8 - Justin Garza
Justin Garza
Height: 5-11
Weight: 170
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Ontario, Calif.
High School: Bonita HS
Position: RHP
B/T: R/R
Experience: 1V
gp 12
avg -
hr -
rbi 0
r 0
sb -

2014 Photo Gallery

2013 Photo Gallery

CAREER ACCOLADES
Big West Pitcher of the Week (May 26, 2014)
2013 ABCA/Rawlings Second Team All-American
2013 Louisville Slugger Second Team All-American
2013 Baseball America Second Team All-American
2013 NCBWA Second Team All-American
2013 Baseball America Freshman All-American First Team
2013 NCBWA Freshman All-American
2013 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
2013 ABCA/Rawlings West Region First Team
2013 Big West Conference Pitcher of the Year
2013 Fullerton Regional MVP
2013 College Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher of the Year Semifinalist

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014)
On May 23, became the fourth Fullerton pitcher to toss a no-hitter and the first since Kirk Saarloos in 2001 as Garza struck out a career-high 12 Cal State Northridge players and issued just three walks, tossing his first career complete game in the process... Was named the Big West Pitcher of the Week on May 26 thanks to his no-hitter... Finished the year with a 5-4 record and 3.22 ERA... Made 11 starts an tossed 72 and 2/3 innings, striking out 60 while issuing 14 walks and allowed opponents to bat .252 against him... In conference, went 3-2 with a 2.55 ERA and struck out 30 batters while walking 10 and surrendering a .227 opponents batting average... Also struck out 12 batters in a 11-0 victory over San Francisco on Feb. 22... Allowed 1.73 walks per nine innings, ranking 10th in the Big West Conference. Also ranked fifth in the conference with a 4.29 strikeout-to-walk ratio... Made his first career relief appearance against UC Santa Barbara on Apr. 11 after missing a month with a shoulder injury.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
Cal State Fullerton’s Saturday night starter, finished the season with an undefeated record of 12-0 in 17 starts as the Titans finished the year with a 16-1 record when Garza was on the mound…awards included ABCA Rawlings All-American (second team), ABCA/Rawlings all-West Region, Baseball America All-American (second team), Baseball America Freshman All-American (first team), Louisville Slugger All-American (second team), Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American, NCBWA All-American (second team), NCBWA Freshman All-American, Fullerton Regional MVP, Big West Pitcher of the Year, Big West Conference First Team, Big West Pitcher of the Week (03/11) and College Baseball Foundation Pitcher of the Year Semifinalist…completed his rookie campaign with a 2.03 ERA (50th country, third Big West) pitching in five combined shutout victories…tossed 115 innings, allowing just 26 earned runs while striking out a team-best 95 and issuing only 17 walks…held opposing batters to a .205 clip…WHIP (0.88) ranked sixth in the country…his other numbers to rank in the top 50 of the country: strikeout-to-walk ratio (5.59, 27th), walks allowed per 9.0 innings (1.33, 32nd) and hits allowed per 9.0 innings (6.57, 42nd)…in Big West games finished with a record of 6-0 in nine starts, striking out 48 in 59 innings of work…1.000 winning percentage (12-0) not only set the Fullerton freshman record, but he is one of just four pitchers in Cal State Fullerton history with at least 12 wins and no losses….12 wins ties him with Thomas Eshelman for the Fullerton freshman record...finished the season with 13 quality starts…in first career start vs. Nebraska tossed six shutout innings while striking out six and allowing just two hits in 9-0 win (02/16)…was named Big West Pitcher of the Week after handcuffing Texas A&M to the tune of seven shutout innings in a 2-0 victory over the Aggies, which evened the weekend series (03/09)…in series-clinching win at Oral Roberts, tossed eight shutout innings and struck out nine in a 6-2 victory (03/16)…tossed eight shutout innings at Hawai’i in a 5-0 victory (04/27)…in series-clinching 2-1 win vs. Long Beach State allowed just one run in eight innings (05/04)…in first career postseason start, tossed eight and 1/3 shutout innings while matching a career high with nine strikeouts in a 1-0 win over Arizona State in the second game of the Fullerton Regional (06/01).

2012 MLB DRAFT
Selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 26th round (803 overall) of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

PERSONAL
Born in Glendora, Calif. • Parents are Charles and Linda Garza • Major is kinesiology • Career goals include receiving his degree from Cal State Fullerton and playing professional baseball •Models his game after Pedro Martinez • Favorites include: Mike Trout (baseball player), Angel Stadium (baseball stadium), Vince's Spaghetti (restaurant), Angels (baseball team), “The Sandlot” (movie), Adam Sandler (actor), Italian (food).

Career Highs Graphic

Innings Pitched: 9.0 vs. Cal State Northridge (05.23.14)

Strikeouts: 12, 2x, last vs. Cal State Northridge (05.23.14)

Hits Allowed: 9, 3x, last at #3 Cal Poly (04.17.14)

Runs Allowed: 7, 3x, last at #10 Oklahoma State (05.31.14)

Earned Runs Allowed: 7 at #10 Oklahoma State (05.31.14)

Walks Allowed: 4 at #23 Cal Poly (04.20.13)

Career Wins: 17

Recent Games
May 23 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0
May 24 Cal State Northridge W, 6-0
May 30 vs. Nebraska W, 5-1
May 31 vs. Oklahoma St. L, 13-7
Jun 1 vs. Nebraska W, 4-3
Jun 1 at Oklahoma St. L, 6-4
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 12 7
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 0 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 12 7
Games started 11 6
Wins 5 3
Losses 4 2
Saves 0 0
Complete Games 1 1
Shutouts 1 1
Innings Pitched 72.2 42.1
Hits 68 34
Runs 34 17
Earned Runs 26 12
Walks 14 10
Strikeouts 60 30
Strikeouts per Game 7.43 6.38
Doubles Allowed 16 7
Triples Allowed 3 2
Home Runs Allows - -
At Bats Against 270 150
Batting Average Against .252 .227
Earned Run Average 3.22 2.55
Wild pitches 5 3
Hit Batters 8 5
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 4 1
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 10 8
Total Chances 21 10
Put Outs 3 3
Assists 16 7
Errors 2 0
Fielding Percentage .905 1.000
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed 4 1
Runners Caught Stealing 3 1
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .429 .500
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Jan 25 Alumni W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Washington State W, 12-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Washington State L, 9-7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 16 Washington State W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 at USC L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 San Francisco L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 San Francisco W, 11-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 23 San Francisco W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Oregon W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Oregon W, 3-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 2 at Oregon W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at Baylor W, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Baylor L, 1-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 9 at Baylor L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at San Diego L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 Saint Mary's W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 Saint Mary's L, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 Saint Mary's W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 UNLV W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Long Beach State W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Long Beach State L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Long Beach State W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at Wichita St. W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Wichita St. L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Wichita St. L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 UC Davis L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 UC Davis W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 UC Davis W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 UCLA W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at UC Santa Barbara W, 11-9 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 12 at UC Santa Barbara L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Santa Barbara L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Cal Poly L, 8-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 18 at Cal Poly L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Cal Poly L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fresno State L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 25 Hawai'i W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Hawai'i W, 17-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 27 Hawai'i W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 San Diego L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 30 Fresno State W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 at Long Beach State L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Long Beach State L, 5-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 4 at Long Beach State W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 at UCLA W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 UC Riverside L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Riverside W, 6-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 11 UC Riverside L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 16 at UC Irvine W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at UC Irvine W, 2-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 18 at UC Irvine W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 20 USC W, 17-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 22 Cal State Northridge W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 24 Cal State Northridge W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 30 vs. Nebraska W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 31 vs. Oklahoma St. L, 13-7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Jun 1 vs. Nebraska W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 1 at Oklahoma St. L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Jan 25 Alumni W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Washington State W, 12-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Washington State L, 9-7 0 0 0 5.2 9 7 4 6.35 1 5 -
Feb 16 Washington State W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 at USC L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 San Francisco L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 San Francisco W, 11-0 1 0 0 7.0 5 - - 0.00 1 12 -
Feb 23 San Francisco W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Oregon W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Oregon W, 3-2 1 0 0 8.0 6 2 2 2.25 - 4 -
Mar 2 at Oregon W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at Baylor W, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Baylor L, 1-0 0 1 0 5.0 6 1 1 1.80 1 5 -
Mar 9 at Baylor L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at San Diego L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 Saint Mary's W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 Saint Mary's L, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 Saint Mary's W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 UNLV W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Long Beach State W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Long Beach State L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Long Beach State W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at Wichita St. W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Wichita St. L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Wichita St. L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 UC Davis L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 UC Davis W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 UC Davis W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 UCLA W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at UC Santa Barbara W, 11-9 0 0 0 2.0 1 1 1 4.50 1 - -
Apr 12 at UC Santa Barbara L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Santa Barbara L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Cal Poly L, 8-0 0 1 0 3.1 9 7 4 10.80 1 2 -
Apr 18 at Cal Poly L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Cal Poly L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fresno State L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 25 Hawai'i W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Hawai'i W, 17-4 1 0 0 6.0 7 3 3 4.50 - 3 -
Apr 27 Hawai'i W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 San Diego L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 30 Fresno State W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 at Long Beach State L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Long Beach State L, 5-0 0 1 0 7.0 5 5 3 3.86 1 3 -
May 4 at Long Beach State W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 at UCLA W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 UC Riverside L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Riverside W, 6-0 1 0 0 8.0 6 0 0 0.00 3 6 -
May 11 UC Riverside L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 16 at UC Irvine W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at UC Irvine W, 2-1 0 0 0 7.0 6 1 1 1.29 1 4 -
May 18 at UC Irvine W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 20 USC W, 17-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 22 Cal State Northridge W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 1 0 0 9.0 0 0 0 0.00 3 12 -
May 24 Cal State Northridge W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 30 vs. Nebraska W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 31 vs. Oklahoma St. L, 13-7 0 1 0 4.2 8 7 7 13.50 1 4 -
Jun 1 vs. Nebraska W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 1 at Oklahoma St. L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Jan 25 Alumni W, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Washington State W, 12-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Washington State L, 9-7 3 0 1 2 .333 - - - - - -
Feb 16 Washington State W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 at USC L, 6-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 San Francisco L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 San Francisco W, 11-0 4 0 4 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 23 San Francisco W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Oregon W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Oregon W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 - - 2 1 .333 - -
Mar 2 at Oregon W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at Baylor W, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Baylor L, 1-0 3 0 3 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Mar 9 at Baylor L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at San Diego L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 Saint Mary's W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 Saint Mary's L, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 Saint Mary's W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 UNLV W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Long Beach State W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Long Beach State L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 Long Beach State W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at Wichita St. W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 at Wichita St. L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Wichita St. L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 UC Davis L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 UC Davis W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 UC Davis W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 UCLA W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at UC Santa Barbara W, 11-9 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at UC Santa Barbara L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Santa Barbara L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Cal Poly L, 8-0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 18 at Cal Poly L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Cal Poly L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 at Fresno State L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 25 Hawai'i W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Hawai'i W, 17-4 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 27 Hawai'i W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 San Diego L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 30 Fresno State W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 at Long Beach State L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 at Long Beach State L, 5-0 4 1 3 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
May 4 at Long Beach State W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 at UCLA W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 UC Riverside L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Riverside W, 6-0 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
May 11 UC Riverside L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 16 at UC Irvine W, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at UC Irvine W, 2-1 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
May 18 at UC Irvine W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 20 USC W, 17-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 22 Cal State Northridge W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 3 2 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
May 24 Cal State Northridge W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 30 vs. Nebraska W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 31 vs. Oklahoma St. L, 13-7 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Jun 1 vs. Nebraska W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 1 at Oklahoma St. L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -

Wins 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -

  g gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/g hr era
Total 12 11 5 4 0 1 72.2 68 34 26 14 60 7.43 - 3.22
Conference 7 6 3 2 0 1 42.1 34 17 12 10 30 6.38 - 2.55
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00

Home 5 5 4 0 0 1 35.2 27 10 7 8 38 9.59 - 1.77
Away 6 5 1 3 0 - 32.1 33 17 12 5 18 5.01 - 3.34
Neutral 1 1 0 1 0 - 4.2 8 7 7 1 4 7.71 - 13.50

Wins 7 6 5 0 0 1 47.0 31 7 7 9 41 7.85 - 1.34
Losses 5 5 0 4 0 - 25.2 37 27 19 5 19 6.66 - 6.66

  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 12 21 3 16 2 .905 - 4 3 .429 - -
Conference 7 10 3 7 0 1.000 - 1 1 .500 - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 12 2 8 2 .833 - 1 - - - -
Away 6 8 1 7 0 1.000 - 2 3 .600 - -
Neutral 1 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -

Wins 7 10 2 8 0 1.000 - 3 1 .250 - -
Losses 5 11 1 8 2 .818 - 1 2 .667 - -