Rony Javier Garcia was born in Mao, Dominican Republic, on December 19, 1997. He is a Major League Baseball pitcher with the Detroit Tigers of the Dominican Republic (MLB).
On July 2, 2015, Garcia signed as an international free agent with the New York Yankees. He pitched for the DSL Yankees and the GCL Yankees in 2016, posting a 3–5 win-loss record and a 2.28 earned run average (ERA) in 71 innings thrown.
He pitched for the Pulaski Yankees and the Charleston RiverDogs during the 2017 season, going 2–3 with a 2.50 ERA in 75+23 innings. He pitched for the Charleston Riverdogs and the Tampa Tarpons in 2018, going 4–9 with a 4.31 ERA in 119 innings.
He pitched for the Tampa Bay Rays and the Trenton Thunder in 2019, going 4–13 with a 4.01 ERA in 130 innings. As the first overall pick in the 2019 Rule 5 draft, the Detroit Tigers picked Garcia on December 12th, 2019.
On July 28, 2020, Garcia made his major league debut and allowed three runs in three innings. Garcia participated in 15 games for the 2020 Detroit Tigers, going 1–0 with an 8.14 ERA and 14 strikeouts in 21 innings of work.
Garcia was put on the 60-day disabled list on June 15, 2021, with a sprained left knee.
How Much Does Rony García Make?
Rony Garcia’s base pay is $704,800 per year, plus a $0 signing bonus, according to Forbes. Rony Garcia has a net worth of $983,704 dollars.