Cristian Guzman

Cristian Guzman #15

  • SS
  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 0"/210

Cristian Guzman MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.271 62 467 125 .690

Cristian Guzman Bio

  • Full Name: Cristian Antonio Guzman
  • Born: 3/21/1978 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: April 6, 1999
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/8/2010
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 5382 727 1459 62 467 125 .271 .307 .690

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Awards

Cristian Guzman Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Washington NL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2001 Minnesota AL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/31/2008 Washington NL

EAS Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
1998 New Britain EAS

Cristian Guzman Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2001 .302 19th in AL
2008 .316 4th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2000 28 7th in AL
2001 25 19th in AL
2003 18 15th in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
2002 170 20th in AL
2008 183 4th in NL

Triples

Season 3B Rank
2000 20 1st in AL
2001 14 1st in AL
2002 6 6th in AL
2003 14 1st in AL
2004 4 22nd in AL
2005 6 11th in NL
2007 6 12th in NL
2008 5 17th in NL
2009 7 13th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2000 156 19th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2000 631 5th in AL
2002 623 11th in AL
2004 576 25th in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2000 690 10th in AL
2002 656 23rd in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
1999 7 24th in AL
2000 10 5th in AL
2001 8 19th in AL
2002 13 2nd in AL
2003 9 5th in AL

Cristian Guzman Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 28, 2012 Cleveland Indians released 2B Cristian Guzman.
February 22, 2012 Cleveland Indians signed free agent 2B Cristian Guzman to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 7, 2010 2B Cristian Guzman elected free agency.
November 2, 2010 Texas Rangers activated 2B Cristian Guzman.
October 4, 2010 Texas Rangers reassigned 2B Cristian Guzman to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2010 Texas Rangers activated 2B Cristian Guzman from the 15-day disabled list.
August 31, 2010 Frisco RoughRiders sent SS Cristian Guzman on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 27, 2010 sent SS Cristian Guzman on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
August 14, 2010 Texas Rangers placed 2B Cristian Guzman on the 15-day disabled list. Right quadriceps strain.
July 31, 2010 Washington Nationals Traded 2B Cristian Guzman to Texas Rangers and Frisco RoughRiders Traded RHP Ryan Tatusko and RHP Tanner Roark to Harrisburg Senators.
April 29, 2009 Cristian Guzman roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
April 14, 2009 Washington Nationals placed SS Cristian Guzman on the 15-day disabled list. Left hamstring strain

Cristian Antonio Guzman Bio Info

Cristian Antonio Guzman...with Jose Guillen, Chad Cordero and Zach Day, helped the Nationals debut their home and away jerseys at a local Meet and Greet Party/Ceremony located at DC's ESPN Zone on February 2, 2005. 2009 Followed up career year in '08 with another solid offensive season, although foot problems (bunions) hampered 2nd-half production as batting mark dipped 20 points after the All-Star break...led Nationals with 7 triples...batted .304 (95-for-312) in 72 games during the first half, .256 (56-for-219) in 63 contests thereafter...tallied 2 or more hits and at least one RBI in a franchise-record 7 straight games from July 24-August 1...no franchise player had ever posted more than 5 straight games with at least 2 hits and one RBI...with the 7-game 2-and-1 streak, also set a Washington Nationals (2005-present) record for most consecutive games with at least one RBI...bested a mark held previously by Jesus Flores (6 games, July 30-August 5, 2008)...hit .457 (32-for-70) with 5 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs and 16 RBI during a 17-game hit streak, July 23-August 12...17-game streak was 2nd-longest by a Nationals player in '09 and was tied for 5th-longest in the NL...tallied 16 multi-hit efforts in first 26 starts in 2009...missed 12 games after being placed on DL on April 14 with left hamstring injury...on Oct. 8, had right shoulder scoped by Dr. Wiemi Douoguih in Washington DC.
Game-By-Game Highlights: Went 5-for-5 with 2 RBI, April 13 vs. PHI...solo shot accounted for 400th career RBI, May 23 vs. BAL...knocked home game-winning run with RBI-single in 8th of 10-6 comeback win, June 2 vs. SFG.
2008 Washington's 2008 All-Star signed 2-year extension, July 22...in first complete season since 2005, set career highs in batting (.316), hits (183), doubles (35), on-base percentage (.345) and total bases (255)...57 strikeouts were also a career low for complete big league season...ranked among NL leaders in batting average (4th), hits (4th), multi-hit games (3rd, 57), three-plus hit games (first, 19), singles (2nd, 134), infield hits (tied for 8th, 25), at-bats per strikeout (8th, 10.74)...paced NL shortstops in batting (.317)...led the Nationals in hits with RISP (37)...also ranked 2nd among NL shortstops in hits (182)...recorded the 2nd 40-hit month in Washington Nationals (2005-2008) history in June... Dmitri Young also tallied 40 hits in June of 2007...was selected to NL All-Star Team by COL manager Clint Hurdle on July 6...went 0-for-3 and played 3B for the NL, which lost, 4-3, in 15 innings...had never played any position but SS before the All-Star Game...the All-Star citation was 2nd of career (also 2001 Mid-Summer Classic at Safeco Field)... was batting .311 with 25 doubles, 5 home runs and 27 RBI at the time of the selection...hit .322 (19-for-59) with 3 doubles, 3 RBI, 4 walks and 5 runs scored during a team season high-tying 14-game hitting streak, June 21-July 6... strung together franchise single season-record 8 consecutive multi-hit efforts from August 26-September 3...August 28 vs. LAD, became the first Washington, DC-based big leaguer to hit for the cycle (sequence HR, 1B, 2B, 3B) in front of fans in the Nation's Capital...the cycle was the 7th to occur in DC since 1900, the first in nearly 61 years or since DET's Vic Wertz ran the gamut, Sept. 14, 1947 at Griffith Stadium...before pocketing the cycle, 6 players representing the AL Nationals, Senators, expansion Senators or Nationals hit for the cycle, but all 6 came on the road...was beat to the punch by Brad Wilkerson (April 6, 2005 at PHI), Jim King (May 26, 1964 at BOS), Mickey Vernon (May 19, 1946 at CWS), Joe Cronin (September 2, 1929 at BOS), Goose Goslin (August 28, 1924 at NYY), Otis Clymer (October 2, 1908 at NYY)...hit .348 (97-for-279) at Nationals Park...batted .300-or-better against all NL East foes, .348 overall...hit .300 or better in every month but March/April (.294) and July (.250)...closed strong, batting .373 in September. 2007 After missing the 2006 season due to injury, re-established reputation on the field but was again done in by injuries... hit .328 (57-for-174) with 6 doubles, a team-leading 6 triples, 2 home runs and 14 RBI for Washington, but was limited to 46 games due to left hamstring strain (sustained on Opening Day, April 2 vs. FLA) and a torn left thumb ligament (suffered while tagging Josh Barfield out attempting to steal, June 24 vs. CLE.)...missed 108 games while on the DL... had surgery to repair the thumb, performed by Dr. Richard Barth at Sibley Hospital in DC, on June 25...notched 4 hits, including 1000th of career, in a 4-3 win on June 1 vs. SDP...1000th safety was 5th-inning infield single off Jake Peavy...in first game at Metrodome since departing following the '04 campaign, went 4-for-5 with double, RBI and 3 runs scored to trigger an 8-5 win, June 8 at MIN...posted 3 more hits the next night in a 3-1 win at MIN, June 9...hit first homer at RFK since signing with the Nationals, June 22 vs. CLE...hit .369 in 29 games at RFK...recorded 17 multi-hit efforts in 42 starts...batted .373 in June...tied for 12th in the NL with 6 triples despite playing in less than 50 games. Game-By-Game Highlights: Posted 2 hits and 2 RBI in a 6-4 win, May 13 vs. FLA...3-walk effort on May 18 vs. BAL was first since April 11, 2000 at BOS (2593 days prior)...2-hit, 2-RBI performance on May 22 at CIN included game-tying 7th-inning RBI single in game eventually won by the Nationals, 8-4...went 2-for-5 and scored the game-ending run on a Solomon Torres 9th-inning wild pitch in a 6-5 win vs. PIT on June 6...posted 3 hits, including a double and triple, and 2 RBI, June 18 vs. DET...was reinstated from DL on September 21. 2006 Did not play in 2006 while rehabbing from May 8 season-ending surgery on right shoulder to repair a SLAP tear...the procedure took place in Cincinnati, OH and was performed by Dr. Timothy Kremchek, the Nationals Senior Orthopedic Consultant and Cincinnati Reds Medical Director and Chief Orthopedic Surgeon and Nationals Team Orthopedist Ben Shaffer...before the shoulder ailment arose, played in 5 Grapefruit League contests for the Nationals, going 2-for-9 with one RBI...had laser surgery on eyes prior to '06 campaign. 2005 Hit .201 before the All-Star break and .243 after the break. ... His best month came during the month of September, hitting .325 with one home run and 12 RBIs. 2004 Hit .274 with 8 home runs and 46 RBI in 6th and final season with the Twins...starting SS on MIN's 3rd consecutive AL Central Division-winning club...made just 12 errors...ranked 2nd among AL SS with .983 fielding percentage...103 double plays ranked 4th among all MLB shortstops...ranked among AL leaders in batting against left-handed pitching (2nd at .326) and sacrifice hits (5th with 13)...put the ball in play, fanning just once every 9.8 plate appearances (8th in AL)...moved into 2nd on the Twins' All-Time triples list with 58th 3-bagger, April 14 at CLE...posted season-high 10-game hit-streak May 4-14 (19-46, .413)...registered first career 5-hit game, May 7 at OAK...matched career high by scoring 4 runs on June 27 vs. MIL...hit safely in 9 straight games, July 3-16...posted season-high 4 RBI, July 8 vs. DET...homered in consecutive games, September 11-12 at DET...hit .333 (5-for-15) during MIN's 4-game ALDS loss to NYY. 2003 Hit safely in 11 of 12 games, going 16-50 (.320), April 5-17 . . . hit safely in 12 of 13 games, April 28-May 16 . . . had 11-game hit-streak, going 16-51 (.314), May 18-30 . . . had game-winning rbi double in 15th inning, June 10 vs. Atlanta . . . was 15-44 (.341) in 10 games, June 16-26 . . . ejected by home plate umpire Chris Guccione, July 14 . . . homered in consecutive games, July 15-16 . . . . hit safely in 11 of 12 games, July 17-28 . . . had career-high 23-game hit-streak, going 35-97 (.361), August 1-25 . . . tied season-high 3 hits, September 10 vs. Detroit . . . tied season-high 3 rbi, September 11 vs. Detroit . . . was 13-33 (.394) in 7 games, September 10-17 . . . never went more than 3 games without a hit for second consecutive season . . . led club in at-bats, was second in hits and stolen bases, tied for second in games, and third in runs. 2002 Hit safely in 11 of 12 games, going 16-50 (.320), April 5-17 . . . hit safely in 12 of 13 games, April 28-May 16 . . . had 11-game hit-streak, going 16-51 (.314), May 18-30 . . . had game-winning rbi double in 15th inning, June 10 vs. Atlanta . . . was 15-44 (.341) in 10 games, June 16-26 . . . ejected by home plate umpire Chris Guccione, July 14 . . . homered in consecutive games, July 15-16 . . . . hit safely in 11 of 12 games, July 17-28 . . . had career-high 23-game hit-streak, going 35-97 (.361), August 1-25 . . . tied season-high 3 hits, September 10 vs. Detroit . . . tied season-high 3 rbi, September 11 vs. Detroit . . . was 13-33 (.394) in 7 games, September 10-17 . . . never went more than 3 games without a hit for second consecutive season . . . led club in at-bats, was second in hits and stolen bases, tied for second in games, and third in runs. 2001 Had 12-game hit-streak, going 20-55 (.364), April 5-17 . . . fourth-career 4-hit game, June 4 vs. Cleveland . . . fifth career 4-hit game, June 8 vs. Pittsburgh . . . had career-high 17-game hit-streak, going 29-74 (.392), June 8-26 . . . homered in consecutive games, June 10-12 . . . first career grand slam off Dave Borkowski and career-high 6 rbi, June 24 at Detroit . . . hit safely in 13 of 14 games, going 19-55 (.345), June 28-August 18 . . . named to first All-Star team, July 10 at Seattle . . . disabled with inflamed right shoulder, July 14- August 17 . . . reinstated from 15-day disabled list, August 17 . . . was 14-41 (.341) in 9 games, August 17-25 . . . sixth-career 4-hit game, September 5 at Texas . . . hit safely in 11 of 13 games, September 10-October 3 . . . was 25-33 (76%) in stolen base attempts . . . had .959 (21 E, 512 TC) fielding percentage . . . never went more than 3 games without a hit . . . led club in triples, was second in batting, third in runs and stolen bases and fourth in hits, rbi and total bases . . . led league in triples and was 10th in road batting average . . . established career-highs in batting, doubles and on-base percentage . . . rated third Fastest Baserunner in American League by Baseball America. 2000 Hit safely in 15 of 16 games to start season, going 22-66 (.333), April 3-20 . . . career-high 4 rbi, June 9 vs. Milwaukee . . . career-high 4 hits, June 16 vs. Seattle . . . second career 4-hit game, July 6 vs. Boston . . . season-high 8-game hit-streak, August 9-17 . . . signed four-year contract with club option for 2005, August 24 . . . third career 4-hit game, September 19 vs. Texas . . . set club record with 20 triples, surpassing Rod Carew's total of 19 in 1977, September 20 vs. Texas . . . had 5 bunt hits . . . was 28-38 (74%) in stolen base attempts . . . had .967 (22 E, 663 TC) fielding percentage . . . established career-highs in every offensive category . . . led club in at-bats, runs, hits, triples and stolen bases, and was tied for lead in games . . . led majors in triples . . . was second in league in hardest to double up (1/126.2 at-bats), was fifth in league in at-bats and tied for seventh in stolen bases . . . ranked ninth among league shortstops in fielding percentage . . . rated Fastest Baserunner in American League by Baseball America . . . won Charles O. Johnson Award as Most Improved Twin. 1999 Made major league debut, April 6 vs. Toronto ... doubled off David Wells for first big-league hit, April 7 vs. Toronto ... disabled with strained right hamstring, May 27-June 10 ... was 14-34 (.412) with 9 RBI in 11 games, June 22-July 4 ... season-high 3 RBI, June 27 at Detroit ... first major league home run, off Justin Thompson, July 4 vs. Detroit ... season-high 11-game hit streak, July 11-25 ... tied season-high 3 hits (fifth of season), August 6 at Kansas City ... ejected for charging mound (Paul Spoljaric), August 31 at Toronto ... suspended for three games by American League, September 10-12 ... had 18 bunt hits ... was 9-16 (56%) in stolen base attempts ... batted .296 (34-115) vs. left-handers and .200 (61-305) vs. right-handers ... had .959 (24 E, 583 TC) fielding percentage ... won Bill Boni Award as Twins' Outstanding Rookie. 1998 Acquired along with pitchers Eric Milton and Daniel Mota and outfielder Brian Buchanan in exchange for second baseman Chuck Knoblauch, February 6 ... hit safely in 12 of 13 games, going 23-48 (.479), May 22-June 2 ... Twins' Minor League Player of the Week, May 29-June 4 ... season-high 4 hits, August 8 vs. Akron ... season-high 7-game hit streak, going 12-29 (.414), August 20-26 ... tied season-high 4 hits, August 28 at Reading ... season-high 3 RBI, September 4 at Norwich ... was 23-37 (62%) in stolen base attempts ... batted .288 vs. left-handers and .274 vs. right-handers ... batted .375 with bases loaded ... had .952 (32 E, 669 TC) fielding percentage ... led club in games, was tied for lead in stolen bases and was second in at-bats, hits and triples ... tied for league lead in games, was second in at-bats and third in hits ... named shortstop on Eastern League postseason All-Star team ... rated Twins' third-best prospect and 10th-best prospect in Eastern League by Baseball America. 1997 Began season at Greensboro ... season-high 4 hits, April 7 vs. Delmarva ... season-high 8-game hit streak, June 9-19 ... was 20-48 (.417) hitting safely in 9 of 11 games, July 2-18 ... promoted to Tampa, July 4 ... transferred to Greensboro, July 9 ... season-high 4 RBI, July 22 at Augusta ... tied season-high 4 RBI, August 23 at Cape Fear ... was 23-36 (64%) in stolen base attempts ... was second on club in hits and stolen bases, was third in at-bats and tied for third in triples ... rated Yankees' seventh-best prospect by Baseball America. 1996 Disabled with sore right shoulder, August 1-8 ... led club in runs and stolen bases, was third in at-bats and hits and was tied for third in triples. 1995 Played for Yankees' Dominican Summer League team.