purchased by Yankees from Indians. 
2003-06-23InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-07-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
2002-07-02Released by Yankees. 
2002-04-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2002-03-27Released by Indians. 
2000-12-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
2000-10-17Released by Orioles. 
2000-06-12Sent to Orioles by Tigers for future considerations. 
1998-12-28TradeTraded by Diamondbacks to Tigers for Luis Gonzalez. 
1997-11-18Selected by Diamondbacks from Dodgers in expansion draft (Pick #9). 
1992-07-16ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1995Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll19109,000-75335-999,520109,000109,000
1996Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll20109,000-78635-957,870109,000218,000
1997Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll21150,000-76637-1,182,177150,000368,000
1998Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll22187,500-70628221,276,192170,000555,500
1999Detroit TigersTeam Payroll23270,000-59023341,454,491200,000825,500
2000Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll24700,000-41222541,394,248200,0001,525,500
2000Detroit TigersTeam Payroll24700,000-41217541,394,248200,0001,525,500
2001Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25200,000-77137-1,897,758200,0001,725,500
2002New York YankeesTeam Payroll26200,000-75733-2,011,045200,0001,925,500
2002Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26200,000-75734-2,011,045200,0001,925,500
2003Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27900,000-3779532,163,527300,0002,825,500
2003New York YankeesTeam Payroll27900,000-37724532,163,527300,0002,825,500
2004Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28800,000-39315562,070,100300,0003,625,500
2004New York MetsTeam Payroll28800,000-39316562,070,100300,0003,625,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red