Garver was selected in the ninth round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft by the Minnesota Twins. In his debut professional season, he batted .243 in 56 games for the Elizabethton Twins.
He batted .245 in 14 games for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2014, with 16 home runs and 79 RBI, and.329 in 22 games for the Fort Myers Miracle in 2015.
He played in the Arizona Fall League after the 2015 season. Garver had a combined .270 batting average with 11 home runs and 66 RBI in 2016 with the Chattanooga Lookouts and the Rochester Red Wings.
For the second year in a row, he played in the Arizona Fall League following the season.
For the second year in a row, he played in the Arizona Fall League following the season. After the season, the Twins added him to their 40-man roster.
Garver was promoted from AAA to MLB in 2017 and joined the Minnesota Twins. On August 19, 2017, Garver made his debut. The next day, he got his first major league hit, and he appeared in 23 games that season, batting.196 (9-for-46) with three RBI.
On April 5, 2018, Garver hit his first home run, and by May, he had established himself as the Twins’ primary catcher. He batted .268 with seven home homers.
Garver suffered a left high ankle injury on May 14, 2019, while having a career year, after colliding with Angels DH Shohei Ohtani at home plate.
The Twins held a 4–3 lead when Ohtani was tagged out at home. Garver was placed on the 10-day injured list after leaving the game, and teammate Miguel Sano was brought up to make his 2019 debut.
Despite only appearing in 93 games for the Twins, Garver had a breakout season. He hit 31 home runs and drove in 67 runs in 311 at-bats. Garver was also named the American League’s Silver Slugger Award winner for catchers.
How Tall Is Mitch Garver?
Mitch Garver stands at a height of 1.85 m.