07/24/2012 6:55 PM
July 24, 2012
For immediate release:
GUIDA PICKED UP BY DETROIT
St. Joe Mustangs player Jordan Guida was picked up by the Detroit Tigers at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Guida flies out Wednesday to sign his contract. He will first play on a minor league team in the Golf
Coast League in Lakeland, Florida.
Guida is originally from Glendale, Ariz., and played baseball at Tennessee Wesleyan. He was on the 2012
NAIA National Championship team, where he hit seven homeruns and was the MVP of the tournament.
This is Guida’s second year on the Mustangs team.
Guida currently leads the MINK League this season in homeruns with six and is third in RBIs with 25.
Guida played in 35 regular season games, with 139 at bats, 27 runs, 42 hits, 14 doubles, two triples, six
homeruns, 25 RBIs, six walks, 31 strike outs, six stolen bases, and a batting average of .302.
“I am sad to leave St. Joe. I’m going to miss it here. It’s been a dream of mine since I can remember and
now I can pursue it,” Guida said.