Johanfran Garcia DRCL Red Sox Catcher

Age: 17
Born: December 8, 2004
Birthplace: Valencia, VZ
Height: 6-0
Weight: 205
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: Not draft eligible
How Acquired: International free agent (Jan. 2022)

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First Pro Contract: January 15, 2022
Signing Scout: Angel Escobar
Signing Bonus: $850,000
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2026
MLFA Eligible: November 2028
Pro Debut: Yet to Debut
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut: -
Service Time (1/22): 0 days
Options Remaining: 3 (0 used)
Contract (2022): MiLB contract
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Instagram: @johanfrangarcia

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  Physical Description: Large, sturdy build. Strong. Right build for a backstop.

Hit: Bat-first profile. Solid motions in the box. All-field approach. Good feel for the strike zone for his age. Uses the whole field.

Power: Above-average to better power potential. Sneaky pull-side power

Run: Below-average, not a part of his game.

Field: Average hands. Still raw but organization expects him to stay behind the plate. May get time at first base.

Arm: Reports range from average to strong.
  Career Notes: Trained with Jonathan Valdez. Third-highest bonus handed out by the Red Sox during January 2022 signing period. Younger brother of Red Sox minor league outfielder Jhostynxon Garcia. 

Summation: Bat-first catcher with potential to stick behind the plate. Wide range of possible outcomes.

Note: This page will be updated with a complete scouting report after the scouting team has seen the player in person.

Scouting Report Update (3.9.2022)
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