Matt Guerrier

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Matt Guerrier MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
27-35 3.52 623.0 411 1.26

Matt Guerrier Bio

  • Full Name: Matthew Olson Guerrier
  • Pronunciation: gur-REAR
  • Born: 8/2/1978 in Cleveland, OH
  • Draft: 1999, Chicago White Sox, 10th rd. (309th overall)
  • College: Kent State
  • Debut: 6/17/2004
  • Last Game: 7/22/2014
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 27 35 3.52 555 3 6 623.0 411 1.26

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Games

Season G Rank
2007 73 7th in AL
2008 76 1st in AL
2009 79 1st in AL
2010 74 3rd in AL

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Season HLD Rank
2007 14 21st in AL
2008 20 11th in AL
2009 33 1st in AL
2010 24 6th in AL

Matt Guerrier Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 29, 2014 RHP Matt Guerrier elected free agency.
July 24, 2014 Minnesota Twins designated RHP Matt Guerrier for assignment.
May 8, 2014 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of RHP Matt Guerrier from Rochester Red Wings.
April 23, 2014 RHP Matt Guerrier assigned to Rochester Red Wings from New Britain Rock Cats.
April 14, 2014 RHP Matt Guerrier assigned to New Britain Rock Cats from Rochester Red Wings.
March 31, 2014 RHP Matt Guerrier assigned to Rochester Red Wings.
March 25, 2014 Minnesota Twins signed free agent RHP Matt Guerrier to a minor league contract.
March 24, 2014 Minnesota Twins released RHP Matt Guerrier.
January 29, 2014 Minnesota Twins signed free agent RHP Matt Guerrier to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 31, 2013 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Matt Guerrier from the 60-day disabled list.
August 8, 2013 Chicago Cubs placed RHP Matt Guerrier on the 60-day disabled list. Sore right elbow.
July 3, 2013 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Matt Guerrier.
July 2, 2013 Chicago Cubs traded RHP Carlos Marmol to Los Angeles Dodgers for RHP Matt Guerrier.
June 30, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers designated Matt Guerrier for assignment.
August 30, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Matt Guerrier from the 60-day disabled list.
August 30, 2012 Matt Guerrier roster status changed by Los Angeles Dodgers.
August 16, 2012 sent RHP Matt Guerrier on a rehab assignment to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
June 4, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers transferred RHP Matt Guerrier from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 24, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Matt Guerrier on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 19, 2012. right-elbow tendinitis
September 5, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Matt Guerrier from the paternity list.
December 16, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent Matt Guerrier.
November 7, 2010 RHP Matt Guerrier elected free agency.

Matthew Olson Guerrier Bio Info

Matthew Olson Guerrier (pronounced gur-REAR)...wife Dejie (Thompson)...daughter Ava Grayce (7/31/08) and son Jack (9/1/11)...1996 graduate of Shaker Heights (OH) High School...attended Kent State University...led team in strikeouts (103) and innings pitched (88.2 IP) in 1999.

2013

Started season with Los Angeles-NL, his third on their Opening Day roster...Made 500th career appearance May 25 vs. St. Louis, pitching 0.1 inning…Was designated for release or assignment, outrighted off Dodgers roster and traded to Chicago-NL July 2, in exchange for right-handed pitcher Carlos Marmol…Placed on 60-day disabled list August 8 with right elbow sprain, ending his season...had surgery to repair flexor mass in right arm during August…Posted a 2.13 ERA (12.2 IP, 3 ER) with five holds in final 15 games July 4-August 7…Allowed just three home runs on the season, one coming in final 39 games (34.1 IP) since April 29. 

2012 Appeared in just 16 games due to injury in his second season with Los Angeles...missed 119 games from April 19-Aug. 30 with right elbow tendinitis. Limited opposing hitters to a .174 batting average (8-for-46), including a .074 mark against right-handers (2-for-27). Allowed just three hits in nine games at Dodger Stadium (3-for-25, .120). Held opponents with runners in scoring position to a .143 batting average (1-for-7). 2011 Reached the 70-games pitched plateau for fifth consecutive season in 2011, going 4-3 with one save and a 4.07 ERA in a team-high 70 appearances...also led the club's relief corps with 66.1 innings...Recorded his only save of the season and just the sixth rescue of his career on May 17 vs. Milwaukee...Overall, limited opposing hitters to a .233 batting average with a .301 on-base percentage and .332 slugging percentage...left-handers batted just .204 (21-for-103) against him...Made his Dodger debut on April 1 and proceeded to open the season with nine straight scoreless outings (10.2 IP)...Earned his first Dodger victory on April 21 after 2.0 scoreless innings against the Braves...Had his best month of the season in July, posting a 2.16 ERA (2 ER/8.1 IP) and holding batters to a .194 average over nine appearances...Struck out a season-high three batters in 1.0 inning of work on July 25 vs. Colorado and in 1.0 inning against Houston on Aug. 12...Limited the opposition to a .211 batting average after the All-Star break...The first batter hit just .238 (15-for-63) against him on the season...When reaching two strikes, batters hit just .155 (18-for-116) off him...Opened his Dodger career with nine consecutive scoreless appearances (10.2 IP) from April 1-21...In only plate appearance of the season, drew a bases-loaded walk at Pittsburgh on May 10 for his first career RBI. 2010 Went 5-7 with a 3.17 ERA in 74 relief appearances with the Twins ... ranked third in the American League with 74 appearances and ranked eighth among AL relievers with 71.0 innings ... appeared in 70-plus games and 70.0-plus innings for the fourth consecutive season...56 of his 74 appearances were scoreless ... Did not allow an earned run in his first eight appearances (8.1 IP)...posted a 0.73 ERA (1 ER/12.1 IP) in 11 April appearances ... Earned his first victory, June 4 at Oakland, tossing 2.0 shutout innings of relief ... Picked up his first save of the season and fifth of his career, pitching 0.1 inning on June 8 vs. Kansas City ... Set a season high with four strikeouts, June 19 at Philadelphia, fanning four of the six batters he faced (2.0 IP) ... also struck out four on Sept. 29 at Kansas City ... Lost three consecutive appearances from July 1-3, allowing six runs in 2.0 total innings during the stretch ... Allowed just one home run in his first 35 appearances (36.0 IP) from April 6-June 28 ... Posted a 2.03 ERA (3 ER/13.1 IP) in 12 June appearances ... Was tied for sixth in the AL in appearances during the first half with 41, which tied for second among right-handers ... Won his second game of the season, Aug. 4 at Tampa Bay with 2.0 scoreless innings ... picked up his third win on Aug. 31 vs. Detroit with 0.1 inning of relief and won his fourth on Sept. 11 at Cleveland with 1.0 inning of relief ... Started the season 13th on the Twins' All-Time list in games pitched and finished in fifth place with 393 games, passing Al Worthington (327), J.C. Romero (327), Bert Blyleven (348), Mike Trombley (365) LaTroy Hawkins (366), Jim Perry (376), Brad Radke (378) and Juan Rincon (386)...tied Juan Rincon on Sept. 15 at Chicago (AL) for fifth on the list and moved into sole possession of fifth, Sept. 16 at Chicago (AL) ... Allowed just two earned runs in his final 15 appearances (13.0 IP) for an ERA of 1.38 during that time ... Tossed 1.2 scoreless innings over two ALDS appearances against the Yankees. 2009 Earned his first win, April 17 vs. Los Angeles (AL)...did not allow a run in seven straight appearances (9.0 ip), April 22-May 7...did not walk a batter in seven consecutive appearances (5.2 ip), May 4-14...did not allow a run in 14 straight appearances (10.1 ip), collecting two wins, May 26-June 23...had seven consecutive scoreless appearances, June 26-July 10 (6.0 ip)...finished June with a record of 2-0, 0.87 (10.1 ip, 1 er) in 14 appearances...finished the first-half with a record of 4-0, 2.41 (41.0 ip, 11 er) in 44 games (T-1st in American League)...went 4-0, 0.33 (27.1 ip, 1 er) in 30 games from May 25-July 29...did not allow a run in 14 consecutive appearances (10.1 ip), May 25-June 23 and again from June 28-July 29 (15.2 ip)...earned fourth career save and first of the season, August 22 at Kansas City...appeared in 78 games, the most among any American League pitcher...his 2.36 ERA was the seventh-lowest in the American League (minimum of 60.0 ip). 2008 Tied season-high 3.2 innings and season-high three strikeouts, April 17 vs. Tampa Bay...career-high three-game win-streak, April 20-June 2...did not allow a run in six appearances (7.2 ip), April 25-May 9...tossed 2.0 innings of scoreless relief in earning fifth career win (first of season), May 4 vs. Detroit...did not allow a run in 11 of 12 appearances, going 1-0, 0.71 (12.2 ip, 1 er) with one save, May 15-June 7...was 1-0, 0.00 (7.2 ip) with one save in eight appearances, May 23-June 7...recorded third career save, May 27 at Kansas City...sixth career win (second of season) with 1.2 innings of scoreless relief, June 2 vs. New York (AL)...did not allow a run in 11 of 12 appearances, going 1-1, 1.54 (11.2 ip, 2 er), June 10-July 6...tossed 2.0 scoreless innings and earned his fifth win of the season, July 10 at Detroit...earned his sixth win, July 27 at Cleveland...did not allow a run in five straight appearances from August 21-30, allowing just one hit during the span (5.1 innings)...stranded 29 of 37 inherited runners and first-batters-faced in relief were 15-for-69 (.217)...his 76 appearances tied him for the most in the American League with Francisco Rodriguez (LAA). 2007 Did not allow a run in first six appearances (9.1 ip), April 4-18...was 1-0, 0.00 (10.1 ip) in six appearances, May 13-25...recorded second career win with 1.2 innings of scoreless relief, May 25 vs. Toronto...tied season-high 2.1 innings, May 30 vs. Chicago (AL)...had 14.0 inning scoreless streak, covering 10 appearances, May 30-June 24...did not allow a run in 10 appearances (11.2 ip), June 27-July 19...second career save, August 23 at Baltimore...did not allow a run in eight appearances (6.2 ip), September 9-23...tied season-high three strikeouts, September 17 vs. Texas...had .220 batting-average-against with lefthanders batting .264 (37-for-140) with six homers and righthanders batting .187 (34-for-182) with three homers...stranded 31 of 45 (69%) inherited runners and first-batters-faced in relief were 16-for-69 (.232) with 14 strikeouts...pitched 2.0-or-more innings 14 times...set career-highs in games (73), innings (88.0), strikeouts (68) and wins (two)...tied for seventh in American League in games. 2006 Did not allow an earned run in eight appearances, going 0-0, 0.00 (16.2 ip), April 28-May 20...season-high 3.2 innings, May 14 vs. Chicago (AL)...disabled with fracture in right thumb, June 9...began rehab assignment at New Britain, July 20...returned from rehab assignment, July 31...reinstated from disabled list, August 1...did not allow a run in six appearances, going 0-0, 0.00 (8.0 ip), August 10-25...pitched 4.0 innings and struck out two out of the bullpen September 7 vs. Detroit...made his first and only start September 12 vs. Oakland...allowed three runs on four hits in 4.0 innings...recorded his first career save September 17 at Cleveland as he pitched 3.0 scoreless innings...tossed a season-high 4.1 innings, September 30 vs. Chicago (AL)...posted a 3.03 ERA over 19 appearances on the road...stranded 8 of 17 (47%) inherited runners and first-batters-faced in relief were 9-for-35 (.257). 2005 Did not allow a run in 5 of 7 appearances, going 0-0, 2.84 (12.2 ip, 4 er), April 8-May 9 . . . career-high 5 strikeouts, April 21 vs. Kansas City . . . did now allow a run in 4 appearances (6.0 ip), May 21-June 16 . . . did not allow a run in 11 appearances (18.1 ip), July 19-August 16 . . . career-high 5.0 innings, September 24 at Chicago . . . had .259 batting-average-against with lefthanders batting .279 (29-104) with 1 homer and righthanders batting .247 (42-170) with 5 homers . . . stranded 15 of 20 (75%) inherited runners and first-batters-faced in relief were 10-40 (.250). 2004 Began season at Rochester . . . was 1-0, 1.59 (17.0 ip, 3 er) in 3 starts, April 8-19 . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 11 consecutive starts, April 14-June 6 . . . . Twins' Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April, going 1-1, 1.96 (23.0 ip, 5 er) with 18 strikeouts in 4 starts . . . recalled June 15 . . . made major league debut, June 17 at Montreal . . . made first career relief appearance, June 22 at Boston . . . tied career-high 4.0 innings, June 26 vs. Milwaukee . . . optioned June 29 . . . was 1-0, 1.37 (26.1 ip, 4 er) in 4 starts, July 22-August 7 . . . recalled August 10 . . . optioned August 17 . . . recalled September 1 . . . career-high 4 strikeouts, September 5 vs. Kansas City. 2003 Disabled with tendinitis in right shoulder, April 3-24 . . . season-high 3-game win-streak, going 3-0, 1.59 (22.2 ip, 4 er) in 3 starts, June 13-23 . . . season-high 8.0 innings, June 23 at Colorado Springs . . . tied season-high 9 strikeouts, July 10 vs. Tucson . . . disabled with tendinitis in right shoulder, July 18-August 11 . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 9 of 19 starts . . . claimed off waivers from Pittsburgh, November 20. 2002 Acquired by Pittsburgh from Chicago (AL) in exchange for pitcher Damaso Marte and infielder Edwin Yan, March 27 . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 6 consecutive starts, going 2-3, 2.70 (40.0 ip, 12 er), April 29-May 25 . . . tossed 3-hit shutout, May 25 at Colorado Springs . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 5 consecutive starts, June 4-25 . . . season-high 8.0 innings and 9 strikeouts, July 19 vs. Calgary . . .disabled with right biceps tendinitis, July 30-August 10 . . . was 2-1, 2.25 (32.0 ip, 8 er) in 5 starts, July 29-August 30 . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 18 of 26 starts . . . was second on club and fifth in organization in strikeouts. 2001 Led all minor leaguers with 18 victories while splitting the season between Class AAA Charlotte (7-1) and Class AA Birmingham (11-3)...18 wins were the most in the minor leagues since 1999 when Anaheim farmhand Doug Bridges also won 18...combined to go 18-4 with a 3.30 ERA (66 ER/180.0 IP), four complete games and 118 strikeouts his first season as a starter...prior to the season, his first 78 career appearances had come in relief...was tabbed by Baseball America as the No. 4 Prospect in the organization and a Second-Team Minor-League All-Star...was also listed by the same publication as the No. 13 Prospect and as having the Best Breaking Pitch in the Southern League...led the organization in wins and winning percentage (.818) and ranked among the leaders in IP (T1st, 180.0), complete games (2nd, four), shutouts (T2nd, one), games started (T3rd, 27), ERA (3.30) and strikeouts (118)...made 18 quality starts...issued 2.5 walks per 9.0 IP (50 BB)...began the season with Birmingham where he was named to the SL midseason All-Star Team...went 2.0 scoreless IP with three strikeouts in the game...won final seven decisions with the Barons...tossed a complete-game, four-hit shutout on 6/15 vs. Mobile...was promoted to Charlotte on 7/5...led Knights with three complete games despite making only 12 starts...posted a complete-game victory in his debut on 7/6 vs. Durham...won his final four decisions , posting a 3.38 ERA (13 ER/34.2 IP)...named International League Pitcher of the Week for 8/20-26...tossed a complete-game three-hitter on 8/23 vs. Richmond...pitched for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League, going 0-2 with a 3.60 ERA in seven games (six starts). 2000 Combined to go 3-4 with a 1.86 ERA (12 ER/58.0 IP) between Class A Winston-Salem and Class AA Birmingham...tied for second in the Carolina League with 19 saves and was fourth with 51 points...led the organization in saves (26) and games finished (47) and ranked third in appearances (53)...limited opponents to a .199 (42-211) average...averaged 8.4 strikeouts per 9.0 IP (54 SO)...was promoted to Birmingham on 6/29...did not allow an earned run in 14 of last 15 outings. 1999 Was cited by Baseball America as making the Best Debut from the White Sox 1999 draft class...spent the majority of the season at Advanced Rookie Bristol but also appeared in four games (two saves) at Winston-Salem...combined to go 5-0 with a 1.55 ERA (5 ER/29.0 IP)...finished among the short-season leaders in strikeouts per 9.0 IP (8th, 12.97) and saves (T13th, 10)...ranked fourth in the organization in saves (12) and sixth in games finished (23)...threw 14.0 scoreless IP with 21 strikeouts in 10 relief appearances from 6/18-7/21.