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Jaime García

Jaime Omar Garcia

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: July 8, 1986 in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico
High School: Sharyland HS (Mission, TX)
Drafted
by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 22nd round of the 2005 amateur draft.
Signed July 16, 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 11, 2008 (Age 22.003, 16,982nd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season [*]
Team: Cardinals 2008-2014
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 4 yrs/$27M (12-15) & 16-17 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 6.047, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Melvin Roman [*]
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2008 STL NL 21 P 10 1 0 16.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.69 0.30 .960 1.74 1.72 0 0 0
2010 STL NL 23 P 28 28 1 163.1 28 5 23 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.54 1.00 .954 1.73 1.72 6 3 33% 29% 2 RoY-3
2011 STL NL 24 P 32 32 2 194.2 27 3 22 2 2 .926 1 1 1.16 0.78 .955 1.80 1.79 15 3 17% 28% 3
2012 STL NL 25 P 20 20 0 121.2 26 3 22 1 0 .962 0 0 1.85 1.25 .950 1.77 1.75 4 5 56% 27% 1
2013 STL NL 26 P 9 9 0 55.1 11 0 11 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.79 1.22 .964 1.76 1.76 1 1 50% 28% 1
2014 STL NL 27 P 7 7 0 43.2 8 1 7 0 1 1.000 2 10 1.65 1.14 .955 1.73 1.71 0 0 0
6 Seasons P 106 97 3 594.2 103 13 87 3 3 .971 3 1 1.51 0.94 .954 1.76 1.75 26 12 32% 28% 7
6 Seasons TOT 106 97 3 594.2 103 13 87 3 3 .971 3 6 1.51 0.94 .954 1.76 1.75 26 12 32% 28% 7
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2008 STL NL 21 P 0 0 0 0
2010 STL NL 23 P 0 0 -1 0 0 1
2011 STL NL 24 P 1 1 2 0 -1 0
2012 STL NL 25 P 0 0 0 -1 1
2013 STL NL 26 P 0 0 0 0 0
2014 STL NL 27 P 0 2 10 2 0 0
6 Seasons P 0 3 1 3 0 -2 2
6 Seasons TOT 0 3 6 3 0 -2 2

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2008 STL NL 21 10 1 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 STL NL 23 31 28 29 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2011 STL NL 24 32 32 30 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 STL NL 25 20 20 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 STL NL 26 9 9 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 STL NL 27 8 7 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
6 Seasons 110 97 105 106 106 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
2008 STL NL 21 69 78% 45% 4 75% 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 STL NL 23 695 73% 39% 28 75% 0 5 0 5 23 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 67%
2011 STL NL 24 826 79% 39% 24 75% 0 3 0 1 22 17 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 4 50%
2012 STL NL 25 515 80% 39% 23 91% 0 3 0 3 22 20 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 75%
2013 STL NL 26 234 77% 47% 12 83% 0 0 0 0 11 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0%
2014 STL NL 27 177 74% 38% 8 100% 0 1 1 0 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 100%
6 Seasons 2516 77% 40% 99 82% 0 13 2 9 87 73 2 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 3 0 13 62%
MLB Averages 75% 32% 85% 80%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2011 Apr 3rd NL Player of the Week

Fielding % as P s c a p y
2010 NL  1.000 (1st)

                           

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