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Scouting Mets' Prospect #46: Anderson Garcia

Garcia Needs To Improve His Changeup

The New York Mets acquired the hard-throwing Anderson Garcia from the New York Yankees in the Armando Benitez trade by in July of 2003. Garcia, who can top off at 97 MPH with his fastball, has one of the more electric arms in the Mets' farm system. Ranking #46 among the Top 50 Mets' prospects, here's a scouting report on Anderson Garcia.

Vital Statistics: Name: Anderson Garcia Position: Relief Pitcher DOB: March 23, 1981 Height: 6'2" Weight: 170 Bats: Right Throws: Right The Mets added right-hander Anderson Garcia to their 40-man roster in mid-November, protecting the hurler from selection in the Rule V draft while simultaneously tipping their interest in him. A hard-throwing reliever acquired from the Yankees in the July... Recommended Stories