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Juan Guzmán (baseball)

Juan Guzmán
Born: (1966-10-28) October 28, 1966
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 7, 1991, for the Toronto Blue Jays
Last MLB appearance
April 7, 2000, for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 91–79
Earned run average 4.08
Strikeouts 1,243
Career highlights and awards

Juan Andres Guzmán Correa (born October 28, 1966 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball. Guzman spent much of his playing career with the Toronto Blue Jays and was part of their World Series winning teams in 1992 and 1993.


  • Bio 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Guzmán was originally signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1985. He pitched for the Blue Jays from 1991 to 1998 and briefly played for the Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, and Tampa Bay Devil Rays after leaving Toronto, with a career ERA of 4.08.

In his first three seasons with the Blue Jays, he went a combined 40–11 with a 3.28 ERA, and the team made the playoffs all three years, including World Series wins in 1992 and 1993. Guzman won two games in both the 1992 and 1993 ALCS but was not able to secure a win in either World Series. His playoff record was 5–1 in eight starts with a 2.44 ERA.

Guzman had an ERA of 2.93 in 1996, which was the lowest in the American League among qualified pitchers.

Guzman possessed a very good fastball and strikeout ability, striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings during his career. On the mound, he worked very deliberately and was one of the slower working pitchers in the game, earning him the nickname "Human Rain Delay" from Toronto fans. He led the American league in wild pitches in 1993 and 1994.

See also


External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
Preceded by
Randy Johnson
AL hits per nine innings
Succeeded by
Randy Johnson
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