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Brandon Guyer | Outfielder

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/28/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Brandon Guyer (ankle) returned to Grapefruit League action on Thursday.
Guyer missed a few days with a sprained ankle. The outfielder is set to see ample playing time versus southpaws this season. Mar 27 - 12:10 PM

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Brandon Guyer is out of the Rays' Grapefruit League lineup on Monday due to an ankle sprain.

It's believed to be a minor sprain. Guyer will take several at-bats in a minor league game Wednesday and should be fine for the start of the regular season. He'll get a good amount of playing time against left-handed pitching this year for Tampa Bay.
Mar 23 - 10:08 AM

Brandon Guyer (oblique) will start in center field Wednesday.

Guyer suffered a strained oblique about a week and a half ago, but he's ready to return to action and should have plenty of time to get ready for the season. The 28-year-old projects to see at-bats on the weak side of a platoon in 2015, which should make him relevant in AL-only fantasy leagues.
Mar 18 - 10:38 AM

Brandon Guyer (oblique) hit Tuesday morning against Grant Balfour.

Guyer strained his oblique about 10 days ago, but he's expected to make his return to game action on Wednesday. The 28-year-old should see part-time at-bats against left-handed pitching this season.
Mar 17 - 10:50 AM

Brandon Guyer (oblique) will take batting practice rather than return to Grapefruit League action on Tuesday.

It shouldn't really be considered a setback. Guyer should be game-ready later this week and is fully expected to be ready for the start of the season.
Mar 15 - 9:45 AM

Brandon Guyer (oblique) is expected to return to Grapefruit League action next Tuesday.

Guyer did another round of batting tee drills on Thursday and felt fine. He has been sidelined for a week by a mild oblique strain. The 28-year-old outfielder is fully expected to be ready for the start of the regular season and should see some action against left-handed pitching this summer with Tampa Bay.
Mar 12 - 9:52 AM

Brandon Guyer (oblique) progressed to hitting off a tee on Wednesday.

Guyer strained his oblique last Friday, but it's being termed as relatively mild. He could return to Grapefruit League action on March 15 or 16. Guyer is expected to be a go for the regular season and should see part-time at-bats this year against lefties.
Mar 11 - 11:29 AM

Brandon Guyer (oblique) could return to game action around March 15 or 16.

Guyer felt a grab in his oblique last Friday and took it easy over the weekend, but he has begun to ramp up activities again. It shouldn't impact his availability for the start of the regular season. The 28-year-old should see part-time at-bats against lefties this year.
Mar 10 - 9:45 AM

Brandon Guyer (oblique) reported improvement on Sunday but remains uncertain on when he'll be able to return to game action.

Guyer first felt the injury on Friday and has received treatment the past two days. He fully believes that the issue isn't serious though and won't impact his availability for the beginning of the regular season.
Mar 8 - 9:46 PM

Brandon Guyer is expected to miss a couple of days due to soreness in his left side.

Guyer said he felt "a little grab" in his side, but doesn't believe that it's an oblique issue or anything serious. He is expected to begin the season in a reserve outfielder role for the Rays.
Mar 7 - 9:24 AM

Brandon Guyer went 2-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI in Sunday's loss to the White Sox.

Guyer doubled and scored in the sixth inning, and he added a two-run single in the ninth as the Rays tried to come back late. The runs batted in were Guyer's first since August 29. The 28-year-old is hitting .271/.335/.372 in his first extensive look with the Rays.
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 05:43:00 PM

Brandon Guyer paced the Rays offensive attack in Friday's loss to the Red Sox, going 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI.

Guyer was a late addition to the Rays lineup as Desmond Jennings was scratched minutes before the first pitch. He responded in a huge way though, and likely played his way into Saturday's lineup with the strong effort. For the season, he's now hitting .271/.342/.382 with three long balls and 24 RBI.
Fri, Aug 29, 2014 11:08:00 PM

Brandon Guyer went 2-for-3 with an RBI single in Tuesday's win over the Brewers.

Guyer had a run-scoring infield single in the Rays' four-run eighth inning, and he also doubled in the game. The two-hit night was his first multi-hit game in 10 days, as he'd seen his average drop to .265. With the two-hit game, Guyer's line is back up to .272/.333/.361.
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 10:15:00 PM

Brandon Guyer went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored as the Rays held on for a 4-3 win over the Royals on Tuesday.

Rays manager Joe Maddon hit Guyer in the third spot in his lineup, and the 28-year-old rewarded him with his best game in almost two weeks. Guyer doubled and scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and he scored again in the eight as the Rays added to their lead. The outfielder has been getting steady playing time in recent weeks and is hitting .264/.313/.364 on the year.
Tue, Jul 8, 2014 11:16:00 PM

Brandon Guyer went 3-for-3 with three doubles, an RBI and two runs scored in Friday's win over the Orioles.

He was also hit by a pitch, reaching base in all four plate appearances. Guyer has swung a hot stick since coming off the disabled list, getting hits in six of eight games while batting .379. He started against a righty in this one but will continue to see most of his starts versus southpaws.
Fri, Jun 27, 2014 04:39:00 PM

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2B1Nick Franklin
2Logan Forsythe
3Alexi Casilla
4Ryan Brett
5Eugenio Velez
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Jake Elmore
3B1Evan Longoria
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LF1Desmond Jennings
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CF1Kevin Kiermaier
RF1Steven Souza
2Brandon Guyer
3Joey Butler
DH1John Jaso
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5Drew Smyly
6Alex Colome
7Nate Karns
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3Grant Balfour
4Ernesto Frieri
5Kevin Jepsen
6Jeff Beliveau
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8Ronald Belisario
9Steve Geltz
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