Miami Marlins 2021 Season Review: RHP Preston Guilmet

Matt Melton
MIAMI, FLORIDA - OCTOBER 01: Preston Guilmet #59 of the Miami Marlins throws a pitch during the ninth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at loanDepot park on October 01, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FLORIDA - OCTOBER 01: Preston Guilmet #59 of the Miami Marlins throws a pitch during the ninth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at loanDepot park on October 01, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images) /
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Signed by the Miami Marlins as a free agent last April, right-hander Preston Guilmet make a total of two appearances with Miami at the major league level during the 2021 season. Out-righted from the 40-man roster in late-October, Guilmet was granted free agency shortly after where he is currently a free agent.

Miami Marlins 2021 Season Review: RHP Preston Guilmet

Beginning the 2021 season with Triple-A Jacksonville, Guilmet would pitch out of the Jumbo Shrimp bullpen in a multi-inning relief role for the first three months of the season. Making a total of 17 appearances across that span, Guilmet would post a combined 3.62 ERA across 32.1 innings pitched with six walks and 42 strikeouts.

The right-hander would be called up to the big leagues in late-July where Guilmet would make only one scoreless appearance on July 28 before rejoining Triple-A Jacksonville.

Guilmet would remain with the Jumbo Shrimp for the next two months posting a combined 4.05 ERA across 20 innings pitched in a similar role with seven walks and 25 strikeouts. Guilmet would be called up on October 1 to make one more appearance with the Marlins where the right-hander allowed one run across one inning.

The 34-year-old would make only two appearances with the Marlins during the 2021 season, but made a total of 32 appearances with Triple-A Jacksonville where Guilmet threw a total of 52.1 innings. Across that span, Guilmet would post a combined 5-2 record with a 3.78 ERA and a 0.955 WHIP, as well as striking out 67 batters compared to 13 walks.

Across Guilmet’s time in the major leagues, the right-hander would pitch a total of two innings which included one earned run and one strikeout with a 4.50 ERA.

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As mentioned previously, Guilmet was out-righted off the 40-man roster back in late-October, and is currently a free agent. However, Guilmet could be a potential option to return to the club this offseason after spending the past two seasons in the Miami Marlins organization.

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