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PP 2004 Scouting Report: RHP, Christian Garcia

All the hype may have gone to Phil Hughes this season but Christian Garcia slowly became the big game in town in the Gulf Coast League in 2004. This 3rd round draft selection could have just as easily been drafted as a big time catcher, but the decision to keep to the mound proved to be the right one as he boasted perhaps the best "stuff" in the Gulf Coast League. Garcia is nothing short of amazing in only his second season on the hill and there is no doubt that his future is very bright.

Vital Statistics Name: Christian Garcia Position: Pitcher DOB: August 24, 1985 Height: 6' 4"  Weight: 190 Bats: Both Throws: Right How Acquired: The New York Yankees selected RHP, Christian Garcia in the 3rd round (99th Overall) of the 2004 MLB Amateur Draft. He then was given a $390,000 signing bonus from the Yankees.   The Yankees may have found a big time gem when they drafted... Recommended Stories

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