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Angel Guzman

32-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 200   DOB: 12/14/1981   BORN: Caracas, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Dodgers on a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training in December of 2011.

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Guzman has received a 50-game suspension after a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse, MLB.com reports.

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Angel Guzman Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2004 22 A Day 7 7 0 30.0 27 14 2 40 0 3 1 0 4.20 0.90
2004 22 AA WES 4 4 0 17.7 20 11 2 13 4 0 3 0 5.60 1.36
2005 23 A Peo 2 2 0 6.1 10 3 1 7 0 0 1 0 4.26 1.64
2006 24 AAA IOW 15 15 0 75.7 72 34 5 77 24 4 4 0 4.04 1.27
2006 24 MAJ CHN 15 10 0 56.0 68 46 9 60 37 0 6 0 7.39 1.88
2007 25 R AZL 4 4 0 5.0 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0.00 0.40
2007 25 AAA IOW 3 3 0 10.3 14 14 1 7 6 0 2 0 12.19 1.94
2007 25 MAJ CHN 12 3 0 30.3 32 12 2 26 9 0 1 0 3.56 1.35
2008 26 A Day 2 2 0 5.0 4 2 0 6 1 0 0 0 3.60 1.00
2008 26 AA TEN 1 1 0 3.0 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2008 26 AAA IOW 4 1 0 9.0 7 1 0 12 3 1 0 0 1.00 1.11
2008 26 MAJ CHN 6 1 0 9.7 10 6 1 10 4 0 0 0 5.59 1.45
2009 27 A Peo 1 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2009 27 AAA IOW 1 1 0 1.3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 1.50
2009 27 MAJ CHN 55 0 0 61.0 41 20 8 47 23 3 3 1 2.95 1.05
2011 29 A+ Day 19 17 0 31.2 41 15 3 26 4 0 3 0 0 0 4.26 1.44
2011 29 A Peo 19 2 0 4.0 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.25 0.75
2012 30 AAA Alb 23 0 0 22.1 27 11 2 17 6 2 1 2 0 0 4.43 1.49
Career  (View All) MAJ   88 14 0 157.0 151 84 20 143 73 3 10 1 4.82 1.43

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Angel Guzman Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

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Angel Guzman Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2004 22 A Day 7 7 30.0 12.00 0.00 0.00 0.60 52% 4.20 1.40 .359
2004 22 AA WES 4 4 17.7 6.62 2.04 3.25 1.02 59.1% 5.60 3.88 .328
2005 23 A Peo 2 2 6.1 10.33 0.00 0.00 1.48 77.8% 4.26 3.04 .469
2006 24 AAA IOW 15 15 75.7 9.16 2.85 3.21 0.59 68.1% 4.04 3.05 .329
2006 24 MAJ CHN 15 10 56.0 9.64 5.95 1.62 1.45 0.73 61.5% 7.39 5.19 .376
2007 25 R AZL 4 4 5.0 5.40 1.80 3.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.60 .083
2007 25 AAA IOW 3 3 10.3 6.10 5.23 1.17 0.87 31.6% 12.19 5.14 .370
2007 25 MAJ CHN 12 3 30.3 7.71 2.67 2.89 0.59 1.56 74.4% 3.56 3.26 .335
2008 26 A Day 2 2 5.0 10.80 1.80 6.00 0.00 60% 3.60 1.40 .331
2008 26 AA TEN 1 1 3.0 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.87 .317
2008 26 AAA IOW 4 1 9.0 12.00 3.00 4.00 0.00 90% 1.00 1.53 .343
2008 26 MAJ CHN 6 1 9.7 9.31 3.72 2.50 0.93 0.73 61.5% 94.3 MPH 5.59 3.76 .343
2009 27 A Peo 1 1 1.0 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 -.80 .000
2009 27 AAA IOW 1 1 1.3 6.75 6.75 1.00 0.00 100% 0.00 3.95 .266
2009 27 MAJ CHN 55 0 61.0 6.93 3.39 2.04 1.18 1.26 78.6% 94.5 MPH 2.95 4.53 .209
2011 29 A+ Day 19 17 31.2 7.50 1.15 6.50 0.87 71.4% 4.26 3.36 .380
2011 29 A Peo 19 2 4.0 4.50 2.25 2.00 0.00 66.7% 2.25 2.95 .177
2012 30 AAA Alb 23 0 22.1 6.92 2.44 2.83 0.81 71% 4.43 3.65 .356
Career MAJ   88 14 157.0 8.20 4.18 1.96 1.15 68.6% 4.82 4.48 .304

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Worst Matchups for Angel Guzman (by OPS against, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Ryan Ludwick CIN 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.000 4.000
Brian McCann NY-A 2 2 1 3 1 0 0 1.000 3.000 4.000
Josh Willingham MIN 3 2 2 4 1 0 0 .667 2.667 3.467
Joey Votto CIN 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Miguel Cabrera DET 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.667 2.667
Ryan Howard PHI 4 2 2 2 1 0 0 .500 2.000 2.600
Rafael Furcal MIA 5 4 1 2 0 1 1 .800 1.600 2.400
Matt Holliday STL 2 1 1 4 0 1 0 .500 2.000 2.333
Greg Dobbs MIA 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Russell Martin PIT 3 1 1 4 1 0 0 .333 1.333 1.833

Best Matchups for Angel Guzman (by OPS against, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Raul Ibanez ANA 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Tim Hudson SF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Nate Robertson DET 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Xavier Nady SD 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Shawn Hill TOR 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Yunel Escobar TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Iannetta ANA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Andrew McCutchen PIT 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Zach Duke MIL 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Angel Pagan SF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Angel Guzman: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Guzman was sent to the minors by the Dodgers on Saturday.

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Guzman and the Dodgers have agreed to a minor league contract that included an invitation to spring training, the Dodgers' official site reports.

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Guzman (shoulder) threw two innings for Low-A Peoria Wednesday and gave up one run, two hits, and a walk, MLB.com reports.

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Guzman (shoulder) pitched two perfect innings for Low-A Peoria on Friday, striking out two in the process, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Guzman (shoulder) is set to begin a rehab assignment with Low-A Peoria, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.

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Guzman, who’s rehabbing from serious shoulder surgery 13 months ago, threw another inning in a simulated game Saturday and remains optimistic he’ll make his big-league return this season, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Guzman, the Cubs' best reliever in 2009 who is trying to beat long odds to return from extensive shoulder surgery, pitched in a game Monday for the first time since ’09, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. On a strict 20-pitch count, he lasted only two-thirds of an inning because of sloppy play behind him but held up.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2010

Once the Cubs' top pitching prospect, Guzman had been derailed by shoulder and elbow problems for the better part of five years - until 2009. Guzman was the team's most consistent reliever last year, posting a 2.95 ERA and 1.049 WHIP. His peripherals weren't quite so good - 47:23 K:BB in 61 IP with eight home runs allowed, aided by an unsustainable .209 BABIP. But he kept the ball on the ground, so his good luck with balls in play was somewhat offset by bad luck with balls going out of the park. The bottom line - he's another year removed from elbow surgery, still throws in the mid-90s with a hard slider and changeup and will occupy a primary setup role to the dominant yet wild Carlos Marmol. Guzman is always a health risk, but he's an excellent closer-in-waiting gamble with significant upside.

2009

Once the Cubs' top pitching prospect, Guzman has had arm problems for the better part of the last five years. His latest surgery, an elbow reconstruction, took place in September 2007, but Guzman actually made it back at the tail end of last year, logging 10 innings. Keep an eye on him this spring - he'll be competing for a middle-relief job.

2008

Guzman underwent reconstructive elbow surgery last September and won't be available until late 2008 at the earliest. At this point, we'd be surprised if he ever lived up to his one-time top prospect status.

2007

They say the last thing to come back when a pitcher returns from injury is command, and Guzman seems to be a case in point. Plagued by a series of arm problems, including a minor labrum tear in 2003, a fatigued shoulder in 2004 and a forearm injury in 2005, Guzman stayed largely healthy in 2006 and managed more than a strikeout per inning at Triple-A Iowa and for 56 innings in the majors. But during his stay with the Cubs, Guzman walked too many batters, and gave up too many fly balls and home runs. His ugly ERA and WHIP are partially due to an unlucky hit rate, though, and he actually pitched fairly well at Triple-A. While Guzman might never live up to his top prospect status, there's still some upside here if his command returns now that he's two seasons removed from injury.

2006

Once the top pitching prospect in the Cubs organization, a series of arm problems, including a minor labrum tear in 2003, a fatigued shoulder in 2004 and a forearm injury in 2005 have derailed Guzman's career. There is some cause for hope, however, as Guzman pitched well in the Arizona Fall League with a 28/12 K/BB ratio in 30 2/3 IP with just two home runs allowed. Before he got hurt, Guzman had a 90-plus mph fastball with great life, a heavy sinker and a big overhand curve, and there were reports that he was throwing in the mid-90s again in the AFL.

2005

Once the top pitching prospect in the Cubs organization, Guzman was cruising along at Double-A before shoulder trouble ended his 2003 season. Arthroscopic surgery revealed only a minor tear to the back of the labrum and no damage to his rotator cuff. He returned at high Single-A last spring and struck out 40 batters in 30 IP before getting recalled to Double-A. He struggled there, complained of shoulder fatigue and was shut down again last August. Before he got hurt, Guzman had a 90-plus mph fastball with great life, a heavy sinker and a big overhand curve, but right now his status for the start of 2005 is unclear.

2004

The top pitching prospect in the Cubs' organization, Guzman was cruising along at Double-A before being sidelined with shoulder trouble. He eventually had arthroscopic surgery, which revealed only a minor tear to the back of the labrum and no damage to his rotator cuff. As a result, Guzman should be with the Cubs in spring training, though his 2004 debut may not come until May. Before the surgery, Guzman had a 90+ mph fastball with great life and movement, a heavy sinker, a big overhand curve and an outstanding change-up, so if he can return to form, there's an excellent chance that he'll contribute to the major league club at some point this season either as a fifth starter or out of the pen.

2003

Guzman took off in 2002 at the Class-A level. He possesses a 90+ MPH fastball with great life and movement, a heavy sinker, a big overhand curve, and an outstanding change-up that some organization scouts believe is the best within the system. Like Mark Prior, he has an easy, compact delivery that shouldn’t create undo stress on his arm over the long haul. He should begin the year at Double-A Tennessee but could move as high as Triple-A in 2003. Could be ready to compete for a rotation spot as early as 2004 but should be in 2005.