Mets assistant GM John Ricco said the team will work out Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel next week.
According to J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News, the Dodgers held a private workout Tuesday with Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson confirmed Tuesday that the club will hold a private workout for Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel.
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Mets are "weighing" whether to make a run at Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel to play third base.
According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel has been declared a free agent.
According to Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, while the Indians have scouted Yuleski and Lourdes Gourriel, they are unlikely to pursue either.
MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel has defected from his native country.
Cuban third baseman Yulieski Gourriel has signed with the Yokohama DeNA Bay Stars, according to a report from Nikkan Sports.
Cuban third baseman Yuliesky Gourriel said Tuesday that he'd love to play in the majors someday.
Cuba defeated Mexico 7-4 on Monday night to stay alive in the World Baseball Classic.
Yuliesky Gourriel homered and drove in four runs as Cuba beat Mexico 16-4 in seven innings to end round one play in the WBC.
Yuliesky Gourriel, who was rumored to have defected, said he returned with the Cuban national team from a tournament in Colombia.
According to Dominican newspaper El Nacional, Cuban players Yuliesky Gourriel and Eduardo Paret may have defected and asked for asylum in Columbia.