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Jeison Guzmán
Kansas City Royals
Shortstop
Born: October 8, 1998 (1998-10-08) (age 22)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Jeison Guzmán (born October 8, 1998) is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop for the Kansas City Royals organization.

Career

Guzmán signed with the Kansas City Royals as an international free agent on July 3, 2015, for a $1.5 million signing bonus. he split the 2016 season between the DSL Royals and AZL Royals, hitting a combined .247/.314/.354/.668 with 1 home run and 19 RBI. He spent the 2017 season with the Burlington Royals, hitting .207/.286/.249/.535 with 0 home run and 15 RBI. He split the 2018 season between Burlington and the Lexington Legends, hitting a combined .254/.327/.356/.683 with 4 home runs and 29 RBI. He spent the 2019 season with Lexington, hitting .253/.296/.373/.669 with 7 home runs and 48 RBI.

Guzmán was added to the Royals 40–man roster following the 2019 season. On August 11, 2020, Guzmán was promoted to the active roster, but was optioned down on August 14 without making a Major League appearance. On December 2, Guzmán was nontendered by the Royals. On December 16, 2020, Guzmán re-signed with the Royals on a minor league contract.

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