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For the Los Angeles Dodgers, this season thus far has been defined by the unexpected contributions of several players. One of the biggest being Cuban utility player Alex Guerrero, who has been a needed power bat for the Dodgers and has forced his way into the line-up even without having a defined position in the field.
Guerrero started the season on fire hitting .423 in the month...
So that’s a lineup, right? With Justin Turner‘s knee still sore, that’s about as good as you could hope for, no?
Here’s an interesting stat about the Dodgers’ Alex Guerrero, according to the Los Angeles Times’ Steve Dilbeck:
That’s impressive, especially for a rookie who quietly won NL Rookie of the Month honors in April.
The reason he hasn’t gotten enough at-bats clearly isn’t because he’s not good enough, but it’s because the Dodgers have so many other good players. Even with...
GLENDALE, AZ – FEBRUARY 20: Alex Guerrero #7 of the Los Angeles Dodgers poses for a portrait during spring training photo day at Camelback Ranch on February 20, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Alex Guerrero might be the best hitter in baseball that nobody is talking about.
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ have found a good one in Guerrero, a third...
Madison Bumgarner cursed at Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Alex Guerrero on Tuesday night, and it seemed pretty uncalled for. During the seventh inning of the San Francisco Giants’ 2-1 win over the Dodgers, Guerrero was upset with himself for popping up a pitch that he apparently felt was very hittable. He expressed his frustration...Read More
Back at the beginning of Spring Training, I wrote a piece here called Trying to Solve the Alex Guerrero Problem. In that piece, I noted that the Dodgers were in a bit of a difficult position with Guerrero, as they didn’t really have a spot for him on their Major League roster, and his contract […]
The Dodgers may have caught lightning in a bottle when Alex Guerrero (hitting 5-for-14 with 2 HR and 8 RBI) stepped in to start at third base on April 12. However, Don Mattingly decided he would rather go with his 36-year-old journeyman, Juan Uribe (who by the way is hitting a paltry .214 with two runs scored and no extra base hits so far this year) now that he’s healthy instead...
Despite his excellence on the field over the last decade and a half, one wouldn’t exactly call Tom Brady the most athletic quarterback.
But with the help of his trainer, Alex Guerrero, the New England Patriots quarterback has been able to extend his career after suffering a devastating ACL injury in 2008 through hard training regimens that have made him faster and a...
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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Alex Guerrero isn't just learning a new position. He's learning a new culture.
Both will take time, especially for someone making a transition that requires patience and repetition. But Guerrero, the Dodgers' presumed second baseman, is clearly in a rush.
He hasn't been in the U.S. for more than two months, yet he's already pronouncing himself ready to make a position...