GENERAL: Versatile talent who was recruited as a catcher...Offensive-minded...Will add depth in infield and outfield as well.
BEFORE SIENA: First Team All-District 4A-15...Batted .422 with 21 RBI for highly-regarded Doral Academy as a senior...Played four years of varsity, his first three coming at Coral Park.
ROSSI ON GARCIA: "Javier will be competing for playing time behind the plate. He has a real good approach at the plate, and if he gets out of the gate early he could see time at third base, outfield or DH."
GETTING TO KNOW JAVIER GARCIA:
Major: Political Science
Where do you see yourself in another five years? With a degree and hopefully still playing baseball.
My superstitions are: Tapping home 3 times at every at-bat.
If I didn't play baseball, I would: Be an actor.
My most embarrassing sport moment: A fly foul ball hit my head.
One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I love fishing.