All you need to know about if New York Mets’ Luis Guillorme pitched in the recently concluded game against the Brewers.
The first game of the three-game series between the New York Mets and the Milwaukee Brewers did not go well for the Mets during their road trip to Milwaukee. The Mets were victorious in their first season series of the year against the Marlins over the course of the weekend; but, in the opening game of their season series against the Brewers, which took place at American Family Field on Monday afternoon, the Mets were defeated by a score of 10-0.
Since August 26, 2018, this is the first occasion that the Mets were held scoreless while suffering a double-digit defeat. The outcome brought the Mets’ overall record to 3-2 for the season. The Mets are banking on veteran right-hander Carlos Carrasco to anchor the team’s rotation after Justin Verlander suffered an injury, but on Monday afternoon, the 36-year-old right-hander was unable to keep his team from sinking.
In the third inning, Luis Guillorme blooped a single into right field, but he was eliminated from further play when Brandon Nimmo hit a ground ball. In addition to pitching a shutout eighth inning after the game was already out of the Mets’ reach, Guillorme concluded the afternoon with two of the Mets’ three hits from the ninth spot in the lineup. The top six hitters in the Mets lineup combined for a 0-for-19 batting average and four walks.
On a day that Mets fans would rather put behind them as quickly as possible, the fact that Guillorme was able to finish the inning he pitched without allowing any runs to score was the only thing that made them laugh.
When was Luis Guillorme drafted into MLB?
Luis Guillorme was born in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas. He was a replacement for Francisco Lindor for the 2017 season for the New York Mets, where he plays as an infielder. Guillorme went to school at Coral Springs Charter School, which is located in Coral Springs, Florida. During his senior year, he had a batting average of.565 and drove in 34 runs. He made a commitment to play college baseball at State College of Florida, Manatee–Sarasota.
During the 2013 Major League Baseball draught, the New York Mets selected Guillorme in the tenth round of the draught. His debut year in the major leagues was spent with the Gulf Coast Mets, where he played 41 games and had a batting line of.258/.337/.283 with 11 runs batted in. In 2014, he split his time between the Kingsport Mets and the Savannah Sand Gnats, playing a total of sixty games with each team and compiling a batting average of.283 with 17 runs batted in.
In 2015, he went back to Savannah and was voted the Most Valuable Player of the South Atlantic League. In 122 games, he had a batting average of.381, 55 RBIs, 18 stolen bases, and a.746 on-base plus slugging percentage. During the qualifying round for the 2017 World Baseball Classic that took place in 2016, Guillorme was the starting shortstop for the Spanish national baseball team.
In 2016, he played for the St. Lucie Mets, where he had a batting average of.263, along with one home run and 46 RBIs. In 2017, he played for the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, where he had a batting average of.283, along with one home run, 43 RBIs, and an OPS of.706. He spent 2016 with the St. Lucie Mets. After the conclusion of the 2017 campaign, the Mets included Guillorme on their 40-man roster. On May 9, 2018, the Mets promoted Guillorme to the major league roster when Tomas Nido was sent down to the Las Vegas 51s.
Guillorme made his debut at the plate in the Big Leagues on May 13 at Citizens Bank Park. He was pinch-hitting for the Philadelphia Phillies and faced Aaron Nola, who allowed him to hit a single against him. In the latter part of 2019, Guillorme hit his first home run in the major leagues off of the reliever Fernando Rodney in the eighth inning. At the end of the season, he had a batting line of.246/.324/.361 with three runs batted in. Guillorme played in 29 games with the Mets in 2020 and had a slash line of.333/.426/.439 with 9 RBI.
In 2021, Guillorme had the longest at-bat in the history of Major League Baseball when he faced the reliever for the St. Louis Cardinals, Jordan Hicks. The batter took a walk after the 22nd pitch of the at-bat. However, because this event took place during spring training, it was not official. In 2021, Guillorme played in a career-high 69 games and had a batting line of.265/.374/.311 in those games.
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