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Gabriel Guerrero Martinez (born December 11, 1993) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder in the Miami Marlins organization. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cincinnati Reds.

Gabriel Guerrero
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Guerrero with the Miami Marlins
Miami Marlins
Outfielder
Born: (1993-12-11) December 11, 1993 (age 25)
Nizao, Peravia, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
September 4, 2018, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
(through 2018 season)
Batting average.167
Home runs1
Runs batted in1
Teams

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CareerEdit

Seattle MarinersEdit

Guerrero signed with the Seattle Mariners as an international free agent on February 10, 2011.[1] He made his professional debut that season for the Dominican Summer League Mariners. Guerrero returned to the DSL Mariners in 2012 and also played for the Arizona League Mariners. In 68 games, he hit .349/.393/.593 with 15 home runs. Playing for the Clinton LumberKings in 2013 he hit .271 with a 661 on-base plus slugging (OPS) and four home runs. Guerrero played the 2014 season with the High Desert Mavericks.[2] In July he played in the All-Star Futures Game.[3][4] He finished the season playing in 131 games, hitting .307 with 18 home runs.

Arizona DiamondbacksEdit

On June 3, 2015, Guerrero was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 6 player trade with the Seattle Mariners.[5] The Diamondbacks added him to their 40-man roster after the season.[6] Guerrero was designated for assignment by the Diamondbacks in November 2016.

Cincinnati RedsEdit

On November 28, 2016, Guerrero was claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds organization.[7] He was non-tendered on December 2, and signed to a minor league contract on December 4.[8]

Guerrero was called up to the majors for the first time on September 3, 2018 and made his debut the next day.[9] On October 3, 2018, he was outrighted to the minors and removed from the Reds 40 man roster.[10] He elected free agency on November 3, 2018.[11]

Miami MarlinsEdit

On November 14, 2018, Guerrero signed a minor league deal with the Miami Marlins.[12] He opened the 2019 season with the New Orleans Baby Cakes.

Personal lifeEdit

His uncles, Vladimir Guerrero and Wilton Guerrero, played in Major League Baseball.[13] His cousin, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., is a third baseman for the Toronto Blue Jays.[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mariners sign Gabriel Guerrero, Vlad's nephew". Seattle Mariners blog. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
  2. ^ "Local News – The News Tribune". thenewstribune.com. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
  3. ^ "Mariners' slugging future is showcased in Futures Game". The Seattle Times. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
  4. ^ "Mariners duo living a dream at Futures Game". Seattle Mariners. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
  5. ^ "Mariners get Trumbo, Nuno in 6-player deal". Arizona Diamondbacks. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
  6. ^ "D-backs add three prospects to 40-man roster". Arizona Diamondbacks. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  7. ^ Adams, Steve (November 28, 2016). "Reds Claim Juan Graterol, Gabriel Guerrero Off Waivers". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  8. ^ Byrne, Connor (December 4, 2016). "Minor MLB Transactions: 12/4/16". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved December 4, 2016.
  9. ^ https://local12.com/sports/reds/reds-recall-pitcher-mahle-bring-up-two-others-from-louisville
  10. ^ Adams, Steve (October 3, 2018). "Reds Outright Gabriel Guerrero, Tim Federowicz". MLB Trade Rumors.
  11. ^ Eddy, Matt (November 6, 2018). "Minor League Free Agents 2018". Baseball America. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  12. ^ Eddy, Matt (November 22, 2018). "Minor League Transactions: Nov 6 - Nov 21". Baseball America. Retrieved November 22, 2018.
  13. ^ "Guerrero set to provide power for Mariners". Seattle Mariners. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
  14. ^ "Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Stats, Fantasy & News". MLB.com. Retrieved November 28, 2016.

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