Giovanny Urshela Salcedo (born October 11, 1991) is a third baseman for the Minnesota Twins in Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Cleveland Indians, the Toronto Blue Jays, and the New York Yankees.
Urshela made his MLB debut with Cleveland in 2015. He played sparingly for Cleveland in 2015 and 2017, and then briefly for Toronto in 2018, before being dealt to the Yankees for cash considerations.
Urshela emerged as a valuable hitter for the Yankees during the 2019 season before being dealt to Minnesota prior to the 2022 season.
Urshela signed as an international free agent with the Cleveland Indians in July 2008. In 2009, he made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer League Indians and the Arizona League Indians.
Urshela was traded by Cleveland to the Toronto Blue Jays on May 9, 2018, in exchange for cash or a player to be named later.
Urshela batted.233 in 19 games for the Blue Jays, with one home run and three RBIs before being designated for assignment on June 26.
On August 4, 2018, Urshela was traded to the New York Yankees in exchange for cash considerations. The Yankees assigned him to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
On March 13, 2022, the Yankees sent Urshela and Gary Sánchez to the Minnesota Twins in exchange for Josh Donaldson, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, and Ben Rortvedt.
Gio Urshela Salary and Net Worth
Giovanny Urshela agreed to a contract with the New York Yankees on a one-year, $6,550,000 contract, with $6,550,000 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $6,550,000.
Gio Urshela’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million as of 2022. He has a long career ahead of him to help him advance.