Guyer homers in first MLB at bat, Hawk #83 in bigs

Brandon Guyer became the 83rd former Boise Hawk to play in the Major Leagues, make a big splash in his debut in the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 victory over Baltimore at Tropicana Field.

Guyer, who played 19 games with the Hawks in 2007, hitting .268 with 14 RBI – launched a two-run home run off Zach Britton in his first MLB at bat.  The former University of Virginia standout was part of the trade with the Rays that sent Matt Garza to Chicago – but TB received Sam Fuld, Guyer, and prospects Robinson Chirinos, Chris Archer, and Hak-Ju Lee.

Guyer was hitting .356 with six homers and 18 RBI before his call up.

He joins Al Alburquerque as former Hawks who have made their MLB debut in 2011.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

High Heels {and} Highlights

from a woman in BASEBALL . . .

The Cougars Den

Major League fun since 1991. The official blog of the Kane County Cougars.

Muskat Ramblings's Carrie Muskat has been covering Major League Baseball since 1981 and is the author of "Banks to Sandberg to Grace: Five Decades of Love and Frustration with the Cubs." You can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat. Here, she blogs about the Cubs.

Ben's Biz Blog

The Greatest Minor League Baseball Blog of All Time

%d bloggers like this: