Luis Garcia, born Luis Heibardo García is a professional baseball player of Venezuelan descent known to play as a pitcher for the Houston Astros baseball team in the major leagues. Luis is 1.85 m and weighs 111 kg.
He grew up in Venezuela in a town called Bolívar where he was born on December 13, 1996. He was a baseball player during his time in Venezuela before he was signed as an international free agent by the Houston Astros in July 2017.
He made his professional debut that same season and spent the 2018 and 2019 seasons with the DSL Astros, Quad Cities River Bandits, Tri-City ValleyCats, and Fayetteville Woodpeckers. The Astros selected his contract and promoted him to the major leagues in 2020.
Luis made his MLB debut for the Astros on September 4, 2020, when they played against the Los Angeles Angels. He made his postseason debut in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series (ALCS) against the Tampa Bay Rays in 2020.
During the 2021 major league season, he played his first full major league season for the Astros where he played in 30 games and registered 155+1⁄3 innings pitched. He also posted an 11–8 win-loss record with a 3.48 ERA, and 167 Strikeouts.
How Much Does Luis Garcia Make?
Luis Garcia currently makes $1,251,500 as an annual salary from the Houston Astros baseball team.