Yimi Garcia is a Dominican professional baseball player, currently playing for Houston Astros. He throws and bats with his right hand and is a pitcher. Previously he played with Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins. His earned run average is 3.49 and 236 strikeouts. On 4th May 2018, he pitched a combined no-hitter and in the World Series, he will be seen playing against the Atlanta Braves who is in the lead of 1-0 out of 7 games.
Yimi Garcia was born on 18th August 1990 in Moca, Espaillat, Dominican Republic. The details about his parents have not been shared with the media yet. He has also not shared details about his siblings. At a young age, he showed interest in playing various sports. Yimi has not shared details about his high school education but seems that he has earned his high school educational qualification. He has not attended college yet. His interest was more inclined towards playing sports and decided to pursue it professionally.
Yimi Garcia Career
In 2009 he began his career when he was signed as an Amateur Free agent with Dominican Summer League Dodgers. After playing with them he also joined as a domestic league at Arizona League Dodgers in 2010 and Ogden Raptors in 2011 but eventually played for Dominican. He played various matches against Great Lakes Loons, Washington Nationals, San Diego Padres, and many more. Along with that, he has also been promoted to play with Rancho Cucamonga, Chattanooga Lookouts, and Albuquerque Isotopes. In 2015 he appeared in 59 games and in the next two years he was on break due to his injury.
He returned in 2018 and pitched in 25 games with a 5.64 ERA. Next year he appeared in 64 games for dodgers and earned a 3.61 ERA with 66 strikeouts. On 2nd December 2019, he was non tendered and became a free agent. On 20th December 2019, he signed a year contract with Miami Marlins. His score was pitching 15.0 innings in 14 games where he strikes out 19 for an ERA of 0.60 in 2020. He even posted a 3.47 ERA and struck out 35 in 39 games. Later on, on 28th July 2021, he was traded to Houston Astros. He traded in exchange for Bryan De La Cruz a minor league outfielder and Austin Pruitt a pitcher.
Yimi Garcia Biography
|Real Name||Yimi García|
|Birth Date||18 August 1990|
|Age (as of 2021)||31 Years|
|Birth Place||Moca, Dominican Republic|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 103 kg – in Pounds – 228 lbs|
|Shoe Size||14 (U.S.)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Yimi Garcia is in a relationship with his girlfriend. The details about her have not been shared with the media yet. In one of his matches, he also mentioned his girlfriend. It seems that he likes to keep his professional and personal life separate and away from the limelight.
Yimi Garcia Net Worth
Yimi Garcia has earned a lot in his career by professionally playing Baseball. He has been earning approximately around $600,000 per year. He also earns through endorsements. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $800,000.
- He has an endorsement deal with New Balance Baseball and wears the shoes designed by the company in the game.
- He has undergone Tommy John Surgery and also Arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
- In 2018 he played a match at Estadio de Beisbol Monterrey.
- Even after missing the whole 2017 season, Dodgers still signed him to a $630,000 a year contract for 2018 to avoid salary arbitration.
- His win-loss record is 11-19.
- He was also involved in a no-hitter as dodgers and won the match with 4-0 against San Diego.