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Rich GarcesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1988-2008 MLB Years: 1990-2002
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-644Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Aron Garces Jr.
Height6-0Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 18,1971 [47.205]PlaceMaracay,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1987 by the Minnesota Twins.
Signing ScoutsEnrique Brito
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1991-MLB-#16 ... 1991-MIN-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 18,1990 [19.123]
OrganizationsBOS [8] MIN [7] MIA [1] CHN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID926Retrosheet IDgarcr001MLBAM ID114581
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts71Walks43Hittable74SO/BB56vsPower74Hitting0Durability54Team.519Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1988Elizabethton TwinsAppRkmin-Rel17542.29173141010559.0512215127697001.327.780.154.1210.532.56.556-
1989Kenosha TwinsMidwAmin-ST189103.41242404100142.21177054562845001.257.380.323.915.301.35.474-
1990Visalia OaksCalifA+min12CL19221.814704700422854.2331411216756000.905.430.332.6312.354.69.500-
1990Orlando Sun RaysSouAAmin-Rel19212.08150150014817.01744014222001.798.83--7.2711.421.57.667-
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--CL0431.876206200563671.1501815230978001.116.250.253.7512.123.23.5711.72
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin41Rel19001.5950500325.24210410001.416.35--6.351.590.25-4.57
1991Orlando Sun RaysSouAAmin-Rel20213.3110010005016.01266014170001.596.61--7.719.371.21.667-
1991Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-Rel20014.8510010008313.0107718130001.386.920.695.549.001.63.000-
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0223.99200200013329.0221313122300001.506.750.316.759.201.36.5003.50
1992Orlando Sun RaysSouAAmin-R/CL21334.545805800421373.0764637639726001.579.330.744.798.841.85.500-
1993Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-Rel22138.3335728005054.0705550464483002.4811.670.6710.678.000.75.250-
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin41Rel22000.0030300104.04200230001.509.00--4.506.751.50-2.99
1994Nashville XpressSouAAmin-Rel23453.72401390022377.0704032531766001.318.150.583.618.842.45.444-
1995Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-Rel24022.86230230015728.02510938360101.167.940.952.5411.444.50.000-
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn57Rel24003.27707004011.011640360001.279.00--2.454.912.00-2.83
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27Rel24025.4011011003013.0149818160001.659.450.685.4010.802.00.0003.48
1996Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel25402.3010010004015.2104425131000.965.741.152.877.472.601.000-
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34Rel25324.9137037009044.0422624533550001.708.591.026.7511.251.67.6004.40
1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel26211.45260260016531.02455013424001.196.97--3.7712.193.23.667-
1997Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34Rel26014.6112012004013.2149729120001.689.221.325.937.901.33.0005.23
1998Gulf Coast Red SoxGCLRkbos-ST27003.27770000011.011440080201.009.00----6.550.00--
1998Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel27015.4070700738.065512101000.966.481.082.1610.805.00.000-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0014.191477007319.0179912181200.987.910.470.938.389.00.0002.26
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34Rel27113.33300300011146.0361917627341101.377.041.175.286.651.26.5005.12
1999Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel28103.25210210015727.2241110510241001.237.811.633.257.812.401.000-
1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34Rel28511.5530030004240.22597118330001.065.530.223.987.301.83.8333.16
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34Rel29813.2564064009174.2642827723693001.177.710.842.778.323.00.8893.43
2001Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos-ST30000.0022000002.01000010000.504.50----4.500.00--
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34Rel30613.9062062005167.0553229625512101.197.390.813.366.852.04.8573.81
2002Gulf Coast Red SoxGCLRkbos-ST31000.0022000004.01100050000.252.25----11.250.00--
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34Rel31017.5926026007021.0212018412160001.558.861.695.066.751.33.0005.59
2005Gulf Coast Red SoxGCLRkbos-ST34003.0033000003.01111040000.333.003.00--12.000.00--
2007Nashua PrideCanAmInd--R/CL36644.423603600321738.2391919315353001.409.080.703.498.152.33.600-
2008Nashua PrideCanAmInd--Rel37103.7116016004017.01477010110001.417.41--5.295.821.101.000-
2008Tijuana ColtsMexAAA--Rel37012.45130130010318.0145517130001.156.870.493.446.381.86.000-
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter23103.74287028700607339.0290162142321642966201.337.650.844.327.801.80.6970.93
Minor League Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter35353.55370493215121585653.05733102593732063242301.367.850.514.388.661.98.500-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter894.351457138008028194.0183102951711719910101.538.390.785.369.121.70.471-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter11103.861231122008324183.01759679119818714001.488.540.544.789.131.91.524-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter221.814704700422854.2331411216756000.905.430.332.6312.354.69.500-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9103.41242404100142.21177054562845001.257.380.323.915.301.35.474-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0022000002.01000010000.504.50----4.500.00--
Rk Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter542.342915141010577.0642820227867201.187.480.233.1610.053.19.556-
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter744.205205200361755.2532626325463001.408.570.494.047.441.84.636-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2383.78261026100495305.0257143129311472706201.317.530.914.307.911.84.742-
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter025.4011011003013.0149818160001.659.450.685.4010.802.00.000-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter000.9380800429.28410640001.457.45--5.593.720.67--
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.27707004011.011640360001.279.00--2.454.912.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1563.74185018500395220.018710492211061914101.337.650.844.327.801.80.7140.93
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12123.5512416108207228220.0192104871210721214101.367.850.514.388.661.98.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn57p2471000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34p3032000000000100001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter103000000000100001.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter32000000000100001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter71000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624900000000016000016.000.000.000.0000049.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin17P17--514112019.9501.12------17100.024.3
1989Kenosha Twins MidwAmin18P24--2034425854.9312.25------24100.018.6
1990Visalia Oaks CalifA+min19P47--162197.7780.15------47100.033.3
1990Orlando Sun Rays SouAAmin19P15---2--221.0000.13------15100.010.4
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin19P5-5-1--111.0000.200.20-----5100.03.1
1991Orlando Sun Rays SouAAmin20P10--12--331.0000.30------10100.06.9
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin20P10--15-1661.0000.60------10100.07.2
1992Orlando Sun Rays SouAAmin21P58--582-1513.8670.22------58100.040.8
1993Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin22P35--613-119191.0000.54------35100.024.5
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22P3-4-------------3100.01.9
1994Nashville Xpress SouAAmin23P40--812-220201.0000.50------40100.028.6
1995Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn24P23--32--551.0000.22------23100.016.1
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo24P11-131---111.0000.090.08-----11100.07.7
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P7-1111--221.0000.290.18-----7100.04.9
1996Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25P10---2--221.0000.20------10100.07.0
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25P37-441812109.9000.240.20-----37100.022.8
1997Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26P26--21--331.0000.12------26100.018.4
1997Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26P12-1312--331.0000.250.23-----12100.07.4
1998Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos27P7--23--551.0000.71------7100.011.7
1998Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27P7---1--111.0000.14------7100.05.0
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27P30-4625--771.0000.230.15-----30100.018.5
1999Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos28P21--16--771.0000.33------21100.014.6
1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28P30-4056--11111.0000.370.28-----30100.018.5
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29P64-7456--11111.0000.170.15-----64100.039.5
2001Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos30P2---------------2100.02.6
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30P62-67711-218181.0000.290.27-----62100.038.5
2002Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos31P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.03.3
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31P26-21-5--551.0000.190.24-----26100.016.0
2005Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos34P3--1---111.0000.33------3100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P287-3382345146968.9860.240.20-----2870.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P132--1330-243431.0000.33------1320.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P123--1424224038.9500.31------1230.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P47--162197.7780.15------470.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P24--2034425854.9312.25------240.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---------------20.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P29--818112726.9630.90------290.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin1717----------
1989Kenosha Twins MidwAmin1824----------
1990Visalia Oaks CalifA+min1947----------
1990Orlando Sun Rays SouAAmin1915----------
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin195----------
1991Orlando Sun Rays SouAAmin2010----------
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin2010----------
1992Orlando Sun Rays SouAAmin2158----------
1993Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin2235----------
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin223----------
1994Nashville Xpress SouAAmin2340----------
1995Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2423----------
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo2411----------
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn247----------
1996Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2510----------
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2537----------
1997Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2626----------
1997Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2612----------
1998Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos277----------
1998Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos277----------
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2730----------
1999Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2821----------
1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2830----------
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2964----------
2001Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos302----------
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3062----------
2002Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos312----------
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3126----------
2005Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos343----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1999Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB28103.862002.1213202.387.710.0011.577.710.670.001.000
1999Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB280012.002003.0541202.0015.000.003.006.002.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs103.8620200002.3201032002.147.710.0011.577.710.670.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs0012.0020200003.0504012002.0015.000.003.006.002.000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2017Bridgeport BluefishAtlIndIndy-46Pitching Coach1407664.543--1Luis Rodriguez
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995Winter League All-Star (P)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-07-30Released by Rockies 
2003-02-17Voluntarily retired 
2003-02-04ContractSigned by Rockies 
2002-08-01Released by Red Sox 
2002-06-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-06-03InjuredDisabled -- strained right hamstring 
2001-07-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-06-26InjuredDisabled -- strained right hamstring 
1999-02-28Contractre-signed by Red Sox 
1999-01-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1998-11-23Released by Red Sox. 
1995-12-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1995-12-06ContractSigned by Red Sox 
1995-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-08-09Claimed on waivers by Marlins from Cubs. 
1995-01-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1994-10-25Released by Twins. 
1994-10-17Free AgentGranted free agency 
1987-12-29ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1990Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll19100,000-64929-515,727100,000100,000
1993Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll22109,000-75733-968,431109,000209,000
1995Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll24109,000-75339-999,520109,000318,000
1995Chicago CubsTeam Payroll24109,000-75333-999,520109,000318,000
1996Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll25132,500-6723026957,870109,000450,500
1997Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll26172,000-66730271,182,177150,000622,500
1998Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll27190,000-69127241,276,192170,000812,500
1999Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll28300,000-54727391,454,491200,0001,112,500
2000Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll29610,000-44026521,394,248200,0001,722,500
2001Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll301,375,000-35722611,897,758200,0003,097,500
2002Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll312,200,000-2901868++2,011,045200,0005,297,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red