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Yuli Gurriel 1BAstros

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Birth Date6-9-1984
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
Age35 years, 4 months, 13 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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0.12016
2.12017
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2016 HOU 32 36 137 34 7 0 3 5 12 1 1 1 .262 .292 .385 98 -0.1 -1.2 -0.8 0.1
2017 HOU 33 139 564 158 43 1 18 22 62 7 3 2 .299 .332 .486 109 8.3 -1.7 8.1 2.1
2018 HOU 34 136 573 156 33 1 13 23 63 6 5 1 .291 .323 .428 109 8.0 1.1 1.8 2.0
2019 HOU 35 144 612 168 40 2 31 37 65 5 5 3 .298 .343 .541 119 18.4 -1.5 7.5 3.4
Career45518865161234658720219147.293.330.47811234.7-3.416.67.7

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2013 CUB int WBC 6 26 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 HOU MLB AL 36 137 .252 .317 .413 .267 103 -5.2 3.9 -0.5 98 14 -0.8 -1.2 -0.1 0.1
2016 LNC A+ CAL 4 16 .239 .302 .354 .417 131 1.5 0.5 -0.1 111 0 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2016 CCH AA TEX 5 19 .246 .320 .353 .167 95 -2.6 0.5 -0.1 19 0 0.0 0.1 -1.9 -0.1
2016 FRE AAA PCL 4 19 .263 .338 .429 .231 89 -0.2 0.5 -0.2 95 0 -0.1 0.1 -0.4 0.0
2016 AST Rk GCL 2 7 .186 .249 .277 .400 86 0 0.2 -0.1 85 0 0.0 -0.2 -0.3 0.0
2017 HOU MLB AL 139 564 .255 .321 .426 .308 102 13.8 16.5 -9.9 109 10 8.1 -1.7 8.3 2.1
2018 HOU MLB AL 136 573 .247 .314 .410 .306 97 11 16.1 -7.9 109 8 1.8 1.1 8.0 2.0
2018 CCH AA TEX 5 21 .266 .335 .406 .529 101 2.2 0.6 -0.3 192 0 -0.1 -0.3 1.8 0.2
2019 HOU MLB AL 144 612 .257 .326 .447 .289 102 22.1 18.5 -7.9 119 11 7.5 -1.5 18.4 3.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2013 CUB int WBC 26 25 3 7 2 0 1 12 4 1 3 2 0 .280 .308 .480 .200 0 0
2016 CCH AA TEX 19 17 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 1 6 0 0 .118 .158 .118 .000 1 0
2016 LNC A+ CAL 16 14 2 6 2 0 1 11 9 0 3 0 0 .429 .375 .786 .357 2 0
2016 FRE AAA PCL 19 18 3 4 1 0 1 8 2 1 4 0 0 .222 .263 .444 .222 0 0
2016 AST Rk GCL 7 7 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .143 0 0
2016 HOU MLB AL 137 130 13 34 7 0 3 50 15 5 12 1 1 .262 .292 .385 .123 1 0
2017 HOU MLB AL 564 529 69 158 43 1 18 257 75 22 62 3 2 .299 .332 .486 .187 6 0
2018 CCH AA TEX 21 21 3 9 4 0 0 13 3 0 4 0 0 .429 .429 .619 .190 0 0
2018 HOU MLB AL 573 537 70 156 33 1 13 230 85 23 63 5 1 .291 .323 .428 .138 7 0
2019 HOU MLB AL 612 564 85 168 40 2 31 305 104 37 65 5 3 .298 .343 .541 .243 6 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2016 437 0.4851 0.5538 0.8140 0.7311 0.3867 0.8645 0.7241 0.1860 0.0000
2017 1924 0.4725 0.4802 0.8258 0.6667 0.3133 0.9026 0.6792 0.1742 0.0000
2018 1906 0.4627 0.5031 0.8436 0.6791 0.3516 0.9199 0.7167 0.1564 0.0000
2019 2025 0.4800 0.4978 0.8502 0.6770 0.3324 0.9073 0.7429 0.1498 0.0000
Career62920.47280.49790.83820.67820.33610.90670.71420.16180.0000

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2020 HOU $8,400,000
2019 HOU $10,400,000
2018 HOU $12,400,000
2017 HOU $14,400,000
2016 HOU $1,900,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$28,700,000
2019Current$10,400,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$39,100,000
1 yrFuture$8,400,000
5 yrTotal$47,500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 43 dMagnus Sports5 years/$47.5M (2016-20)

Details
  • 5 years/$47.5M (2016-20). Signed by Houston as a free agent from Cuba 7/16/16. $2M signing bonus if Gurriel obtains work visa in 2016 season. 16:$1.5M, 17:$14M, 18:$12M, 19:$10M, 20:$8M. Contract does not include no-trade protection. One-time right to opt into arbitration once eligible. May become a free agent at expiration of contract. Award bonuses: $0.1M for MVP ($50,000 for second in vote, $25,000 for third). $50,000 for WS MVP. $25,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All-Star, LCS MVP.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 43 12 3 0 1 3 5 0 0 .300 .364 .450 117 0.0 1B 0 0.0
80o 30 8 2 0 1 2 4 0 0 .296 .345 .481 112 0.0 1B 0 0.0
70o 20 4 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 .222 .263 .278 108 0.0 1B 0 0.0
60o 11 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .300 .364 .400 104 0.0 1B 0 0.0
50o 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 101 0.0 1B 0 0.0
Weighted Mean410000000.333.333.3331010.01B 00.0

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DateQuestionAnswer
2019-08-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)A "rebuilding" team in my dynasty league traded Yuli Gurriel straight up for Matt Tabor. This is objectively awful, right? Even if you're rebuilding, it would seem like Gurriel, who he traded amid his recent tear, would have far more value in 2020 and maybe even 2021 than Tabor, a pitcher still in A ball. Why do dynasty owners think "rebuilding" means give every single asset over the age of 30 away for nothing?
(Jordan from South Dakota)
Objectively awful might be a touch strong. I don't know if I would've made that move, but Gurriel is 35 years old, so it's justifiable. Tabor looks interesting.

I do agree that over-30 guys wear scarlet letters in dynasty leagues. (Mark Barry)
2017-04-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are there a couple of players we should try to steal in fantasy leagues now? And who main events WrestleMania 2018?
(NatsGM from DC)
Two good questions. First, I recently snatched up Yulieski Gurriel in one of the BP fantasy leagues. Maybe I'm just trying to earn brownie points with Bret Sayre, but I also believe he's going to still provide some nice value this season. I know there are still a ton of question marks with Buxton, but you could probably get him as cheap as you ever will right now. Also, it's possible you could get someone to sell pretty low on Jose Bautista right now. As for Wrestlemania...I think we're looking at Lesnar vs. Reigns as a main event. (Eric Roseberry)
2017-02-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who's your hitting and pitching deep sleepers for 2017 for deeper leagues - say 16 team or so - and why?
(Anthony from Lunch)
Whats for lunch? Seriously, I'm starving. Um...I'll give you one each. Robert Gsellman & Jharel Cotton on the pitching side. I keep coming back to Steve Pearce as a guy who is a lock to outperform where he's getting drafted. Same goes for Yulieski Gurriel & Asdrubal Cabrera. (George Bissell)
2015-06-10 14:00:00 (link to chat)Who is the next big international hitting prospects we should be looking out for?
(Basil from Mid-Tex)
I mean, Yulieski Gourriel (3B - Cuba) is the obvious bat that comes to mind, but he's 30 years old and no guarantee that he'll come to the United States to play. This is far from my specialty, but we keep hearing a ton about Eddy Julio Martinez, Lucius Fox, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (J.P. Breen)


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