Vladimir Guerrero rumors: Slugger attempting comeback

Rob Carr

Veteran slugger Vladimir Guerrero is attempting to come back and play in the majors.

Veteran slugger Vladimir Guerrero is attempting to come back and play in the majors, and he recently sent out a video expressing his interest and willingness to sign a minor league contract, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.

Rosenthal provides a link to the video and the password required to view it in his tweet:

Rosenthal adds that California Sports Management is now representing Guerrero, and says the slugger's willingness to accept a minor league deal should help his cause. Fellow veteran DH Jim Thome's demands for a major league contract seem to have lessened the amount of interest he's garnered this winter.

For those of you wondering, Rosenthal says the New York Yankees are not interested in Guerrero.

Guerrero hasn't appeared in the major since 2011 when he was a member of the Baltimore Orioles. That season he hit .290/.317/.416 with 30 doubles and 13 home runs over 590 plate appearances.

Following his 2011 campaign, Guerrero signed with the Toronto Blue Jays. After spending 12 games with the team's Triple-A club, the veteran requested his release and has not played professionally since.

Guerrero was used strictly has a DH by the Orioles in 2011, and hasn't appeared in more than 18 games in the outfield in a single season since 2009. The 38-year-old owns a career batting line of .318/.379/.553, but he hit .295/.332/.458 from 2009-11.

Mlbdd-news-insert_medium

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join MLB Daily Dish

You must be a member of MLB Daily Dish to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MLB Daily Dish. You should read them.

Join MLB Daily Dish

You must be a member of MLB Daily Dish to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MLB Daily Dish. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker