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Camp Battles: Rangers' First Base Situation

13 days ago   |   By MLB Trade Rumors

After a run as a well-regarded prospect, Rangers first baseman Ronald Guzman made his major league debut in 2018. Since then, though, few teams have gotten less from the position. Guzman's defense has drawn praise, but that only goes so far when you struggle to hit at an offensively charged position. He's coming off a two-year stretch in which he slashed a less-than-stellar .229/.307/.415 with 25 home runs in 723 plate appearances. Guzman accounted for just 0.1 fWAR along the way, and his lack of production even led the Rangers to option him to Triple-A Nashville last season.
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