[4/21/2016] Yomiuri Giants reach agreement with Jose Adolis Garcia

The Yomiuri Giants announced today that they reached an agreement with twenty-three-year-old outfielder Jose Adolis Garcia. He has been assigned the uniform number 79. He is expected to arrive in Japan some-time after early-May. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a deal worth an estimated ten million yen.

Source: Yomiuri announcement, Daily Sport 4/21/2016

[UPDATE 5/23 @ 9:31pm]

The Giants held a press conference for Garcia on May 23. They are not expecting him to contribute right away and will have him begin at San-gun. They see him as a long-term investment.

Source: Yomiuri announcement, Sponichi 5/23/2016

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 19 CiegodeAvila CNS 27 38 37 3 8 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 9 .216 .216 .324 .541 12 1 0 1 0 0
2012 20 CiegodeAvila CNS 29 14 13 10 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .231 .286 .231 .516 3 0 1 0 0 0
2013 21 CiegodeAvila CNS 40 145 128 17 36 5 3 1 11 3 2 8 28 .281 .333 .391 .724 50 1 2 7 0 1
2014 22 CiegodeAvila CNS 85 378 342 62 110 14 3 12 53 11 14 20 67 .322 .366 .485 .851 166 5 6 6 4 1
2015 23 CiegodeAvila CNS 56 258 223 42 65 13 1 10 40 6 5 22 41 .291 .376 .493 .869 110 3 10 0 3 3
  237 833 743 134 222 33 7 24 108 20 21 50 149 .299 .355 .459 .814 341 10 19 14 7 5

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