Juan Guzman Born: Age:
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Scouting Report

Has a collapsing delivery; these types of pitcher are real heavy on timing to keep command and control in synchronization and maintain efficiency in their approach to the plate. Curveball will have to become plus because the action and deceleration can be picked up by seasoned batters. Curve has nice rotation and drop off the table action that would make it an effective out pitch in the future with some refinements to mimic action of his other pitches. Has some exaggeration when throwing the curve that could place additional pressure on shoulder and elbows, which tie into control and command issues. Because he collapses away instead of downhill, he will need to emphasize the release point in order to maintain command. Two potential above-average offerings in 91-93 mph fastball and 77-79 mph curveball. Fastball could use some two-seam action; would allow him to be a future major league relief pitcher. Still growing into his frame.

Statistics

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff ERA G GS IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
2010 19 Orioles 1 DOSL FRk BAL 2.60 14 13 69.1 43 31 20 2 31 58 1.067 5.6 0.3 4.0 7.5 1.87
2011 20 Orioles GULF Rk BAL 1.09 12 1 33.0 24 5 4 1 7 33 0.939 6.5 0.3 1.9 9.0 4.71
2012 21 Aberdeen NYPL A- BAL 1.66 7 7 38.0 27 12 7 3 11 43 1.000 6.4 0.7 2.6 10.2 3.91
2012 21 Delmarva SALL A BAL 7.08 5 3 20.1 30 19 16 4 9 21 1.918 13.3 1.8 4.0 9.3 2.33
3 Seasons 2.63 38 24 160.2 124 67 47 10 58 155 1.133 6.9 0.6 3.2 8.7 2.67

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Orioles Nation Awards

Starting Pitcher of the Week (7/16/12)
Starting Pitcher of the Week (7/23/12)

Official Awards

Additional Player Information

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