Kyle Bruce Garlick was born on January 26, 1992, he is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He made his MLB debut in 2019 for the Los Angeles Dodgers and has also played for the Philadelphia Phillies. Prior to his professional career, Garlick played college baseball for the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos, where he set the single-season record for home runs.
The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Garlick in the 28th round of the 2015 MLB draft. He received a $1,000 signing bonus from the Dodgers. Garlick played in 60 games across four different levels in 2015, hitting .349.
He began the following season with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the Class A-Advanced California League, where he hit three home runs, including an inside-the-park one, in a game against the Lancaster JetHawks on April 19. In 49 games with the Quakes, he hit .306 with 11 home runs and 37 runs batted in (RBIs).
On February 11, 2021, Garlick was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Twins. After productive spring training, he earned a spot on the Twins’ 2021 Opening Day roster. Garlick was placed on the 60-day injured list on July 24 with a sports hernia.
In 36 games with the Twins, Garlick slashed .232/.280/.465 with 5 home runs and 10 RBI. He was outrighted off of the 40-man roster on November 19, 2021. The Twins promoted Garlick back to the major leagues on April 15, 2022.
Garlick has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.