Rene Garcia (minors04)

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Rene Francisco Garcia

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Rene Garcia has played in the Houston Astros minor league system since 2008 (through 2014). He was taken by the club in the 35th round of that year's draft.

After working his way through the Astros system, he had the best year of his career, offensively, in 2013, hitting .293/.336/.394 with 108 hits in 91 games between the Corpus Christi Hooks and Triple-A Oklahoma City RedHawks. Though he hit over .300 with Corpus Christi, he batted only .246/.279/.277 in 18 games for Oklahoma City in his first taste of Triple-A. He began 2014 with Corpus Christi.