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Yulieski Gurriel | First Baseman | #10

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (33) / 6/9/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 201
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Drafted: 2016 / UDFA / HOU
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Yuli Gurriel carried the load for the Astros’ offense by slugging a three-run homer in Friday’s win over the Angels.
His seventh-inning blast against Yusmeiro Petit was the only offense of the night for either team. He’s now up to 18 homers and 72 RBI to go along with a .299/.330/.488 batting line. He’s hitting .354 (17-for-48) this month. Sep 23 - 2:09 AM

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Yuli Gurriel went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI in Wednesday's win over the White Sox.

Gurriel has had multiple hits in four of five games, pushing his average up to .298. He needs one more double to get to 40 on the season.
Sep 21 - 12:44 AM

Yulieski Gurriel went 3-for-4 and drove in a run on Thursday as the Astros defeated the Angels.

Gurriel plated Alex Bregman with an RBI single in the second inning that gave the Astros a 2-0 lead that they wouldn't relinquish. All three of his hits in the contest were singles. The 33-year-old is now slashing .293/.326/.478 with 17 homers and 67 RBI in his first full big league season.
Sep 15 - 1:46 AM

Yulieski Gurriel finished 2-for-3 with an RBI in Tuesday's road win against the Angels.

It's been a slow go for Gurriel since returning from a four-game absence due to a sore right knee on Sept. 3. He is just 5-for-22 (.227) with two homers and four RBI over the past six games. He has been struggling, but perhaps the multi-hit game will get him going.
Sep 13 - 2:15 AM

Yuli Gurriel went 2-for-4 and homered as a designated hitter Monday in his return to Houston's lineup.

Gurriel missed the previous four games because of a sore right knee. The homer was his 16th of the year.
Sep 4 - 9:40 PM

Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Sunday that he hopes Yulieski Gurriel (knee) will be ready to return to the lineup Monday.

Gurriel is missing a fourth straight start Sunday because of a sore right knee, but he's evidently feeling better and should be back in there soon. Tyler White is at first base Sunday.
Sep 3 - 12:02 PM

Yulieski Gurriel (knee) is not in the Astros' starting lineup for the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Mets.

This will be the second straight game that Gurriel has missed after leaving Wednesday's game with a right knee injury. Marwin Gonzalez is starting at first base while J.D. Davis covers third base for the Astros.
Sep 2 - 11:49 AM

Yulieski Gurriel (knee) is out of the Astros' starting lineup Thursday versus the Rangers.

Gurriel was pulled from Wednesday's game after injuring his right knee while running the bases. He's being called day-to-day for now. Marwin Gonzalez is starting at first base and batting sixth for the Astros on Thursday afternoon at Tropicana Field.
Aug 31 - 11:10 AM

Yulieski Gurriel was lifted from Wednesday's game against the Rangers due to right knee soreness.

Gurriel appeared to suffer the injury while running to second on a double in the second inning. He stayed in the game for two more frames before being replaced in the field in the fifth inning. Consider him day-to-day for the time being. Gurriel will be reevaluated on Thursday.
Source: MLB.com
Aug 30 - 10:13 PM

Yulieski Gurriel is not in the Astros' lineup Sunday.

Carlos Beltran is also getting a breather. The Astros have Marwin Gonzalez at first base, J.D. Davis at third, George Springer in the designated hitter spot and Jake Marisnick in center field.
Aug 20 - 11:45 AM

Yulieski Gurriel is not in the Astros' lineup Saturday against the Rangers.

It's a scheduled night off for the 33-year-old. Utility man Marwin Gonzalez will handle first base and bat sixth Saturday against Rangers hurler Tyson Ross. Gurriel has been red-hot this month, hitting a robust .366 over 41 August at-bats.
Aug 12 - 5:21 PM

Yuli Gurriel went 3-for-3 with a homer, a double, three RBI and two walks against the Blue Jays on Friday.

It's the two walks that's the most notable acheivement; he had just nine in 388 plate appearances entering the ninth. Gurriel is batting .327 with six homers, 11 doubles and 24 RBI in 26 games since the beginning of July.
Aug 4 - 11:33 PM

Yulieski Gurriel went 4-for-5 with a homer and a double on Friday, leading the Astros to an 8-7 victory over the Orioles.

Gurriel crushed a two-run homer off of Ubaldo Jimenez in the first inning, increasing the Astros' early advantage to 3-0. He's quietly having an extremely productive season in the middle of the Astros lineup, hitting .300/.327/.497 with 12 homers and 49 RBI.
Jul 21 - 10:29 PM

Yulieski Gurriel went 2-for-4 and drove in a run as his club lost to the Twins on Saturday.

He doubled to left field to score Carlos Correa in the second inning. He's very quietly putting together an impressive season. He has a .299 batting average with 11 home runs and 45 RBI in 78 games. The 33-year-old Cuban was considered a bit of a bust last year as a rookie. He seems to have adjusted to the majors this year and has been one of the hotter hitters in the league for the last month.
Jul 15 - 11:03 PM

Yuli Gurriel delivered his third straight three-hit game and drove in four Tuesday against the Braves.

Gurriel's RBI totals by month: 7 in April, 12 in May, 14 in June and 10 in July. That's in three games, of course. He's batting .355 with six homers since beginning of June.
Jul 4 - 11:45 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Evan Gattis
3Juan Centeno
4Max Stassi
1B1Yulieski Gurriel
2Tyler White
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
2Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Alex Bregman
2Colin Moran
3J.D. Davis
LF1Derek Fisher
2Cameron Maybin
3Tony Kemp
CF1George Springer
2Jake Marisnick
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Carlos Beltran
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dallas Keuchel
2Justin Verlander
3Lance McCullers
4Collin McHugh
5Charlie Morton
6Brad Peacock
7Brady Rodgers
8David Paulino
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ken Giles
2Luke Gregerson
3Chris Devenski
4Will Harris
5Tyler Clippard
6Tony Sipp
7Jandel Gustave
8Francisco Liriano
9Michael Feliz
10Francis Martes
11Joe Musgrove
12Reymin Guduan
13Mike Fiers