Gutierrez signed a minor league contract with the Nationals on Sunday, William Ladson of MLB.com reports. The 32-year-old right-hander has not appeared in a major league game since 2014 when he was a member of the Giants. He owns a career 4.49 ERA and 1.359 WHIP over 264 total appearances. Gutierrez figures to slot into a bullpen role with one of the Nationals' minor league affiliates as his contract does not include an invite to major league spring training.
The Phillies have signed veteran right-hander Juan Gutierrez to a minor league contract, per the Philadelphia Daily News. Gutierrez has been with Triple-A Sacramento, a Giants farm club. If he is called up by the Phillies, that will be his sixth major league team since 2007.
The Giants optioned catcher Andrew Susac, first baseman Adam Duvall, pitcher Hunter Strickland and outfielders Gary Brown and Juan Perez to Triple-A Sacramento Sunday. Susac was the favorite to open the season as the team's No. 2 catcher behind Buster Posey, but Hector Sanchez won the competition, leaving Susac to open the season as the team's starter in Triple-A. The Giants also reassigned catcher Guillermo Quiroz, second baseman Brandon Hicks and pitchers Brett Bochy, Steven Okert and Juan Gutierrez to minor-league camp.
The Giants have re-signed right-hander Juan Gutierrez to a minor league contract. The deal likely includes an invitation to spring training, per Baseball America. Gutierrez appeared in 61 games for San Francisco in 2014, compiling a 3.96 ERA and allowing 60 hits in 63 2/3 innings.
Giants pitcher Juan Gutierrez has elected free agency. Gutierrez was designated for assignment by the club on November 20. The team attempted to send him to the minors, but Gutierrez rejected the assignment, becoming a free-agent. He's now free to sign with any club. Gutierrez posted a 3.96 ERA over 63 2/3 innings last season.
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