Jarlin Emmanuel Garca, born on January 18, 1993, is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. He is 6 feet 3 inches tall.
Garca played soccer as a kid in Pedro Brand, Dominican Republic, and didn’t attempt baseball until he was 15 years old. His younger sister drowned the following year.
Garca signed with the Miami Marlins as a free agent in August 2010, getting a $40,000 signing bonus. He began his Minor League Baseball career at the age of 18 in 2011, and by 2014, he had pitched in 25 starts for the Greensboro Grasshoppers, going 10-5 with a 4.38 ERA and 111 strikeouts (10th in the South Atlantic League). He made his MLB debut in 2017.
The San Francisco Giants claimed Garca off waivers. In 2020, he pitched for the Giants, posting a 0.49 ERA and a 19.2 percent strikeout rate in 18.1 innings pitched in 19 games, with a 0.982 WHIP.
Garca went 6-3 with one save and a 2.63 ERA in the regular season of 2021. He pitched 68.2 innings in 58 relief appearances, averaging 6.3 hits, 2.4 walks, and 8.9 strikeouts per 9 innings for a 0.961 WHIP.