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AL East Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
58-22 6-4 L1
44-35 6-4 W1
44-36 4-6 L3
43-36 6-4 W3
36-44 5-5 W1

2022 Batting

STATS AVG
Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .295 5 34 .784 2

Top Lourdes Gurriel News

  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: On bench for nightcap

    Gurriel isn't in the lineup for the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays.

    Gurriel extended hit hitting streak to six games during Saturday's matinee, as he went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout. He'll get a breather for the nightcap while Raimel Tapia starts in left field and bats sixth.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Big day in win

    Gurriel went 3-for-3 with a walk, a solo home run and three total runs scored in Friday's 9-2 win over the Rays.

    Gurriel started the Blue Jays' five-run rally in the third inning with a leadoff double, and he later added a walk in that same frame. He then singled and scored in the sixth before hitting a homer off David McKay in the seventh, giving him five homers for the year.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Not starting Monday

    Gurriel will sit Monday against the White Sox.

    Gurriel hit a grand slam in Sunday's win over the Yankees, but that wasn't enough to keep him in the lineup the next day. Raimel Tapia will take over in left field.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Belts grand slam Sunday

    Gurriel went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in Sunday's win over the Yankees.

    With his dad, Cuban legend Lourdes Gurriel Sr., in attendance on Father's Day, the younger Gurriel ripped a 99.3 mph offering from Miguel Castro over the fence in left-center field with the bases loaded to help fuel a Toronto comeback from an 8-3 deficit. Gurriel has caught fire in June, slashing .350/.381/.517 through 16 games with two of his four homers on the year.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Day off Saturday

    Gurriel isn't in the lineup Saturday against the Yankees.

    Gurriel will get a breather after he went 0-for-8 with a strikeout over the last two games. Raimel Tapia is starting in left field and batting sixth.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Continues tear Monday

    Gurriel went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Monday's 11-1 win over the Orioles.

    Gurriel has logged six multi-hit efforts during his eight game hitting streak, and he's knocked a double in three of the last four contests. The 28-year-old wasn't all that involved in run production Monday, but it's still a solid performance that's becoming more commonplace lately. He's lifted his batting average from .235 to .278 during the streak while adding a .733 OPS, three home runs, 25 RBI, 20 runs scored, two stolen bases and 14 doubles through 214 plate appearances overall.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Drives in three Sunday

    Gurriel went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, a run scored and three RBI in Sunday's win over the Tigers.

    The 28-year-old had a slow start to the season, but Gurriel appears to be finding his groove at the plate. He's hit safely in seven straight games, going 13-for-28 (.464) over that stretch to boost his slash line to .268/.329/.384 with three homers, two steals, 19 runs and 25 RBI through 54 contests.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Two RBI in win

    Gurriel went 2-for-5 with an RBI double and a solo home run in Friday's win over Detroit.

    Gurriel added to Toronto's two-run lead with a solo shot in the top of the second inning on Friday. He later doubled home Alejandro Kirk. Gurriel is on a five-game hitting streak, including three multi-hit games and is now slashing .257/.317/.372 on the season.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Not in Tuesday's lineup

    Gurriel will sit Tuesday against the Royals.

    Gurriel went 6-for-12 with a pair of RBI and zero strikeouts across his last three games. He'll hit the bench despite that recent hot streak, with Raimel Tapia getting the start in left field.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Sitting Thursday

    Gurriel is not in the starting lineup for Thursday's series finale against the White Sox.

    Gurriel will take a seat after starting six games in a row, going 7-for-19 with three doubles, six RBI and a run in those contests. Raimel Tapia will start in left field and bat eighth as the Blue Jays go for the sweep.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Drives in five

    Gurriel went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles, five RBI and two walks in Sunday's 11-10 win over the Angels.

    Gurriel accounted for nearly half of the Blue Jays' run production Sunday. This was just the third time he's had multiple RBI in a game all season. The 29-year-old has logged a .238/.299/.351 slash line with two home runs, 18 RBI, 14 runs scored and a pair of stolen bases through 167 plate appearances. A couple of multi-hit efforts in his last three games seem to have stabilized his playing time after it started to slip in the last week.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Back on bench

    Gurriel is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Cardinals.

    Gurriel finds himself on the bench for the second time in three games and the third time in the Blue Jays' last five contests. His .225/.273/.326 slash line may be the cause of his drop in playing time, though Raimel Tapia, who starts in left field Tuesday, is hitting an even-worse .228/.256/.276.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Not starting Sunday

    Gurriel is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Reds.

    The 28-year-old missed one game with hamstring tightness but returned to the lineup Saturday and went 1-for-3 with a strikeout. Gurriel has a .371 OPS through 16 games in May and hasn't hit a home run since April 25. Zack Collins will bat eighth as the designated hitter in Sunday's series finale.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Back in action Saturday

    Gurriel (hamstring) is starting Saturday against the Reds.

    Gurriel sat out Friday's series opener against Cincinnati due to left hamstring tightness, but he'll start at first base and bat eighth Saturday. Over his six games prior to his absence, he hit just .143 with an RBI and four strikeouts.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: May be available off bench

    Gurriel (hamstring) is out of the lineup for Friday's game versus the Reds, but he could be available off the bench, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

    Gurriel exited Wednesday's contest with tightness in his left hamstring and will be out of the lineup for at least one game, but it appears he's avoided a serious injury. The 28-year-old could be back in the starting nine at some point this weekend against Cincinnati. Bradley Zimmer will take his spot in the lineup with George Springer serving as the designated hitter Friday.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Leaves with hamstring tightness

    Gurriel was removed from Wednesday's game against the Mariners with left hamstring tightness, Hazel Mae of Sportsnet reports.

    Gurriel went 0-for-2 with a strikeout before being replaced in the outfield for the top of the sixth inning. The specifics of the injury remain unclear, and the 28-year-old should be considered day-to-day as he's further evaluated.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Not in lineup

    Gurriel will sit Monday against the Mariners.

    Gurriel sits for just the third time this season. He's struggled to a .230/.277/.341 slash line through 35 games. Raimel Tapia will take over in left field Monday.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Picks up second steal

    Gurriel went 1-for-3 with a double, a run scored, an RBI and a stolen base in Tuesday's 6-5 loss to the Yankees.

    The 28-year-old snapped an 0-for-13 mini-slump with his two-bagger in the eighth inning, while the RBI ended a 13-game drought. Gurriel's swoon has dragged his slash line down to .243/.295/.369, and through 31 games he has a disappointing two homers, 11 RBI and 13 runs, with his two steals the only metric in which he's ahead of his usual pace.

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  • Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel: Returns to lineup

    Gurriel is starting Wednesday's game against the Red Sox.

    Gurriel wasn't in Tuesday's lineup against Boston due to hamstring tightness, but he appeared off the bench and went 0-for-1 with a strikeout. He'll start in left field and bat fifth Wednesday.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 185 lbs
Birthplace: Sancti Spiritus, Cuba
Age: 28
Experience: 3
Bats/Throws: R, R