Isaias Guzman is from Passaic, New Jersey and currently attends Post University. Early in the season Guzman is the Jupiter Waves leading hitter and is an electric player to watch. He talked about the joy that baseball brings and how he loves the grind.
Q: How long have you been playing baseball for?
A: I have been playing baseball since I was 4 years old.
Q: What are you studying in school?
A: I am currently incoming senior but Covid sophomore on the field at Post university. I am studying Sports Management.
Q: How did you find out about the CLPB and why did you want to play with them?
A: Last year CLPB contacted me to come play but I already signed a contract to play in another league. This year I considered it and playing in hot weather every day and being in Florida you can’t ask for more. I know I am going to have a blast. In this league I know I will become a beast. With the sources we have, complex, cressy sports, coaches, great interns, and teammates you have guys that are willing to help you reach your goals and achieve them.
Q: What’s are your goals for the season and in the future for you personally?
A: My goals for this season is to be the best teammate and player I can be on the field. Have great performances, some big fly’s, some extra bases, and a great average. Future goal is I want to become a professional baseball player.
Q: How would you describe your personality on the field?
A: I would describe my personality on the field as outgoing, lots of energy, goofy, sociable, friendly. I always make sure my teammates have a blast with me.
Q: Who’s your favorite player to watch? Why?
A: My favorite baseball player to watch is Manny Machado. I enjoy watching him play because he plays the same position as I play. I always watch where he plays when there’s runners on, or double play depth ect… it helps me know exactly where I should be playing in certain situations and he’s the best at it I believe he’s the best third baseman and I want to be there so why not watch the best.
Q: How are you liking South Florida so far?
A: This is awesome can’t ask for more, great fields, great weather, can’t get better than that. I am loving it here.