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2011 Indians 36th Round Pick: LHP Abel Guerrero

June 8, 2011
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Photo: Galveston Athletics
In the 36th round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select left-handed pitcher Abel Guerrero out of Galveston College (TX).

Bats: Left, Throws: Left, Height: 6'1", Weight: 182, Date of Birth: 12/28/1991

Note: Guerrero went 2-5 with a 4.71 ERA. He struck out 52 and walked 24.

Jeff Ellis: Abel Guerrero is a lefty from Galveston College. He is our first junior college player today and our second player in this draft from Galveston College. He has a 90-plus two seam fastball and is one of the best pitchers in the conference. He hails from the Bronx originally, which means cold weather would not be a problem for him. He has been a punch out pitcher in college first at Old Westbury and then at Galveston. He has some power in his arm which can be hard to find in a lefty. There is some potential in his arm, and to me maybe the highest upside of any player chosen today by the Tribe.

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