Dermis Garcia (Hernandez)…was ranked by MLB.com as the top prospect for the 2014 international signing period.
Made both his Triple-A and Major League debuts in 2022…began the year at Las Vegas and hit .264 with 13 home runs, 44 RBI and an .847 OPS in 68 games…also batted .207 with five home runs, 20 RBI and a .652 OPS in 39 games over two stints with Oakland...With the A’s, struck out 55 times in 125 plate appearances for an average of 2.27 plate appearances per strikeout…that was the lowest mark in the majors among players with 100 or more plate appearances…it was third lowest in Athletics history behind Vida Blue (1.92 in 1971) and Dave Duncan (2.12 in 1967)...Batted .225 (18-for-80) with four of his five home runs and a .708 OPS against right-handed hitters compared to .167 (6-for-36) with a .523 OPS against left-handers...Had a .345 batting average with runners in scoring position…hit .127 with the bases empty, .302 with runners on base…was 2-for-3 (.667) with a double and five RBI with the bases loaded...Connected for all five of his home runs at night…four came on the road and three came in interleague play. ..Started 28 games at first base, two at designated hitter and one in left field…committed his only error as a left fielder...Was also 2-for-5 (.400) with a RBI as a pinch hitter...Started games at every spot in the order except first, third and ninth…saw his most action with ten starts batting fifth...His .264 batting average with the Aviators was his highest as a minor leaguer...Batted .269 (21-for-78) with an .885 OPS against left-handed hitters at Triple-A, .261 with an .828 OPS against right-handers...His batting average dropped to 227 with runners in scoring position...Hit .297 with a .996 OPS in 32 home games, .234 with a .714 OPS in 36 games on the road...Started 42 games at first base, 18 at designated hitter and one in left field…committed six errors as a first baseman (.983 fielding percentage) and one as a left fielder...Batted .262 with seven home runs and 20 RBI in 19 games overall as the designated hitter… was 2-for-6 (.333) with a home run and three RBI as a pinch hitter...Hit in every spot in the order except leadoff and saw his most playing time with 23 games batting fourth and 21 in the five spot…batted .318 with nine home runs, 22 RBI and a 1.109 OPS when hitting fifth...DAY-BY-DAY: Began the year at Las Vegas and went 0-for-4 in his Triple-A debut on April 5 against Reno…was 2-for-19 (.105) over his first six games…went 4-for-5 with three runs scored, a double, two home runs and three RBI on April 19 against El Paso…it was his second career four-hit game as a minor leaguer (June 28, 2018 vs. Rome) and his eighth career two-homer game…also matched his career high with three runs, which he would do two more times in 2022 (May 15 vs. Salt Lake and May 27 at Tacoma)…the three RBI were a season high…hit .286 in 14 games in April but walked 10 times for a .415 on-base percentage…then batted .323 in 15 games in May…had back-to-back three-hit games on May 27 and 29 at Tacoma…went 4-for-38 (.105) over his first 11 games in June…then homered in three straight games from June 22 to 24 against Albuquerque, including his 100th career minor league home run on the 23rd, a sixth inning solo shot off Julian Fernandez…had his second four-hit game of the season and the third of his career on the 24th…was 4-for-32 (.125) over a 10- game stretch from June 26 to July 8 and was batting .251 with eight home runs and 30 RBI in 54 games overall with the Aviators when he was selected by Oakland on July 10…made his Major League debut July 12 at Texas…grounded out as a pinch hitter in the 10th inning but then had a RBI double off Dennis Santana in the 12th for his first ML hit and RBI…had his first of three two-hit games July 21 vs. Detroit (also Aug. 28 vs. New York-AL and Sept. 13 at Texas)…was 5-for-20 (.250) with 10 strikeouts in eight games when he was optioned back to Las Vegas on Aug. 6…hit safely in 13 of his 14 games with the Aviators following his option, going 16-for-52 (.308) with 12 runs, three doubles, a triple, five home runs, 14 RBI and a 1.082 OPS…was recalled by Oakland on Aug. 26 and spent the remainder of the season with the A’s…batted .308 with four home runs and 14 RBI over his first 14 games through Sept. 15, .123 with one home run and five RBI over his final 17 contests…hit safely in each of his first four games following his return, which was his longest hitting streak with Oakland (5-for-10, .500)…had 19 RBI over a 21-game stretch from Aug. 26 to Sept. 24…hit his first big league home run Aug. 30 at Washington, a two-run shot in the third inning off Erick Fedde…hit his second home run the next day, a solo shot in the second…went 0-for-3 with three strikeouts on Sept. 1 at Washington, his first of five three-strikeout games…struck out 34 times in 77 plate appearances in September while batting .181…had a career-high four RBI on Sept. 13 at Texas…homered in back-to-back games a second time Sept. 13 to 14 at Texas…started in left field Sept. 18 at Houston, his second professional appearance in the outfield…the other came with Las Vegas earlier in 2022 on Aug. 12, also in left field…went 0-for-12 from Sept. 18 to 23, which was the longest hitless streak of his career.
Made his Double-A debut in 2021 and batted .210 with 31 home runs and 67 RBI in 109 games with Somerset...The home runs were a career high, the most in the Yankees farm system and the most in the Double-A Northeast…they tied for seventh among all minor leaguers...Also had career highs in runs (58), hits (81), RBI, walks (52), stolen bases (10), games, at bats (385) and strikeouts (168)...Led the Double-A NE in strikeouts, ranked fifth in RBI and walks, tied for fifth in games and tied for seventh in total bases (187)...Tied for fourth in the Yankees farm system in total bases, ranked fifth in RBI and walks, tied for sixth in extra base hits (43) and 10th in runs...Hit .214 (62-for-290) with an .802 OPS against right-handed pitchers, .200 (19-for-95) with a .760 OPS against left-handers...His average dropped to .185 with runners in scoring position…was 2-for-9 (.222) with a grand slam and six RBI with the bases loaded...Had a .199 batting average over innings 1-6, a .240 average from the seventh inning on...Started 87 games at first base and four at third base…committed 14 errors, all as a first baseman (.977 fielding percentage)...Also made 18 starts at designated hitter, where he hit .319 with five home runs and 15 RBI...Hit in every spot in the order but saw his most action with 52 games batting fifth...Went 1-for-7 (.143) in three games with Gigantes Del Cibao in the Dominican Winter League following the season.
Did not play following the cancelation of the minor league season due to the pandemic.
Batted .247 with 17 home runs and 54 RBI in 75 games with Single-A Tampa in a season that ended for him on July 8 when he was placed on the injured list with a fractured right foot…at the time of the injury, he was leading the Florida State League in RBI, slugging (.491), extra base hits (32) and total bases (133), was tied for the lead in home runs and ranked fourth in OPS (.787)…for the season, he finished third in home runs…was named to the FSL Midseason and Postseason All-Star Teams…tied for sixth in the Yankees farm system in home runs…batted .256 with a .798 OPS against right-handed pitchers, .212 with a .740 OPS against left-handers…hit 11 of his 17 home runs at home…had a .303 batting average in the seventh inning or later…was 17-for-33 (.515) with eight home runs and 19 RBI when putting the first pitch in play…started 52 games at first base and 21 at designated hitter…committed just three errors for a .993 fielding percentage…batted fourth 72 times and third twice…had his first of two two-homer games on April 16 against Bradenton (also May 20 vs. Florida)…hit .298 with six home runs and 24 RBI in 23 games in April…went 1-for-4 for the North in the FSL All-Star Game on June 15…played for Gigantes Del Cibao in the Dominican Winter League following the season and hit .190 with a RBI in seven games.
Began the season in extended spring training before joining Single-A Charleston on May 17…hit .241 with 15 home runs and 50 RBI in 88 games with the RiverDogs…had a career-high 17 doubles and matched his best with two triples…tied for seventh in the Yankees farm system in home runs…batted .275 against left-handed pitchers, .230 with 13 of his 15 home runs against right-handers…started 44 games at first base, 23 at designated hitter and 20 at third base…went 4-for-5 on June 28 against Rome…had an 11-game hitting streak from July 2-17 (14-for-41, .341)…batted .280 with seven of his 15 home runs in 23 games in July…had two home runs and four RBI in the final game of the season on Sept. 3 against West Virginia.
Combined to hit a career-high .249 with 17 home runs and 45 RBI in 63 games with Rook.ie Pulaski and Single-A Charleston…also had career bests in on-base percentage (.357), slugging percentage (.542), OPS (.899) and triples (2)…ranked third in the Yankees farm system in home runs…batted .263 against left-handed pitchers, .244 against right-handers…started 40 games at third base, 13 at designated hitter and 10 at first base…homered in five straight games from July 29-Aug. 1…had his second career two-homer game on Aug. 13 at Lexington…went 2-for-10 (.200) with a walk in three postseason games for Charleston.
Spent the entire season with rookie level Pulaski and hit .206 with 13 home runs and 24 RBI in 57 games…ranked second in the Appalachian League in home runs, fifth in walks (32) and tied for eighth in extra base hits (22)…tied for fifth in the Yankees farm system in home runs…hit .250 with a .905 OPS against left-handed pitchers, .175 with a .693 OPS against right-handers…appeared exclusively at third base on defense where he made 55 starts…belted his first professional home run in his first game on June 23 against Danville…hit nine of his 13 home runs in July, including his first career two-homer game on July 3 against Bristol…homered in four straight games from July 16-19.
Made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Yankees2 and hit .159 with six RBI in 23 games…appeared exclusively at third base on defense where he made 22 starts…went 2-for-3 with two RBI in his first game on July 24 at the Braves.