Yuli Gurriel

#10 1B / Houston Astros / EXP: 5YRS Height: 6-0 Weight: 202 lb Age: 36 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Goes yard in series finale

      Yuli Gurriel went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double and a two-run home run in Sunday's 7-2 loss to the Athletics.Gurriel knocked his third home run and was one of the few bright spots during the weekend series in which Houston's vaunted offense scored just five runs over 31 innings. He had four of the Houston Astros' 18 hits in the series with three of them going for extra bases.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Pummels second homer

      Yuli Gurriel went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in Wednesday's 14-7 loss to the Diamondbacks.Gurriel went yard in the eighth inning off Diamondbacks reliever Hector Rondon, but it was too little and too late to help the Houston Astros turn things around. Gurriel has hit safely in six straight games, going 9-for-26 with two RBI and five runs scored in that span. The 36-year-old is hitting .286 with two homers, four RBI and eight runs scored across 51 plate appearances.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Sparks rally with homer

      Yuli Gurriel went 1-for-2 with a solo home run and a walk and was also hit by a pitch in Saturday's 7-2 win over the Mariners.Gurriel's solo shot off Mariners starter Taijuan Walker started a four-run rally in the fourth inning. The first baseman has maintained a batting average of at least .290 in each of the last three years.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Slow spring start

      Yuli Gurriel went 0-for-3 in Friday's spring game against the Mets and is 2-for-17 (.118) through seven Grapefruit League appearances.Gurriel busted out with 31 home runs in 2019, as he improved his flyball, hard-hit and launch-angle rates. His .243 ISO last season stands out as an outlier, so he could return to normal in 2020, his age-36 season. He'll continue to be the primary first baseman with eligibility at third while playing in a hitter-friendly park for half the season.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Agrees to new contract

      Yuli Gurriel signed a one-year, $8.3 million contract with the Houston Astros on Monday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.Gurriel's previous contract ran through 2021, but he will now avoid arbitration and be eligible to enter free agency at the end of 2020. The 35-year-old had a career-high .884 OPS with 31 home runs and 104 RBI last season.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Takes seat

      Yuli Gurriel isn't in the starting lineup for Thursday's game against the Angels, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.As anticipated, Gurriel will get the night off. Aledmys Diaz starts at first base and is set to bat fifth.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Set for day off

      Yuli Gurriel is expected to be out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Angels, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.Gurriel started nine of the last 10 games and will head to the bench with the Houston Astros set to arrive in Los Angeles early Thursday morning. The 35-year-old has slowed down in September with a .747 OPS and three homers in 13 games as he missed some time with a hamstring injury.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Returns to lineup

      Yuli Gurriel (illness) is back in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Angels, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.A stomach illness led to Gurriel being scratched from Friday's lineup, but he's good to go a day later. The 35-year-old will look to make it four consecutive games with a home run when he faces off against Patrick Sandoval and company.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Scratched with illness

      Yuli Gurriel was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Angels due to a stomach illness, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.This doesn't sound like anything too serious, so those in leagues with weekend lineup changes will likely want to stay with Gurriel unless they have a strong alternative. Gurriel missed some time earlier this month with a hamstring issue, but he's returned with a vengeance, going 7-for-23 with home runs in each of his last three games.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Leaves yard in third straight

      Yuli Gurriel went 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk and two RBI in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Rangers.With three home runs in as many games, Gurriel is now up to 30 on the season, becoming the third Houston Astros player to reach that mark. The 35-year-old has enjoyed one of the more notable power spikes of any player in the majors in 2019, as he's now just four homers shy of matching his output from the previous three seasons combined.