Report: Vladimir Guerrero Considering Japan

Monday March 19th, 2012

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.

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.

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