Report: Vladimir Guerrero Considering Japan
Former All-Star outfielder and potential future Hall of Famer Vladimir Guerrero wants to play this year, according to CBS Sports. If he does not find a job by the end of Spring Training, he may explore playing in Japan.
Vladimir guerrero will wait for job til end of spring. if none comes he'll explore japan. Agent fern cuza: "He still wants to play."— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) March 19, 2012
Last year the 37-year-old hit .290/.317/.416 while playing mostly designated hitter for the Baltimore Orioles. In 562 at bats he hit 13 home runs and 63 RBI. Just one year earlier, he hit .300/.345/.496 with 29 home runs and 115 RBI for the Texas Rangers.
Guerrero is a nine-time All-Star and was named the 2004 American League Most Valuable Player. Over the course of his career he has hit .318/.379/.553 with 449 home runs and 2590 hits.