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: Signs one-year extension

      Yuli Gurriel signed a one-year, $6.5 million extension with the Houston Astros on Tuesday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.The contract keeps the 36-year-old with the only major-league organization he's ever known for at least one more season. The contract contains a team option for a second season at $8 million, as well as a $500,000 buyout on that option. That buyout will likely be exercised if Gurriel can't improve upon his .232/.274/.384 slash line from this season.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Still feels hand issue

      Yuli Gurriel acknowledged still feeling pain relating to a hand injury he suffered while sliding into second base Sept. 12, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports. He went 0-for-4 in Monday's loss to the Mariners.Gurriel wears wrap around the hand which he says contributes to problems gripping the bat. Even before the injury, his production dropped off during September. For the month, he's 11-for-68 with a .169 on-base percentage over 71 plate appearances. His OPS has dropped 164 points since the end of August.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Rejoins Sunday's lineup

      Yuli Gurriel (hand) is starting at first base and batting fifth Sunday against the Diamondbacks, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.The veteran first baseman was absent from Saturday's starting nine due to a hand issue, but he's back in action after missing one game. Gurriel has struggled through 17 games in September with a .167/.175/.250 slash line and one home run in 60 at-bats.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Dealing with hand issue

      Yuli Gurriel isn't in Saturday's lineup against the Diamondbacks due to a hand issue, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.Manager Dusty Baker said prior to Saturday's contest that Gurriel is getting a "physical and mental day off." However, he didn't sound too concerned about Gurriel's hand and said that the first baseman should be back in the lineup Sunday.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Gets breather Saturday

      Yuli Gurriel isn't in the lineup Saturday against the Diamondbacks, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.Gurriel started in each of the last four games and went 1-for-14 with two strikeouts during that time. He'll retreat to the bench Saturday as Aledmys Diaz (quadriceps) returns to action at first base.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Returns to lineup

      Yuli Gurriel (hand) is starting Tuesday against the Rangers, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.Gurriel was held out of Sunday's lineup after hurting his hand Saturday, but he'll return to action Tuesday, playing first base. Over the last five games, Gurriel went 3-for-16 with a home run and five RBI.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Dealing with hand issue

      Yuli Gurriel is being held out of Sunday's lineup against the Dodgers after hurting his hand while attempting to steal a base Saturday, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic reports.Gurriel is sitting after starting the past six games for the Houston Astros, and manager Dusty Baker said that he's being held out due to an injury. Baker said that he doesn't think the injury will warrant a stint on the injured list. Gurriel will get to recover Monday as the Astros have a day off.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Out of Sunday's lineup

      Yuli Gurriel is not in the lineup Sunday against the Dodgers, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.Gurriel started the past six games and will head to the bench after going 4-for-20 with one homer and five RBI during that stretch. Abraham Toro receives the start at first base in his place.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Drives in three

      Yuli Gurriel went 2-for-3 with three RBI and a walk in a victory over the Dodgers on Saturday.Gurriel kicked off the scoring for Houston with an RBI single to center in the first inning. Though he didn't do anything spectacular the remainder of the contest, he made productive outs with an RBI fielder's choice in the eighth inning and a sacrifice fly in the ninth. Through 184 plate appearances this season, Gurriel is slashing .265/.310/.458 with 21 RBI.

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      Astros' Yuli Gurriel: Goes deep in loss

      Yuli Gurriel went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Athletics.Gurriel accounted for the Houston Astros' second and final run with his long ball in the sixth inning. The 36-year-old now has six homers, 18 RBI and 26 runs scored with a .263/.307/.463 slash line through 43 games this season.