Giomar Guevara

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Giomar Guevara
Shortstop/Second baseman
Born: (1972-10-23) October 23, 1972 (age 42)
Guarenas, MIranda, Venezuela
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 19, 1997 for the Seattle Mariners
Last MLB appearance
April 27, 1999 for the Seattle Mariners
Career statistics
Batting average .207
Runs scored 6
Runs batted in 2
On-base percentage .324
Games played 24
Teams
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Guevara and the second or maternal family name is Díaz.

Giomar Antonio Guevara Díaz (born October 23, 1972) is a former Venezuelan infielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1997 through 1999 for the Seattle Mariners. Listed at 5' 8" (1.73 m), 150 lb. (68 k), Guevara was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. He was born in Guarenas, Miranda.

Guevara [gay-vah'-rah] played for Seattle in parts of three seasons as a backup for shortstop Alex Rodriguez. He also spent 10 campaigns in the Minor leagues with the Detroit Tigers, Oakland Athletics and Mariners organizations.

In between, Guevara played winter ball with the Leones del Caracas and Tigres de Aragua clubs of the Venezuelan League between the 1993–2001 seasons.

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