P Matt Garza #37
Age: 32 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Good    
08/25/2017
P MATT GARZA #37 - AGE: 32 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GOOD
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
6 6 4-2 0 7.04 30.2 36 4 20 23 1.83 0.2
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 54 53 56 56
Movement 60 60 61 60
Control 40 39 40 40
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 63 65
Changeup 46 50
Cutter 62 63
Forkball 45 45
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 93-95 Mph
Stamina 72
Suggested Role Starter
Type Neutral
Hold Runners 88
Defense 43
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 22
Stealing Ability: 62
Baserunning Inst.: 52
Sacrifice Bunt: 97
Bunt for Hit: 3
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
08/22/2017 MAC Win, 5-4 X 6.0 7 3 1 4 6 Win
08/17/2017 @ KCY Win, 6-3 X 6.2 4 2 2 5 2 Win
08/12/2017 PAC Loss, 8-24 X 3.0 7 7 7 4 0 Loss
08/06/2017 STL Win, 9-8 X 6.0 6 4 4 4 4 Win
08/01/2017 SAU Loss, 8-11 X 2.0 9 9 9 3 2 Loss
07/26/2017 MAC Win, 7-1 X 7.0 3 1 1 0 9 Win
07/20/2017 @ CAM Loss, 7-9 X 7.0 6 3 3 3 2
07/14/2017 @ NOS Win, 8-4 X 5.1 6 3 3 2 4
07/10/2017 MAD Win, 2-1 X 6.0 2 1 1 2 5
07/06/2017 @ SPA Win, 2-1 X 7.0 4 1 1 2 4 Win
PERSONALITY
He puts in long hours.
High: Work Ethic
Birthday:09/04/1984
Born in:Unknown
Nationality:American
Height:6' 4"
Weight:240 lbs
Local Popularity:Fair
National Pop.:Fair
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$120,000
Signed Through:2017 Season
Major Service:4 Years, 49 Days
Service This Yr:33 Days
40-Man Service:6 Years, 99 Days
Pro Service:10 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Eligible, but possibly free agent after season!
Option Years:Out of option years
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2007, 13th Pick in Round 2
THE VIRTUAL BASEBALL LEAGUE 2017 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 6 6 4 2 0 7.04 30.2 36 26 24 4 20 23 0 0.0 0 3 50.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 17.02 10.57 6.75 5.87 5.64 1.83 115 0.2 .330        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 76 23 3 3 3 15 14 11 1 1 1 .303 .413 .539 .953      
vs. RHB 44 13 2 0 1 11 6 12 3 0 1 .295 .370 .409 .779      
THE VIRTUAL BASEBALL LEAGUE 2017 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
This Week 1 1 1 0 0 1.50 6.0 7 3 1 0 4 6  
Last Week 1 1 1 0 0 2.70 6.2 4 2 2 0 5 2  
July 1 1 1 0 0 1.29 7.0 3 1 1 0 0 9  
August 5 5 3 2 0 8.75 23.2 33 25 23 4 20 14  
Last Year 28 10 3 6 0 6.81 74.0 99 58 56 14 34 49  
2 Years Ago 37 2 2 4 0 6.71 61.2 77 50 46 6 42 41  
Career 165 52 24 24 0 5.67 447.2 485 297 282 61 221 281  
Home 5 5 3 2 0 8.25 24.0 32 24 22 4 15 21  
Road 1 1 1 0 0 2.70 6.2 4 2 2 0 5 2  
Grass 6 6 4 2 0 7.04 30.2 36 26 24 4 20 23  
Night 6 6 4 2 0 7.04 30.2 36 26 24 4 20 23  
As Starter 6 6 4 2 0 7.04 30.2 36 26 24 4 20 23  
VBL TRIPLE A 2017 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 20 20 8 5 0 4.37 129.2 112 67 63 23 49 97 2 10.0 0 9 45.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 11.59 7.77 6.73 3.40 4.78 1.24 106 1.3 .250        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 216 48 8 1 9 25 29 47 1 2 2 .222 .319 .394 .712      
vs. RHB 259 64 13 1 14 42 20 50 0 1 4 .247 .311 .467 .778      
VBL TRIPLE A 2017 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 4 4 0 2 0 6.04 25.1 21 19 17 9 13 23  
May 6 6 3 2 0 3.68 36.2 31 15 15 5 11 34  
June 5 5 3 1 0 5.30 35.2 36 22 21 6 15 22  
July 5 5 2 0 0 2.81 32.0 24 11 10 3 10 18  
Last Year 3 3 3 0 0 2.66 23.2 20 8 7 2 7 17  
Career 117 117 46 38 0 3.90 763.0 670 359 331 95 263 638  
Home 8 8 4 2 0 4.53 49.2 45 27 25 7 23 46  
Road 12 12 4 3 0 4.28 80.0 67 40 38 16 26 51  
Grass 20 20 8 5 0 4.37 129.2 112 67 63 23 49 97  
Night 20 20 8 5 0 4.37 129.2 112 67 63 23 49 97  
As Starter 20 20 8 5 0 4.37 129.2 112 67 63 23 49 97  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2011 Saint Louis - VBL 26 28 13 4 7 0 5.61 96.1 94 62 60 13 33 65 0 0 1.32 .273 4.71 0.9 80
2013 Saint Louis - VBL 28 35 21 10 5 0 4.55 142.1 141 76 72 17 68 75 0 0 1.47 .271 5.22 0.8 102
2014 Saint Louis - VBL 29 31 0 1 0 0 5.06 42.2 38 25 24 7 24 28 0 0 1.45 .252 5.64 -0.4 89
2015 Vienna - VBL 30 37 2 2 4 0 6.71 61.2 77 50 46 6 42 41 0 0 1.93 .353 5.40 -0.3 66
2016 Saint Louis - VBL 31 8 8 0 4 0 5.76 45.1 57 31 29 7 17 28 0 0 1.63 .323 5.47 0.2 81
2016 Puerto Rico - VBL 31 20 2 3 2 0 8.48 28.2 42 27 27 7 17 21 0 0 2.06 .376 6.93 -0.5 56
2016 Total - VBL 31 28 10 3 6 0 6.81 74.0 99 58 56 14 34 49 0 0 1.80 .343 6.03 -0.3 69
2017 Albuquerque - VBL 32 6 6 4 2 0 7.04 30.2 36 26 24 4 20 23 0 0 1.83 .330 5.64 0.2 70
Total VBL 165 52 24 24 0 5.67 447.2 485 297 282 61 221 281 0 0 1.58 .298 5.34 1.0 84
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2004 Oregon State - COL 19 29 27 7 7 0 4.77 139.2 148 77 74 7 60 116 0 0 1.49 .326 4.53 3.0 110
2005 Oregon State - COL 20 21 21 11 4 0 2.88 128.0 109 43 41 8 37 122 0 0 1.14 .292 3.86 3.5 175
2006 Oregon State - COL 21 22 21 11 4 0 3.67 139.2 121 61 57 10 40 135 0 0 1.15 .291 3.78 3.5 130
2007 Joplin - A 22 26 26 14 5 0 2.37 175.0 137 61 46 7 28 164 0 0 0.94 .269 2.00 6.0 138
2008 Tallahassee - AA 23 25 25 9 5 0 2.44 162.0 144 50 44 4 40 156 1 1 1.14 .300 2.32 5.2 145
2008 St. Charles - AAA 23 1 1 1 0 0 2.84 6.1 8 3 2 0 1 6 0 0 1.42 .400 1.38 0.3 125
2009 St. Charles - AAA 24 28 28 10 10 0 4.31 183.2 177 97 88 22 64 144 0 0 1.31 .286 4.30 1.8 93
2010 St. Charles - AAA 25 29 29 12 10 0 3.19 200.1 162 73 71 25 64 168 2 1 1.13 .254 4.27 2.8 135
2011 St. Charles - AAA 26 8 8 5 3 0 2.55 53.0 30 15 15 3 17 61 1 0 0.89 .221 2.96 1.7 173
2012 St. Charles - AAA 27 27 27 7 9 0 4.28 159.2 151 87 76 18 58 140 0 0 1.31 .296 4.22 2.3 101
2014 St. Charles - AAA 29 1 1 0 1 0 12.15 6.2 10 9 9 2 3 5 0 0 1.95 .381 6.68 -0.1 35
2016 St. Charles - AAA 31 3 3 3 0 0 2.66 23.2 20 8 7 2 7 17 1 1 1.14 .269 3.14 0.6 156
2017 Oak Ridge - AAA 32 20 20 8 5 0 4.37 129.2 112 67 63 23 49 97 2 0 1.24 .250 4.78 1.3 103
Total AAA 117 117 46 38 0 3.90 763.0 670 359 331 95 263 638 6 2 1.22 .272 4.22 114.6
Total AA 25 25 9 5 0 2.44 162.0 144 50 44 4 40 156 1 1 1.14 .300 2.32 145.0
Total A 26 26 14 5 0 2.37 175.0 137 61 46 7 28 164 0 0 0.94 .269 2.00 137.8
Total NCAA 72 69 29 15 0 3.80 407.1 378 181 172 25 137 373 0 0 1.26 .305 4.06 137.7
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2011 Saint Louis - VBL 26 1 0 0 0 0 3.86 2.1 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0.86 .167 0.00 0.0 0
2013 Saint Louis - VBL 28 4 0 1 0 0 6.75 6.2 11 5 5 0 3 3 0 0 2.10 .393 0.00 0.0 0
Total VBL 5 0 1 0 0 6.00 9.0 13 6 6 1 3 4 0 0 1.78 .353 4.77 81.1
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2004 Oregon State - COL P 29 27 9 22 1 32 1 .969 139.2 2.00 +1.3 1.079
2005 Oregon State - COL P 21 21 5 19 1 26 2 .923 128.0 1.69 +0.7 1.040
2006 Oregon State - COL P 22 21 12 17 0 30 1 .967 139.2 1.87 +0.5 1.038
2007 Joplin - A P 26 26 10 22 1 38 6 .842 175.0 1.65 -3.3 .848
2008 St. Charles - AAA P 1 1 1 2 0 3 0 1.000 6.1 4.26 -0.0 1.038
2008 Tallahassee - AA P 25 25 13 25 2 39 1 .974 162.0 2.11 -1.2 .990
2009 St. Charles - AAA P 28 28 13 21 1 35 1 .971 183.2 1.67 -0.1 .984
2010 St. Charles - AAA P 29 29 10 27 1 38 1 .974 200.1 1.66 -0.5 .968
2011 Saint Louis - ML P 28 13 8 19 3 28 1 .964 96.1 2.52 -0.7 .946
2011 St. Charles - AAA P 8 8 2 7 0 9 0 1.000 53.0 1.53 -0.3 .925
2012 St. Charles - AAA P 27 27 5 29 4 36 2 .944 159.2 1.92 +0.3 1.033
2013 Saint Louis - ML P 33 21 11 30 3 42 1 .976 142.1 2.59 -0.8 .985
2014 Saint Louis - ML P 31 0 2 2 0 4 0 1.000 42.2 0.84 -0.4 .963
2014 St. Charles - AAA P 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 6.2 1.35 -0.0 .000
2015 Vienna - ML P 35 2 6 11 2 18 1 .944 61.2 2.48 +0.0 1.047
2016 Saint Louis - ML P 8 8 7 6 1 13 0 1.000 45.1 2.58 +0.1 1.077
2016 Puerto Rico - ML P 19 2 1 3 0 4 0 1.000 28.2 1.26 -0.7 .653
2016 St. Charles - AAA P 3 3 2 2 0 4 0 1.000 23.2 1.52 -0.1 1.025
2017 Albuquerque - ML P 6 6 2 3 0 6 1 .833 30.2 1.47 -0.2 .986
2017 Oak Ridge - AAA P 20 20 5 13 0 18 0 1.000 129.2 1.25 -0.7 .966
TOTAL P 400 289 124 281 20 424 19 .955 1955.0 1.86 -6.2 .989
PLAYER HISTORY
03/22/2004 Joined the Buffalo College Chuggers.
01/01/2005 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 34 (-); Movement: 44 (-); Control: 21 (-).
07/19/2005 Was selected to the 2005 College Baseball All-Star Game.
01/01/2006 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 44 (-); Movement: 53 (-); Control: 29 (-).
10/10/2006 Released by the Oregon State Beavers.
01/01/2007 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 47 (-); Movement: 54 (-); Control: 51 (-).
03/01/2007 Drafted in the 2007 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 13, 41st overall pick) by the Saint Louis Browns.
08/19/2007 Injured (strained oblique), out for 3-4 weeks.
01/01/2008 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 54 (-); Movement: 55 (-); Control: 55 (-).
06/08/2008 Injured (hamstring soreness), out for 3 days.
06/15/2008 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Reno Golden Bears with 6 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
06/16/2008 Was selected to the 2008 VBL Double A All-Star Game.
01/01/2009 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 54 (-); Movement: 61 (-); Control: 50 (-).
01/01/2010 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 52 (-); Movement: 64 (-); Control: 37 (-).
06/27/2010 Injured (mild oblique strain), day-to-day for 5 days.
09/11/2010 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Humboldt Giants with 9 strikeouts and 4 BB allowed!
01/01/2011 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 56 (-); Movement: 64 (-); Control: 37 (-).
07/22/2011 Pitches a NO-HITTER against the Seattle Rainiers with 6 strikeouts and 5 BB allowed!
11/24/2011 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $120,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2012 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 57 (-); Movement: 66 (-); Control: 38 (-).
01/21/2012 Injured (knee contusion), out for 2 weeks.
11/23/2012 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $120,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2013 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 56 (-); Movement: 65 (-); Control: 39 (-).
11/25/2013 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $120,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 56 (57); Movement: 65 (65); Control: 37 (37).
11/27/2014 Became a free agent.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 55 (57); Movement: 63 (63); Control: 40 (40).
04/22/2015 Signed a 1-year contract worth a total of $230,000 with the Saint Louis Browns organization.
05/16/2015 Was claimed off waivers by Vienna while with Saint Louis.
11/20/2015 Became a free agent.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 61 (63); Movement: 65 (65); Control: 40 (40).
05/06/2016 Signed a minor league contract with the Saint Louis Browns organization.
05/24/2016 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Sparta Racers with 6 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
07/23/2016 Was claimed off waivers by Puerto Rico while with Saint Louis.
11/25/2016 Was not offered arbitration and became a free agent.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 54 (56); Movement: 60 (60); Control: 40 (40).
03/03/2017 Signed a minor league contract with the Albuquerque Atomics organization.
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