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Deolis Guerra | Relief Pitcher | #54

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/17/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 245
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / NYM
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Deolis Guerra recently underwent an emergency appendectomy.
He'll be sidelined for several weeks. Guerra re-signed with the Angels on a minor league deal over the weekend after being re-assigned to the minors. Mar 29 - 6:56 PM

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Angels selected RHP Deolis Guerra from the Pirates with the 20th pick in the Rule 5 Draft.

Guerra made his major league debut with the Bucs in 2015 and got lit up for 26 hits and 12 earned runs in 16 2/3 innings. He probably won't make the Angels' roster.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 11:19:00 AM

Pirates re-signed RHP Deolis Guerra to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Guerra elected free agency after the Pirates removed him from the 40-man roster last month, but he's now back in the organization and will compete for a bullpen job in spring training. He posted a 6.48 ERA over 10 relief appearances with the big club this past season.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015 10:55:00 PM

Deolis Guerra has elected free agency.

Guerra was removed from the Pirates' 40-man roster last month and will now look for a job elsewhere. He held a 6.48 ERA over 10 relief appearances with the big club this season.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 09:20:00 PM

Pirates activated RHP Deolis Guerra from the 60-day disabled list; sent him outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

He's now off the 40-man roster. Guerra held a 6.48 ERA over 10 relief appearances with the Pirates and ended the season with a knee injury.
Fri, Oct 23, 2015 08:49:00 AM

Pirates transferred RHP Deolis Guerra from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears space on the 40-man roster for Pedro Florimon. Guerra is now out for the season with inflammation in his knee.
Wed, Sep 2, 2015 03:58:00 PM

Pirates placed RHP Deolis Guerra on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 31, with knee inflammation.

Guerra had been claimed off waivers by the Indians, but it was rescinded due to the injury. It's unknown how long he'll be sidelined.
Fri, Aug 7, 2015 05:21:00 PM

Indians claimed RHP Deolis Guerra off waivers from the Pirates.

Guerra was designated for assignment by the Bucs after the July 31 trade deadline. The 26-year-old right-hander allowed 12 runs in 16 2/3 innings with Pittsburgh.
Wed, Aug 5, 2015 04:52:00 PM

Pirates designated RHP Deolis Guerra for assignment.

Guerra got off to a nice start with the Pirates but was creamed of late. He should have a good chance to clear waivers.
Fri, Jul 31, 2015 06:12:00 PM

Pirates purchased the contract of RHP Deolis Guerra from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Guerra earned the promotion after posting a 1.23 ERA and 37/8 K/BB ratio over 36 2/3 innings for Indy. He'll be used in middle relief.
Fri, Jun 26, 2015 03:24:00 PM

Pirates signed RHP Deolis Guerra to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Guerra was considered a top prospect at one point -- the Twins got him from the Mets in the 2008 Johan Santana trade -- but he'll turn 26 years old next April and still hasn't sniffed the major league level. The right-hander had a 4.33 ERA in 52 innings this past season at Triple-A Rochester.
Tue, Nov 18, 2014 04:52:00 PM

Twins reassigned RHPs Deolis Guerra and Shairon Martis, C Eric Fryer, INFs Chris Colabello and Mark Sobolewski and OFs Brian Dinkelman and Clete Thomas to minor league camp.

No surprises here. Guerra will have a shot at a bullpen spot after he recovers from rib resection surgery.
Sun, Mar 17, 2013 08:41:00 AM

Twins minor league right-hander Deolis Guerra has been transferred to a hospital in Tampa for rib resection surgery.

The surgery date has yet to be announced. Guerra was recently diagnosed with a blood clot in his shoulder and is expected to miss approximately three months following surgery. Of course, right now his overall health is the most important thing.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 12:56:00 PM

Twins minor leaguer Deolis Guerra remains in intensive care in a Florida hospital because of a blood clot.

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire told reporters Monday that the extended stay is for "precautionary" reasons. Guerra was found to have a blood clot in his right shoulder last week. He is expected to make a full recovery.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 10:43:00 PM

Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that Deolis Guerra has been hospitalized with a blood clot in his shoulder that will require surgery.

The procedure is expected to keep him sidelined for the next three months. Guerra has already been removed from Venezuela's World Baseball Classic roster and is now no longer a candidate the Twins' Opening Day bullpen. The 23-year-old right-hander should be available to return around midseason.
Sat, Mar 9, 2013 11:34:00 AM

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