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Yulieski Gurriel

34-Year-Old First Baseman – Houston Astros

2018 Stats

AVG

.300

HR

3

RBI

32

R

31

SB

2

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Gurriel fared well in his first opportunity to play regularly in the big leagues and he has the Astros' first-base gig locked down, but a hand injury and suspension will delay him to start 2018. The r...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 201   DOB: 6/9/1984   BORN: Sancti Spiritus, Cuba   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By HOU In 2016   Show ContractHide Contract

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Yulieski Gurriel Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $47.5 million contract with the Astros in July of 2016.

June 24, 2018  –  Yulieski Gurriel News

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Gurriel went 3-for-5 with two doubles and a grand slam home run in Sunday's 11-3 win over the Royals.

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Yulieski Gurriel Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2016 32 R GUL 2 7 7 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .715
2016 32 A+ LAN 4 16 14 2 6 3 2 0 1 9 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 .429 .375 .786 1.161
2016 32 AA COR 5 19 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 .118 .158 .118 .276
2016 32 AAA FRE 4 19 18 3 4 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 .222 .263 .444 .707
2016 32 MAJ HOU 36 137 130 13 34 10 7 0 3 15 1 1 5 12 0 1 1 .262 .292 .385 .677
2017 33 MAJ HOU 139 564 529 69 158 62 43 1 18 75 3 2 22 62 0 6 7 .299 .332 .486 .818
2018 34 AA COR 5 21 21 3 9 4 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .429 .429 .619 1.048
2018 34 MAJ HOU 61 261 247 31 74 20 17 0 3 32 2 1 10 28 0 3 1 .300 .326 .405 .731
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3-Year Averages     87 349 329 41 96 35 25 0 10 45 2 1 13 37 0 3 4 .292 .324 .459 .783
Career  (View All)     236 962 906 113 266 92 67 1 24 122 6 4 37 102 0 10 9 .294 .324 .449 .774

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Yulieski Gurriel Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 23 KC 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .326 .405 .731
Jun. 22 KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .323 .391 .714
Jun. 20 TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300 .324 .396 .720
Jun. 19 TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .325 .398 .723
Jun. 18 TB 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .327 .403 .730
Jun. 17 @KC 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .324 .402 .726
Jun. 16 @KC 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .322 .402 .724
Jun. 15 @KC Did not play.
Jun. 14 @Oak 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .322 .405 .727
Jun. 13 @Oak 5 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .325 .406 .731
Jun. 12 @Oak 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .318 .401 .719
Jun. 10 @Tex 5 1 4 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .317 .396 .713
Jun. 9 @Tex 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .305 .361 .666
Jun. 8 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .301 .359 .660
Jun. 7 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .307 .366 .673
Jun. 6 Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .313 .374 .687
Jun. 5 Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .315 .376 .691
Jun. 3 Bos 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .316 .379 .695
Jun. 2 Bos 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .292 .317 .376 .693
Jun. 1 Bos 3 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .314 .374 .688
May. 31 Bos Did not play.
May. 30 @NYY 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .304 .368 .672
May. 29 @NYY 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .281 .305 .371 .676
May. 28 @NYY 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .308 .377 .685
May. 27 @Cle 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .304 .373 .677
May. 26 @Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .309 .382 .691
May. 25 @Cle 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .310 .385 .695
May. 24 @Cle 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .307 .385 .692
May. 23 SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .302 .381 .683
May. 22 SF 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .310 .393 .703
Last 7 Games 25 3 7 0 0 1 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .357 .400 .757
Last 14 Games 53 7 19 4 0 2 11 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 .358 .393 .547 .940
Last 30 Games 117 15 38 5 0 2 18 4 11 2 0 0 0 2 .325 .347 .419 .766

Yulieski Gurriel: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 53 4 7
2017 131 1 7 3
2016 5 21 1 1 7

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Yulieski Gurriel: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 3 1

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Yulieski Gurriel Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201875141112.307.400.750
2017147153181.252.395.695
2016413161.220.317.537

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018172172210.297.407.722
20173825415572.317.521.865
20168910290.281.416.739

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018120132151.275.383.693
2017253308331.285.470.793
2016676151.269.373.673

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018127181171.323.425.766
20172763910422.312.500.840
20166372100.254.397.680
Yulieski Gurriel vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jason Hammel KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

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Yulieski Gurriel Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2016 32 R GUL 7 7 0% 28.6% 0.00 71% .400 .143
2016 32 A+ LAN 16 14 0% 18.8% 0.00 79% .417 .357
2016 32 AA COR 19 17 5.3% 31.6% 0.17 65% .167 .000
2016 32 AAA FRE 19 18 5.3% 21.1% 0.25 78% .231 .222
2016 32 MAJ HOU 137 130 3.6% 8.8% 0.42 91% .267 .123
2017 33 MAJ HOU 564 529 3.9% 11% 0.35 88% .308 .187
2018 34 AA COR 21 21 0% 19% 0.00 81% .529 .190
2018 34 MAJ HOU 261 247 3.8% 10.7% 0.36 89% .324 .105
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3-Year Averages     349 329 3.7% 10.6% 0.35 89% .302 .167
Career     962 906 3.8% 10.6% 0.36 89% .306 .155

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Yulieski Gurriel Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
1B 2018 444.3 2 10 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
3B 2018 26 -2 - -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Yulieski Gurriel    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.36 BB/K
WEAK
3.8% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
10.7% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.731 OPS
WEAK
.326 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.300 AVG
GREAT
.324 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.405 SLG
WEAK
.105 ISO
TERRIBLE

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Yulieski Gurriel: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gurriel went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's win over the Royals.

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Gurriel went 3-for-5 with three RBI and a run scored in Wednesday's 13-5 win over the Athletics.

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Gurriel went 4-for-5 with a solo home run and two RBI on Sunday against the Rangers.

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Gurriel went 1-for-4 with a double in Sunday's loss to the Red Sox.

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Gurriel is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Red Sox.

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Gurriel started at third base and went 2-for-4 with a run scored in Monday's 5-1 win over the Yankees.

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Gurriel went 2-for-5 with two runs scored in Tuesday's 11-2 win over the Giants.

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Gurriel is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Angels, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Gurriel went 1-for-4 with two RBI in Wednesday's win over the Athletics.

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Gurriel is out of the lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks, Jody Jackson of FOX Sports Arizona reports.

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Gurriel went 4-for-5 with a double, a run and three RBI in Houston's 8-0 win over Arizona on Friday.

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Gurriel is out of the lineup Sunday against the White Sox.

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Gurriel is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against Seattle, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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Gurriel went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer in Saturday's 6-5 extra-inning loss to Texas.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

2016 was a whirlwind for Gurriel that began with him defecting from Cuba after the Caribbean World Series in February. By June, MLB had determined he was a free agent and by July, the Astros signed the 32-year-old to a five-year, $47.5 million deal. That is a significant chunk of money to spend on someone past their statistical prime years, but given the status of the current free agent market, it comes across as a bargain. He spent a week at multiple minor league levels before coming up to stay with Houston. Gurriel made quite a bit of contact having barely been exposed to major league pitching, but put up numbers that we associate with a reserve middle infielder. It is easier to project him hitting .290 than it is to say he will hit 20 homers.

2016

One of the most celebrated Cuban baseball players in recent years, Gurriel is already 32 years old so he is likely past his peak. Still, he's thought to be quickly ready for the majors after signing with the Astros in July after defecting from Cuba in February.

2012

Gourriel is regarded as Cuba's top baseball player and perhaps the top player in the world not playing in MLB or Japan. The third baseman made a strong impression in the 2009 WBC with two home runs. He's a player to grab in keeper leagues that allow international players, but he's given no hint he intends to defect.

2011

Gourriel is regarded as Cuba's top baseball player and perhaps the top player in the world not playing in MLB or Japan. The third baseman made a strong impression in the 2009 WBC with two home runs. He's a player to grab in keeper leagues that allow international players, but he's given no hint he intends to defect.

2010

Gourriel is regarded as Cuba's top baseball player and perhaps the top player in the world not playing in MLB or Japan. The third baseman made a strong impression in the 2009 WBC with two home runs. He's a player to grab in keeper leagues that allow international players.

2008

Gourriel, Cuba's revelation of the 2006 World Baseball Classic, had another strong season in 2007. In the Cuban Serie Nacional, Gourriel hit .345/.427/.503 with eight home runs and a league-leading 28 doubles in 89 games, with an incredible 23:50 K:BB ratio in 348 at-bats. In major tournament play (the Pan-Am Games and World Cup) for the Cuban national team, Gourriel hit .276 (16-for-58) with four homers in 15 games. Gourriel, still just 23, will play for Cuba at the 2008 Olympics as well as WBC II in 2009, and we can always hope for that change in the political climate that would allow this talented player to join an MLB team. In dynasty leagues, he's well worth stashing away.

2007

Gourriel proved at the WBC that he's one of the best ballplayers on the planet, leading Cuba to the title game and making the all-tourney team in the process. If there's ever a real change in the political situation in Cuba, the 22-year-old infielder will be swarmed by agents and MLB brass immediately. Gourriel hit .347 (43-for-124) with seven homers in 34 games for Cuba last year (including Olympic qualifying and the WBC), and also led the Cuban Serie Nacional with 27 HR and 92 RBI -- great marks for a 90-game season. He even added 21 steals. He should be rostered in any serious dynasty league, because you just never know when he'll be available to MLB teams.

2006

Gourriel hit eight homers in just 11 games at the World Cup in September and hit a resounding .319/.385/.894 to lead Cuba to the title. Although he's started at second base for Cuba in the past, Gourriel plays third base and bats cleanup in Cuba's lineup. Standard caveats about the reported age of Cuban players apply, but even if Gourriel might be a little bit older than his state-reported age of 21, he'd be one heck of a prospect if he ever became available to MLB teams.

2005

Note: first name spelled "Yulieski" by some media sources.