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Leury Garcia | Outfielder | #28

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/18/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'8" / 170
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / UDFA / TEX
Contract: view contract details

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White Sox optioned INF Leury Garcia to Triple-A Charlotte.
Garcia batted just .139 (5-for-36) with nine strikeouts this spring. He bounced back and forth from the majors to the minors last season and we'll likely see something similar in 2016. Mar 29 - 1:49 PM

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Leury Garcia hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to propel the White Sox to Saturday's 4-3 win over the Tigers.

The Tigers took a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the ninth inning, but it wouldn't hold. After a J.B. Shuck RBI double knotted the proceedings at 3-all, Garcia came up huge with an RBI single to score Shuck and end the affair. The 24-year-old outfielder is just 3-for-14 in his limited action this season.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 10:50:00 PM

White Sox recalled INF/OF Leury Garcia from Triple-A Charlotte.

Garcia last saw time with the White Sox in late July, when Emilio Bonifacio was sidelined with an oblique injury. He received six at-bats, picking up two hits. For a better sample size, he was hitting .298/.340/.395 with three homers, 31 RBI and 30 steals over 90 games for Triple-A Charlotte. With those wheels, he should be able to find work as a pinch-runner on the expanded roster.
Tue, Sep 1, 2015 03:26:00 PM

White Sox optioned INF/OF Leury Garcia to Triple-A Charlotte.

Garcia was up for a couple weeks while Emilio Bonifacio (oblique) was out. He's picked up two hits in six at-bats in his limited action in the majors this season.
Fri, Aug 14, 2015 12:24:00 PM

White Sox recalled INF/OF Leury Garcia from Triple-A Charlotte.

Garcia has a hit in his lone plate appearance in the majors this season. He's assumed Emilio Bonifacio's (oblique) utility role.
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 03:17:00 PM

White Sox optioned INF/OF Leury Garcia to Triple-A Charlotte.

He was only up for a few days while Emilio Bonifacio was on bereavement. Garcia returns to a .301/.344/.372 batting line at Charlotte.
Sun, Jul 26, 2015 11:09:00 AM

White Sox recalled UTIL Leury Garcia from Triple-A Charlotte.

Garcia will provide depth for the White Sox bench while Emilio Bonifacio is away on bereavement. Garcia, 24, is a .179/.215/.215 career hitter at the big league level.
Thu, Jul 23, 2015 01:36:00 PM

White Sox optioned INF Leury Garcia to Triple-A Charlotte.

The White Sox have a host of better options for second base and their bench, so Garcia was squeezed out of a roster spot. The 24-year-old owns an ugly .179/.215/.215 batting line across 266 plate appearances in the majors.
Tue, Mar 24, 2015 02:38:00 PM

Leury Garcia went 2-for-4 with a double and a stolen base as the White Sox defeated the Tigers on Wednesday.

Garcia hasn't been terribly productive with the bat as he notched his first multi-hit game since April 2. He swiped his third bag of the season, but was also thrown out on another attempt, making him 3-for-4 on the season.
Wed, Apr 23, 2014 10:12:00 PM

With the White Sox out of pitchers, Leury Garcia took a loss in the 14th inning Wednesday against the Red Sox.

Rather than extend Daniel Webb past three innings, the White Sox went to Garcia in a tie game. He actually got two quick outs, but he then walked two and gave up a two-run double to Jackie Bradley Jr.
Thu, Apr 17, 2014 01:39:00 AM

Leury Garcia went 1-for-3 with a stolen base against the Padres on Saturday.

Garcia is batting just .259 in his first spring with the White Sox after coming over in the Alex Rios trade last season. The infielder has a chance to make the team in a utility role, and he's viewed as Alexei Ramirez' future successor.
Sat, Mar 22, 2014 11:19:00 PM

Leury Garcia went 3-for-4 with two stolen bases against the Tigers on Wednesday.

Batting leadoff, Garcia collected three of the team's five hits on the night. His two stolen bases gave him five on the year and four since being acquired by the White Sox. His .200/.261/.225 line makes him tough to roster in any league, but his speed gives him value in AL-only formats.
Thu, Sep 12, 2013 12:04:00 AM

White Sox manager Robin Ventura said Friday that Leury Garcia is likely to get significant playing time over the final three weeks of the regular season.

Garcia, acquired from the Rangers in the Alex Rios trade, is hitting just .133/.222/.133 with an RBI and two steals in 15 at-bats since coming to the White Sox. If he is to play semi-regularly down the stretch, his speed could make him a useful asset in AL-only leagues.
Sat, Sep 7, 2013 08:59:00 AM

White Sox recalled INF Leury Garcia from Triple-A Charlotte.

Garcia was acquired from the Rangers earlier this month in the Alex Rios trade. The athletic 22-year-old could take on fantasy value as a base-stealer if he gets enough playing time on the south side of Chicago.
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 02:06:00 PM

White Sox acquired INF Leury Garcia from the Rangers as the player to be named later in the Alex Rios trade.

Garcia passed through waivers, making his reported move to Chicago official. A career .261/.310/.347 hitter in the minors, the 22-year-old's future is likely as a utility player. He's been assigned to Triple-A Charlotte.
Sun, Aug 11, 2013 03:48:00 PM

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