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Avisail Garcia | Outfielder | #26

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/12/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / UDFA / DET
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Avisail Garcia went 3-for-5 and hit a long homer Tuesday in a losing cause against the Blue Jays.
The homer off J.A. Happ was estimated at 481 feet. It was Garcia's first homer, but he's been hitting the ball hard in all four games for the White Sox and he's currently batting .368. Apr 3 - 10:50 PM

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Avisail Garcia went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI in Saturday's Cactus League win over the Dodgers.

Garcia hit a fly-ball RBI double in the second inning of Saturday's contest and later added another two-bagger. It's the continuation of what's been a stellar spring training for the outfielder thus far. Garcia has collected eight extra-base hits in just 13 games played. This is all encouraging coming on the heels of a breakout .330/.380/.506 batting line for the 2017 season.
Mar 17 - 7:17 PM

Avisail Garcia won his arbitration case against the White Sox and will earn a $6.7 million salary in 2018.

Garcia was offered a $5.85 million salary from the White Sox when arbitration figures were exchanged in January. The arbitration panel sided with the player in this particular case. Garcia, 26, broke out to the tune of a .330/.380/.506 batting line with 18 home runs and 80 RBI over 136 games for Chicago in 2017.
Feb 14 - 2:19 PM

Avisail Garcia's arbitration case was heard on Tuesday.

Garcia requested $6.7 million and was offered $5.85 million by the White Sox when arbitration figures were exchanged a month ago. The arbitration panel will pick one of those salaries, with the decision expected sometime Wednesday. Garcia, 26, posted a breakout .330/.380/.506 batting line with 18 home runs and 80 RBI over 136 games for the White Sox in 2017.
Feb 13 - 11:36 PM

Avisail Garcia requested $6.7 million and was offered $5.85 million by the White Sox when arbitration figures were exchanged on Friday.

They may still meet in the middle before next month's arbitration hearing. Garcia turned in a breakout campaign, slashing .330/.380/.506 with 18 home runs and 80 RBI last year.
Jan 12 - 6:55 PM

USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports that the Giants and Blue Jays have spoken to the White Sox about a potential trade for Avisail Garcia.

Nightengale notes that there is "nothing close" at this point, but many in the industry -- including a number of beat writers who cover the White Sox -- believe Garcia will be on the move this winter. The 26-year-old had a breakout season in 2017, slashing .330/.380/.506 with 18 home runs and 80 RBI in 136 games while earning his first All-Star nod. The issue for a team like San Francisco -- and other clubs in the NL -- is that Garcia is a dreadful defender in the outfield.
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 01:29:00 PM

Avisail Garcia is not in the White Sox' lineup Sunday.

Garcia will finish the season with a .330 average, which trails only Jose Altuve in the American League. Alen Hanson will cover right field.
Sun, Oct 1, 2017 11:16:00 AM

Avisail Garcia went 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI, and two runs scored Sunday as the White Sox topped the Royals.

Garcia hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the first inning and an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh as the White Sox went on to win in an 8-1 rout. Garcia, 26, boasts a .331/.379/.504 batting line with 18 home runs, 80 RBI, and 70 runs scored in 130 games played this season.
Sun, Sep 24, 2017 05:01:00 PM

Avisail Garcia was removed from Wednesday's game due to stomach discomfort.

Garcia will rest for the remainder of the night, but it's likely not something that will cost him significant time. Consider him day-to-day.
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 09:29:00 PM

Asivail Garcia was removed in the third inning of Wednesday's game against the Astros with an apparent injury.

Alen Hanson replaced Garcia in right field. The White Sox should pass along an update soon.
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 09:19:00 PM

Avisail Garcia went 2-for-4 in a loss to the Tigers on Friday.

Both hits were singles and he didn't help put any runs on the board but it was another good game in a strong campaign. He has shown potential in prior seasons but this is the first time he has been able to pull it all together for an extended period. The 26-year-old outfielder has an excellent .334/.381/.509 triple slash with 17 home runs and 77 RBI in 122 games. He has 10 hits in his last three games.
Fri, Sep 15, 2017 11:22:00 PM

Avisail Garcia finished 5-for-5 with a homer, seven RBI and a walk as the White Sox destroyed the Tigers 17-7 on Thursday.

The White Sox had 25 hits today, and the first five batters in the lineup combined to go 19-for-27 with 15 RBI. Garcia's big start had fizzled out by the time he got hurt in July, but since coming off the DL in August, he's hit .413 with four homers and 23 RBI in 33 games. He's the 12th player with a seven-RBI game this year, and he joined Carl Reynolds (1930) as the second White Sox player ever with five hits and seven RBI in the same game.
Thu, Sep 14, 2017 05:27:00 PM

Avisail Garcia went 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI as the White Sox topped the Royals 5-3 on Wednesday afternoon in Kansas City.

Garcia doubled and scored in the top of the third inning and provided Chicago with an insurance run on his RBI single in the top of the ninth. He also had another single in the top of the seventh. The 26-year-old outfielder is batting .325/.372/.497 with 16 home runs, 70 RBI, and 65 runs scored in 120 games this season for the Pale Hose.
Wed, Sep 13, 2017 05:55:00 PM

Avisail Garcia slugged a two-run homer in Friday’s loss to the Giants.

His fourth-inning blast off Matt Moore was the only offense of the game for Chicago. Garcia hasn’t shown much power since returning from the DL last month (this was just his second homer in that time), but he’s hitting .384 over 27 games during that time.
Sat, Sep 9, 2017 01:27:00 AM

Avisail Garcia went 3-for-4 and scored his club's only run of the game versus the Twins on Wednesday.

He singled three times in the ballgame and helped the White Sox avert a shutout when he scored a run on a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning. The young outfielder has turned in a very nice .324 batting average with 13 home runs and 62 RBI in 106 games so far this season.
Thu, Aug 31, 2017 01:10:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Welington Castillo
2Omar Narvaez
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Yoan Moncada
SS1Tim Anderson
3B1Yolmer Sanchez
LF1Nick Delmonico
CF1Adam Engel
2Leury Garcia
RF1Avisail Garcia
2Trayce Thompson
DH1Matt Davidson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Carlos Rodon
2James Shields
3Lucas Giolito
4Reynaldo Lopez
5Miguel Gonzalez
6Carson Fulmer
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Nate Jones
2Joakim Soria
3Luis Avilan
4Danny Farquhar
5Aaron Bummer
6Hector Santiago
7Bruce Rondon
8Chris Volstad
9Gregory Infante