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A Humbling Year For Christian Garcia

Garcia Learned A Lot In 2005

Armed with two devastating plus pitches that could arguably be the best in the farm system, Christian Garcia's potential is a vast as it gets. As confident as they come, Garcia put together a solid, albeit unspectacular, season with the Charleston Riverdogs in 2005. Instead of focusing on what could have been, he views 2005 as a humbling experience and he's getting ready to break out in 2006.

Christian Garcia owns a plus fastball that sits 92-95 MPH and tops out at 97 MPH. He compliments his fastball with a knee-buckling power knuckle curveball in the 81-84 MPH range. That kind of deadly combo just isn't fair for opposing batters. Possessing all the talent in the world, even arguably having better stuff than heralded pitching prospect Phil Hughes, Garcia also had the confident...

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