|Jan. 17 12:27 PM PT1:27 PM MT2:27 PM CT3:27 PM ET15:27 ET20:27 GMT4:27 CST1:27 PM MST3:27 PM EST3:57 PM VEN0:27 UAE (+1)2:27 PM CT-The Astros said Friday they have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with All-Star catcher Jason Castro and utility player Jesus Guzman. Terms were not disclosed. Castro and Guzman were the only two unsigned Astros players eligible for salary arbitration.
Analysis: The 29-year-old Guzman was acquired from San Diego last month in exchange for infielder Ryan Jackson. Guzman played in 126 games for the Padres in 2013, hitting 17 doubles, nine home runs and knocking in 35 RBIs. He started at four different positions.
|Dec. 18 3:56 PM PT4:56 PM MT5:56 PM CT6:56 PM ET18:56 ET23:56 GMT7:56 CST4:56 PM MST6:56 PM EST7:26 PM VEN3:56 UAE (+1)5:56 PM CT-The San Diego Padres have acquired infielder Ryan Jackson from the Houston Astros in exchange for infielder-outfielder Jesus Guzman.
Analysis: Guzman hit .226 with nine home runs and 35 RBIs in 126 games for the Padres last season. He spent parts of four seasons with San Diego.
|Sep. 29 10:40 AM PT11:40 AM MT12:40 PM CT1:40 PM ET13:40 ET17:40 GMT1:40 CST10:40 AM MST12:40 PM EST1:10 PM VEN21:40 UAE12:40 PM CT-Guzman went 3 for 5 with a home run and two RBIs to help San Diego beat San Francisco 9-3 on Saturday.
Analysis: Guzman had been 5 for 44 (.114) with one extra-base hit over his previous 18 games.
|May 12 9:56 AM PT10:56 AM MT11:56 AM CT12:56 PM ET12:56 ET16:56 GMT0:56 CST9:56 AM MST11:56 AM EST12:26 PM VEN20:56 UAE11:56 AM CT-Guzman had his first career grand slam Saturday as a pinch hitter in an 8-7 loss to Tampa Bay.
Analysis: Guzman's four RBIs matched a career high. He had driven in two runs in his first 27 games this season.