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Yulieski Gurriel

33-Year-Old First Baseman – Houston Astros

2017 Stats

AVG

.296

HR

15

RBI

61

R

56

SB

3

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 th...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 190   DOB: 6/9/1984   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Yulieski Gurriel Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $47 million deal with the Astros in July of 2016.

August 12, 2017  –  Yulieski Gurriel News

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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 107 446 422 56 125 49 33 1 15 61 3 2 12 49 0 5 7 .296 .323 .486 .809
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3-Year Averages     36 137 130 13 34 10 7 0 3 15 1 1 5 12 0 1 1 .262 .292 .385 .677
Career  (View All)     143 583 552 69 159 59 40 1 18 76 4 3 17 61 0 6 8 .288 .316 .462 .778

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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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
Aug. 18 Oak 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .323 .486 .809
Aug. 17 Ari 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .321 .486 .807
Aug. 16 Ari 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .322 .486 .808
Aug. 15 @Ari 5 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .321 .484 .805
Aug. 14 @Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .320 .480 .800
Aug. 13 @Tex 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .321 .483 .804
Aug. 12 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 11 @Tex 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .321 .482 .803
Aug. 10 @CWS 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .322 .486 .808
Aug. 9 @CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .321 .487 .808
Aug. 8 @CWS 5 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .322 .490 .812
Aug. 6 Tor 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .318 .480 .798
Aug. 5 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .317 .481 .798
Aug. 4 Tor 3 3 3 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .321 .486 .807
Aug. 3 TB 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .312 .471 .783
Aug. 2 TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .310 .468 .778
Aug. 1 TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .311 .471 .782
Jul. 31 TB 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .311 .473 .784
Jul. 30 @Det Did not play.
Jul. 29 @Det 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .310 .471 .781
Jul. 28 @Det 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .313 .477 .790
Jul. 26 @Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .317 .482 .799
Jul. 25 @Phi 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 .293 .320 .488 .808
Jul. 24 @Phi 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .293 .321 .491 .812
Jul. 23 @Bal 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .321 .494 .815
Jul. 22 @Bal 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .326 .502 .828
Jul. 21 @Bal 5 1 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .327 .497 .824
Jul. 19 Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .292 .320 .479 .799
Jul. 18 Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .295 .321 .484 .805
Jul. 17 Sea 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .298 .325 .489 .814
Last 7 Games 26 2 9 3 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .346 .346 .538 .884
Last 14 Games 55 9 20 4 1 2 7 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 .364 .383 .582 .965
Last 30 Games 117 15 34 7 1 4 16 6 12 2 0 0 2 2 .291 .320 .470 .790

Yulieski Gurriel: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 102 7 1
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
2016 7 1

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Yulieski Gurriel Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017122123181.246.402.684
2016413161.220.317.537

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172964312432.314.520.858
20168910290.281.416.739

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017198267271.278.475.794
2016676151.269.373.673

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017220298342.309.495.819
20166372100.254.397.680
Yulieski Gurriel vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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 446 422 2.7% 11% 0.24 88% .303 .190
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3-Year Averages     137 130 3.6% 8.8% 0.42 91% .267 .123
Career     583 552 2.9% 10.5% 0.28 89% .294 .174

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Yulieski Gurriel Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2016 1B 36 0 2 0 0 0 19 0 2 0 0 0 0
2016 3B 176 -1 15 -1 0 -1 83 0 8 0 -1 -1 1
2016 LF 8 -1 0 0 -1 8 0 0 0
2017 1B 860 -2 64 -1 -1 -1 422 0 121 -2 -1 0 -1
2017 3B 49 0 8 0 0 0 28 1 6 0 0 -1 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2016 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1B -1 1 -2 -2 0 -4
2017 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 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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0.24 BB/K
POOR
2.7% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
11.0% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.809 OPS
GOOD
.323 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.296 AVG
GREAT
.303 BABIP
AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.486 SLG
GOOD
.190 ISO
GOOD

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

Gurriel went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Rays. The run batted in was his first in eight games.

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Gurriel is out of the lineup Sunday against the Tigers.

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Gurriel will start at third base and bat cleanup Wednesday against the Phillies, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Gurriel moved from first base to third when Alex Bregman left during the middle of Tuesday's win with a hamstring injury.

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Gurriel went 1-for-5 with a two-run homer Saturday against the Orioles.

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Gurriel went 4-for-5 with a two-run homer Friday against the Orioles.

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Gurriel is not in Friday's lineup against the Blue Jays, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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Gurriel went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a run scored and four RBI in Tuesday's 16-4 rout of the Braves.

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Gurriel finished 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, three runs and two RBI Sunday against the Yankees.

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Gurriel went 3-for-4 with a two-run home run and a two-run double during Saturday's win over the Yankees.

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Gurriel is not in Thursday's lineup for the series finale against Oakland.

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Gurriel is starting at first base and batting seventh Saturday in place of the injured Marwin Gonzalez (oblique).

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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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.