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Portrait of Joel Guzman

Joel Guzman 3BRays

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
2 62 .232 .306 .321 .205 -0.3
Birth Date11-24-1984
Height6' 7"
Weight225 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2006 LAN 21 8 23 19 2 4 0 0 0 4 3 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 .211 .348 .211 .171 -1.7 -0.3 -0.2
2007 TBA 22 16 39 37 5 9 1 2 0 14 2 10 0 0 0 4 0 0 .243 .282 .378 .226 -1.4 -0.1 -0.1
Career24625671312018512100700.232.306.321.205-3.1-0.4-0.3

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2002 GRF Rk 43 171 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .365 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SGA A 58 229 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .291 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 VRO A+ 62 252 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 VRO A+ 87 356 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .364 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 JAX AA 46 200 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 JAX AA 122 496 .315 .276 .354 .405 .277 .372 89 21.9 10.8 3.9 0.6 -1.1 36.3 3.7 36.3 3.7
2006 LAN MLB 8 23 .171 .271 .335 .435 .261 .235 101 -2.3 0.7 0.1 -0.3 -0.0 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2006 DUR AAA 25 92 .218 .266 .329 .399 .263 .213 97 -3.8 2.5 -0.2 -1.7 -0.4 -4.0 -0.6 -4.0 -0.6
2006 LVG AAA 85 352 .277 .271 .339 .412 .261 .353 111 5.8 9.3 -3.4 -0.5 -2.8 10.3 1.0 10.3 1.0
2007 TBA MLB 16 39 .226 .258 .331 .411 .262 .333 98 -1.4 1.1 -0.2 -0.1 -1.0 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1
2007 DUR AAA 110 445 .241 .261 .330 .399 .259 .299 97 -8.8 12.9 -1.4 -1.0 0.4 4.9 0.4 4.9 0.4
2008 DUR AAA 116 464 .243 .263 .329 .401 .262 .281 96 -8.3 13.3 0.3 -4.2 -6.9 -5.1 -0.9 -5.1 -0.9
2009 HAR AA 108 429 .291 .253 .328 .383 .262 .319 96 13.8 11.9 0.5 -6.9 -0.4 25.6 2.0 25.6 2.0
2009 SYR AAA 12 35 .138 .245 .316 .370 .238 .167 106 -4.6 1.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.4 -4.1 -0.4 -4.1 -0.4
2010 BOW AA 130 563 .283 .258 .329 .392 .255 .305 105 13.5 16.1 -8.7 -6.3 -0.5 19.0 1.3 19.0 1.3
2011 LIC Wnt 2 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 PEN AA 65 263 .267 .249 .318 .364 .252 .294 100 1.9 7.3 -4.5 0.4 -1.0 3.4 0.4 3.4 0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2002 GRF Rk 171 19 38 8 2 3 27 18 54 5 3 .252 .327 .391 .139 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 VRO A+ 252 30 59 13 1 5 24 11 60 0 4 .246 .278 .371 .125 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SGA A 229 33 51 13 0 8 29 9 62 4 4 .235 .264 .406 .171 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 VRO A+ 356 52 101 22 8 14 51 21 78 8 5 .307 .348 .550 .243 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 JAX AA 200 25 51 11 3 9 35 13 44 1 2 .280 .332 .522 .242 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 JAX AA 496 63 127 31 2 16 75 42 128 7 3 .287 .356 .475 .188 .315 36.3 0.6 3.7
2006 DUR AAA 92 7 17 5 0 4 9 4 23 0 0 .193 .228 .386 .193 .218 -4.0 -1.7 -0.6
2006 LAN MLB 23 2 4 0 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 .211 .348 .211 .000 .171 -1.7 -0.3 -0.2
2006 LVG AAA 352 44 94 16 2 11 55 26 72 9 5 .297 .356 .464 .167 .277 10.3 -0.5 1.0
2007 DUR AAA 445 44 100 17 2 16 64 23 117 9 2 .242 .285 .408 .167 .241 4.9 -1.0 0.4
2007 TBA MLB 39 5 9 1 2 0 4 2 10 0 0 .243 .282 .378 .135 .226 -1.4 -0.1 -0.1
2008 DUR AAA 464 52 108 23 0 20 72 19 103 1 2 .248 .281 .438 .190 .243 -5.1 -4.2 -0.9
2009 HAR AA 429 53 108 26 1 12 57 34 72 1 0 .281 .353 .447 .166 .291 25.6 -6.9 2.0
2009 SYR AAA 35 3 4 0 0 0 2 2 9 0 1 .121 .171 .121 .000 .138 -4.1 -0.2 -0.4
2010 BOW AA 563 87 142 21 1 33 98 45 121 4 4 .279 .343 .519 .240 .283 19.0 -6.3 1.3
2011 LIC Wnt 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 PEN AA 263 26 62 10 0 7 35 24 44 1 2 .263 .328 .394 .131 .267 3.4 0.4 0.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 56 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from TB 12/08 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 9/9/08 optioned to Triple-A 3/29/08 recalled 8/19/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 3/07 acquired in trade from LAD 06
  • recalled 6/06 optioned sent to minor-league camp 3/06 re-signed 2/06 contract purchased 11/05 Dominican $2.25M signing bonus-largest ever for 16-year-old

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Pebble Hunting: The Saddest Age-27 Seasons of 2012Sam Miller2013-01-04
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Future Shock: State of the Systems, AL EastKevin Goldstein2008-03-20
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Prospectus Today: The Last ActionJoe Sheehan2007-12-06
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Transaction of the Day: AL East RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-09-15
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Prospectus Hit List: Friday the 13th EditionJay Jaffe2007-07-13
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-12-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)When does a prospect/young player cross the line and become a bust? Would you consider Alex Gordon, Brandon Wood, Cameron Maybin, Andy Marte, and Joel Guzman busts?
(Steve from Las Vegas)
Andy Marte - yes. Brandon Wood - yes. Cameron Maybin is approaching that territory though he could still be a somewhat useful major leaguer. Alex Gordon is only going to be a bust relative to expectations. He can still be a productive major leaguer, unlike say Andy LaRoche, but he is not going to become the perennial all star many originally thought. To me, there is no clear line of demarcation but rather a situation that has a certain feel to it. Wood has shown no signs of improvement, nor has Maybin. Gordon has. (Eric Seidman)
2008-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)With Aybar detained & it looking like Longoria might start the season in Durham, is this Joel Guzman's last chance to prove to be the stud everyone thought he was and not just a fringe MLB player?
(Tommy from TheStatPack)
Guzman's been a good body with middling-to-poor results for too long--if the Rays stop looking at him as a thirdbaseman, he doesn't get on base enough to even merit consideration anywhere else. Between Longoria and Iwamura, the Rays are stacked at the hot corner. (Derek Jacques)
2008-01-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)It's looking like Willy Aybar/Joel Guzman will open the season at 3rd base for the Rays. Do you think Longoria needs more AAA Ab's or is he ready to start opening day?
(Tommy from TheStatPack)
Now that they've acquired Aybar, who could be a real surprise if he has conquered his personal demons, I have no problem with Longoria getting some development time. However, I wouldn't have had a problem with Longoria starting in the big leagues either. However, it can't hurt to buy him a little more time. (John Perrotto)
2008-01-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)In the case Longoria starts the year in Durham, do you think Joel Guzman will be an adequate stopgap 3B for the Rays or would we be better served by signing a Free Agent 3B?
(jlarsen from DRays Bay)
I don't think Joel Guzman is even an adequate stopgap at 3B for Durham at this point. (Kevin Goldstein)


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