|High School:||Bonita HS|
2013 Louisville Slugger Second Team All-American
2013 Baseball America Second Team All-American
2013 NCBWA Second Team All-American
2013 NCBWA Freshman All-American
2013 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
2013 Big West Conference Pitcher of the Year
2013 College Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher of the Year Semifinalist
2012 MLB DRAFT
Selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 26th round (803 overall) of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
A 2012 graduate of Bonita HS in La Verne, Calif. • Played three years on the varsity squad for head coach John Knott • As a senior in 2012, finished the year with a 12-1 record, 0.72 ERA and 101 strikeouts in 88 innings pitched while also batting .391 • Was named to the Max Preps and Baseball America All-American teams, respectively • Was also named the CIF Southern Section Division III, the Inland Valley Bulletin and the San Gabriel Valley Player of the Year, respectively • Was named to the Max Preps all-state team, and was named to the Los Angeles Times All-Southland team • Led Bonita HS to the CIF Southern Section Division III championship with a 5-1 win over Alhambra • The Bearcats finished season 32-2, and won the Hacienda League championship • As a junior in 2011, also received first team all-CIF, all-state and all-league honors • Played for the 2011 Milwaukee Brewers Area Code Team.
Born in Glendora, Calif. • Parents are Charles and Linda Garza • Major is kinesiology • Favorites include: Mike Trout (baseball player), Angel Stadium (baseball stadium), The Nome (restaurant), Angels (baseball team), “The Sandlot” (movie), Adam Sandler (actor), Italian (food).