ANAHEIM – There has to be a pony in this Angels season somewhere. Actually you don’t really need a flashlight to find it. Mike Trout might finish in the Top 2 in MVP voting for the fifth straight year. Matt Shoemaker has been revelatory. Kole...
It was late in Spring Training and the Angels had decided that Deolis Guerra would not make their Opening Day roster. But they wanted him to remain with the organization, so that he could report to the Minor Leagues and make some necessary adjustments to his delivery. And they promised him that if he did, a spot would eventually open up for him in their bullpen.
20 days ago
Reliever Deolis Guerra is one of 22 pitchers the Angels have used this season, starting as a waiver claim from the Pirates. After an emergency appendectomy at the end of Spring Training, he was optioned to Triple-A. He's since been called up to the big leagues, designated for assignment, unclaimed on waivers and optioned back to the Minors before being recalled on June 4 for his...
June 25, 2016
ANAHEIM -- One day after optioning A.J. Achter, the Angels called up another reliever, Deolis Guerra, from Triple-A Salt Lake. “Right now, he’s a guy showing he has a major-league arm, and he’s showing he’s made some adjustments to come up...
Looking to add a fresh arm to a taxed bullpen, the Angels added reliever Deolis Guerra to the roster before Saturday's game against the Orioles.
May 21, 2016
PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pirates announced Friday that Major League Baseball has voided the Cleveland Indians' waiver claim of right-handed reliever Deolis Guerra because of injury and Pittsburgh placed him on the 15-day disabled with left knee inflammation. Guerra appeared in 10 games with the Pirates this season, going 2-0 with a 6.48 ERA. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster the Pirates...
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August 07, 2015 | Discuss
Cleveland Indians claim reliever Guerra off waivers from Pittsburgh The Indians have claimed reliever Deolis Guerra off waivers from Pittsburgh, the team announced Wednesday. Guerra, a 26-year-old rookie, went 2-0 with a 6.48 ERA in 10 appearances for the Pirates this season. He has recorded 17 strikeouts and only three walks in 16 2/3 innings pitched. The right-hander opened the...
The Pirates just tweeted that it will be Vance Worley and not Deolis Guerra that will be designated for assignment to make room for Joe Blanton tonight. Since I spent most of my time assuming the Pirates were going to use Blanton in the Guerra role and that Guerra was the most likely to be DFA to make room for Blanton, let’s take a few seconds and consider what’s going on with...
Deolis Guerra didn't mind waiting 14 innings to collect his first career win. Besides, after 10 years in the Minors, what's a couple of hours or extra innings? "Unbelievable, amazing. It feels great," Guerra told Pirates.com. "It's a moment I've waited for my whole life, and it finally came true." And the moment sure came at a time when the Pirates needed it. It's not as if Guerra...
After nine long years in the Minor Leagues, Deolis Guerra has found himself on a Major League roster. When the Pirates put Rob Scahill on the 15-day disabled list, Guerra – a right-handed reliever – was called upon to take his place. “I was having a good season down here (at Indianapolis), but I wasn't expecting the call today because this ballclub is doing such a great...
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