Franklin Gutierrez

Franklin Gutierrez #30

  • LF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/200
  • Age: 32


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Franklin Gutierrez Stats

.292 15 35 0 .974

Franklin Gutierrez MLB Career Stats

.258 82 314 77 .715

Franklin Gutierrez Bio

  • Full Name: Franklin Rafael Gutierrez
  • Pronunciation: goo-tee-AIR-ezz
  • Born: 2/21/1983 in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Debut: August 31, 2005
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2015 Stats 171 27 50 15 35 0 .292 .354 .974
MLB Career Stats 2728 353 704 82 314 77 .258 .309 .715
  • Status: Active

Franklin Gutierrez Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Mariners AL 189 92 91.87 234.95 2.50 9.68 37.25
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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Franklin Gutierrez Fantasy News

September 16, 2015 at 2:36 AM ET

Gutierrez homers, reaches thrice

Mariners left fielder Franklin Gutierrez went 2-for-3 with a homer, two RBIs and a walk against the Angels on Tuesday.

September 9, 2015 at 9:41 PM ET

Cruz still sidelined by quad injury, nearing return

Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz was sidelined for the fifth straight game Wednesday by a strained right quadriceps muscle, though manager Lloyd McClendon said again that Cruz is close to rejoining the lineup.


Franklin Gutierrez Awards

Rawlings AL Gold Glove

Year Team League
2010 Seattle AL

MLBPAA Mariners Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2010 Seattle AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
1999 World Futures FUT
2003 Vero Beach FSL

Franklin Gutierrez Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2010 25 15th in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2009 153 20th in AL
2010 152 25th in AL


Season SO Rank
2009 122 18th in AL
2010 137 7th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2008 8 20th in AL

Franklin Gutierrez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 24, 2015 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of LF Franklin Gutierrez from Tacoma Rainiers.
April 7, 2015 CF Franklin Gutierrez assigned to Tacoma Rainiers.
January 26, 2015 Seattle Mariners signed free agent CF Franklin Gutierrez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 30, 2014 CF Franklin Gutierrez elected free agency.
October 30, 2014 Seattle Mariners activated CF Franklin Gutierrez from the restricted list.
February 13, 2014 Seattle Mariners placed CF Franklin Gutierrez on the restricted list.
December 18, 2013 Seattle Mariners signed free agent CF Franklin Gutierrez.
November 1, 2013 RF Franklin Gutierrez elected free agency.
August 26, 2013 Seattle Mariners activated RF Franklin Gutierrez from the 15-day disabled list.
August 11, 2013 Seattle Mariners sent CF Franklin Gutierrez on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
July 18, 2013 Seattle Mariners sent CF Franklin Gutierrez on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
June 25, 2013 Seattle Mariners placed CF Franklin Gutierrez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 24, 2013. Strained right hamstring.
June 22, 2013 Seattle Mariners activated CF Franklin Gutierrez from the 60-day disabled list.
June 22, 2013 Franklin Gutierrez roster status changed by Seattle Mariners.
June 12, 2013 Seattle Mariners sent CF Franklin Gutierrez on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
June 5, 2013 Seattle Mariners transferred CF Franklin Gutierrez from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Strained right hamstring.
May 16, 2013 Seattle Mariners sent CF Franklin Gutierrez on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
April 23, 2013 Seattle Mariners placed CF Franklin Gutierrez on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right hamstring.
August 27, 2012 Seattle Mariners activated CF Franklin Gutierrez from the 15-day disabled list.
July 13, 2012 Seattle Mariners placed CF Franklin Gutierrez on the 15-day disabled list.
June 29, 2012 Seattle Mariners placed CF Franklin Gutierrez on the 7-day disabled list. Concussion
June 13, 2012 Seattle Mariners activated CF Franklin Gutierrez from the 15-day disabled list.
June 2, 2012 sent CF Franklin Gutierrez on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
March 28, 2012 Seattle Mariners placed CF Franklin Gutierrez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 24, 2012. Partial tear of his right pectoral muscle.
March 27, 2012 Franklin Gutierrez roster status changed by Seattle Mariners.
October 31, 2011 Seattle Mariners activated CF Franklin Gutierrez from the 60-day disabled list.
September 6, 2011 Seattle Mariners placed CF Franklin Gutierrez on the 60-day disabled list. Strained left oblique.
May 18, 2011 Seattle Mariners activated CF Franklin Gutierrez from the 15-day disabled list.
May 2, 2011 High Desert Mavericks sent DH Franklin Gutierrez on a rehab assignment to Tacoma Rainiers.
April 15, 2011 sent CF Franklin Gutierrez on a rehab assignment to High Desert Mavericks.
March 30, 2011 Seattle Mariners placed CF Franklin Gutierrez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22, 2011. Stomach gastritis.

Franklin Rafael Gutierrez Bio Info

Franklin Rafael Gutierrez…resides in Boca Raton, FL with wife (Vivian) and son…father-in-law is former Major Leaguer Luis Salazar…his favorite player growing up was Andres Galarraga…signed by Dodgers scout Camilo Pascual on Nov. 18, 2000.


Placed on the MLB Restricted List on Feb. 13, 2014 and will not play in 2014. Missed 106 games in two DL stints with a strained right hamstring, April 23-June 21 & June 25-Aug. 25. Reached double-digits in home runs (10) for the first time since 2010, despite appearing in only 41 games. Averaged 14.50 at-bats per home run, the 6th-best ratio in the Majors by players with 10 or more home runs. Hit a team-high 3 leadoff home runs, all coming in the month of April (4/3 at OAK, 4/5 at CWS, 4/11 vs. TEX)…tied Rickey Henderson (May 2000) for most leadoff HR in a month in club history. Homered in his first game back from the DL on June 22 vs. Oakland…was active for only 2 games before returning to the DL. Returned from the DL on Aug. 26 and hit .235 (20x85) with 3 doubles, 5 home runs, 13 RBI and 2 stolen bases in his final 23 games. 17 of his 36 total hits went for extra bases (7 2B, 10 HR). Appeared in 47 games on rehab assignment with AAA Tacoma, batting .211 (41x194) with 16 doubles, 3 home runs and 25 RBI. Over last 3 seasons appeared in 173 of 486 team games, with 6 trips to the disabled list.

2012 Appeared in 40 games, making 38 starts (all in CF)... hit .260 (39x150) with 18 runs, 10 doubles, 1 triple, 4 home runs and 17 RBI ... Hit .400 (26x65) with 7 doubles, 1 triple, 4 HR, 13 RBI, .723 SLG vs. LHP (.153/13x85 vs. RHP) ... Committed an error on Sept. 11 at Toronto (dropped fly ball), his first since Aug. 20, 2009...went 301 consecutive games in the outfield (293 GS) without an error, a streak that included an American League record 846 consecutive chances...the previous AL record was 723 consecutive errorless chances by Darin Erstad, and fell short of the MLB record of 938 by Darren Lewis ... Placed on 7-day (concussion) disabled list on June 29-Aug. 27 after being hit on head by errant pick-off throw at first base June 28 vs. Boston ... Tied career-high with 4 hits June 22 at San Diego (also: 7/16/07 vs. CWS), going 4-for-5 with 2 runs, 1 home run and 2 RBI ... Hit pinch-hit 3-run home run in 8th inning June 20 at Arizona (pulled Seattle to within 14- 10); first pinch-hit home run of his career ... On disabled list March 28 (retro to 3/24)-June 13 with a partial tear in his right pectoral muscle (suffered 2/28 in spring training) ... Over last two seasons appeared in only 132 of 324 Mariners games due to four separate trips to the disabled list. 2011 Appeared in 92 games, making 85 starts in center field...hit .224 (72x322) with 26 runs, 13 doubles, 1 home run and 19 RBI...Missed remainder of season after being placed on 60-day disabled list Sept. 6 with a strained left oblique...Holds the American League record for most consecutive errorless chances (786) by an outfielder (passed Darin Erstad, 723 errorless chances, May 30, 2001-Sept. 22, 2002)...has not made an error since Aug. 20, 2009, a span of 279 consecutive games (271 GS)...the MLB record is 938 consecutive errorless chances and 392 consecutive games, both held by Darren Lewis (Aug. 21, 1990-June 29, 1994 with OAK & SF)...AL record for consecutive errorless games by OF is 336 by Rich Amaral...Did not commit an error in 92 games (244 total chances), his 2nd consecutive season without committing an error...Hit .282 (35x124) with 12 runs, 8 doubles and 10 RBI over his final 33 games, July 31- Sept. 4...began season hitting .187 (37x198) in his first 59 games...Tied for team lead with 7 outfield assists (with Ichiro) despite appearing in only 92 games...Hit .248 (40x161) on the road, compared to .199 (32x161) at Safeco Field...Tied a career-high with 5 consecutive multi-hit games Aug. 8-13 (also: 2009)...On disabled list March 30-May 18 with stomach gastritis...missed first 41 games...Appeared in 11 games with AAA Tacoma on rehab (.275/11x40, 7 R, 2 2B, 2 3B, 6 RBI). 2010 Earned first Gold Glove...set Major League record by finishing the season with 415 errorless chances in the outfield, besting the previous record (Curt Flood, STL, 396 in 1966) 1st Mariners outfielder to finish the season with a 1.000 fielding percentage (min. 108 games)...Led Mariners with 64 RBI, T1st in triples (3), 2nd in home runs (12), walks (50), 3rd in steals (25), runs (61), doubles (25). ...Stole a career-high 25 bases, just the 5th Mariners center fielder with 25+ steals (7x, M. Cameron, 2x; Ichiro, 2x; Ruppert Jones; Henry Cotto) ...Had a season-high 8-game hitting streak April 5-12 batting .419 (13x31)...also had streaks of 7 (Aug. 8-15), 6 (April 14-20) and 5 (Aug. 17-22). ...Hit .326 (29x89) with 9 runs, 4 doubles, 2 triples, 2 home runs, 13 RBI in April, but just .230 (110x479) over his final 129 games (May 1-Oct. 3). ...Hit home runs in back-to-back games April 24-25; 4th time in his career. ...Drew a walk in 9 consecutive games May 7-18, 4th longest in club history (J. Buhner, K. Griffey, G. Thomas, 10). ...Walk-off 2-RBI single to center on July 21 vs. White Sox (B. Jenks) in bottom of the 11th inning scored Josh Wilson & Chone Figgins. ...Recorded a season-high 3 hits six times: April 10 at TEX, April 16 vs. DET, May 4 vs. TB, July 21 vs. CWS, Aug. 30 vs. LAA, Sept. 14 vs. BOS. ...Game-winning RBI in 1-0 win on June 20 vs. Cincinnati with sacrifice fly in 4th inning. ...Tied career-high with two 3-run games (5/21 vs. SD, 5/25 vs. DET). ...Missed 2 games (May 12-13) with stiff muscle in upper back. 2009 Set career highs in games (153), at-bats (565), runs (85), hits (160), home runs (18) and RBI (70)...Earned Fielding Bible Award as best fielding center fielder in baseball...Hit .335 (55x164) batting average against left-handers, ranking 10th in the AL...Hit .317 (90x284) with 51 runs, 12 doubles, 7 home runs, 38 RBI, .386 OBP at home...Became just the 9th player in club history to record a season of at least 15 HR and 15 stolen bases...Led Major League outfielders with 445 putouts, 3rd with .921 zone rating and had 6 outfield assists...his putouts ranked as 4th most by a Mariners outfielder behind Mike Cameron (485 in '03) and Ruppert Jones (465 in '77, 453 in '79)...June 23-end of season hit .301 (108x359), 57 runs, 18 doubles, 12 HR, 46 RBI, .802 OPS...Career-high 13-game hitting streak June 26-July 10; during streak hit .462 (24x52) with 8 runs, 4 doubles, 3 home runs and 12 RBI...had 6 hitting streaks of at least 5 games...Had a career-high 5-straight multi-hit games April 29-May 4...Ranked 10th in American League with .351 average in July with 5 home runs, 17 RBI...Scored 39 runs in his final 58 games of the season, scored 46 in first 95 games...his 85 runs scored were 3rd most in the American League by a center fielder...First career multi-homer game June 18 at SD...hit 4 of his 18 home runs against Padres...Hit 2-run home run in first game with the Mariners on Opening Day, April 6 at Minnesota...Ranked 2nd in the American League with 13 sacrifice bunts, one behind the leader...Left game June 10 at Baltimore with a left knee contusion, missing 2 games due to injury...In his final 15 games of the season hit .350 (21x60) with 13 runs, 5 doubles, 2 home runs, 10 RBI, .918 OPS including 7 multi-hit games...Hit .331 (55x166) with 26 runs, 9 doubles, 9 home runs, 28 RBI with .372 OBP, .548 SLG in 43 games while batting 5th or 6th in the lineup. 2008 Set career-highs in nearly every offensive category, including games (134), hits (99), doubles (26), RBI (41) and extra base hits (36)...From Aug. 17 through the end of the season he hit .318 (34x107) with 7 doubles, 2 home runs and 16 RBI in 34 games...raised his average from .223 to .248 during the stretch...Overall on the year made 85 starts in right field (97 G), 8 starts in left field (11 G) and 11 starts in center field (12 G)...Ranked 16th among all AL outfielders in fielding % (.989, 3 E, 276 TC)...Scuffled in the middle of the year, hitting .200 (11x55) in May, .173 (9x52, 2RBI, 20G) in June and .155 (9x58, 3RBI, 19G) in July...average on July 31 was .210 and was 0-for-32 from June 15-July 8 (longest since Pat Tabler 0x33 in 1987)...Over the last two months of the season hit a combined .313 (46x147) with 12 doubles, 4 home runs and 20 RBI in 47 games...Recorded career-long 10-game hitting streak from Sept. 7-16...hit .360 (18x50) with 3 2B, 4 RBI in last 17 games of the season (since Sept. 7)...His OPS (OBP + SLG) in the first half was .579 compared to .816 in the second half...Hit his first career grand slam and drove in a career-high 4 RBI May 27 vs. Chicago (Mark Buehrle)...Hit his first career leadoff home run Aug. 6 at Tampa Bay...Swung at the first pitch 11.8% of the time, 5th-lowest percentage in the AL. 2007 Spent most of the season in Cleveland, becoming the club's regular right fielder over the second half of the season... Was a versatile, consistent presence over the last 4 months of the season ... Made 59 starts in right field (88 games), 7 starts in left field (9G) and 2 starts in center 'field (8G) ln the 2nd half he hit .260 (53-204) with 12 2B, 9 HR & 27 RBI in 66 games...Was 4 for 9 as a PH... Had a career-high 4 hits on July 16 vs. Chicago-AL, going w/a 2B, HR and career-high tying 3RBI ... Had three games of 3RBI, last coming on August 22 at Detroit. ..From June 14 thru the end of the season he hit .279 (68-244) w/11 HR & 33RBI in 84 games for Cleveland ... From Sept. 6 thru the end of the season he hit .271 (19-70) with 3 HR & 9 RBI in 22 games to end the season ... Homered off the likes of Josh Beckett, Javier Vazquez, Justin Verlander & Kelvim Escobar. ..Was with the Major League club from May 6-19 and from May 31 thru the end of the season... Hit .264 (37-140) with runners on base ... BUFFALO· Began the year on the 15-day Major League disabled list after injuring his left hamstring running on the bases on March 22...Was his first career trip to the Major League DL. Was activated and optioned to Buffalo on April 13... While at AAA Buffalo Franklin hit .341 (44-129) with 7 2B, 4HR & 16 RBI in 30 games... He has also stolen 7 bases and scored 29 runs in the 30 games, hitting mainly in the lead-off spot in the order. ..At Buffalo he has hit .361 (13-36) off LHP and .387 (12-31) with RISP while his .341 average was 4th best in the International League at the time of his May 31 recall ....He hit in 19 straight games from April 16 thru May 21 and hit safely in 27 of his 30 Triple A games... Hit .387 (12-31, HR, 13RBI) with RISP and .357 (5-14, 5RBI) with RISP/2 outs ... Made 13 starts in CF, 15 in RF, 1 at DH. 2006 Split the season between AAA Buffalo and the big leagues, spending three stints in Cleveland...Was with the Indians from June 16 to July 13, August 9-25 and Sept. 5 thru the remainder of the season... Collected his first Major League hit on June 17 @MIL off Dave Bush and hit his first homer on August 13 off KC's Andy Sisco in Jacobs Field...Collected a career-high 3 hits on July 7 vs. Baltimore and had a career/season-high 8-game hitting streak from June 26-July 4 (.370, 10-27)...With the Indians he made 24 starts in RF (28G), 10G/GS in LF and 7G/2GS in CF...From June 26 thru the rest of his big league tenure he hit .309 (34-110) with 9 2B, 1HR & 8RBI in 35 games...From August 20th on he hit .327 (17-52) with Cleveland...With the Indians he hit .262 (11-42) off LHP and .277 (26-94) off RHP...Hit .302 (16-53) with runners on and .270 (10-37) in September... Hit leadoff in 89 of his 90 games and hit .320 (33-103) off LHP w/4HR & 14RBI...Led-off 2 games w/homers with the AAA Bisons... Hit a grand slam on June 7 vs. Toledo...Only month above .300 came in April (.309, 29-94, 2HR, 8RBI)...Led the team with 49 walks despite playing in 90 games...Made 58 starts in CF, 18 in LF, 9 in RF, 5 at DH. 2005 Gutierrez spent most of the season with Double-A Akron, though he spent the final weeks of the Minor League season at Buffalo. A September callup, Gutierrez, a native of Venezuela, got one at-bat and went hitless. The Indians didn't play him in the field, though his speed did help in pinch-running situations. 2004 Was acquired by the Indians prior to the season for OF Milton Bradley and was assigned to AA Akron after the transaction...Entering the season he was rated the #3 prospect in the LA Dodgers organization and was recognized by Baseball America as the best power hitter in the Dodgers organization...Was named by Sportsticker prior to the season as the 4th best outfield prospect in minor league baseball. Spent most of the season at AA Akron, but was limited to 77 combined games at Akron and AAA Buffalo due to a strained ligament in his right throwing elbow...Hit over .300 in each of his full three months at AA Akron (April, May, June)...Hit in 9 straight games from May 6-15 and hit in 19 of 22 games from April 28 to May 20 to raise his average from .277 to .325...Had four straight 3-hit games, June 13-17 (12 for 19), with 2 2B, 2 3B, 1HR & 10RBI...Had a HR & 5RBI on June 15 vs. Binghamton...DH'd on June 19 as he elbow began to bother him and was promoted to AAA Buffalo on June 22 to get regular at bats as the DH. With Buffalo he appeared in 7 games and hit safely in 3 of them...Hit his 1st career Triple A homer on June 24 vs. Durham...Was placed on the disabled list on July 2 after persistent right elbow pain and remained on the DL until being activated on Sept. 1 at AA Akron (2 for 13)...Reported to the Florida Instructional League after the season in good health and hit .277 (57-206) in the Venezuelan Winter League after the season with 14 2B, 13HR & 36 RBI in 53 games for Caracas...3rd in VWL in HR and 2nd with 29 EB hits. 2003 In a combined 128 games for Vero Beach (A) and Jacksonville (AA), batted .287 (141x492) with 31 doubles, 7 triples, 24 home runs and 80 RBI...named the Dodgers Minor League Player of the Year...rated as the 4th-best prospect in the Florida State League by Baseball America...spent most of the year at Vero Beach, ranking 2nd in the FSL in slugging % (.513), home runs (20) and total bases (218), and 3rd in extra base hits (53)...represented the World Team in the Futures Game in Chicago...played in the Florida State League All-Star Game...selected to the FSL Post-Season All-Star Team and the Topps Class A All-Star Team...named to the FSL Baseball America High Class A All-Star Team...hit six homers over the first 6 games of the season...named FSL Player of the Week, April 3-13, batting .354 (17x48) with 7 home runs, 12 runs scored and 17 RBI...hit .325 with 8 homers and 29 RBI in April to earn Topps FSL Player of the Month honors. 2002 Spent most of year at South Georgia (A) of the South Atlantic League before ending season with 2 games in Las Vegas (AAA)...stole 13 bases in 17 attempts at South Georgia.