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Brandon Guyer

30-Year-Old Outfielder – Tampa Bay Rays

2015 Stats

AVG

.265

HR

8

RBI

28

R

51

SB

10

2016 RotoWire Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

It's hard to believe that 2015 was Guyer's first full season in the majors, but he played more than initially expected due to injuries in the Rays' outfield. The 29-year-old played well enough to keep...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 200   DOB: 1/28/1986   BORN: West Chester, PA   COLLEGE: Virginia   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brandon Guyer Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.185 million deal with the Rays in January of 2016, avoiding arbitration.

January 14, 2016  –  Brandon Guyer News

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Guyer agreed to a one-year, $1.185 million deal with the Rays on Thursday, avoiding arbitration, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.

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Brandon Guyer Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 21 R AZL 17 77 72 10 16 6 4 1 1 5 6 2 5 16 0 0 0 .222 .309 .347 .656
2008 22 A PEO 88 350 327 55 88 44 27 3 14 38 22 7 19 63 1 3 0 .269 .331 .498 .829
2009 23 A DAY 73 297 265 40 92 21 16 3 2 32 23 2 24 34 0 8 0 .347 .407 .453 .860
2009 23 AA TEN 56 202 186 22 35 15 12 2 1 14 7 5 10 32 2 2 2 .188 .235 .290 .525
2010 24 AA TEN 102 410 369 76 127 58 39 6 13 58 30 3 27 51 5 2 7 .344 .398 .588 .986
2011 25 AAA DUR 107 443 388 78 121 48 29 5 14 61 16 6 35 79 6 2 12 .312 .384 .521 .905
2011 25 MAJ TB 15 43 41 7 8 3 1 0 2 3 0 0 1 9 1 0 0 .195 .214 .366 .580
2012 26 AAA DUR 22 97 85 9 25 7 3 1 3 13 2 0 7 15 1 1 3 .294 .365 .459 .824
2012 26 MAJ TB 3 7 7 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .143 .571 .714
2013 27 AAA DUR 98 405 356 73 107 36 23 6 7 41 22 3 29 62 4 2 14 .301 .374 .458 .832
2014 28 AAA DUR 5 26 20 8 8 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 6 4 0 0 0 .400 .538 .700 1.238
2014 28 MAJ TB 97 294 259 37 69 19 15 1 3 26 6 1 16 52 7 1 11 .266 .334 .367 .701
2015 29 MAJ TB 128 385 332 51 88 31 21 2 8 28 10 4 25 61 3 1 24 .265 .359 .413 .772
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3-Year Averages     112 338 295 44 78 24 18 1 5 27 8 2 20 56 5 1 17 .264 .345 .383 .728

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Brandon Guyer Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 4 Tor 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .359 .413 .772
Oct. 3 Tor 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .361 .416 .777
Oct. 2 Tor 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .267 .362 .417 .779
Oct. 1 Mia Did not play.
Sep. 30 Mia Did not play.
Sep. 29 Mia 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .355 .417 .772
Sep. 27 @Tor 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .267 .356 .416 .772
Sep. 26 @Tor 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .354 .411 .765
Sep. 25 @Tor 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .356 .413 .769
Sep. 24 @Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .356 .413 .769
Sep. 23 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 22 @Bos 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .269 .360 .419 .779
Sep. 21 @Bos 4 2 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .269 .358 .416 .774
Sep. 20 Bal 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .352 .402 .754
Sep. 19 Bal 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .260 .350 .390 .740
Sep. 18 Bal Did not play.
Sep. 17 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .347 .389 .736
Sep. 16 NYY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .351 .395 .746
Sep. 15 NYY Did not play.
Sep. 14 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .352 .396 .748
Sep. 13 Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .356 .401 .757
Sep. 12 Bos Did not play.
Sep. 11 Bos 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .361 .407 .768
Sep. 9 @Det 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .271 .363 .407 .770
Sep. 8 @Det 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .363 .404 .767
Sep. 7 @Det 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .365 .407 .772
Sep. 6 @NYY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .367 .405 .772
Sep. 5 @NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .368 .407 .775
Sep. 4 @NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .370 .410 .780
Sep. 2 @Bal 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .373 .413 .786
Last 7 Days 13 4 3 1 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 4 0 0 .231 .444 .462 .906
Last 14 Days 32 10 10 2 1 2 3 2 6 0 1 5 0 0 .313 .436 .625 1.061
Last 30 Days 74 14 16 6 1 2 3 2 12 0 1 6 0 1 .216 .293 .405 .698

Brandon Guyer: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 110 60 23 41 5
2014 72 62 11 1 6
2012 3 3
2011 14 3 11 1

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Brandon Guyer Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015188337204.271.457.844
201411114191.297.396.762

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201514418186.257.354.673
2014148232175.243.345.656

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015167255187.240.383.733
2014144221152.278.361.707

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015165263103.291.442.810
2014115152114.252.374.694
Brandon Guyer Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 21 R AZL 77 72 6.5% 20.8% 0.31 78% .273 .125
2008 22 A PEO 350 327 5.4% 18% 0.30 81% .296 .229
2009 23 A DAY 297 265 8.1% 11.4% 0.71 87% .393 .106
2009 23 AA TEN 202 186 5% 15.8% 0.31 83% .222 .102
2010 24 AA TEN 410 369 6.6% 12.4% 0.53 86% .374 .244
2011 25 AAA DUR 443 388 7.9% 17.8% 0.44 80% .363 .209
2011 25 MAJ TB 43 41 2.3% 20.9% 0.11 78% .200 .171
2012 26 AAA DUR 97 85 7.2% 15.5% 0.47 82% .328 .165
2012 26 MAJ TB 7 7 0% 14.3% 0.00 86% .000 .428
2013 27 AAA DUR 405 356 7.2% 15.3% 0.47 83% .348 .157
2014 28 AAA DUR 26 20 23.1% 15.4% 1.50 80% .500 .300
2014 28 MAJ TB 294 259 5.4% 17.7% 0.31 80% .324 .101
2015 29 MAJ TB 385 332 6.5% 15.8% 0.41 82% .304 .148
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3-Year Averages     338 295 5.9% 16.6% 0.36 81% .312 .119

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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2015 Stat Review for Brandon Guyer    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.265 AVG
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82% Contact Rate
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.304 BABIP
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Power

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.413 SLG
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.148 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.41 BB/K
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6.5% BB Rate
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15.8% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.772 OPS
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.359 OBP
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2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Brandon Guyer

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Brandon Guyer: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Guyer is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Marlins, Roger Mooney of The Tampa Tribune reports.

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Guyer will leadoff against the Tigers on Monday.

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Guyer went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored in Sunday's win over the Royals.

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Guyer is not in the lineup Friday against the Royals, Steve Carney of WDAE 620 AM reports.

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Guyer is on the bench Sunday against the Rangers for the fourth time in five games, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Guyer will see the field more due to the hole in right field created by Steven Souza's hand injury, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Guyer will lead off and play center for the Ray on Saturday.

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Guyer will pick up his fifth start in six games Sunday against the Mariners, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Guyer is not in the lineup Sunday against the Orioles, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Guyer went 3-for-4 on Saturday with two doubles and a run scored.

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2015

Guyer made the Rays' roster to begin the season because he was out of options, but did surprisingly well after looking overmatched in previous exposure to the big leagues. He is not an everyday outfielder as he struggles against righties but does well when matched up against lefties. Guyer is a good contact hitter with a line drive swing that can also steal bases when the opportunity presents itself. At 29, there is no growth to his game and he is what he is. If he is forced into playing time with increased injuries to the regulars, the batting average will suffer. Ideally, he gets the at bats against lefties that David DeJesus must give up, but Guyer projects to be a part-time player for the Rays in 2015.

2014

Guyer began the season with Triple-A Durham and seemed a likely candidate for a September call-up with the Rays until a broken finger essentially ended his season. It is the second straight year an injury prevented him from cracking the major league roster. He had a solid offensive season in the minors over 98 games, hitting .301/.374/.458 with seven home runs and 41 RBI. He also showed his aptitude on the basepaths again by going 22-for-25 on steal attempts. As a right-handed, speedy outfielder, Guyer should have a chance to bounce between Triple-A and the majors in 2014.

2013

Guyer just missed the chance to start the season with the Rays in 2012, but still received the call in early May. Unfortunately, a torn labrum ended his season only three games into a major league stay. He had a strong start at Triple-A Durham hitting .294/.365/.459 with three home runs and 13 RBI in 22 games. Over the years, Guyer has proven to have a solid bat at the minor league level in addition to above average speed. With possible playing time opportunities in the corner-outfield spots for the Rays, Guyer could have the chance to step in and earn extra at-bats this season in reserve.

2012

A former minor league player of the year with the Cubs organization, Guyer settled in nicely for the Rays at Triple-A Durham. In just 388 at-bats, he hit .312 and launched 14 home runs, solid numbers considering Durham is considered pitcher-friendly. He received limited playing time with the Rays late in the season, but responded with two home runs in 43 plate appearances. Guyer does possess a nice speed/power combo, but will likely be sent to Triple-A to get everyday at-bats with the Rays outfield already penciled in. He's not a big prospect at 26, but would be an interesting option if he somehow worked his way to regular at-bats.

2011

Guyer was named the Cubs' minor league player of the year after hitting .344/.398/.588 and stealing 30 bases in 33 attempts at Double-A Tennessee. Keep in mind Guyer's already 25, so he's hardly a top prospect, but his speed and decent power combo are intriguing. The Rays acquired him as part of the Matt Garza trade with the Cubs in January, so he'll vie for at-bats in a crowded group jockeying for position with Carl Crawford's departure to Boston.