Alex Guerrero singled in his sixth rehab game with Double-A Tulsa on Tuesday, his first hit since his minor league rehab assignment transferred from Single-A Rancho Cucamonga. Guerrero is 1 for 24 in six games with Tulsa, a .042 batting average.
The utility man also played nine errorless innings at third base in the Drillers’ 3-0 win over the Frisco RoughRiders.
At least Alex Guerrero had a hit for a few minutes today.
Guerrero, who’s on an injury rehab assignment at Double-A Tulsa, hit a ball to the outfield in the ninth inning Sunday that was originally scored a double. The hit was later changed to an error on center fielder Terrance Gore, and Guerrero didn’t collect another hit against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, so he officially finished 0 for 4 with a walk.
Guerrero is 0 for 20 since his rehab assignment transferred to the Dodgers’ Double-A affiliate.
It’s possible the Dodgers’ utilityman will leave Tulsa with a .000 batting average; his rehab assignment was scheduled to transfer to Triple-A Oklahoma City sometime this week. Stay tuned.
When Alex Guerrero left Single-A Rancho Cucamonga to continue his rehabilitation assignment with Double-A Tulsa, he conceded his timing wasn’t back yet. Six days later, it seems nothing has changed.
Guerrero went 0 for 4 on Saturday for the fourth consecutive game. He played nine innings in left field and struck out to end the Drillers’ 4-0 loss to Northwest Arkansas. The Dodgers’ utility man is 0 for 16 at the plate since leaving Rancho.
Guerrero is scheduled to join Triple-A Oklahoma City next week.
Alex Guerrero went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts, a groundout and a flyout for Double-A Tulsa today. He played nine innings at third base and fielded three ground balls without making an error.
Overall Guerrero is 0 for 12 since his rehab transferred from Single-A Rancho Cucamonga. His rehab will transfer to Triple-A Oklahoma City next week.
Guerrero hasn’t played a game this season while rehabbing a knee injury that he suffered in spring training.
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A rehabbing Alex Guerrero is confident he can help the Dodgers once he’s healthy.