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Brandon Guyer

32-Year-Old Outfielder – Cleveland Indians

2018 Stats

AVG

.150

HR

3

RBI

10

R

6

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Guyer's playing time and performance both took a step back last season. He missed six weeks with a left wrist injury and was limited to 192 plate appearances, posting just a 78 wRC+, down from a caree...

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Neck     EST. RETURN:  5/30/2018
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 210   DOB: 1/28/1986
BORN: West Chester, PA   COLLEGE: Virginia   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brandon Guyer Contract Information:

Signed a two-year extension with the Indians in January of 2017.

May 23, 2018  –  Brandon Guyer News

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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
2016 30 A+ CHA 3 12 12 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .167 .167 .250 .417
2016 30 MAJ TB 63 249 212 27 51 20 12 1 7 18 2 1 12 42 1 1 23 .241 .347 .406 .753
2016 30 MAJ CLE 38 96 81 12 27 7 5 0 2 14 1 1 7 13 0 0 8 .333 .438 .469 .907
2016  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ TB/CLE 101 345 293 39 78 27 17 1 9 32 3 2 19 55 1 1 31 .266 .372 .423 .795
2017 31 AAA COL 6 20 15 3 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 3 .267 .450 .467 .917
2017 31 MAJ CLE 70 192 165 23 39 10 7 1 2 20 2 0 15 43 2 2 8 .236 .326 .327 .653
2018 32 MAJ CLE 33 90 80 6 12 8 5 0 3 10 0 0 8 22 0 0 2 .150 .244 .325 .569
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3-Year Averages     99 306 263 37 68 22 15 1 6 26 5 2 19 53 2 1 21 .259 .355 .392 .747
Career  (View All)     447 1,356 1,177 165 295 99 66 5 28 120 21 7 84 243 14 5 76 .251 .339 .387 .726

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Brandon Guyer Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games 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
May. 24 Hou Did not play.
May. 23 @ChC Did not play.
May. 22 @ChC Did not play.
May. 20 @Hou Did not play.
May. 19 @Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .244 .325 .569
May. 18 @Hou Did not play.
May. 16 @Det 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .156 .244 .338 .582
May. 15 @Det 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .160 .232 .347 .579
May. 14 @Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .157 .234 .314 .548
May. 13 KC 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .164 .233 .328 .561
May. 12 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .161 .235 .339 .574
May. 11 KC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .250 .362 .612
May. 9 @Mil Did not play.
May. 8 @Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .179 .258 .375 .633
May. 6 @NYY Did not play.
May. 5 @NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .173 .259 .385 .644
May. 4 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .173 .259 .385 .644
May. 3 Tor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .184 .273 .408 .681
May. 3 Tor 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .184 .273 .408 .681
May. 2 Tex 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .269 .391 .660
May. 1 Tex 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .271 .381 .652
Apr. 30 Tex 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .146 .255 .366 .621
Apr. 29 Sea 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .227 .375 .602
Apr. 28 Sea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .135 .220 .297 .517
Apr. 27 Sea Did not play.
Apr. 26 Sea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .231 .314 .545
Apr. 25 ChC 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .147 .194 .324 .518
Apr. 24 ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .152 .219 .371
Apr. 23 @Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .129 .156 .226 .382
Apr. 22 @Bal Did not play.
Last 7 Games 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .375 .000 .375
Last 14 Games 28 2 3 0 0 1 4 3 11 0 0 1 0 1 .107 .219 .214 .433
Last 30 Games 52 6 8 2 0 3 8 8 17 0 0 1 0 2 .154 .279 .365 .644

Brandon Guyer: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 33 6 29
2017 65 33 37
2016 83 51 18 19 10
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: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 4

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Brandon Guyer Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018486390.229.500.839
2017111162152.252.360.691
2016123246171.333.5531.013

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018320010.031.063.151
2017547050.204.259.577
2016170153152.218.329.631

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018415240.171.390.651
20177614081.250.276.613
2016157217252.293.497.878

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018391160.128.256.484
20178992121.225.371.688
201613618271.235.338.700
Brandon Guyer vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Dallas Keuchel HOU 15 6 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 .400 .500 .467 .967

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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% .292 .229
2009 23 A DAY 297 265 8.1% 11.4% 0.71 87% .380 .106
2009 23 AA TEN 202 186 5% 15.8% 0.31 83% .219 .102
2010 24 AA TEN 410 369 6.6% 12.4% 0.53 86% .371 .244
2011 25 AAA DUR 443 388 7.9% 17.8% 0.44 80% .360 .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% .324 .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% .346 .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% .322 .101
2015 29 MAJ TB 385 332 6.5% 15.8% 0.41 82% .303 .148
2016 30 A+ CHA 12 12 0% 16.7% 0.00 83% .200 .083
2016 30 MAJ TB 249 212 4.8% 16.9% 0.29 80% .268 .165
2016 30 MAJ CLE 96 81 7.3% 13.5% 0.54 84% .379 .136
2016  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ TB/CLE 345 293 5.5% 15.9% 0.35 81% .300 .157
2017 31 AAA COL 20 15 10% 20% 0.50 73% .300 .200
2017 31 MAJ CLE 192 165 7.8% 22.4% 0.35 74% .303 .091
2018 32 MAJ CLE 90 80 8.9% 24.4% 0.36 73% .164 .175
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3-Year Averages     306 263 6.2% 17.3% 0.36 80% .302 .133
Career     1,356 1,177 6.2% 17.9% 0.35 79% .293 .136

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Brandon Guyer Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
LF 2015 358 1 - 2 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 172 3 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 196.3 -1 - 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 180.7 -3 - -2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 15 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CF 2015 140 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 136 -3 - -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RF 2015 226.3 -1 - 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 42 0 - 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 80 -1 - 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 228.3 4 - 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 97 -1 22 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Brandon Guyer    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.36 BB/K
WEAK
8.9% BB Rate
GOOD
24.4% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.569 OPS
TERRIBLE
.244 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.150 AVG
TERRIBLE
.164 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.325 SLG
TERRIBLE
.175 ISO
AVERAGE

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

Guyer went 1-for-2 with a solo home run, a walk and a strikeout in Wednesday's win over the Cubs.

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Guyer's injured wrist has improved enough that he's expected to make Cleveland's final 25-man roster for Opening Day, MLB.com reports.

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Guyer (wrist) is in the lineup batting second for Saturday's game against the Rangers.

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Guyer (wrist) will make his Cactus League debut Saturday, Paul Hoynes of Cleveland.com reports.

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Guyer (wrist) went 3-for-3 at the plate during a minor-league game Saturday and was scheduled to play for the Indians' Triple-A squad Monday, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports.

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Guyer (wrist) has been cleared for regular batting practice Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

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Guyer (wrist) began hitting front-toss Tuesday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

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Guyer (wrist) resumed participation in baseball activities Tuesday, Chris Assenheimer of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

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Guyer will be sidelined for a couple days due to inflammation in his left wrist, Paul Hoynes of Cleveland.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Meet the modern king of the HBP. After leading the AL by getting plunked 24 times in 128 games in 2015, Guyer upped the ante last season with a major-league leading 31 hit-by-pitches despite playing in just 108 contests split between the Rays and Indians. And there's the rub: his drillings may have contributed nine points to Guyer's OBP, but his frequent trips to the disabled list reflect the cost inherent in taking the Happy Gilmore approach to Major League pitchers. Entering his age-31 season, the late bloomer is still under team control for two more seasons, and he is in the right organization to maximize his platoon-specific capabilities: for his career, Guyer has a robust slash of .289/.391/.470 against southpaws but a modest line of .236/.307/.377 when facing right-handers in eight fewer plate appearances. The Indians will funnel his at-bats appropriately, which likely means a lot of games with fewer than three plate appearances.

2016

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 him in the lineup throughout the year, logging 128 games played. He fared better against left-handed pitching, posting a .844 OPS with seven home runs when facing southpaws as opposed to a .673 OPS with one homer versus right-handers, which continues to steer him into the small side of a platoon. Guyer has solid on-base skills when used correctly and carries decent speed, but he will need to improve against righties in order to carve out a larger role.

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.