Aramis Michael Garcia (born January 12, 1993) is an American professional baseball catcher for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB). The San Francisco Giants selected Garcia in the second round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.
Garcia attended Pembroke Pines Charter High School in Pembroke Pines, Florida. The St. Louis Cardinals selected him in the 20th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft, but he did not sign a contract with them
He enrolled at Florida International University (FIU) to play college baseball for the FIU Panthers. In 2012 and 2013, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod Baseball League. In 2014, Garcia batted .368/.442/.626 and was named the Conference USA Baseball Player of the Year and a semifinalist for the Johnny Bench Award
The San Francisco Giants selected Garcia in the second round, with the 52nd overall selection, of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft. The Giants signed Garcia to a contract with a $1.1 million signing bonus. In his first professional season, he played for both the AZL Giants and the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, posting a combined .225 batting average with two home runs and 15 RBIs. He began the 2015 season with the Augusta GreenJackets of the Class A South Atlantic League,
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