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Matt Garza
ERA W-L K
5.56 6-14 102
Team: MilwaukeeHt / Wt: 6-4 / 216 NFBC ADP: 316.75
Position: SPBorn: 11/26/1983 Birthplace: Selma, California
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Twins (2005)


Latest News
Aug. 30 12:34 PM PT1:34 PM MT2:34 PM CT3:34 PM ET15:34 ET19:34 GMT3:34 12:34 PM MST2:34 PM EST3:04 PM VEN23:34 UAE2:34 PM CT-Garza once again was terrible Saturday.
Analysis: Garza lasted just 3 2-3 innings, giving up seven runs on 11 hits. Garza has given up 19 runs and 27 hits over his last 13 1-3 innings.
Aug. 18 9:25 AM PT10:25 AM MT11:25 AM CT12:25 PM ET12:25 ET16:25 GMT0:25 9:25 AM MST11:25 AM EST11:55 AM VEN20:25 UAE11:25 AM CT-Garza suffered his 13th loss of the season after allowing five runs in five innings Monday against Miami.
Analysis: Garza had been pitching well prior to Monday's rough outing, permitting three runs and five hits over 14 innings while going 1-0 in his previous two starts.
Aug. 7 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Garza allowed a run on two hits over seven innings to defeat San Diego Thursday.
Analysis: Garza has been better since returning from a short DL stint following the All-Star break, going 2-2 with a 2.55 ERA in four starts.
July 6 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET21:32 ET1:32 GMT9:32 6:32 PM MST8:32 PM EST9:02 PM VEN5:32 UAE (+1)8:32 PM CT-The Brewers have reinstated Garza from the 15-day disabled list to start the opener of the interleague series Tuesday night with the Cleveland Indians.
Analysis: The right-hander missed the minimum amount of time after being placed on the DL on July 6 with right shoulder tendinitis. The team was targeting Tuesday's game for Garza's return.
June 22 3:39 PM PT4:39 PM MT5:39 PM CT6:39 PM ET18:39 ET22:39 GMT6:39 3:39 PM MST5:39 PM EST6:09 PM VEN2:39 UAE (+1)5:39 PM CT-Garza was knocked around Sunday at Colorado, giving up 10 runs for the second time this season, though seven were earned over his 5 1-3 innings in the 10-4 loss.
Analysis: Garza simply seems overmatched this season, surrendering a .466 slugging percentage to opponents.
June 12 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET15:59 ET19:59 GMT3:59 12:59 PM MST2:59 PM EST3:29 PM VEN23:59 UAE2:59 PM CT-Garza gave up five runs, though only two were earned, and eight hits over six innings in Milwaukee's 6-5 win over Washington on Thursday.
Analysis: Garza didn't pick up the victory, though, missing out on a third straight win.
June 7 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET13:48 ET17:48 GMT1:48 10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST1:18 PM VEN21:48 UAE12:48 PM CT-Garza was effective for seven innings in a 4-2 win over Minnesota on Saturday.
Analysis: Garza (4-7, 5.09 ERA) allowed one run in seven innings and has given up one in 12 innings in back-to-back victories. He was 0-4 with a 7.48 ERA in his five starts before that streak.
May 11 1:43 PM PT2:43 PM MT3:43 PM CT4:43 PM ET16:43 ET20:43 GMT4:43 1:43 PM MST3:43 PM EST4:13 PM VEN0:43 UAE (+1)3:43 PM CT-Garza allowed a run and three hits in seven innings of Sunday's 11-inning win over the Cubs.
Analysis: Garza didn't earn the decision, but it was his best outing of the year with a season-high nine strikeouts. He walked three and his walks per nine innings rate is at 4.04, so he's still issuing too many free passes.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2006 Min 3 6 0 - 0 10 9 0 50.0 62 33 32 6 23 0 38 1.70 5.76
2007 Min 5 7 0 - 0 16 15 0 83.0 96 44 34 8 32 4 67 1.54 3.69
2008 TB 11 9 0 - 0 30 30 3 184.2 170 83 76 19 59 2 128 1.24 3.70
2009 TB 8 12 0 - 0 32 32 0 203.0 177 93 89 25 79 0 189 1.26 3.95
2010 TB 15 10 1 - 1 33 32 3 204.2 193 94 89 28 63 2 150 1.25 3.91
2011 ChC 10 10 0 - 0 31 31 2 198.0 186 90 73 14 63 5 197 1.26 3.32
2012 ChC 5 7 0 - 0 18 18 0 103.2 90 48 45 15 32 0 96 1.18 3.91
2013 ChC 6 1 0 - 0 11 11 0 71.0 61 26 25 8 20 2 62 1.14 3.17
2013 Tex 4 5 0 - 0 13 13 1 84.1 89 47 41 12 22 1 74 1.32 4.38
2013 Tot 10 6 0 - 0 24 24 1 155.1 150 73 66 20 42 3 136 1.24 3.82
2014 Mil 8 8 0 - 0 27 27 1 163.1 143 77 66 12 50 2 126 1.18 3.64
2015 Mil 6 14 0 - 0 25 24 0 144.0 169 97 89 23 53 3 102 1.54 5.56
Career 81 89 1 - 1 246 242 10 1489.2 1436 732 659 170 496 21 1229 1.30 3.98

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2007 Min 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2008 TB 30 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .000 .200 .000
2009 TB 32 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2010 TB 33 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2011 ChC 31 64 2 6 0 0 0 1 1 42 0 0 .094 .121 .094
2012 ChC 18 30 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 23 0 0 .067 .067 .100
2013 ChC 11 18 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 .222 .263 .278
2013 Tot 24 18 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 .222 .263 .278
2014 Mil 27 49 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 21 0 0 .061 .080 .082
2015 Mil 25 37 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 1 .081 .105 .081
Career 246 209 5 18 3 0 0 3 4 124 0 1 .086 .112 .100

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2008 TB Total 2 1 0 - 0 4 4 0 25.0 21 11 11 4 12 0 25 3.96
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.0 7 5 5 0 4 0 4 7.50
    LCS 2 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 13.0 8 2 2 1 6 0 14 1.38
    WS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.0 6 4 4 3 2 0 7 6.00
2010 TB Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.0 5 2 1 1 2 0 4 1.50
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.0 5 2 1 1 2 0 4 1.50
Career 2 1 0 - 0 5 5 0 31.0 26 13 12 5 14 0 29 3.48

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2008 TB Total 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WS 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 1525 96 88 92.6 66.77
Curveball 327 79 69 74 14.32
Slider 363 92 81 85.2 15.89
Changeup 69 88 82 85 3.02


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