Tag: Jon Guillot

Chicago Looks Forward to Stellar 2021

(GAME DATE — April 26, 2021) — The preseason predictions were out in time for Opening Day, and so far, just after 3 weeks of play, the predictions are shaping up accurately for the high-flying defensing champion Chicago Pit Bulls.

Chicago won the Bull Cup as a 2nd wild card entry in the 2020 postseason, finishing 85-77 (.525) in their LL West division, before taking down Boston and Toronto on their way to the finals, where they took Nevada to game 6 and won the series 4-2. Continue reading “Chicago Looks Forward to Stellar 2021”

LL Choice for Batter of the Month is Guillot

(GAME DATE — Oct. 1, 2020) — Chicago Pit Bulls fans may just have witnessed a star player blossoming before their eyes in September.

Jon Guillot put up a remarkable month at the age of 24 and has been named the Lake League Batter of the Month. Continue reading “LL Choice for Batter of the Month is Guillot”

Service Time Clock Ticks Down for 2018

It is now late in the season – just ten games are left on the schedule, and many fresh faces brought up from the minors into “The Show” are quickly seeing their service time clock tick closer to the magic 100 days, giving them a complete year towards free agency.

Not only are some players approaching the 100-day mark, but several have hit it this year already. Chicago third baseman Jon Guillot, for example, just hit the 100-day mark and is now one year closer to free agency. Guillot, 22, is batting a soft .236 so far this season, but has shone in other areas, such as his 12 home runs (2nd on the team), 41 RBIs (to lead the team), and one of his best talents, hitting first pitches: he is batting .304 (including 2 home runs) on first pitches. Continue reading “Service Time Clock Ticks Down for 2018”

Chicago-Nevada Series Sure to Rehash Old Rivalry

The Chicago Pit Bulls moved out of the American Eagle League starting with the 2012 season, and former AEL East rivals, Nevada Speeders, were moved to the AEL West at the same time, and have not yet made a playoff since then.

As a result, the two teams have not played against each other in over six seasons, but had frequently tussled for first place in their former division back then. Continue reading “Chicago-Nevada Series Sure to Rehash Old Rivalry”

Pit Bulls Prospects Ready Now

The Chicago Pit Bulls minor league system ranks 5th in the Bull League, and the team appears poised to let some of their top prospects break into the major level now. And they look ready for it.

Topping the list of Pit Bulls prospects is 3B Jon Guillot, a 22-year-old from Brooklyn who has spent 5 years in rookie and A-level, but could make the leap this spring to the active roster. Continue reading “Pit Bulls Prospects Ready Now”

Winter Meetings Conclude with Rule 5 Draft

The annual Bull League winter meetings conclude today with the Rule 5 draft.  The OSA top-rated player in the pool of potential picks is Chicago’s Jon Guillot, a 22-year-old 3B currently playing at AA-level Anchorage Sky Chiefs.

It is almost certain that Guillot and several other players will be picked up by teams looking for economical talent to meld into their own organizations. Continue reading “Winter Meetings Conclude with Rule 5 Draft”