Estimated Return Date: 2018-03-01
Gutierrez (back) has been shut down for the season, J.P. Hoornstra of the Southern California News Group reports.
Arthritis in Gutierrez's spine has kept him out of action since June 25. Even when he was healthy this year, Gutierrez managed just a .232/.317/.339 batting line over 35 games. Gutierrez has flashed remarkable potential at time over his career, but injuries have always gotten the best of them, and this is just the latest chapter in that unfortunate story.