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Biography Data
Positions: P-353
Proper Name: Matthew Scott Garza
Born: November 11, 1983 (34.068)
Place Selma, California
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 205 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Washington Union (Fresno,CA)
College: Fresno State University
Drafted: 2005 -- 1st round (25th overall) by Minnesota Twins (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 11,2006 (22.274)
Service Time:10.149 (2017)
TBC Player ID:41982
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-11-03 - Granted free agency More
Prospect Ranks:[2007]MLB #21 MIN #1 [2006]MIN #7
Recent Contract:Signed to 4-year contract for 2014-2017 ($50m) Option year for 2018 by Milwaukee Brewers (2014-01-26)
Organizations:MIN, TBA, CHN, TEX, MIL
Signed by:Kevin Bootay
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (47.33%) -- Slider (20.49%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (16.88%) -- Curveball (10.43%) -- Changeup (4.88%)
Fastball Velocity: [2017] - 92.07 - [2016] - 92.24 - [2015] - 92.69 - [2014] - 92.55 - [2013] - 93.07 - [2012] - 93.51 - [2011] - 93.76 - [2010] - 93.29

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-11-03SPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2017-08-03Milwaukee BrewersSPActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2017-07-26Milwaukee BrewersSPD10Milwaukee BrewersMLBDL-10 Right lower leg strain40man
    2017-06-14Milwaukee BrewersSPActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2017-06-07Milwaukee BrewersSPD10Milwaukee BrewersMLBDL-10 Chest contusion40man
    2017-04-24Milwaukee BrewersSPActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2017-04-12Milwaukee BrewersSPD10Colorado SpringsAAAAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab40man
    2017-03-31Milwaukee BrewersSPD10Milwaukee BrewersMLBDL-10 Strained right groin40man
    2016-06-14Milwaukee BrewersSPActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-05-31Milwaukee BrewersSPDL-60WisconsinAAssigned to Wisconsin (A) for rehab---
    2016-04-29Milwaukee BrewersSPDL-60Milwaukee BrewersMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2016-04-05Milwaukee BrewersSPDL-15Milwaukee BrewersMLBDL-15 Right lat strain40man
    2015-07-21Milwaukee BrewersSPActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-07-07Milwaukee BrewersSPDL-15Milwaukee BrewersMLBDL-15 Right shoulder tendinitis40man
    2014-09-01Milwaukee BrewersSPActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-08-05Milwaukee BrewersSPDL-15Milwaukee BrewersMLBDL-15 Left oblique strain40man
    2014-01-26Milwaukee BrewersSPActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBSigned to 4-year contract for 2014-2017 ($50m) Option year for 201840man
    2013-10-31SPFAMLBDeclared free agency---
    2013-07-22Texas RangersSPActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBTraded from Cubs to Rangers for Mike Olt, C.J. Edwards, Justin Grimm and PTBNL (Neil Ramirez)40man
    2013-05-21Chicago CubsSPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-05-16Chicago CubsPDL-15IowaAAAAssigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab40man
    2013-05-11Chicago CubsPDL-15TennesseeAAAssigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab40man
    2013-05-06Chicago CubsPDL-15IowaAAAAssigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab40man
    2013-05-02Chicago CubsPDL-15TennesseeAAAssigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab40man
    2013-04-17Chicago CubsPDL-15Kane CountyAAssigned to Kane County (A) for rehab40man
    2013-03-31Chicago CubsPDL-15Chicago CubsMLBDL-15 strained left lat40man
    2013-01-18Chicago CubsPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($10.25m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2012-11-03Chicago CubsPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-08-22Chicago CubsPDL-60Chicago CubsMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2012-08-07Chicago CubsSPDL-15Chicago CubsMLBDL-15 Stress reaction, right elbow40man
    2012-02-03Chicago CubsSPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($9.5m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Traded by Rays with Fernando Perez and Zachary Rosscup to Cubs for Hak-Ju lee, Brandon Guyer, Christopher Archer, Robinson Chironos and Sam Fuld
    Traded by Twins with Jason Bartlett and Eduardo Morlan to Rays for Delmon Young, Jason Pridie and Brendan Harris
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Minnesota Twins in 1st round (25th overall) of 2005 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Colorado Rockies in 40th round (1191st overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017Milwaukee Brewers$ 12,500,00095390$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2016Milwaukee Brewers$ 12,500,00082291$ 507,500$ 3,498,245
    2015Milwaukee Brewers$ 12,209,42483391$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Milwaukee Brewers$ 12,209,42576292$ 500,000$ 3,256,4972014-01-26 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2014-2017 ($50m) Option year for 2018
    2013Chicago Cubs$ 10,250,00085391$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($10.25m) Avoiding arbitration
    2013Texas Rangers$ 10,250,00085591$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($10.25m) Avoiding arbitration
    2012Chicago Cubs$ 9,500,00088391$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Chicago Cubs$ 5,950,000153784$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Tampa Bay Rays$ 3,350,000246973$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Tampa Bay Rays$ 433,3005562731$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Tampa Bay Rays$ 404,6006052333$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Minnesota Twins$ 380,000737410$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Minnesota Twins$ 327,000742380$ 327,000$ 2,365,072

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