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Avisail Garcia | Outfielder

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (24) / 6/12/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Avisail Garcia belted a solo homer for the White Sox' only run in Sunday's loss to the Yankees.
Garcia didn't start the game but came off the bench to deliver the solo blast in the seventh inning. It was only his 13th longball in what has been a disappointing season for the young outfielder. Sep 27 - 4:34 PM

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Avisail Garcia is absent from the White Sox' lineup Sunday.

It looks to be a simple day of rest. J.B. Shuck is in right field in Garcia's place.
Sep 27 - 10:27 AM

Avisail Garcia (back) went 1-for-5 with four strikeouts in his return to the lineup Monday against the Athletics.

Garcia sat out Sunday after leaving Saturday's game with back spasms, but it's not a major concern. The 24-year-old is batting .269 with 12 home runs and a .704 OPS over 131 games this season.
Sep 15 - 8:34 AM

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

Garcia had to exit Saturday's contest due to back spasms. He is considered day-to-day for the time being. Trayce Thompson is filling in in right field.
Sep 13 - 11:50 AM

Avisail Garcia left Saturday's game with back spasms.

He came out in the third inning. Garcia lined out to second base in his only at-bat of the game. Trayce Thompson replaced Garcia in right field.
Sep 12 - 8:19 PM

Avisail Garcia went 3-for-5 with three singles, a run scored and two strikeouts in Saturday's loss to the Mariners.

This was Garcia's fifth three-hit game of the season. He's also managed a four-hit game. On May 31, he was hitting .323/.360/.445, but as the weeks passed and summer turned its lonely eyes toward the end of August, that lovely slash-line has fallen to its current .268/.317/.379 state.
Aug 29 - 11:34 PM

Avisail Garcia worked a bases-loaded walk in the top of the 10th to break a 3-3 tie in the White Sox's 6-3 win over the Mariners on Saturday.

Garcia also singled and scored twice in the game. He's walked in three straight games, which qualifies as rare patience from him. He's batting .273 with four homers, 13 RBI and 14 runs scored in 20 games this month.
Aug 23 - 1:13 AM

Avisail Garcia hit a walk-off RBI double in the 13th inning against the Angels on Wednesday.

Garcia finished 1-for-4 with two walks on the night. He laced a Cesar Ramos offering into the gap in left-center, allowing Jose Abreu to score from first base. Garcia is hitting .264/.313/.386 with 11 home runs and 43 RBI this season.
Aug 13 - 12:57 AM

Avisail Garcia clubbed a pair of home runs and knocked in four runs, powering the White Sox past the Angels on Monday.

Garcia made it a 3-0 game with a solo home run off of Matt Shoemaker, then broke the game open with a three-run homer in the sixth against Shoemaker to make it 6-0. Garcia has homered four times in his last six games, giving him 11 on the season with 42 RBI and a modest .266/.313/.388 batting line.
Aug 10 - 11:06 PM

Avisail Garcia drew a walkoff walk Wednesday as the White Sox topped the visiting Rays 6-5.

Garcia watched a 3-1 pitch from Brad Boxberger sail outside in the bottom of the 10th inning, pushing Adam Eaton home from third base. He also hit a three-run shot in Chicago's five-run first inning and he homered and scored two runs on Tuesday. The 24-year-old outfielder could be in for a big finish to what has been a relatively disappointing 2015.
Aug 5 - 5:48 PM

Avisail Garcia went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in a loss against the Rays on Tuesday.

Garcia salvaged his night a bit with the blast, a solo shot in the ninth inning of a blowout. Somewhat unbelievably, it was Garcia's first homer since June 8. The outfielder has struggled to hit for power for much of the year, batting just .267/.312/.369 with 34 RBI and 41 runs scored.
Aug 5 - 12:14 AM

Avisail Garcia is not in the White Sox starting lineup for Saturday's contest against the Royals.

It's nothing more than a routine day of rest for the outfielder. J.B. Shuck will start in right field and bat seventh against Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals on Saturday.
Jul 18 - 12:40 PM

Avisail Garcia went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in Friday's win over the Royals.

After a relatively quiet first half, Garcia's second half is off to a good start. The 24-year-old hasn't homered since way back on June 8 and it's worth wondering how much power upside he truly has. His fly ball rate is among the lowest in the majors, so he might not be able to take advantage of playing half of his games in hitter-friendly U.S. Cellular Field.
Jul 18 - 12:20 AM

Avisail Garcia went 4-for-5 with a double and an RBI against the Blue Jays on Wednesday.

Garcia's .283 average is fine, but he's not doing enough else to be a useful regular for the White Sox. He has just 16 extra-base hits in 276 at-bats, he's walked 15 times, he's been caught stealing in half of his attempts and he's failed to play above average defense in right field. He's still just 24, but he's far from looking like a future star.
Jul 9 - 2:14 AM

Avisail Garcia is out of Thursday's lineup against the Pirates.

Garcia has really faded since hurting his knee in late May, so a day off could be good for him. J.B. Shuck will start in right field.
Jun 18 - 5:24 PM

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C1Tyler Flowers
2Geovany Soto
3Rob Brantly
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Carlos Sanchez
2Leury Garcia
3Micah Johnson
SS1Alexei Ramirez
3B1Mike Olt
2Tyler Saladino
3Gordon Beckham
LF1Melky Cabrera
2J.B. Shuck
3Trayce Thompson
CF1Adam Eaton
RF1Avisail Garcia
DH1Adam LaRoche
Starting Pitcher
S1Chris Sale
2Jeff Samardzija
3Jose Quintana
4John Danks
5Carlos Rodon
6Erik Johnson
Relief Pitcher
R1David Robertson
2Zach Putnam
3Jake Petricka
4Zach Duke
5Dan Jennings
6Daniel Webb
7Matt Albers
8Nate Jones
9Frankie Montas
10Scott Carroll