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Preston Guilmet | Relief Pitcher | #49

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/27/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Arizona
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 9 (0) / CLE
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Jays claimed RHP Preston Guilmet off waivers from the Cardinals.
Guilmet was stellar in the minors for the Cards, posting a 0.93 ERA, 0.48 WHIP and 35/5 K/BB ratio in 29 innings, but he allowed five runs in two innings of work with the big club and was designated for assignment Thursday. The Jays DFA'd Deck McGuire in a corresponding move. Jun 9 - 5:42 PM

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Cardinals designated RHP Preston Guilmet for assignment.

The Cardinals needed to clear a roster spot for Greg Garcia, who returned from paternity leave on Thursday. Guilmet struggled in his brief stint with the team, allowing five runs in only two innings of work. The right-hander could stay with the organization as minor league depth if he clears waivers.
Jun 7 - 11:51 AM

Cardinals purchased the contract of RHP Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Memphis.

Guilmet will join the Cardinals' bullpen ahead of Tuesday night's series opener against the Marlins. The 30-year-old right-hander had registered a dominant 0.93 ERA, 0.48 WHIP, and 35/5 K/BB ratio over 29 innings of relief this season at the Triple-A level.
Jun 5 - 3:36 PM

Cardinals signed RHP Preston Guilmet to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Guilmet pitched for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows of Nippon Professional Baseball in 2017. The 30-year-old right-hander last pitched in the majors in 2015 for the Rays and Brewers. He has accumulated just 19 appearances in parts of three major league seasons with four teams, combining for an 8.22 ERA in 23 innings. He will battle for a spot in the Cardinals' bullpen in spring training.
Jan 5 - 8:35 PM

Tigers signed RHP Preston Guilmet to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Guilmet allowed nine earned runs in 7 1/3 innings of relief this past year between the Rays and Brewers, but he posted good numbers at Triple-A and will be in the running for a bullpen spot next spring in Tigers camp. The well-traveled 28-year-old right-hander has a 2.68 career ERA in 396 1/3 career minor league frames.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 01:51:00 PM

Brewers sent RHP Preston Guilmet outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Guilmet's had himself quite a ride this season. The Rays designated him for assignment in early July, at which point he was picked up by the Dodgers, who then designated him for assignment 10 days later. The Brewers subsequently scooped him off waivers. He allowed six runs in two innings for the Brew Crew prior to being outrighted to Triple-A.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 07:34:00 PM

Brewers optioned RHP Preston Guilmet to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Claimed off waivers last week, Guilmet was rocked for six runs over an inning of work in his last appearance with the Brew Crew. Tyler Cravy is taking his spot in the bullpen.
Wed, Aug 5, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Brewers claimed RHP Preston Guilmet off waivers from the Dodgers.

Guilmet has allowed three runs over 5 1/3 relief innings during his brief time in the majors this season. He'll join the Brews' bullpen.
Fri, Jul 31, 2015 01:28:00 PM

Dodgers designated RHP Preston Guilmet for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Carl Crawford's return from the 60-day disabled list. Guilmet was just claimed off waivers from the Rays earlier this month and owns a 1.95 ERA and 32/10 K/BB ratio over 32 1/3 innings at the Triple-A level this season.
Tue, Jul 21, 2015 02:55:00 PM

Dodgers claimed RHP Preston Guilmet off waivers from the Rays; optioned him to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Guilmet was designated for assignment earlier this week. He's allowed three runs over 5 1/3 relief innings in the majors this season and will offer the Dodgers a depth relief arm.
Fri, Jul 10, 2015 01:27:00 PM

Rays designate RHP Preston Guilmet for assignment.

Guilmet was optioned to Triple-A Durham last week, but this move takes him off the 40-man roster with John Jaso (wrist) returning from the 60-day disabled list. There's a chance he could pass through waivers unclaimed.
Tue, Jul 7, 2015 11:15:00 AM

Rays optioned RHP Preston Guilmet to Triple-A Durham.

The Rays needed to make room for James Loney, who will be activated from the disabled list on Friday. Guilmet recorded four outs against Cleveland on Wednesday. He's spent most of the season bouncing back and forth between Tampa Bay and Durham.
Thu, Jul 2, 2015 03:33:00 PM

Rays recalled RHP Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Durham.

Guilmet has allowed three runs over four relief frames during his brief time with the Rays this season. He won't be used in high-leverage innings.
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 11:38:00 PM

Rays optioned RHP Preston Guilmet to Triple-A Durham.

The 27-year-old continues to shuttle back and forth between the Rays and their Triple-A affiliate in Durham anytime that the Rays require a fresh arm in the bullpen. He should find himself back with the big league club before long.
Thu, Jun 11, 2015 11:10:00 PM

Rays recalled RHP Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Durham.

Guilmet allowed one run on two hits in his two frames of work in an appearance with the Rays earlier this season. He'll be used in the middle innings.
Wed, Jun 10, 2015 03:33:00 PM

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PosRoleName
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2Luke Maile
1B1Justin Smoak
2B1Yangervis Solarte
2Devon Travis
3Lourdes Gurriel
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
2Aledmys Diaz
3Gio Urshela
3B1Josh Donaldson
LF1Curtis Granderson
2Steve Pearce
CF1Kevin Pillar
RF1Teoscar Hernandez
2Randal Grichuk
DH1Kendrys Morales
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PosRoleName
S1Marco Estrada
2Aaron Sanchez
3Marcus Stroman
4J.A. Happ
5Jaime Garcia
6Sam Gaviglio
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R1Roberto Osuna
2Seung Hwan Oh
3Ryan Tepera
4Aaron Loup
5Tyler Clippard
6John Axford
7Danny Barnes
8Joe Biagini
9Preston Guilmet