As noted here earlier, later on Monday the BBWAA will announce the two winners of the 2012 Rookie of the Year Awards. It’s expected that the winners will be Mike Trout and Bryce Harper, although the latter could conceivably lose in an upset. The awards are given to the best rookies from the American and National Leagues. No awards exist for the worst rookies from the American and...
OG Nats blog Capitol Punishment is doing a thing where it names the “most Natinals players.” You know, from the 2006-10 period of Nationals baseball when they were pretty much the laughingstock of Major League Baseball (if not all of sports).
Which got me thinking when I saw this Cristian Guzman dirt collage. Is it the most Natinals memorabilia? And, if not, what could possibly...
Veteran infielder Cristian Guzman has been released by the Cleveland Indians, who also reassigned outfielder Fred Lewis to their minor league camp.
Both were non-roster invitees to camp and neither had a good spring. Guzman batted .217 with no extra-base hits in 10 games before straining a hamstring. Lewis hit .200 with one double in nine games. Neither drove in a run.
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2012
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Cristian Guzman will have a chance to make the Indians' roster as a utility player.
February 22, 2012
The Cleveland Indians have signed veteran infielder Cristian Guzman to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.
The Tribe recently signed veteran shortstop Cristian Guzman to a one-year deal.
Talk about doubling down: after already getting a four-year, $16.8 million deal from former Nationals GM Jim Bowden before the 2005 season, Guzman managed to have 18 months of relatively useful production into a two-year, $16 million extension signed during the 2008 season. The ink on the contract was...
The Indians brought in 33 year old utility infielder Cristian Guzman on a minor league deal with an invite to big league camp.
Tribe beat writer Jordan Bastian writes:
“Guzman would become the 62nd player in this spring’s crowded Cleveland camp. He would up the list of non-roster invitees to 22 players, including 13 new additions who joined the team on Minor League contracts...
Infielder Cristian Guzman has taken a physical for the Cleveland Indians and says he will sign a minor league contract with the club.
Guzman was spotted in the hallway of the Indians' training facility Tuesday as players took physicals before the team's first official workouts this week. Later, Guzman took an empty stall in Cleveland's clubhouse and said he will likely...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2012
Infielder Cristian Guzman has taken a physical for the Cleveland Indians and says he will sign a minor league contract with the club. Guzman was spotted in the hallway of the Indians' training facility Tuesday as players took physicals before the team's first official workouts this week. Later, Guzman took an empty stall in Cleveland's clubhouse and said he will likely sign Wednesday.
Cristian Guzman, an 11-year veteran infielder who missed all of 2011 because of an injured shoulder, took a physical and expects to finalize a Minor League contract with the Indians.