Luis Heibardo García is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Major League Baseball Houston Astros. García signed as an international free agent with the Astros in 2017.
In 2020, he made his MLB debut. García got promoted to the big leagues for the first time on August 29, 2020.On September 4, 2020, he made his major league debut against the Los Angeles Angels.
García had a 0–1 record with a 2.92 earned run average (ERA) in 12+13 innings thrown (IP) over five games in 2020. (one start). García made his playoff debut against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series (ALCS).
In a bullpen game that the Astros won, he pitched two scoreless innings. In the postseason, García struggled initially, losing both of his first two starts (Game 3 of the ALDS and Game 2 of the ALCS) while failing to get past the third inning in each.
However, he adjusted his mechanics and started Game 6 on October 22 which resulted in a gem; in 5+2⁄3 innings, he struck out seven with one walk and one hit while helping to shut out the Boston Red Sox.
The lone hit was yielded to the final batter, Kike Hernandez. Thus, García tied the club record for the longest number of innings pitched without allowing a hit in postseason history, equaling Brandon Backe’s performance in the 2004 NLDS.
Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Major League Baseball Houston Astros is currently not married, there is no information indicating otherwise.