Jaime Garcia #54 - SP

St. Louis

  • Age: 28
  • DOB: 1986/07/08
  • POB: Reynosa, Mexico
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 215lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 5
  • Drafted by St. Louis in 2005 (22nd round).
  • Current Status: Left shoulder injury, 60-day DL, 60-day DL
Year to date773100043.239202067391.054.12
On Pace773100051.04021216740-4.12

Scouting Report

AssetsHas the ability to strike batters out, which makes him a dominant starter from time to time. Is calm, cool and collected on the hill. Can be lethal against lefty bats.
FlawsInjuries have been an issue with him virtually throughout his career, so he must prove capable of staying healthy in order to maximize his output as a starting pitcher.
Career potentialQuality starter, when healthy.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/07/11Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (left shoulder injury).
2014/06/22Left shoulder injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 21st, 2014).
2014/05/18Missed 43 games (left shoulder inflammation).
2014/03/29Left shoulder inflammation, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 21st, 2014).
2013/11/01Missed the last 121 regular season and all 17 playoff games (strained left shoulder).
2013/10/03Did not make the St. Louis Cardinals playoff roster (injured).
2013/05/30Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (strained left shoulder).
2013/05/18Strained left shoulder, 15-day DL.
2012/10/22Missed the last 10 playoff games (rotator cuff).
2012/10/09Rotator cuff, sidelined indefinitely.
2012/10/06Added to the St. Louis Cardinals playoff roster.
2012/10/05Not on the St. Louis Cardinals Wild Card playoff game roster.
2012/08/18Missed 64 games (left shoulder injury).
2012/07/16Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (left shoulder injury).
2012/06/07Left shoulder injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 6th, 2012).
2012/06/06Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2012/06/05Missed 5 games (left elbow injury).
2012/05/30Left elbow injury, day-to-day.
2011/09/03Missed 4 games (fatigue).
2011/08/30Fatigue, day-to-day.
2011/07/13Re-signed by the St. Louis Cardinals to a four-year contract.
2010/10/03Missed the last 14 regular season games (left shoulder injury).
2010/09/20Left shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2009/08/20Missed 122 games (left elbow injury).
2009/08/20Optioned to Memphis (AAA).
2009/03/28Left elbow injury, early September (retroactive to March 27th, 2009).
2009/02/28Re-signed by the St. Louis Cardinals to a one-year contract.
2008/08/01Recalled from Memphis (AAA).
2008/07/21Optioned to Memphis (AAA).
2008/07/10Recalled from Memphis (AAA).


2005/06/07Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 22nd round (680th overall) in 2005.

Career Stats

2014St. LouisNL773100043.239202067391.054.12
2013St. LouisNL995200055.1572622615431.303.58
2012St. LouisNL202077000121.21365853730981.363.92
2012GCL CardinalsR11000002.14000011.720.00
2011St. LouisNL3232137022194.22071007715501561.323.56
2010St. LouisNL2828138011163.115164499641321.322.70
2009Palm BeachA320100012.241104160.630.71
2009GCL CardinalsR22010004.04220131.254.50
2008St. LouisNL1011100016.01410104881.385.63
2006Quad CitiesA13135401077.2672825118801.092.90
2006Palm BeachA12125400077.1843333316511.293.84


GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage

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