Garrett Patrick Stubbs, born on May 26, 1993, is an American Major League Baseball catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies (MLB). He formerly played for the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball.
Stubbs went to the University of Southern California (USC) and played college baseball for the Trojans, receiving the Johnny Bench Award as the nation’s top collegiate catcher in 2015. Stubbs was chosen by the Astros in the eighth round of the 2015 MLB Draft. In 2019, he made his major league debut.
In the 2021 regular season for the Astros, Stubbs batted .176/.222/.235 with 2 runs and 3 RBIs in 34 at bats. Playing for the AAA Sugar Land Skeeters, he batted .265/.418/.363 with 25 runs, 2 home runs, and 15 RBIs in 113 at bats, as he had more walks (30) than strikeouts (29), and stole four bases without being caught. On defense with the Astros, he caught all three runners who tried to steal against him.
On November 19, 2021, the Astros traded Stubbs to the Philadelphia Phillies for minor league center fielder Logan Cerny. At the time, Stubbs had developed a strong defensive reputation, including a 41% caught-stealing rate in his pro career, as well as strong framing rates according to Baseball Prospectus in his minor league career.
Professional baseball catcher Garrett Stubbs is married to Kimberlee Kuhle, but there is no information about whether they have children or not, the couple has always strived to keep their personal life away from the media.