Aramis Michael Garcia is a Major League Baseball catcher for the Cincinnati Reds in the United States. Garcia was drafted in the second round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft by the San Francisco Giants.
He debuted in Major League Baseball with the San Francisco Giants in 2018 and has also played for the Oakland Athletics.
In Pembroke Pines, Florida, Garcia attended Pembroke Pines Charter High School. He was drafted in the 20th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft by the St. Louis Cardinals, but he did not sign with them.
He signed up to play college baseball for the Florida International University Panthers.
He played collegiate summer baseball with the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2012 and 2013.
Garcia was voted Conference USA Baseball Player of the Year and a semifinalist for the Johnny Bench Award after hitting .368/.442/.626 in 2014.
Garcia was taken 52nd overall in the second round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft by the San Francisco Giants.
Garcia inked a contract with the Giants that included a $1.1 million signing bonus.
In his debut professional season, he split time between the Arizona League Giants and the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, batting .225 with two home runs and 15 RBIs.
He began the 2015 season with the Class A South Atlantic League’s Augusta GreenJackets, where he was selected as a midseason All-Star.
He was promoted to the San Jose Giants of the Class A-Advanced California League midseason and ended the season there, batting .264/.342/.431 with 15 home runs and 66 RBIs in 103 games between the two organizations.
How Much Does Aramis Garcia Make?
Aramis Garcia makes an annual average salary of $700,000.