Luis Heibardo García (born December 13, 1996) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). García signed with the Astros as an international free agent in 2017. He made his MLB debut in 2020.
García played his first full major league season for the Astros in 2021. He appeared in 30 games, starting 28, and registered 155+1⁄3 innings pitched.
He posted an 11–8 win–loss record with a 3.48 ERA, and 167 strikeouts, ranking third on the club in innings pitched and second in strikeouts. García led AL rookie pitchers in Wins Above Replacement (WAR, 3.1), wins, strikeouts, and innings pitched.
His strikeout total trailed only Tom Griffin in 1969 with 200 for most among rookies in franchise history. García was the eighth Astros rookie pitcher with at least 11 wins.
Following the regular season, the Houston chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) named García as the Astros’ Rookie of the Year.
He finished second to Randy Arozarena of Tampa Bay in the American League Rookie of the Year balloting, receiving two first-place votes.
Unfortunately, there is no information about Luis García’s relationship status, he has managed to keep his personal affairs away from media attention.